Attendance: All registered attendees must present photo ID when registering onsite and must wear their IUFoST 20th World Congress of Food Science and Technology name badge to gain entry to the venue and sessions.
Cancellations: Should you be unable to attend, you may allocate a substitute to attend in your place. All replacement delegates must register with event organisers prior to the event and are subject to the same confirmation rules documented below. Cancellations up to 16 July, 2020 (NZST) will be refunded less a NZD175 + GST (15%) cancellation fee. Cancellations beyond this date will not receive a refund. All registrations received after the 16 July, 2020 (NZST) require payment in full.
Confirmation: Upon submission of this registration request you will receive a confirmation email within three (3) working days. Please note that until a written acceptance is received from the organisers your registration is not confirmed, and the organisers reserve the right to refuse any registration deemed unsuitable.
Earlybird discount: Registrants will be able to select the Earlybird conference fee of NZD995 + GST (15%) including the Congress dinner or NZD875 + GST (15%) excluding the Congress dinner up until Wednesday 3 June, 2020 (NZST). If payment has not been received and confirmed by the organisers by 10 June, 2020 (NZST) then the Standard registration fee of NZD1,210 + GST (15%) including the conference dinner or NZD1,090 + GST (15%) excluding the congress dinner will apply. This applies to registrants submitting direct credit/bank transfers, cheques, and credit card payment that are incomplete for any reason.
Standard registrations: To qualify for the standard individual registration rate payment must be received by 8 August, 2020 (NZST). The organisers do not guarantee registration if payment has not been received in full before this date and entry into the conference will be at the discretion of the organisers.
Congress dinner: The congress dinner is included in the Earlybird registration fee of NZD995 + GST (15%) (or NZD1,210 + GST (15%) for standard registration) and open to all confirmed attendees including delegates, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and Students. Additional tickets may be purchased, subject to availability, for NZD152.17 + GST (15%) and payment received by 10 June, 2020 (NZST).
Liability: IUFoST, NZIFST and Avenues Event Management (the organisers) are not liable of any loss or damage as a result of an alteration, cancellation or postponement of this event. If the event is altered, re-scheduled, postponed, cancelled or rendered inadvisable, impracticable or impossible due to a fortuitous event or unforeseen occurrence, the organisers shall not be liable for any loss or damage directly or indirectly arising from a failure to perform any term in this contract. For the purposes of this clause a fortuitous event shall include fire, armed conflict, disaster, civil commotion, government restrictions and/or regulations, riots, terrorism or an act of terrorism, any emergency, curtailment, suspension and/or restriction on transportation facilities/means of transportation or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the organisations. No refunds will be made.
and stored by the organisers only for the planning and execution of IUFoST 20th
World Congress of Food Science and Technology, 16th – 20th
August 2020 (NZST). Personal data will be retained securely. The organisers
will not give your personal information to anyone else unless you have consented
or you would reasonably expect that your information will be passed on to the
recipient as part of the provision of products or services to you ancillary to
your participation in this Congress
Students: To qualify for this discount you must prove you are a full time student. Students are eligible to attend all sessions and will gain access to the exhibition area and conference social functions including the conference dinner. Students do not qualify for an Earlybird discount.
Avenues Event Management must receive payment by 10th June, 2020 (NZST) for this discounted rate to be applicable.