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2024 Annual Meeting: Press registration

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Press credentials

The 2024 AAD Annual Meeting will be held in San Diego, from March 8-12, 2024, at the San Diego Convention Center. The 2024 AAD Annual Meeting will feature noted speakers who will present the latest scientific advancements in the diagnosis and medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair, and nail conditions.

Advance press registration is now closed.

You are welcome to register as press on-site in the press office located in Room 27A at the San Diego Convention Center, 111 Harbor Drive.

Press office hours are as follows:

Friday, March 8: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 9: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 10: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, March 11: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

To qualify for press credentials, all media must complete the press registration application on-site and submit the following:

  • Those who have attended a previous AAD scientific meeting must provide bylined samples of coverage from that meeting.

  • Those who have not attended an AAD scientific meeting must submit bylined samples of coverage of the specialty of dermatology.

  • Samples originally produced in another language must be translated to English, with a clearly denoted byline.

  • Freelance writers must provide a letter of assignment on the news organization’s letterhead. Freelance writers who have attended a previous AAD scientific meeting must provide bylined samples of coverage from that meeting in addition to their letter of assignment.

Press applications submitted without supporting documents and/or not submitted in English will not be accepted.

There is no guarantee your press accreditation's will be approved once we review your documents.

In addition to these materials, all registrants must present photo identification, such as a driver's license or passport, when they arrive at the on-site press office.

Please be advised that you must meet the AAD criteria to obtain press credentials. You can find the AAD Press Guidelines here.

If you have any questions, please contact Rose Manzi at rmanzi@aad.org. We hope to see you in San Diego at the 2024 AAD Annual Meeting.