Our media operation this year is run by Abzed - a media relations business led by former BBC TV news producer, Ian Gregory. He knows what you need - and he knows that you are busy.

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His team’s role is to help you:Media

  • find more stories
  • get to the best experts
  • get up to speed on new issues

If you are journalist registered for the conference you will be receiving pre-conference briefing notes from Abzed. They will tell you not just who the leading academics, campaigners, industry and public health attending are - but what stories they think are worth telling.

So any questions: phone Ian on +44 20 7112 8680 or +44 7930 352 333 or email him on

Some basic information and FAQs about GFN are currently available here

The archive site for previous editions of GFN can be accessed here.

For media accreditation please contact Kasia Kowalczyk: