VIP SUITE B Oregon Convention Center
August 1: 8 AM - 5 PM
August 2-5: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
August 6: 7:30 AM - NOON
Phone: 503-963-5702 (during press room hours only, PDT)
Whether you plan on attending the meeting in Portland and need a bit more information,
or plan to cover the meeting from afar, you can find everything you need to know
about the Ecological Society of America’s 89th Annual Meeting here.
Media services will be headquartered in the Second Floor VIP Suite B at the
Center during the ESA 89th Annual Meeting. The Press Room is offered
as an amenity for reporters, freelance journalists, and radio and television
correspondents who attend the meeting and report on the scientific
presentations. Reporters will have access to computers, Internet, copier, fax,
and phone lines.
ESA press releases
for an overview of Symposia, Oral Sessions, Workshops, and other events at the
meeting. A full searchable schedule, including
is currently available online.
For those attending
ESA policy on Press Credentials
We are able to waive registration for reporters with: a recognized press card
or current membership in the National Association of Science Writers, the Canadian
Science Writers Association, the International Science Writers Association,
or the Society of Environmental Journalists. Registration is also waived for
Public Information Officers who can demonstrate membership in one of the above
We do not waive registration for editors of peer-reviewed journals, ad sales
representatives, publishers, program officers or marketing professionals.
For those covering from afar
The ESA Public Affairs Office can also coordinate with members of the press
who wish to cannot attend the meeting but wish to cover events. Please call
503-963-5702 (during press room hours only, PDT) or email Annie Drinkard, ESA
Public Affairs Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Press Room Hours:
8 AM - 5 PM, August 1
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM, August 2-5
7:30 AM - NOON, August 6
For institutional press officers
Press officers may request copies of all abstracts related to their institution.
ESA will distribute any relevant press releases in the Annual Meeting press
room. Please contact Annie Drinkard (email@example.com)
for more information.