26th European Stroke Conference

24–26 May 2017 • Berlin/Germany

Congress details

General Terms & Conditions (GTC)

Registration and Confirmation
Upon receipt of registration invoice or confirmation, registration is considered official and effectual. This document is a valid VAT invoice which may be submitted to the local tax and revenue office for tax purposes.

Invoicing and Due Date for Fees
Fees will be charged in the name and on behalf of Conventus inclusive the statutory VAT rate of 19% (as of 2010). All fees are due upon receipt of the registration invoice or confirmation form. Transfer payments must include the name of the participant and the invoice number, otherwise they will not be accepted. All major credit cards are accepted.
NB: Abstract authors have to pay their registration fees until 10 March, 2017 at the latest (for late breaking news: just in time with abstract submission and registration); otherwise the corresponding abstracts will not be published.

Scope of Services
Fees (except for virtual participation) include participation in the scientific programme (sessions) only. Additional fees for the Teaching Courses will apply. Included in this fee are the Networking Evening (Welcome Reception), the print version of the final programme booklet, a conference bag, name tag, catering during the breaks, and a certificate of attendance including EACCME certification (after the conference).
Also included in this fee (for regular and virtual participation) are the online e-book, the Karger abstract e-book (Cerebrovascular Diseases), conceivably the Karger e-poster online supplement (Cerebrovascular Diseases), digital access to all abstracts and e-posters (at the beginning of the conference via access code), digital access to selected presentations as well as to the webdocumentary.

Cancellations, Changes, Refunds
Cancellations can be made in written form only and will only be accepted if received by 24 April, 2017. A cancellation fee of €25.00 will apply. Any cancellations after this date or no-shows at the event are not eligible for a refund and the full fee in accordance to the registration invoice or confirmation will be due.

Force Majeure, Disclaimer
The organiser is responsible for all changes to individual parts of the event. Claims for damages are excluded if the staging of the event or individual components are hampered or prevented by unexpected political or economic events or generally by force majeure or by the cancellation of speakers or if similar changes are required.

Limitation of Liability
Conventus acts as an intermediary for the programme offered by the ESC committee and, therefore, assumes no liability whatsoever for the event. Any liability for services and possible problems with the services lies exclusively with the provider of services. Conventus assumes liability for death or injury to body or health, provided there has been negligence or an intentional breach of duties by the event organiser, its legal representatives, or vicarious agents. In the event of any other damage, the liability of Conventus, its legal representatives and its vicarious agents is limited to deliberate and gross negligent conduct, provided that no essential contractual obligations have been breached.

Applicable Law, Place of Performance and Jurisdiction
The laws of the Federal Republic of Germany apply excluding the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).To the extent allowed by law, Jena is the place of performance and jurisdiction for all claims.

Use and Storage of Data
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