Regional Conference Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

By registering for this conference I understand and agree to the following:

A. Registration Process and Payment Methods

  1. Attendees may register for the conference online in advance of the program according to the schedule established by the Regional Chapter. Registrations received on-site will incur a late fee.
  2. Conference registrations will not be considered confirmed until full payment is received and processed by the CMS Executive Office. Registrants submitting purchase orders, bank/wire transfers, and checks must ensure their payments are received by the deadlines established on the conference website to be properly credited.
  3. Payment may be made by Visa, MasterCard or American Express for online registration.
  4. Accommodation and transportation costs are not included in the conference registration fee. Attendees are responsible for making their own lodging and travel arrangements.


B. Cancellation Policy

  1. Cancellation requests must be received in writing to CMS () on or before the cancellation deadline established on the conference website. Cancellation of the entire event, or any portion thereof, will result in a full refund less a $15 handling & processing charge. Registrations cancelled after the published cancellation deadline will not be entitled to a refund.
  2. All refunds will be issued following the conference and within one month of its conclusion.
  3. Registrations are non-transferable.
  4. Leaving the conference early, for any reason whatsoever, will not result in a refund, and no refunds will be made for any unused portions of the event.


C. Conference program

The conference program is subject to change.


D. Cancellation of the Meeting

In the event that the meeting cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the reasonable control of CMS or due to events which are not attributable to unlawful intent or gross negligence of the conference organizers, CMS cannot be held liable by participants for any damages, costs, or losses incurred, such as transportation costs, accommodation costs, costs for additional orders, financial losses, etc. Under these circumstances, CMS reserves all rights to either retain the entire registration fee and credit the registrant this amount for a future meeting, or to reimburse the participant the registration fee less costs already incurred for the organization which could not be recovered from third parties.


E. Personal Property

CMS accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to personal property during this event.