General Terms and conditions for the conferences ATK 2019 and CWD 2019

The following terms and conditions set out the legal rules applicable to both conferences, the 18th Drive Train Technology Conference (ATK) 2019 and the Conference for Wind Power Drives 2019 in Aachen. Participants shall be bound by these terms and conditions upon registering for the conferences and are advised to read and understand these terms carefully before registering. The Organizer will not accept any conditions contradictory to or deviant from these general terms and conditions.

Organizer

Responsible Organizer of the CWD:

CWD Aachen GmbH
Center for Wind Power Drives    
Mathieustraße 30 
52074 Aachen

Responsible Organizer of the ATK:

Förderverein IME der RWTH Aachen
Schinkelstraße 10
52062 Aachen

Registration

Registration to the Conference must be done through the online registration system. Participants will receive an automatic confirmation of the registration details. If you do not obtain anything, please send an email to info-atk&cwd@rwth-aachen.de to make sure that the Organizer has received your booking. Registration will only be effective on receipt of the registration fee or after authorization of credit card payment. Please notify any corrections to your registration immediately.

Fees and Payment Conditions

All prices quoted for conference participation are calculated on a per-person, per-conference basis.

Accommodation, travel expenses and any other associated costs not specified within the scope of the conference shall be borne directly by the conference participant who shall accordingly settle all accounts related hereto directly with the respective providers.

Note that the system uses time zone GMT+1 as reference.

Conference fees

For details regarding the conference fees click: Participation Fees

Booking periods

  • Early Bird registration: 1st August 2018 to 16th December 2018
  • Normal registration: 17th December 2018 to 12th March 2019

All fees for the conference registration should be paid upon registration clear of all bank charges through a valid credit card (Mastercard or Visa Card) or via bank transfer.
All payments are made in Euro.

Acknowledgement

Registration and payment will be confirmed by email.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations received before February 26th, 2019 will be charged by 200 Euro.
  • For cancellations occurring after February 26th, 2018 no refunds can be made.
  • Bank administration fees and credit card fees will not be refunded.

The participant has the right to appoint a substitute at any time.

The Change of a booking option will be charged with a service fee of 20 Euro.

All cancellations and changes must be administrated through the conference web page.

The Organizer reserves the right to modify the content of the program, the speakers and the times of presentations. If the number of participants is insufficient, the Organizer reserves the right to cancel the conference and all related products and/or services without any liability on his part. In the case of a cancellation by the Organizer participants will be reimbursed the registration fee actually paid.

Photographs, video-streaming, etc.

The Organizer may free of charge and without the further consent of the participants use and release pictures and shots taken of the participants and/or their works (such as posters, excerpts of presentations or lectures) during the conferences for reports of the conferences and announcement of events in future.

Data Use Agreement

Upon registration, the participant agrees to the usage of his or her data by the Conference Organizing Committees of ATK and CWD for their websites, printed and online media to promote the conferences. Personal data will not be passed on to third parties. This agreement can be revoked informally by writing an email to: info-atk&cwd@rwth-aachen.de.

Liability

The Organizer does not accept liability for the up-to-dateness, correctness and completeness in respect to conference documentations and contents.
The Organizer will not assume any responsibility whatsoever for any damage or injury to persons or property during the conferences.

Disputes

All agreements between the Organizer and the Participant and all disputes which may arise between the organizer and the participants shall be exclusively subject to German law. Place of jurisdiction is Aachen, Germany.

Severability Clause

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect.