News & Media

APA Annual Meeting
May 16-20, Toronto, Canada


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Please see APA Annual Meeting Guidelines for Journalists for more details on requirements for press registration. Past acceptance of press credentials does not guarantee an official press registration in 2015.

Non-Profit Public Relations Staff: In addition to credentialed news media, media registration and Newsroom access is available for public relations staff representing non-profit medical and mental health organizations. Advance registration is required for non-profit public relations representatives by writing press@psych.org or calling 703-907-8640.


APA Newsroom at the Annual Meeting

Location:
Newsroom
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Room 501, Park View A, South Building
Hours:
Friday, May 15, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Tuesday, May 16-19, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 20, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Purpose:
The Newsroom serves the needs of reporters, writers, and production crews covering the Annual Meeting. The Newsroom provides registered members of the media a working environment including assistance in coordinating interviews, access to press releases, computers, Internet access, telephones, and other assistance as needed.

Press Briefings

APA will host two press briefings at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Location:
Press Briefing Room
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Room 709, Level 700, South Building
Opening Press Briefing:
Saturday, May 16, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Presenters will include APA President Paul Summergrad, M.D.; APA President-elect Renée Binder, M.D.; Scientific Program Chair Philip R. Muskin, M.D.; George Koob, Ph.D., director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA); and APA CEO and Medical Director Saul Levin, M.D., M.P.A.
New Research Press Briefing:
Sunday, May 17, noon to 1:00 p.m.
The briefing will be hosted by Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., Psychiatric News Editor in Chief, and will feature presentations on new research.
 

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Erin Connors, Senior Media Relations Specialist
press@psych.org
703-907-8640