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Communications & Press Policy

To enhance the exchange of information and communication among attendees of the Institute of Human Virology Annual International Meeting, the following must be adhered to by all participants:

  • All comments at sessions are off-the-record and are not for attribution.
  • No coverage, reporting or publication of scientific data or presentations at the Institute of Human Virology Annual Meeting is permitted without the written consent of the presenter(s) and Nora Samaranayake (info below). This rule applies to all forms of media, including blogging, tweeting, etc.
  • Alternatively, if the content does not contain information about non-published data, or comments made during the closed meeting, all forms of media are acceptable without written consent.

One-on-one interviews with scientists and media may be arranged by contacting Nora Samaranayake, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, Institute of Human Virology, (410) 706-8614 or

Those registering for the meeting as “press” must provide their credentials within 3 days of registration to Lauren Moscato