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2018 Joint World Congress Cancellation policy

If you find you are unable to attend the IFA World Congress after registering, another person may attend in your place but please advise the Congress Registration Team (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) of a change of name. If you find it necessary to cancel the registration completely, please notify the Congress Registration Team immediately. Provided written notice is received by Monday 4 June 2018, a full refund will be given less a 10% administration charge. Provided written notice is received by Monday, 18 June 2018, a 50% refund will be given. Unfortunately, for registrations cancelled after Monday, 18 June 2018, or for no-shows at the conference, the full fee (100% cancellation charges) will be payable.

In the unlikely event the IFA has to cancel the Congress, all pre-paid registration fees will be reimbursed. IFA shall not be liable for reimbursing the cost of travel or accommodation arrangements made by individual delegates. 


もし、世界合同会議に参加できなくなった場合、他の人に代理で参加を依頼することも可能ですが、その場合は、必ずその代理参加者の個人情報を参加登録係(This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)にお知らせください。もし、参加登録を完全にキャンセルする必要がある場合も、参加登録係にすぐお知らせください。2018年6月4日(月) までにメールや書面による通知を受領した場合、10%の事務手数料を差し引いた額を返金します。2018年6月18日(月) までに書面による通知を受領した場合、支払額の50%を返金します。残念ながら2018年6月18日(月)以降に参加登録をキャンセルされた場合、または当日会議に欠席された場合は返金はできません。全額(100%のキャンセル料)を支払っていただきますので予めご了承ください。



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