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The latest developments in brain research will be presented at the 8th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, a meeting with 6500 neuroscientists in the CCIB Convention Centre in Barcelona, Spain.
The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) invites journalists to attend the FENS Forum 2012, which will meet in Barcelona from July 14-18 to discuss the latest developments in brain research from around the world.
PROGRAMME AND PRESS OFFICE
Organized by FENS (Federation of European Neuroscience Societies) and hosted by the Sociedad Española de Neurociencia, the programme of the FENS Forum 2012 will attract around 6500 international delegates to present important advances in fields such as:
and many more topics. See programme for details.
During the Forum, Press Conferences will offer journalists a rare opportunity to meet and question the world's experts in brain research and developments in treatment. See the schedule of press conferences (Pdf)
The fully-equipped Press Centre has internet access, telephones and copiers for your exclusive use. The Press Centre will provide press materials in English and Spanish, resources and expert opinion, and quiet rooms for interviews.
Registered journalists at FENS Forum 2012 can attend all specialist press events as well as the scientific sessions (excluding workshops) by showing their free Press Pass.
PRESS CONFERENCES & MATERIALS
See the schedule of press conferences (Pdf)
REGISTRATION AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
To register for the free Press Pass at the FENS Forum 2012, connect to the online Press Registration form.
Please note that FENS' Media Credentials Policy applies. It is advisable to pre-register and to make early arrangements for accommodation on the special FENS Forum hotel reservation web pages.
If you cannot commit yourself yet, you can register on-site or we can send you press materials.
For FENS Forum 2012 Press Office and all media enquiries:
Elaine Snell (English language)
Núria Estapé i Cot (Spanish language)
FENS MEDIA CREDENTIALS POLICY
The Press Centre is only open to members of the working press. Identification will be required, such as a press card issued by a recognised institute of journalists or union, or equivalent proof of employment by a publication or broadcaster. Freelance journalists must bring a letter of intent from their editor and should also bring evidence of previous publications.
Who can apply for a Press Pass?
Representatives engaged in the following are NOT entitled to a free Press Pass but may register as a delegate on payment of full congress fees:
The organisers of FENS Forum 2012 reserve the right to refuse a free Press Pass.
Press Pass - access and facilities
You will be able to work in the Press Centre equipped with telephones, fax, electrical outlets for lap-top computers and on-line access. FENS Forum press releases, abstracts and other relevant information will be available. In addition to the speakers at the Press Conferences, specialists will be on-hand to answer your questions on aspects of neuroscience.
Press Centre guests