Newsroom Information

ESA’s 2020 Annual Meeting has ended. Online access to thousands of virtual posters and recorded oral presentations remain available to registered press via the conference platform

Public plenaries and keynotes are available on ESA’s YouTube channel

Questions? Please contact ESA’s Public Affairs Office. 

Welcome, members of the media. We are here to help you navigate our virtual Annual Meeting, wherever you may be. With this year’s meeting taking place 100% online, there will be many opportunities for the press to discover the latest ecological research and connect with ecologists from around the world.

ESA invites press and institutional public information officers to attend for free – please see our credential policy

To register, please contact ESA Public Information Manager Heidi Swanson directly. Same-day registration will be available during the meeting, but we strongly recommend pre-registration so that you can take full advantage of our pre-meeting materials.

For Public Information Officers

Before the meeting, ESA will post your institution’s press releases and other author materials on the meeting website.

If you would like to see presentation abstracts related to your institution, please contact Heidi Swanson ( Meeting abstracts are not embargoed.

For Press

Be sure to visit the newsroom during the week of the Annual Meeting as we highlight program tips and press releases.

To stay on top of meeting updates, follow @ESA_org on Twitter.

Press Room

During the week of the meeting, we invite you to visit the virtual Press Room site, where ESA staff will be available to answer questions.

  • Press Room hours (subject to change):

Monday – Thursday, August 3 – 6: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT

  • Location: link to come
  • Phone #: 202-833-8773 x 211