Media Registration Instructions
The deadline for Advance Media Registration is 19 April 2006. All media who have not registered in advance must register at CHI 2006 in Montréal. The media headquarters will open at 12:00 on Sunday, 23 April in room 512c, level 5 of the Palais des Congrès de Montréal (Convention Center). Please review the media qualifications to determine if you qualify for media registration. You must submit all documentation, as specified on this page and on the media registration form.
Please Note: Even if you have qualified for a CHI media badge in the past, you must re-qualify for CHI 2006.
Download the Media Accredidation Form
Those requesting media registration must be currently employed by a publication or news organization. Each organization is limited to two media representatives, except college publications, which are limited to one. Account representatives, sales executives, book authors, and engineers do not meet the criteria for media registration. You must fall under one of the following to receive media registration:
Business and Trade Publications/News Wire Services
Reporters and editors from magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and wire services must provide a business card and a current masthead that includes their name. Contributing editors and reporters must verify they have been retained to cover CHI 2006 by presenting an original letter of assignment.
Television and Radio
Broadcast reporters and producers from news organizations must provide a business card and an original letter of assignment.
Analysts must provide a business card from a recognized analyst firm and one bylined article from the past six months.
Freelance writers must provide at least one bylined article published within the last six months and must verify they have been retained to cover CHI 2006 by presenting an original letter of assignment. Those who freelance occasionally and are employed by non-news organizations are not eligible for media registration.
Reporters from online publications must provide a business card and at least two bylined articles printed from their web site. The site must contain editorial content and cover human-computer interaction. Personal web pages and blogs will not be accepted.
University publication reporters must provide at least two bylined articles published within the last six months and must verify they have been retained to cover CHI 2006 by presenting an original letter of assignment from the university. University publications are limited to one media representative.
Media Badge: What It Entitles You To
Media badge holders are entitled admission to all activities except Hospitality Receptions.
Room 512c, Level 5
Palais des Congrès de Montréal (Convention Center)
CHI 2006 Media Headquarters features facilities to ensure a productive conference experience for all media representatives. Services and materials provided include: