By registering for ICF Converge 2017, you agree to the following terms and conditions:
Terms and Conditions-Interpretation Any and all matters or questions not specifically addressed in these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the sole discretion and interpretation of ICF.
Official Language/Interpretation Services The official language of ICF Converge 2017 is English. All materials will be provided in English and interpretation services will not be provided for in-person attendees.
In-Person Attendance Attendance and participation, in person, at the event is limited to individuals who are 18 years of age or older.
Inclusions Registration fee includes attendance to all sessions and meal events, as outlined in the event schedule and event materials.
Exclusions The registration fee does not include travel, lodging, ground transportation, or other out-of-pocket expenses; attendees are responsible for and must make those arrangements on their own.
Special Dietary Requests, Food Allergies and Other Special Needs Individuals with food allergies or special dietary needs must note their specific request(s) at the time of registration. ICF will make every effort to accommodate dietary requests, however, ICF does not guarantee that specific requests will be met. Requests made post registration or at the event may not be available.
Any special needs pertaining to mobility impairment or other physical limitations should be fully noted at the time of registration. This information will be forwarded to the hotel and every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate these needs.
Cancellation and Refund Policy Cancellations must be received in writing prior to July 1, 2017, to be considered for a full refund, minus a $75 USD administrative fee.
Cancellations received in writing after July 1, 2017, will not be eligible to receive a refund.
If canceling for medical reasons, please submit a doctor’s note of explanation along with your request in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. ICF will refund the full registration fee minus a $75 USD administrative fee.
No-shows will not qualify for a refund of fees.
Transfers/Substitutions of Registration Substitutions for registrants can be made by submitting a written request to the ICF office or by presenting a letter on registrant company letterhead detailing and authorizing the substitution on-site when checking in to the event.
Proprietary Rights of ICF By registering for ICF Converge 2017, you acknowledge and agree that all content and materials made available by the International Coach Federation ("ICF") or by presenters at ICF's events or in ICF’s literary or digital works are protected by applicable copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized in writing by ICF, you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from such materials, content or other protected work product. Reproduction, copying, creation of derivative works, or redistribution for commercial purposes of any materials or design elements of ICF’s or any presenter’s intellectual property is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of ICF and the presenter. Permission may be granted in ICF’s and the presenter’s sole discretion.
By attending the ICF Converge 2017, you hereby grant your voluntary consent that your likeness or image, captured by photo or video, or your voice captured by recording, may be used by ICF for promotional and archival purposes in print, video and online, or in any other format, without notice to you.
Handouts Handouts, if provided by the presenters, will be made available for download from the ICF event website 15-days prior to the start of ICF Converge 2017, when possible.
Program/Schedule Changes For reasons beyond the control of ICF, it may be necessary to change program content, speakers and/or time blocks. Any such changes are within the sole discretion of ICF and ICF shall not be liable for such program or schedule changes.
Code of Conduct Event participants are expected to behave professionally, respectfully and civilly at all times during the Event. Obscene language, loud, disruptive, abusive or threatening behavior directed to any other conference attendee, speaker, ICF staff or building personnel is not conducive to a learning environment and will not be tolerated. Those who violate this policy may be removed from the Event venue.
Sale or Public Display of Merchandise Sale or public display of any merchandise or products at any location, other than that which has been specifically permitted by ICF, is strictly prohibited at the in-person venue. Violators will be subject to cancellation of their room reservations and revocation of their event participation and registration without refund. If deemed appropriate, the violating coach's ICF Membership may also be formally reviewed by the ICF Board of Directors. This policy will be strictly enforced against violators by both the hotel and ICF.
Hospitality Suites Only registered ICF sponsors are permitted to host a hospitality event during ICF Converge 2017 and they must be pre-approved by ICF in writing through an application process. Except for ICF approved registered sponsor events, no hospitality event shall be scheduled or conducted during the ICF’s official program and events hours. Out of respect for and in support of our sponsors, we ask that everyone please adhere to these rules.
Sharing of Information By registering for this event you hereby authorize and consent to ICF sharing your contact information with official ICF Converge 2017 sponsors, and that your details will be retained in the ICF database for possible subsequent communications from ICF.
Cell Phones and Pagers Please respect your colleagues and speakers. All cell phones and pagers must be turned off during in-person educational sessions and meetings.
Disclaimer Presenters alone are responsible for the content of their respective programs, presentations and/or handouts, which are made available for informational purposes only. The views and opinions expressed in the sessions are not necessarily those of ICF and are not endorsed by ICF. ICF specifically disclaims any and all legal liability or responsibility for the content expressed in the sessions or materials distributed as a part of the session.
Damages and Liability ICF hereby denies any and all liability or responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage to an attendee’s property or for injury or death to any attendee or any attendee’s employees, agents, guests or representatives arising from or in connection with the in-person event or video broadcast participation.
Anti-Trust ICF recognizes all state and federal Anti-Trust laws and expects attendees to abide by the same at all times during the Event.
Failure to Perform ICF shall not be liable for any failure to perform or any delay in performing its obligations if the failure or delay is due directly or indirectly to any cause beyond the reasonable control of ICF, its employees, volunteers, agents or representatives which shall include, but is not limited to, fire, flood, explosion, accident, Acts of Nature, including hurricane, tornado, earthquake, acts of terrorism, civil disturbance or emergency or periods of armed conflict, public health emergency or travel advisory, pandemic, etc.
Waiver Waiver by the ICF of any of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of any other term or condition or breach of these Terms and Conditions.
Applicable Law and Jurisdiction The Attendee hereby agrees that the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky shall control construction and enforceability of these Terms and Conditions and hereby consents to the personal and subject matter jurisdiction of the courts of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Federal District Courts within the Commonwealth of Kentucky with respect to any right of action arising under these Terms and Conditions.
Severability In the event any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid or unenforceable, then neither the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions nor other applications of provisions involved shall be affected thereby.