REGISTRATIONS

WELCOME TO THE IOF REGIONAL 2018 REGISTRATION PLATFORM

The IOF is pleased to invite you to register to the 7th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Conference – Sydney, Australia – November 28 – December 1, 2018

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Secretariat/Registrations

Humacom Australia PTY Ltd
GPO BOX 3327
Sydney – NSW - 2001
Australia
registration@iof-regional.org
www.humacom.com
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REGISTRATIONS FEES

PRE-CONFERENCE COURSE — NOVEMBER 28 TO 29

No pre-registration will be accepted after November 27, 2018. Registration On-Site will be available during the Course.

Osteoporosis Essentials Course Only

Early-Bird

until Oct 15, 2018

195 USD

Pre-Registration

Oct 16 - Nov 27, 2018

265 USD

On-Site

Nov 28 - Nov 29, 2018

290 USD

In addition with IOF Regional 7th IOF Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Conference: 10% discount on the below rates

IOF REGIONAL 7TH ASIA-PACIFIC OSTEOPOROSIS CONFERENCE NOVEMBER 30 TO DECEMBER 1

No pre-registration will be accepted after November 29, 2018. Registration On-Site will be available during the Conference.

Regular Participant

Early-Bird

until Oct 15, 2018

620 USD

Pre-Registration

Oct 16 - Nov 29, 2018

700 USD

On-Site

Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2018

780 USD
CNS

Early-Bird

until Oct 15, 2018

50 USD

Pre-Registration

Oct 16 - Nov 29, 2018

200 USD

On-Site

Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2018

275 USD
Student/Fellow

Early-Bird

until Oct 15, 2018

275 USD

Pre-Registration

Oct 16 - Nov 29, 2018

300 USD

On-Site

Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2018

325 USD
World Bank non-high income nations

Early-Bird

until Oct 15, 2018

470 USD

Pre-Registration

Oct 16 - Nov 29, 2018

550 USD

On-Site

Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2018

630 USD

Participant’s registration fee includes:

  • A congress badge which gives admission to all Plenary Sessions, Meet-the-Expert Sessions, Satellite Symposia, Poster Sessions and Exhibition Area.
  • One copy of the Programme & Abstract USB Key
  • A congress bag containing official material
  • A Certificate of attendance
  • Welcome Cocktail on November 29, 2018 (The venue where it will take place will be revealed soon)

The registration fee does not include:

  • Airport transfers
  • Local transportation to the Congress Venue
  • Meals & drinks
  • Accomodation
  • Excursions
  • Insurance

Registration category Definitions:

  • Regular Participant – Those persons for which the definitions below are not applicable.
  • CNS – Complimentary IOF CNS -2 registrations for Full member of the IOF Committee of National Societies (CNS). The IOF representative of each Full CNS member society will receive specific instructions. IOF leaves it to each society's discrection as to how to allocate the free registrations.
  • Student/Fellow – (i) Those people who are in training as a graduate (MSc/PhD) student or as a medical student or (ii) those persons who hold MD or PhD degrees and who are in residency or postgraduate fellowship programs. A certification and signature from their mentor/supervisor verifying their training/degree status must be submitted when registering. These participants have the same entitlements as regular participants.
  • World Bank non-high income nations – A discounted rate is available for participants coming from one of those nations datahelpdesk.worldbank.org/knowledgebase/articles/906519

MORE INFORMATION

  • All payments must be made in US Dollar payable to HUMACOM sprl c/o “IOF Regionals 7th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Conference”
  • No confirmation will be sent until Humacom has received the payment
  • If the payment is not received before the deadline, the price of the next deadline will be applied directly.
  • By Bank Transfer in USD to HUMACOM sprl
    Kindly note that you will receive our bank contact details together with your registration confirmation
  • By credit card: VISA / MASTERCARD / AMERICAN EXPRESS (no other cards accepted)
    Kindly note that you will receive a link to insert all your invoice details together with your registration confirmation
    In case you pay by credit card you will be charged additional fees. Transaction fees 3%

Your voucher will be sent upon receipt of the registration form and full payment. Approximately one week before the Conference you will receive the confirmation letter with the barcode to the e-mail provided. Please present your confirmation letter at the Registration Desk in order to obtain your conference documentation and badge.

