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ASCM CONNECT Terms

In-person Attendance

Your registration fee entitles you to access the ASCM CONNECT Event (the “ASCM CONNECT Event”) both in-person and virtually. All other costs associated with your attendance shall be borne solely by you, and you agree ASCM shall have no liability for such costs.

By registering for the ASCM CONNECT Event, you agree to abide by all ASCM-posted rules regarding health and safety and conduct, in addition to those rules and guidelines in effect at the time of the ASCM CONNECT Event by local, state, and federal health authorities regarding COVID-19 precautionary measures.
ASCM reserves the right to remove or cause to be removed, anyone who engages in disruptive conduct, poses a threat to the health or safety of any person, or violates any applicable law, rule, or regulation.

Virtual Participation

Your registration fee entitles you to access the ASCM CONNECT Event content available on the ASCM CONNECT Virtual Event Platform via a link that will be sent to your email address in connection with your registration. By registering for the ASCM CONNECT Event, you agree not to sell, trade, transfer, or share your access link and/or code, unless such transfer is granted by ASCM. Violation of this policy may result in cancellation of your access and ban you from future virtual events hosted by ASCM.

You acknowledge and agree that ASCM reserves the right to remove you from the ASCM CONNECT Event, if ASCM, in its sole discretion, determines that your participation or behavior creates a disruption or hinders the enjoyment of the content by other attendees.

ASCM reserves the right to deny participation to anyone who engages in or is reputed to engage in unethical or non-compliant business practices.

On-Site Registrations

On-site registrations are available to ASCM members and non-members at an additional cost as detailed at ascm.org/conference. Full conference registrants receive access to all sessions, whether in-person or virtual, via ASCM’s new virtual platform, as well as luncheons, the Opening and Closing Receptions and in-person exclusives as detailed at: ascm.org/conference. Only credit card payments will be accepted for on-site registrations.

Hotel Registration Discount

You may be able to save $50 USD off the in-person registration fee by reserving a hotel room within the ASCM housing block during the registration process. However, if you later cancel your reservation, this $50 USD savings will not apply. In such an event, your credit card will automatically be charged (or you will be invoiced) an additional $50 USD for your registration fee. This discount does not apply to academic or student, or pre-registered registrations.

Cancellation, Substitution and Refund Policy

Requests for cancellation of registration must be made in writing via email to events@ascm.org on or before September 24, 2021. A $100 processing fee will be applied to all refund requests made on or before September 24, 2021. No refunds will be allowed after September 24, 2021.

Registrants unable to attend may send a substitute participant. A $100 processing fee will be applied to all substitution requests, and such fee is due at the time of substitution. Additionally, if the substitute participant is not a member of ASCM, non-member fee will apply to such substitution. Substitution requests must be made in writing via email to events@ascm.org on or before September 30, 2021.

Refunds will not be issued for a failure to attend, late arrival, unattended events, or early departures.

Membership purchases are non-refundable.

Media Disclosure and Consent

By registering for the ASCM CONNECT Event, you hereby consent to and grant ASCM and its representatives’ permission to record, film, live stream, photograph, or capture your likeness in any media now available or hereafter developed and to distribute, broadcast, use, or otherwise globally disseminate, in perpetuity, such media without any further approval from you or any payment to you.

You waive your right to inspect or approve the graphics of finished versions incorporating the graphics, including written copy that may be created and appear in connection therewith.

You agree that ASCM owns the copyright of any such materials, and you waive any claims based on usage of the photographs or the works derived from them.

Emergency Contact Information

In accordance with ASCM policies, please note the following in relation to your emergency contact information: (i) the emergency contact data will be used only for emergency purposes; (ii) you should notify the individual(s) you have named that you have provided ASCM with this information and ASCM will hold this information on file, and (iii) the emergency contact data will only be disclosed in emergency situations to appropriate third parties in your immediate health or safety interests.

ASCM CONNECT

You acknowledge and agree that ASCM in its sole discretion, reserves the right to change any and all aspects of the ASCM CONNECT Event, including but not limited to, the name, themes, content, program, speakers, performers, hosts, moderators, these Terms, and time. ASCM CONNECT Event content may only recorded by ASCM and will be accessible to registered participants on demand for 30 calendar days after the end of the 2021 ASCM CONNECT Event.

The recording or broadcasting of any audio or video of the ASCM CONNECT Event by anyone other than ASCM is expressly prohibited.

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