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Media Accreditation Policy and Guidelines

Read our media advisories: 

Breaking down silos of vascular research, treatment and care: Six leading Canadian health care groups tackle the growing burden of vascular diseases

Décloisonner les filières de recherche, de traitement et de soins dans le domaine des maladies vasculaires : six grands groupes de santé canadiens s’attaquent au fardeau croissant des maladies vasculaires

Observing release times:
 Reporters, producers and editors agree to the embargoes and release times stated on the news releases and other materials. Failure to abide by the Vascular 2023 embargoes will result in suspension of credentials, which will affect attendance at future meetings and ability to receive advance materials. 

Who can register? Any reporter, writer, producer and editor with credentials from a newspaper, magazine, online news service, radio or TV network or station, wire service and syndicate.

Communications professionals from stakeholder organizations and influencers in the healthcare space are also welcome to apply to attend as media, at the sole discretion of the Vascular 2023 Communications Working Group.

Freelancers: Freelance representatives should provide an assignment letter from an appropriate media outlet. 

Bloggers: Bloggers should submit an application with a link to their blog and a description of the blog's subject matter and audience. 

Individuals affiliated with other publications or broadcast programs that may not be known to the Vascular 2023 host organizations are encouraged to contact Stephanie Naday, Director of Communications at the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, at

Who cannot register? The following cannot be registered as media or have access to the media room: 
  • publication and broadcast outlets' sales, advertising, or marketing department representatives 
  • pharmaceutical organizations’ sales, advertising, or marketing department representatives 
  • public relations firms and advertising agency representatives

To request media accreditation for Vascular 2023, please click here


For further information, please contact:

Canadian Cardiovascular Society
Stephanie Naday 
Director of Communications 
Tel: (403) 828-1017

Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism 
Inika Anderson 
Executive Director 
Tel: (613) 277-2953

Canadian Venous Thromboembolism Research Network (CanVECTOR) 
Caleb MacGillivray 
Communications Manager 
Tel: (647) 532-5320
Diabetes Canada 
Lindsay Kwan 
Senior Manager, Communications and PR  
Tel: (416) 732-9700
Diabète Québec 
Caroline Duguay 
Development and special projects manager 
(514) 259-3422, ext. 230
Thrombosis Canada 
David Airdrie 
Executive Director 
Tel: (647) 528-8586