Press Credentials

Requests for press credentials are now being accepted

Working journalists may request press credentials to attend the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health. To document your eligibility, please provide the information requested below.

These credentials will entitle you to attend the following events:

Pre-conference events: Press credentials are NOT required to attend the pre-conference Global TB Symposium on Tuesday, 25 October or any press events held prior to the official conference opening on the evening of Wednesday, 26 October.

World Conference: Press credentials give access to the Inaugural Ceremony and Welcome Reception on Wednesday, 26 October and any of the conference sessions from Thursday through Saturday, 27 to 29 October. They do not give access to post-graduate courses, closed workshops, closed meetings or other restricted events.

Services available to journalists covering the conference include a fully equipped press room with Internet access, computers, printers and copiers.

Please note: press credentials cover complimentary registration only.  The Union is unable to offer support for travel or accommodation.

To apply, please send the following information to

Contact details

  • Your name (full name with honorific):  
  • Title of the media outlet you represent:
  • Your job title and the beat you cover:
  • Type of media (e.g., newspaper, radio, TV, online):
  • Name of your editor:
  • Full mailing address of the publication:
  • Website address of the publication:
  • Your email address:
  • Your telephone number:


Please send 3-4 PDFs of byline articles you have published 


Please state why your publication wishes you to cover The Union World Conference on Lung Health.

If your request is approved, you will receive an e-mail from The Union Communications team with a code for the online registration system.  Approved journalists are required to visit the registration page and enter this code in order to gain their full credentials and access to the conference.  This is a mandatory step for media registration.  Once completed, approved journalists will receive an e-mail from the conference registration unit confirming their registration for the conference as “Press”.  Please note additional conference options including the Centennial Dinner and courses will require separate registration and payment.

Thank you for your interest.  We look forward to seeing you in Liverpool!

The Union