The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) is the preeminent HIV research meeting in the world and attracts more than 4,000 HIV/AIDS research leaders internationally. The goal of the conference is to provide a forum for researchers to translate their laboratory and clinical findings into tangible progress against the HIV pandemic. CROI has facilitated the presentation of important discoveries in the field, thereby ultimately accelerating progress in HIV/AIDS research. Qualified journalists may apply for media credentials to attend the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) and will be admitted on a space-available basis.
A selection of coverage from studies that generate significant media attention at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) can be found on the Media Highlights page.
No public dissemination of research information from the conference is permitted prior to the lifting of the conference embargo. CROI embargo policies apply to any public dissemination of research information presented at the conference, including electronic publications (eg, blogs) or social media (eg, X [formerly known as Twitter], Instagram, Facebook, TikTok).
Complimentary registration is provided to a limited number of qualified journalists who apply for media credentials and register in advance to attend the conference. There is no onsite registration for the conference. Journalists who meet conference media registration criteria will be accredited on a space-available basis. For more information, see the Media Accreditation & Registration page.
CROI embargo policies are designed to ensure that the entire scientific community receives full and accurate information about research presented at the conference simultaneously. Embargo violations can lead to misinformation or incomplete information about research presented at the conference. CROI requests that all conference participants familiarize themselves with these embargo policies, which will be strictly enforced. For more information, see the Embargo Policies and Press Release Policies page.