PACRIM STAINLESS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

 

Registration fees are in Australian dollars and are inclusive of 10% GST.

 

Discounted registration fees are available across all events of the conference for ASSDA Members. Non-members must pay the full fee at the non-member rate.

 

ASSDA does not allow shared registrations. A separate registration is required for each individual, including virtual registrations.

 

Registration is not confirmed until payment has been received in full. All registrations must be confirmed and paid for by Friday 15 July 2022. Credit card payment online or by telephone is accepted (Visa or MasterCard only), or you may request an invoice to pay via direct deposit.

 

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REGISTRATION CANCELLATIONS, REFUNDS AND TRANSFERS

 

All cancellations must be made in writing to assda@assda.asn.au. Verbal cancellations, i.e., by telephone, will not be accepted. The following schedule applies:

 

  1. Cancellations received 30 days outside of the event will be entitled to a full refund.
     

  2. Cancellations received within 30 days of the event (i.e., from 20 June 2022) will be charged the full amount; no refunds will be available unless applied at our discretion.

 

Replacement delegates may be sent in lieu of cancellation and transfer of registration must be confirmed in writing to assda@assda.asn.au

 

Special provisions for registration cancellation in relation to COVID-19 and associated enforced government restrictions are provided below.

 

 

CHANGES TO PROGRAM CONTENT, POSTPONEMENT AND EVENT CANCELLATION

 

Please be mindful that this event is being arranged and scheduled in the COVID-19 pandemic climate. The conference program is subject to change, and ASSDA may alter the times, dates, and content of this event without notice to you at any time.

 

Special provisions in relation to COVID-19 and enforced government restrictions are detailed below. The event is being held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is strongly recommended delegates review the restrictions and public health directions in Queensland (available on the Queensland Government website) to determine their own capacity to attend the event in person. 

 

  1. ENFORCED RESTRICTIONS
    Where government restrictions are imposed directly affecting the delegate’s ability to attend the event (i.e., border closures, lockdown or mandatory quarantine), the following applies:

    a. Bookings for conference sessions will be converted to a virtual registration. The balance of your conference session registration, as well as for any social events can be cancelled and fully refunded if written notice to assda@assda.asn.au has been provided by 5.00pm AEST on Tuesday 12 July 2022. You may also choose to have your registration credited for a future PacRim Stainless event or send a replacement delegate in lieu of cancellation.

    b. No refunds for any PacRim Stainless events will be issued for cancellations received after 5.00pm AEST Tuesday 12 July 2022. Replacement delegates may be sent in lieu of cancellation. 

     

  2. EVENT POSTPONEMENT
    Should the event be postponed due to COVID-19 and enforced restrictions impacting the majority of delegates attending, all registrations will be transferred to the new event date. The event registration cancellation policy will apply with the new dates in effect.

     

  3. EVENT CANCELLATION
    Where there is an outbreak of an epidemic in the city where the hotel is located (i.e., Brisbane), the booking can be fully cancelled and refunded, or credited for a future PacRim Stainless event. Under these circumstances, our liability is limited to the refund of your conference registration fee. Expenses incurred for travel, accommodation and other related expenses are the responsibility of the delegate. ASSDA will not be liable for any loss or damages.

 

a. Bookings for conference sessions will be converted to a virtual registration. The balance of your conference session registration, as well as for any social events can be cancelled and fully refunded if written notice to assda@assda.asn.au has been provided by 5.00pm AEST on Tuesday 12 July 2022. You may also choose to have your registration credited for a future PacRim Stainless event or send a replacement delegate in lieu of cancellation.

 

b. No refunds for any PacRim Stainless events will be issued for cancellations received after 5.00pm AEST Tuesday 12 July 2022. Replacement delegates may be sent in lieu of cancellation. 

 

 

TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION

 

Conference registration for PacRim Stainless does NOT include travel, accommodation and other related expenses. All delegates are responsible for arranging their own travel and accommodation. 

 

ASSDA has secured discounted accommodation rates at the venue, Hotel X, starting from $220 per night including breakfast for one, and is subject to availability. Instructions to book discounted accommodation at Hotel X will be distributed once registration for the conference event has been received. All delegates booking accommodation directly with Hotel X will enter into its own agreement with the hotel.

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILIMING AT THE EVENT

 

Registrants and speakers understand and agree that they may be photographed, filmed and/or recorded at PacRim Stainless and these may be used in ASSDA publications and promotional materials. If you do NOT wish for any material containing a photograph or film of yourself to be used, you must notify ASSDA in writing

 

 

PRESENTATION AND CONFERENCE MATERIAL DISCLAIMER

 

Any views expressed by speakers remain at all times, their own personal views. Material presented and distributed in pre-event, event and post-event communications has been prepared for the general information of the delegate and may be sourced from several contributors. Whilst all care is taken in the compilation of conference materials, neither the Australian Stainless Steel Development Association nor any of its members, agents or servants accept responsibility for its contents nor warrant the suitability of any particular application of general or specific use.