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AMP 2016 Annual meeting - Big World. Molecular Medicine. One Community.

Information for the Media


AMP welcomes members of the Media to attend the AMP Annual Meeting.

We appreciate your interest in covering the 2016 Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) Annual Meeting. With more than 200 exhibiting companies, 60 educational sessions, nearly 400 poster presentations, and 2,000+ attendees, the AMP Annual Meeting is certain to be newsworthy!

The four-day event will feature many cutting-edge lectures, corporate-sponsored workshops, and plenary sessions focusing on major areas of clinical molecular diagnostics. We hope that you find this year's meeting to be both informative and enjoyable.

Event Information
Dates: November 9-12, 2016
Location: Charlotte Convention Center | Charlotte, NC
Preliminary Program:

Media Registration
We will be offering complimentary registration packages for contacts from qualified print, online, and broadcast news media outlets. Advance media registration for AMP's 2016 Annual Meeting opens September 6, 2016. Members of the media will be required to provide appropriate media credentials and identification upon arrival. Contact Andrew Noble at for more information.

To register, contact:
Andrew Noble
AMP Media Relations
Tel: 415-722-2129


The official AMP 2016 media badge will enable you to take advantage of our Press Room, as well as many additional services and amenities including:


  • VIP seating in many of our presentations and workshops
  • Interviews with many of our influential speakers and exhibiting companies
  • Company news releases, press kit materials, and event information
  • Electrical and wireless internet capabilities
  • Complimentary lunches and refreshments

Below are some general guidelines to help ensure that you have a productive and enjoyable experience:

Media Credentials
All members of the press must present a business card or other type of valid media identification/credentials issued by a recognized news organization in order to receive a complimentary media badge. Freelance writers may be required to provide a personal business card and a letter of assignment from a recognized news organization or publication. Individuals may also be asked to provide relevant bylined articles written by the applicant and published within the past twelve months. Media representatives should not have a direct affiliation with any of the exhibiting companies at the 2016 AMP Annual Meeting.

Individuals who do not meet our media registration requirements must register as a regular meeting attendee and pay the required registration fee, regardless of affiliation with a news or trade media organization, contracted exhibitor or publishing company.

Media Interviews
Members of the media must properly identify themselves and their affiliation before asking any questions to speakers, presenters, exhibitors, and meeting attendees. All interviews must be conducted at the appropriate times and locations. The Press Room will be available for private interviews throughout the meeting and the Press Room staff can help coordinate interview requests.

Public Q&A Sessions
Members of the media are strictly prohibited from asking questions, providing commentary and/or conducting audience polls during any of the public sessions of the meeting. These sessions are reserved for AMP members and meeting attendees who have paid the required registration fee.

Official Media Badge
Members of the media must wear/display their official AMP 2016 media badge at all times while onsite at the meeting. Exchanging, loaning, or borrowing of media badges is strictly prohibited.


Filming and recording inside the exhibit area or any of the scientific sessions is prohibited. Camera crews must make prior arrangements with the AMP Press Office to film or record in onsite meeting areas other than the Press Room.

Press Room Resources
The use of Press Room resources is for individuals with official 2016 media badges. Other attendees may accompany media representatives to the Press Room for interviews and business-related activities.

Please consider all abstracts, posters, presentations, workshops, and other scientific information presented at the AMP 2016 Annual Meeting to be embargoed until the date and time of the specific presentation, unless otherwise noted by the AMP Press Room Manager or a member of the presenting company's media relations team.

Journalists who want to use speaker materials, such as slides, graphs and other visuals to illustrate coverage must have the presenter's permission. The AMP Press Room staff will be available to assist in obtaining appropriate permissions.

Promotional Materials and Solicitation
AMP reserves the right to bar from this and future meetings any journalist who deliberately breaks our rules, promotes the viewpoint of one company or institution, or who attempts to solicit manuscripts, advertising, or subscriptions from registrants or exhibitors. Please do not leave your publications on tables or push your products during the meeting.

Exhibitors are encouraged to leave press materials on the designated tables in the Press Room. It is the responsibility of exhibitors to maintain the stock and orderly appearance of these materials. AMP does not sanction or endorse individual exhibitors' promotional activities or information.

About AMP
The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) was founded in 1995 to provide structure and leadership to the emerging field of molecular diagnostics. AMP's 2,300+ members practice in the various disciplines of molecular diagnostics, including infectious diseases, inherited conditions and oncology. They include individuals from academic and community medical centers, government, and industry; including pathologist and doctoral scientist laboratory directors; basic and translational scientists; technologists; and trainees. Through the efforts of its Board of Directors, Committees, Working Groups, and members, AMP is the primary resource for expertise, education, and collaboration in one of the fastest growing fields in healthcare. AMP members influence policy and regulation on the national and international levels, ultimately serving to advance innovation in the field and protect patient access to high quality, appropriate testing. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter at @AMPath.