Registration Terms & Conditions

These are the terms and conditions (the “Agreement”) governing your participation in any Biomedical Engineering Society owned and operated virtual event, meeting, show, seminar or conference (the “Virtual Event”). By registering for the Virtual Event you agree to these terms, which form a binding legal contract between the Virtual Event owner and host, Biomedical Engineering Society, (“BMES” or “Owner and Organizer”) and the registered attendee or participant (“you” or “Participant”). If you are registering on behalf of another individual, it is your responsibility to ensure the person participating is aware of these terms and accepts them. By completing the registration on behalf of another individual you are warranting that you have made the Participant aware of these terms and that they have accepted these terms.

Virtual Event Content
You acknowledge and agree that BMES, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to change any and all aspects of the Virtual Event, including but not limited to, the Virtual Event name, themes, content, program, speakers, performers, hosts, moderators, venue, and time. Virtual Event content shall be recorded by BMES and will be accessible to paid registrants.

Terms of Use
You agree not to archive, download, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, perform, publish, license, create derivative works from, offer for sale, or use content and information contained on or obtained from or through the streaming of BMES 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting content without express written permission from the filmmakers. 

Consent to Use of Image, Name and Other Likeness
By attending the 2020 Annual Meeting or logging into the virtual platform in which the 2020 Annual Meeting takes place you agree that BMES and/or third parties authorized by BMES may photograph or record your likeness, image, name, voice, and/or words, and may publish, display, reproduce, copy and distribute your likeness, image, name, voice, and/or words for promotional, educational, or membership activities worldwide in all forms of media now known or later developed, including but not limited to advertising, training, websites, presentations and marketing materials. You further acknowledge that BMES and/or third parties authorized by BMES shall have the right, but not the obligation, to identify you in connection with such media by name and/or affiliation.

Use of Attendee Information
By registering for this event, you agree to receive reminder emails, important event updates, and other communications from BMES related to the 2020 Annual Meeting. You also consent to us sharing some of the information collected during the registration process with sponsors and exhibitors of the 2020 Annual Meeting (name, company, mailing address, email and job function). The sponsor or exhibitor may use this data to contact you after the conference or for other purposes that you agree to.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
By registering, you acknowledge and agree to abide by BMES 2020 Virtual Meeting Cancellation/Refund Policy. Requests for registration cancellation must be received by in writing no later than September 18, 2020, in order for a refund to be processed. Refund requests will not be honored after 09/18. Registrations purchased after 09/18 are 100% non-refundable. Phone cancellations are strictly prohibited, and cancellation requests sent via mail, fax or emailed to any inbox other than will not be reviewed. All refunds are subject to a $50 cancellation fee. Attendee substitutions are not permitted and meeting registrations cannot be transferred from one person to another. Membership dues payments are final and will not be refunded once processed.