Individual Badge Name Changes (Substitution of Registration)
An administrative fee of 40 USD per badge will be charged for a badge name change after August 30th, 2018. Written permission from the original participant will be required, along with full contact details of the substitution.

Individual Cancellation & Refund Policies
Notification of cancellation and refund requests must be submitted in writing by e-mail to registration@iof-regional.org before May 31st, 2018: 50% reimbursement.

No refunds will be given for cancellations and/or modifications received after May 31st, 2018.

Lost Badge / Forgotten Badge
In case of a lost or forgotten badge, an administrative fee of 40 USD will be charged for the reprint of the badge after verification of identification (passport, driving license or other recognized identification paper).

All people attending any function of the Conference are kindly requested to wear their badges during all conference activities. Entry will not be permitted without a badge.

Certificate of attendance will be available at the registration desks during the congress days (exact time to be confirmed).

English will be the official Conference language. No translation will be provided.

Participants are strongly advised to make sure they fulfil all legal requirements to enter Australia. Besides a valid passport, an entry visa may also be required.

It is highly recommended to start the process a minimum of 2 ½ months prior to your arrival in Australia. Please contact your nearest Australian consulate or embassy in your country of residence for further information.

Invitation letters to assist in visa formalities will be sent to people who request it in order to help you obtain the visa. It must be understood that such letter does not imply any financial support or hosting arrangement from IOF, nor a guarantee of a visa being issued. The attestation letter to assist in visa formalities will only be sent on request by e-mail and only to participants who have paid their registration fees in full.

Should you wish to receive a letter, please note that your request must be registered as early as possible by sending an email to registration@iof-regional.org.

The Conference organizer International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), the Conference Venue (International Convention Center, Sydney), its official appointed agency for Registrations and the Conference Secretariat (HUMACOM SPRL) and any suppliers, representatives or agents linked to the organization of the Congress shall not be held liable by any person for any injury, damage, theft, loss, medical problem or inconvenience which may be suffered by any person while traveling to or from, or during such person’s presence in Australia in connection with this Conference. Participants are advised to purchase their own insurance against any such occurrences.

In case of force majeure, the Conference organizer have the right to alter or cancel the Congress without prior notice, however a notice of the occurrence shall be given by IOF as soon as reasonably possible. Force majeure shall mean any circumstance beyond the reasonable control of IOF which prevents or impedes the holding of the Conference, including, but not limited to, government action, war or hostilities, riot or civil commotion, plague or other epidemic such as SARS, bird flu, etc., earthquake, flood, hurricane, cyclone, fire or other natural physical disaster, explosion, accident or breakdown, strike, lack of the usual means of transportation or terrorism or due to events which are not attributable to wrongful intent or gross negligence of the IOF. IOF shall not be liable for any direct or indirect, incidental or consequential damages, losses, expenditures or any other inconveniences or costs caused by such modification or cancellation of the Conference. Furthermore, registration fees will not be reimbursed by IOF.

All reasonable endeavours will be made to hold the Conference and to present its programme as scheduled under circumstances which assure the comfort and safety of all participants. However, the IOF reserves the right to modify the programme, unilaterally and without notice. Neither IOF nor their officers, directors, employees, representatives or agents, shall be held liable by any person as a result of the cancellation of the Conference or any of the arrangements, programmes or plans connected therewith, or for any injury, damage or inconvenience which may be suffered by any person while traveling to or from, or during such person’s presence in Australia in connection with this Conference. Participants are advised to purchase their own insurance against any such occurrences.