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The ISSCR Has Opened Registration for Media for Its Annual Meeting, 24-27 June, 2015, in Stockholm, Sweden

  • 5 May, 2015

Admittance to the Conference is Free for Approved Members of the Media

CHICAGO (May 5, 2015) — The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) is now accepting media registration for its 13th annual meeting, the world’s largest international, interdisciplinary forum dedicated to stem cell science.

WHO: The ISSCR’s annual meeting brings together approximately 4,000 stem cell scientists, bioethicists, clinicians and industry professionals from over 50 countries to present and discuss the latest research and technologies within the field.

WHERE: The Stockholmsmässan Exhibition and Convention Center in Stockholm, Sweden

WHEN: 24-27 June, 2015

  • Preceding the Meeting, Public Symposium – “Stem Cells and the Ageing Brain,” Tuesday, 23 June, 17:00-20:00. At the Aula Medica lecture hall at the medical university Karolinska Institutet (open to the public, free)

  • Media Panel – “Promise, Progress and Hype,” Thursday, 25 June, 11:30-12:30. Exploring the complex issues around the sale of unproven stem cell treatments (dial-in available)

  • Media Panel – “Highlights from the Scientific Program,” Friday, 26 June, 11:30-12:30. With presentations on stem cells and heart disease, cancer, the eye and diabetes (dial-in available)

WHAT: Details regarding the preliminary program, session topics and speakers can be found at www.isscr.org/2015. Onsite or advance interviews with ISSCR leadership and conference speakers may be requested via email to media@isscr.org.

REGISTRATION: Members of the media may visit www.isscr.org/2015/media for the eligibility requirements and registration form.

About the International Society for Stem Cell Research (www.isscr.org)
The International Society for Stem Cell Research is an independent, nonprofit membership organization established to promote and foster the exchange and dissemination of information and ideas relating to stem cells, to encourage the general field of research involving stem cells and to promote professional and public education in all areas of stem cell research and application.

Contact:
Michelle Quivey, Senior Communications Manager
International Society for Stem Cell Research
+1-224-592-5012; media@isscr.org