ACR Convergence 2020 Press Registration Opens August 27, 2020 ATLANTA – The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and the Association for Rheumatology Professionals (ARP) welcomes members of the press to write about research presented at ACR Convergence 2020, the ACR’s annual meeting. Approved press members will receive complimentary registration with access to a virtual newsroom and press conferences, an embargoed press kit, and assistance in scheduling interviews with speakers. This year's all-virtual meeting will be held November 5 – 9 and will include oral and poster presentations, track-based clinical and basic science symposia, opportunities to engage with speakers and a virtual exhibit hall. All sessions will be recorded and accessible on demand following the live session. View ACR Convergence details on the ACR website. Press registration is now open. View the press registration page for eligibility requirements and how to apply for press credentials. For questions about the registration process or the press policies, contact Monica McDonald at email@example.com. Key dates for ACR Convergence 2020: Press registration closes: October 30 Embargo lifts: November 5 at 2:00 PM ET Media Contact: Monica McDonaldmmcdonald@rheumatology.org404-633-3777 ###About ACR Convergence ACR Convergence, the ACR’s annual meeting, is where rheumatology meets to collaborate, celebrate, congregate, and learn. Join ACR for an all-encompassing experience designed for the entire rheumatology community. ACR Convergence is not just another meeting – it’s where inspiration and opportunity unite to create an unmatched educational experience. About the American College of Rheumatology The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is an international medical society representing over 7,700 rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals with a mission to empower rheumatology professionals to excel in their specialty. In doing so, the ACR offers education, research, advocacy and practice management support to help its members continue their innovative work and provide quality patient care. Rheumatologists are experts in the diagnosis, management and treatment of more than 100 different types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases.