ARVO welcomes coverage of the Annual Meeting by appropriate media outlets. Please be aware all coverage is subject to our Embargo Policy and our Recording/Photography Policy.
- Embargo policy: The research presented at the ARVO Annual Meeting may be proprietary or may have been submitted for publication. The press must seek approval from the presenter(s) before reporting data found in abstracts, or heard or seen in paper or poster presentations. Press releases or stories on information presented at the ARVO Annual Meeting may not be released or published until the conclusion of the presentation. Any individual who does not adhere to the Press Policy will be asked to forfeit his or her press credentials at the discretion of the senior director of communications.
- Recording/photography: Recording (photographing, audio taping or videotaping) any presentation/session is prohibited, except by an ARVO-authorized agent or by First Authors who wish to photograph their own poster presentation.
- Press Conference by webcast: The ARVO 2017 Press Conference will be held May 8, 2017 at 9:30 - 10:15am EDT.