Online press registration closes Monday 5/13
APA Annual Meeting
May 18-22, San Francisco
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 2013.
Non-Profit Public Relations Staff: In addition to credentialed news media, media registration and News Room 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 703-907-8640.
APA NEWS ROOM AT THE ANNUAL MEETING
LOCATION: Rooms 250-256 (News Room), West Mezzanine Level, Moscone Center
HOURS: Friday May 17 3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Tuesday, May 18-21: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 22: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
PURPOSE: The News Room serves the needs of reporters, writers, and production crews covering the Annual Meeting. The News Room 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 Briefing to Announce Release of DSM-5
WHAT: A press briefing to announce the final Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5) followed by remarks from APA and DSM-5 leadership about important changes to the manual.
● Dilip V. Jeste, MD, APA President
· Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD, APA President-Elect
· James Scully, MD, APA CEO and Medical Director
· David J. Kupfer, MD, DSM-5 Task Force Chair
· Darrel A. Regier, MD, MPH, DSM-5 Task Force Vice Chair
WHEN: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 7:00 – 8:45 a.m. PDT
WHERE: San Francisco, CA
*Location, materials and other information is available to credentialed press at time of RSVP
*A phone option is available for reporters unable to attend in person
RSVP: Tamara Moore, 202-745-5114, email@example.com
LINKS: Learn more about the changes to DSM-5 and pre-order your copy.
New Research Press Briefing
Monday, May 20th at 12:30 p.m. in the Press Briefing room Moscone Center, West Mezzanine Room 258
More than 500 New Research posters will be presented at the APA Annual Meeting in San Francisco and we have selected several research projects to be highlighted in our New Research Press Briefing.
Topics to be addressed include short and long-term effects of trauma, Internet/computer addiction, bullying and teen suicide and anxiety treatment via email.
Annual Meeting Social Media
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Contact: Erin Connors, Communications Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org 703-907-8640