General Information for Press

General Information for Press

Full bodies of the abstracts will be online as of 15 March 2013. Members of the press that would like to see the full bodies can have access with an embargo policy till 15 March 2013. Please send an email to to get your access codes.

Congress App
The congress app available will be available soon in the apple and android store and will give you full insight into the scientific programme and abstracts.

Congress Bag
Registered members of the press will obtain a congress bag in the EAU Press Centre.  And can choose to receive an EAU Abstract CD and ESU Courses CD. The congress bags are sponsored by ASTELLAS

Congress Information
For all other congress information please click here.

EAU Press Conference
The EAU Press Conference will take place on Saturday 17 March 2013 from 12.00 hrs. to 14.00 hrs. The detailed programme will be available soon. Press can register in advance to benefit from pre information or can join onsite. For pre registration on the press conference please sent an email to i.moerkerken(at)

Filming & Photography
Registered press representatives may attend the exhibition and all scientific sessions, with the exception of ESU courses.

Photography, filming and interviews at congress, meeting or course venues (with the exception of the EAU Press Centre and EAU Press Conference room) are prohibited without written permission from the EAU.  To request permission, please sent an email to, stating your name/company name, the reason for filming and what you would like to film and when. The Press Coordinator will do her best to accommodate those making requests in advance of the meeting and will send  you an official approval permission which you need to show onsite.

We can help you organise an interview with one of the speakers or a member of the EAU organisation.  Due to busy schedules, requests should be done at lastest a month before the congress, i.e. before 15 February 2013. Please give us the following information:
- Your Name/ Agency/Who is it for?
- Who would you like to interview?
- Requested date, time and durantions. Please give more options.

Please sent an email to i.moerkerken(at) On site requests can be done to the EAU Press Coordinator or in the Press Centre.

Interview room
There is no interview room available. The EAU can help you find a sufficient place/location for your interviews. Please contact the EAU Press Coordinator

Press Events
Several Press Events will be organized during the 28th Annual EAU Congress. The overview will be available soon. Please contact the organising companies for more information.

Press Releases
The EAU will regularly publish Press Releases online or hands them out in the EAU Press Centre.  Other news can be found under news at the congress website or via the EAU News mailing. Please subscribe here.

Press Mailing List
Stay up to date, and suscribe to the EAU Press Mailing List for receiving EAU Press Releases and other relevant information. Please subscribe here i.moerkerken(at)

Press Centre: Opening Hours
The Press Centre gives you the possibility to work. Computers, WIFI and Internet connections are available.  The Press Centre can be found at level N2. Access is free and only for press registrations.
The Press Centre opening hours are
                Friday                     15 March                08.00 – 18.00        
                Saturday                 16 March                08.00 – 18.00         
                Sunday                    17 March                08.00 – 18.00         
                Monday                  18 March                08.00 – 18.00         
                Tuesday                  19 March                08.00 – 13.30

Press Conference Room
The press conference room can be found at level N2.

Press Events
Several Press Events will be organized during the 28th Annual EAU Congress. The overview will be available soon. Please contact the organising companies for more information.

Journalists and medical writers wishing to participate in the 28th Annual EAU Congress can apply for a free registration. Online registration is open as of 1 October 2012 untill 22 February 2013. You can also register onsite.

Who is eligible?
Journalists and medical writers eligible for press registration must be employed/tasked by one of the following:

  • General newspapers, magazines or wire services
  • Healthcare and general science newspapers and magazines
  • Broadcast media
  • Independent medical and general science websites

Communication organisations whose main objective is to promote their own products or services (i.e. marketing, advertising, financial analysis, or public relations firms) may not register as media.
To register, all media operators must send in a copy of their credentials (press card dated 2011-2012 or/and the assignment letter) to registration site. Journalists are entitled to a press pack, which includes all relevant congress documents as well as additional information for the press.

All members of the press are invited to report to the EAU Press Centre to collect their press pack and to obtain any assistance they require. Internet access, a fax machine, printer and photocopier are provided.

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