Embargo Policy

Embargo Policy of ECTRIMS 2018

Embargoed materials as well as results and information related to sessions at any meeting or event organised by ECTRIMS, are strictly confidential and cannot be disclosed in any manner or for any purpose prior to the lifting of the embargo by ECTRIMS.

Normal Abstracts: all abstracts accepted for ECTRIMS 2018 will be published on the congress website and in press releases as of 26 September 2018 (14 days prior to the congress as from 08.00 CET). Coverage of abstract data in satellite symposia or in press releases at the congress is permitted. However, additional data yet to be presented cannot be included.

Late-Breaking Abstracts: will be published in the abstract book and are available on the congress website on the first day of the congress (10 October 2018 as from 08.00 CET). Also coverage in satellite symposia or in press releases is permitted as of the first day of the congress. However, additional data yet to be presented cannot be included.

Top line data: Journalists or sponsors who wish to issue press releases that contain no actual data related to the presentation but provide “top line” information for release in advance of the normal embargo date need the specific approval of the ECTRIMS Executive Committee, who may require changes in the text before permitting release. Please contact the Congress Secretariat at ectrims@congrex.com for details.

Posters and Presentations: Posters will be available as e-posters as from the start of the congress. The embargo for oral presentation lifts at the start of the session.