Terms of Registration
Conditions of Registration:

The attendees acknowledge that by registering for the workshop they agree to comply with the accommodation policy in place. All attendees are to reserve their rooms at the Banff Centre. Please ensure that you have reserved your room by following the link.

Registration fees are paid when reserving your guest room at the Banff Centre.


Cancellations for Conference Registration and Accommodation Reservations are handled exclusively by the Banff Centre.

Accommodation Cancellation:

Room cancellations must be received by The Banff Centre's Reservations office at least 72 hours prior to scheduled arrival date. Reservations cancelled less than 72 hours prior to scheduled arrival date are subject to a charge equivalent to one night's stay plus taxes and fees.

Conference Registration:

For cancellation requests received by The Banff Centre on or before 11:59 pm on January 14, 2019, 80% of the registration fee will be refunded.

For cancellation requests received by The Banff Centre on or after 12:00 am on January 15, 2009 and before 11:59 pm on April 21, 2019, 50% of the registration fee will be refunded.

Registration fees will not be refunded in any portion if the cancellation is received after 12:00 am Mountain Time on April 22, 2019.

Cancellation Process:

To cancel your room reservation or conference registration, please contact The Banff Centre's Reservation office by phone at 1 (800) 884-7574 or 1 (403) 762-6308 or by email at

Hours of Operation - The Banff Centre:
Monday to Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, Sunday & Statutory Holidays: Closed


The attendees, by registering to attend, consent to the distribution of their name and address to sponsors for information distribution purposes.

Limitation of Liability:

The Conference is not responsible for any accident, injury (including death), direct damages, indirect damages (including economic loss), costs or losses, suffered while attending, traveling to/from, or traveling between the events, even due to negligence (including gross negligence) of the Workshop its employees, servants, agents and contractors.

The Conference accepts no responsibility for any loss incurred while using materials or information obtained at the Conference events.

The Conference is not a bailee for any goods, materials, products, or any other article(s) left at the events.

Any issue regarding copyright, material, and compliance with any intellectual property law is the responsibility of the speaker(s) and the Conference is not responsible for any infringements as a result of theft, plagiarism, libel, slander or any misuse of any material.

The Conference reserves the right to amend or cancel any event or event times and dates. This includes changes to speakers, content and programme. In the likely occurrence of an event cancellation, the Conference will return payments received in advance. The Conference will not, however, refund any costs incurred as a result of this cancellation. The Conference is not liable for any direct and indirect damages (including economic loss), losses, or costs due to any change or cancellation of the events.
Code of Conduct
The organizers are committed to making this meeting productive and enjoyable for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, nationality or religion. We will not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. Please follow these guidelines:
  • Behave professionally. Harassment and sexist, racist, or exclusionary comments or jokes are not appropriate. Harassment includes sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, sexual attention or innuendo, deliberate intimidation, stalking, and photography or recording of an individual without consent. It also includes offensive comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race or religion.
  • All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate.
  • Be kind to others. Do not insult or put down other attendees.
Participants asked to stop any inappropriate behaviour are expected to comply immediately. Attendees violating these rules may be asked to leave the event at the sole discretion of the organizers without a refund of any charge.
Any participant who wishes to report a violation of this policy is asked to speak, in confidence, to Janette Champ (janette@etpsymposium.org).