Registration Guidelines

The following terms and conditions will be applied to all the delegates registered for the International Conference on Human Genetics and 39th Annual Meeting of Indian Society of Human Genetics [ISHG-2014] from 22nd - 25th January, 2014, to be held in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

ISHG2014 conference is accredited for CME credit point by the Gujarat Medical Council

Conference registration

Only fully completed registration forms will be accepted. Receipt with registration number will be sent after the confirmed payment of your registration, if the full payment has not been received before the deadline indicated, the registration will remain valid however, the due fee will be increased according to the payment period (Late/Spot).

To be able to register as a student or postgraduate trainee, individuals must present proof of fulltime enrolment at a recognized university or college (i.e. student ID, confirmation of head of department, etc.) by email.

The conference organizers cannot guarantee that a conference bag and other conference materials will be available for spot registrations. All conference materials will be distributed on-site.

If the maximum delegate capacity is reached, the conference organizers reserve the right to refuse additional registrations.

Registration confirmation/receipt

A registration confirmation/receipt will be sent by email after the registration (online or paper), a related payment and any necessary documents have been received by the secratariat. Delegates may be requested to present this registration confirmation/receipt at the registration counter as proof of their registration and payment.

Cancellation policy

Notice of cancellation must be made in writing by email or fax to the ISHG 2014 Secretariat Office. The notification must include all relevant information regarding the bank account to which a possible refund may be remitted. The cancellation will not be effective until a written acknowledgement from the ISHG 2014 Secratariat is received.

Registration fees may be refunded as follows:

Written cancellation received:
Before 1st November, 2013 75% refund
Between 1st November and 23rd December, 2013 25% refund
After 23rd December, 2013 No refund
The date of the email receipt will be the basis for considering refunds. Please indicate the preferred method of reimbursement (bank transfer, incl. account number or cheque) on your written cancellation. Refunds will be made after the conference.

In the case of over-payment or double payment, refund requests must be made in writing and sent to the ISHG 2014 Secratariat, by email.

No refunds will be granted for unattended events or early termination of attendance, in case of cancellation of speakers or any other incidents during the conference which are beyond the control of the conference organizers.

Modification of the program

The conference organizers reserve the right to modify the program. No refunds can be granted in case of cancellation of speakers, in case of any unforseen situtation.

Name badge

The conference name badge must be worn at all times during the conference. Access to the conference venue will not be granted without the name badge issued by the conference organizer.

Letter of invitation

Individuals requiring an official Letter of Invitation from the conference organizers can request by contacting the ISHG 2014 Registration division. To receive a Letter of Invitation, delegates must first register to the conference and submit all necessary data as stated on the online form.

The Letter of Invitation does not financially obligate the conference organizers in any way. All expenses incurred in relation to the conference, the registration and the attendance are the sole responsibility of the delegate.

Registration schedule

1stMay – 15th September, 2013 Early-Registration & payment at the reduced rate.
16th September , 2013 - 15th January, 2014 Late-Registration & payment at normal rate.
31st October, 2013 First Cancellation deadline (75% refund)
23rd December, 2013 Second Cancellation deadline (25% refund)

Note: All credit card payments would be charged an extra 2.9% as processing fee