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terms and conditions

Payment options are available during the registration process, you may pay by Visa or Mastercard or you may request a tax invoice.

By completing the registration process you are accepting the terms and conditions including the cancellations & refunds as outlined in this document.

The information you supply on the registration form will be shared and used between the organising committee of the Cutting Edge 2018 for the purpose of this event and for notifications of subsequent events. You are entitled to ask Convention Management for access to, and to correct, your personal information. Unless you request otherwise, your name will be included in the list of participants, which will be distributed to those attending the conference, including sponsors and exhibitors.

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Any amendments and/or cancellations must be notified in writing to the Cutting Edge 2018 organisers, Convention Management NZ Ltd (CMNZ). Cancellations received in writing before Tuesday 31 July 2018 will be refunded in full less an administrative fee of $250. Cancellations received after that date will not receive refunds unless exceptional circumstances prevail, and any such refund is solely at the discretion of the organisers. Cancellation charges and administration fees will be incurred and payment will be sought regardless of whether your attendance costs have been paid at the time of your cancellation. All refunds will be processed after the Meeting has taken place. Substitute delegates are welcome without penalty, but please advise the meeting organisers of any name changes.


I acknowledge that if I register less than 7 days prior to the event commencing, any requirements (dietary, special or other) may not not be able to be catered for.



If you have registered to attend Cutting Edge 2018 and fail to attend without giving notice in writing to the to the organisers, registration fees and any other costs associated with your registration are still payable.


In the event that the conference is cancelled by the organisers or CMNZ, or by any reason of any factor outside the control of the organisers or CMNZ, the conference cannot take place; the amount of the Registration Fee (less any administrative costs) shall be refunded. The liability of the organisers and CMNZ shall be limited to that refund and neither shall be liable for any other loss, cost or expense, however caused, incurred or arising. In particular, neither the organisers nor CMNZ shall be liable to refund any travel or hotel costs incurred by delegates or their organisations. It follows that delegates and accompanying partners are advised to take out comprehensive insurance, including travel insurance.


Non payment of any invoice issued will be passed onto a collection agency. Any collection costs incurred will be the responsibility of the debtor.




Conference delegates consent to being filmed and/or photographed for use in social media posts, advertising, television, video, and receiving printed or emailed promotional material. If you do not consent, please contact the Conference organisers.



I understand that any and all electrical devices, chargers, power cords and electrical plugs of any type that I bring into Cutting Edge 2018 conference and function venues must be compliant with relevant New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 3760. I further understand that all electrical devices, chargers, power cords and electrical plugs of any type must be tested and tagged attesting to the fact that they currently meet the New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 3760.


I further understand that any electrical equipment found to be untagged must be tested and tagged or removed from Cutting Edge 2017 conference and function venues immediately. New equipment need not be inspected but must be tagged with the re-test date prior to service as per New Zealand Standard ASNZS 3760.



I agree to obey all instructions from the organisers as they relate to the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 as they relate to Cutting Edge 2018. I have provided all relevant information to the organisers at the time of my registration for Cutting Edge 2018 that enables the organisers to determine a risk profile for complying with the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015



Please note that by registering for Cutting Edge 2018 your personal information including email addresses may be forwarded to the Cutting Edge 2018 Sponsors and Exhibitors for marketing, educational and promotional purposes. If you DO NOT wish your information to be shared in this way, please notify the conference organisers to have your information withheld.

Neither the organisers of Cutting Edge 2018 and its constituent members acting as organisers (known collectively as 'the Organisers'), nor Convention Management NZ Ltd (CMNZ), can accept any liability for death, injury, any loss, cost or expense suffered by any person (including accompanying persons or partners or attendant caregivers). In particular, neither the Organisers nor CMNZ can accept any liability for losses arising from the provision or non-provision of services provided by hotel companies or transport operators. Nor can the Organisers or CMNZ accept liability for losses suffered by reason of war including threat of war, riots and civil strife, terrorist activity, natural disasters, weather, fire, flood, drought, technical, mechanical or electrical breakdown within any premises visited by delegates and/or partners in connection with the workshop, nor losses suffered by reason of industrial disputes, governmental action, registrations or technical problems which may affect the services provided in connection with the workshop. Neither the Organisers nor CMNZ is able to give any warranty that any particular will appear as a speaker or panelist.