AICOG 2024: Organizing Committee/FOGSI governing body shall not be liable for failure or delay to organize the AICOG 2024 Conference, which may become practicably impossible because of circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the organizing committee/FOGSI governing body. Such circumstances include without limitation natural disasters or acts of God; acts of terrorism; labor disputes or stoppages; war; government acts or orders; epidemics, pandemics, or outbreaks of a communicable disease including ongoing COVID-19; quarantines; national or regional emergencies; or any other cause, whether similar in kind to the foregoing or otherwise, beyond the reasonable control of the organizing committee/FOGSI governing body.
Postponement of Conference: Conference dates of AICOG 2024 if affected by force majeure shall be tolled for the duration of such force majeure, i.e. Not to cancel but reschedule the Conference to revised dates as soon as practicable after the force majeure condition ceases to exist. Any refunds claimed by delegates on account of a change of dates of the Event shall be subject to the cancellation policy published on the website and registration form.
Cancellation of Conference: If the Force Majeure period Lasts for such prolonged times or its residual effects are long-lasting thereby making it impractical to conduct the conference, the event shall be cancelled. In case of cancellation of the event, the refundable deposit shall be returned to the delegates with some deduction (If any) made on account of non-recoverable expenses incurred in the preparations including but not limited to reservations, MARCOM (Mktg. & communication) & IT expenses, Office Admin, Taxation & Professional Fee, etc, as per the decision of FOGSI governing body.
In the scenario the Conference is converted to Virtual/Online format in the year 2024, Part of the existing registration deposit equivalent to the registration fee of the Virtual Conference shall be auto adjusted towards the virtual conference, while the balance deposit amount shall be refunded to delegates. Complete cancellation and a full refund shall not be admissible.