Overall Regulations

Any media outlet or press representative (journalists, reporters, photographers, etc.) wishing to attend ECTRIMS 2021 must adhere to the ECTRIMS Media and Embargo Policy. Individuals and/or sponsors who violate these ECTRIMS 2021 media embargo policies may face sanctions relating to current and future abstract submissions, presentations and visibility at ECTRIMS Congresses.

ECTRIMS and/or affiliated trademarks and logos are the property of the ECTRIMS. They cannot be used, reproduced or associated with any article or press release without the prior written permission of ECTRIMS. ECTRIMS does not make its press database or registration lists available to third parties. 

Accreditation, Registration and Access

Accredited journalists are welcome to cover ECTRIMS 2021. In order to receive a press badge, media representatives are invited to register online or onsite upon presentation of credentials (valid press card or letter of assignment).

​​​Members of the press may attend the congress lectures on a complimentary basis. Press registration is free and includes the following services: Access to the digital congress including scientific sessions, digital exhibition and press material. 

Embargo Policy of ECTRIMS 2021

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.

Regular Abstracts: all abstracts accepted for ECTRIMS 2021 will be published on the congress website and in press releases as of 29 September 2021 (14 days prior to the congress as from 09.00 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 (13 October 2021 as from 09.00 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 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.