A registration fee covered the conference pack, book of abstracts, lunches, coffee breaks, conference dinner (not included in the student fee) and the social programme events. A registration fee for an accompanying person covered the conference dinner and social programme.


Registration Fees

Regular participants:

  • before 30/04/2013: £300
  • on/after 01/05/2013: £350

 Student participants:

  • before 30/04/2013: £150
  • on/after 01/05/2013: £200

 Accompanying person:

  • before 30/04/2013: £150
  • on/after 01/05/2013: £200


Terms and Conditions for Delegates

The following conditions apply from the date we receive confirmation of a booking from you, for an "event" being hosted by the University of Aberdeen (hereinafter the "University"). In these conditions you are the person, firm or company making the booking (hereinafter the "delegate").

  1. Health & Safety
    Delegates will at all times abide by the conditions of the University's health and safety regulations. Whilst attending an event at the University delegates must comply with reasonable instructions given by the event organisers or other University staff.

  2. Data Protection
    Information provided by delegates is confidential and will be held by the University in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998; it will be used for course administration purposes. The University may send you details of similar courses which we feel may be of interest to you or your colleagues.

  3. Payment
    The University will issue an invoice on registration of the delegate. Such invoice shall be paid within twenty one (21) days of receipt. Payment can be made by cash, cheque, banker's draft or a credit card the University accepts. Cheques should be made payable to The University of Aberdeen as specified on the invoice. VAT, where applicable, shall be chargeable at the prevailing rate.

    The University reserves the right to charge interest at the rate of 2.5% for each month or part thereof that the invoice remains outstanding. The terms and conditions of the University's credit policy shall apply.

  4. Cancellations
    In the event of cancellation a refund of the registration fee, less an administrative charge will be made, provided that notice is received in writing no less one calendar month before the event. It is regretted that cancellations received after this time will be liable for the full delegate fee. Substitute delegates may be made at any time at no extra charge. If the University cancels the event, you will receive a full refund.

  5. Force Majeure
    The University shall not be liable for performing its obligations under this Contract by circumstances beyond its reasonable control. Such performance shall be suspended, and where the obligations of the University cannot be completed within a reasonable time the event will be cancelled with the repayment of delegate fees for any uncompleted element of the event program. The University will not be liable for any costs associated with such cancellation other than the fee paid by the delegate hereunder.

  6. Accuracy of Information
    Whilst the University shall endeavour to ensure the accuracy and relevance of any information or materials provided to delegates as part of any event, the University shall not be liable for and the delegate shall be entirely responsible for the use to which it puts such information or materials. No representation or warranty of any kind is made or given by the University as to the suitability of any information or materials for use for any particular purpose.

  7. Liability and Indemnity
    The University will not accept responsibility for death, injury, disease, theft or damage to property unless the University or its employees are found to be at fault.

  8. Law
    This agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the Law of Scotland. All disputes arising hereunder shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts

    The University of Aberdeen is a charity registered in Scotland, No SC013683