Accepted abstracts were made available to the public when the embargo is lifted October 1. Information contained in those abstracts may not be released until the abstracts appear on the AASLD website. Academic institutions, private organizations, and companies with products whose value may be influenced by information contained in an abstract may issue a press release to coincide with the availability of the abstract on the AASLD website. However, AASLD requires information that goes beyond that contained in the abstract, e.g., discussion of the abstract done as part of a scientific presentation or presentation of additional or new information that will be available at the time of the meeting, was under embargo from release to the general public until 9:00 am EST, November 14.
Information released prior to this day is a violation of the AASLD Abstract Embargo Policy and the abstract is subject to withdrawal from The Liver Meeting® program. Authors are responsible for notifying financial and other sponsors about this policy.
Filming in The Liver Meeting® Exhibit Hall and poster area is prohibited.
Television and video crews are required to check in immediately at the Press Room each day.
Television and video crews must be accompanied by AASLD representatives whenever taping inside The Liver Meeting®. Shooting schedules must be provided to AASLD staff in the press room on the first day of the meeting. Artificial light cannot be used during the presentation. Flash photography at scientific presentations and plenary sessions is not allowed. Handheld audio recorders and still cameras are acceptable, assuming that intellectual property copyrights are respected.
An exhibit or poster may not be photographed or videotaped without the permission of the authorized exhibitor or presenter. Permission of the speaker and moderator must be obtained by the journalist before recording or photographing presentations.
Under no circumstances may presentations be rebroadcasted.