Terms & Conditions
When registering to attend the INSPIRE 2020 Conference, you accept the following terms:
REGISTRATIONS & PAYMENT
Payment must be made in order to receive a conference registration confirmation.
Chargebee (payment-plan) conference registrations are deemed to be confirmed registrations.
Invoices issued for registration are payable strictly within 14 days of the invoice issue date. Failure to pay by the stipulated date may result in your registration being void.
All registration feesincluding Chargebee payment plans are payable in advance of the conference. Entry to the conference may be denied in the event registration fees (or a portion thereof) are unpaid prior to commencement of the conference.
Student registrations require proof of full-time enrolment via student card identification, plus one other form of photo ID, photographed or scanned and emailed to
Registration cancellations will not be accepted unless made in writing to Semann & Slattery (firstname.lastname@example.org). If the notification is not received by Semann & Slattery, the cancellation is deemed to have not been notified.
Cancellations made more than thirty (30) days prior to the conference date will be refunded less 15% of the registration fee to cover administration costs. No registration refunds will be made after this date; however, you may nominate a replacement delegate at no charge. The same conditions apply to tickets purchased for any social events.
Payment plan cancellations will not be accepted unless made in writing to Semann & Slattery (email@example.com). If the notification is not received by Semann & Slattery, the cancellation is deemed to have not been notified.
Payment plan cancellations made more than thirty (30) days prior to the conference date will be refunded less 15% of the registration fees paid (this does not include any transaction or processing fees charged) to cover administration costs. No registration refunds will be made after this date; however, you may nominate a replacement delegate at no charge. The same conditions apply to tickets purchased for any social events.
No refund will be made for non-attendance at the conference or social events.
Conference registration and social event fees will be chargeable if not cancelled as required by the terms of cancellation – see cancellations
Cancellation of the conference by Semann & Slattery
It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of Semann & Slattery to alter the times, dates, itineraries or speakers of the conference by notice to you at any time.
In the unlikely event of cancellation of the conference, the maximum liability of Semann & Slattery is limited to a refund of the conference registration fee as paid by the delegate, with no additional liability for travel costs, hotel costs, or any other costs or expenses whatsoever.
In the unlikely event of cancellation or postponement of the conference due to circumstances beyond Semann & Slattery’s reasonable control including but not limited to, industrial disruption, acts of terrorism, war, acts of God and natural disaster, Semann & Slattery cannot be held responsible for any cost, damage or expense which may be incurred by registrants as a consequence of the event being postponed or cancelled.
Travel and accommodation
Please remember that while Semann & Slattery has travel and accommodation partners for the conference, cancelling your registration does not automatically cancel any travel or hotel arrangements. In all circumstances, you are responsible for cancelling your own travel and accommodation reservations and any costs associated with this.
LIABILITY – Loss, injury and waiver
YOU/Registrants attend the conference at their own risk. YOU/Registrants agree not to hold Semann & Slattery liable for any losses, damages, expenses, costs, claims or liabilities suffered or incurred by registrants including consequential or indirect losses or loss of profit through registering for the conference, attending the conference, cancellation of the conference, failure of the conference to achieve your expectations, or for any error or omission by Semann & Slattery.
YOU/Registrants agree not to hold Semann & Slattery liable or responsible for any personal injury (i.e. physical, psychological or emotional stress) or any loss or damage to personal property.
Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that you/registrants take out insurance at the time of registration to include any eventuality including but not limited to loss of fees through cancellation of your/registrant's participation in the conference or through cancellation of the conference, loss of airfares through cancellation for any reason including airline or related services, strikes, loss or damages to personal property, force majeure or any other reason.
Semann & Slattery understands that your privacy is important to you and we are committed to complying with the Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles in relation to all Personal and Sensitive Information that we collect from you.
Disclosure of personal information to sponsors
Semann & Slattery will provide the option to disclose some of the information that is collected via the online registration form such as your name, job title, organisation and its location and your email address to INSPIRE 2020 partners, sponsors and exhibitors for marketing purposes. Semann & Slattery will not otherwise, without your consent, use or disclose your personal information for any purpose unless it would reasonably be expected that such purpose is related to the undertaking of our business activities, provision and improvement of the conference or where such purpose is permitted or required by law.
Video and photography at INSPIRE 2020
Images of conference delegates may be recorded by the Semann & Slattery professional photographer and videographer when they record various conference activities, such as the plenaries and workshop presentations, the Exposition and social functions. Footage and images recorded are owned by Semann & Slattery, and may be used for publication in hardcopy and/or online for educational and future promotional activities. By registering for this conference, you are hereby granting permission to Semann & Slattery and its agents to take photographs and video recordings at the conference. By participating in this conference, you permit Semann & Slattery to use such media and waive your legal rights to pursue any cause of action or claim for remuneration against Semann & Slattery related to such media.
By registering to attend INSPIRE 2020, you agree to receiving conference correspondence, announcements and promotions to this conference and other Semann & Slattery events via email, SMS and other electronic media.
Semann & Slattery encourages the sharing of ideas and open discussion on social media – and that extends to our conference. We encourage you to capture your own conference experiences and post your social content from the conference through social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Snapchat and blogging. Using the hashtags #INSPIRE2020 and #SEMANNSLATTERY
Follow Semann & Slattery on Facebook @semannslattery
Follow Semann & Slattery on Instagram @semannslattery
Follow Semann & Slattery on Twitter @semannslattery
If you do share media on a public forum, these images or videos or ideas may be used or re-shared on our own social media platforms. By posting to any public social media during this conference, you permit Semann & Slattery to use such media and waive your legal rights to pursue any cause of action or claim for remuneration against Semann & Slattery related to such media.
We do however, ask that if you are tweeting or blogging you are respectful of others. And remind you of the Conference Code of Conduct.
Audio and video recording and literal transcripts are NOT allowed during the INSPIRE 2020 Conference plenaries and session presentations. Failure to comply with this requirement, may result in Semann & Slattery or its representatives or agents requiring you to leave the session or the INSPIRE 2020 Conference.
Furthermore, due to the prevalence of mobile recording devices in today’s world, Semann & Slattery disclaims all liability for the capture of your image by other attendees in any multimedia format at the Conference. You may also be featured in video or photography form on Semann & Slattery social channels.
Semann & Slattery reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice. These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of New South Wales, Australia and the parties submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of that state.