REGISTRATION Physician, Nurse/Allied Health, Resident/Fellow, Medical Students and Patients/Caregivers have full access to all SHSA activities, including:
Scientific Sessions - a range of interactive educational sessions in the format of courses, forums and plenary sessions.
Table Top Exhibits – meet with suppliers who will showcase products and technology focused on treatment of HS.
Poster Viewing – view posters and interact with authors of the most current research on HS.
Reception – mingle with your colleagues and form new connections.
Registration fees are in $ CAD; Quebec taxes (5% GST & 9.957% QST) will be applicable to registration fees. Online registration will open is now open.
Online registration will close at midnight PST on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Onsite registration will be available as of Friday, October 9, 2020 at the SHSA Registration desk, Le Centre Sheraton Hotel, Montreal.
*If you are a Resident, Fellow, Nurse, Allied Worker or Medical Student in training, your registration can only be confirmed upon receipt of written verification of your status by the chairman of your department or program director. Residents, Fellows and Medical Students must be in full-time enrollment in the current academic year. Please upload your verification letter/status when registering online. **Patient/caregiver: limited number of registrants permitted on first-registered basis. See below for further information in Registration Terms. ***Industry Sponsors - a number of complimentary registrations are provided to sponsors, depending on sponsor level. A discount code will be provided to the main sponsor contact for distribution to the sponsor reps.
Payment can be made online by Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard) via the Conference Secretariat's secure merchant account. If you are unable to register online, request a Registration Form from the Conference Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All registrants to the 5th SHSA must read and agree to the Registration Terms & Cancellation Policy in order to confirm your registration.
REGISTRATION TERMS & CANCELLATION POLICY REGISTRATION TERMS FOR PATIENT / CAREGIVER CATEGORY Limited to the first 20 registrants only and allows access to the conference sessions. As the SHSA is intended to educate medical and scientific professionals who treat HS patients and have advanced medical knowledge, patients/caregivers agree that the information presented may be disturbing and will be presented at a high level of learning.
In order to confirm registration in this category, Patients / Caregivers must agree to the following terms:
Speakers cannot answer individual health questions in the scientific sessions or during breaks. Please see your own doctor after the conference if you have any treatment-related questions.
Please understand there may be images of advanced HS skin lesions or even videos of surgery. You can step away from the lectures at any time.
Talks are directed at a medical and scientific audience. This means the language may feel impersonal. It does not reflect on the compassion of the speakers who are committed to studying HS and/or treating people with HS.
REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY Registration fees will be refunded upon written request to the Conference Secretariat by the following terms:
A registration refund, less $50 (plus tax) administration fee for written requests received on or prior to August 7, 2020.
A 50% refund (plus tax) will apply for written cancellations received on or prior to September 18, 2020.
No refunds will apply for cancellations received on or after September 19, 2020.
Telephone cancellations will not be accepted.
Submit cancellation letters to the Conference Secretariat by e-mail (email@example.com) or fax (604-738-8697).
BOOKING CONDITIONS & LIABILITY The Canadian Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation (CHSF) and its appointed suppliers act as agents for, and make arrangements with companies providing services. Although great care is taken to choose suppliers, we are unable to control them directly and, therefore, cannot be responsible for their acts or omissions. A failure to supply the activity or service or a deficiency in same or damages which may arise during such activity are not the responsibility of the CHSF and its appointed suppliers and the submission of a registration form is based on this limitation. The CHSF, its employees, officers, volunteers, directors, contracted staff, contracted companies and agents cannot assume responsibility for any claims, losses, damages, costs or expense arising out of injury, accident or death, loss or damage to property, delay or inconvenience arising from any matters referred to herein.
CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION 1. It is agreed that the CHSF, its employees, officers, volunteers, directors, contracted staff, contracted companies and agents shall not be held liable or responsible for any loss or damages, however caused by any person engaged by, participating in, or attending the Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances in Montreal in 2020 for any reason, no matter howsoever caused. 2. It is agreed that the CHSF, its employees, agents, volunteers, directors and officers reserve the right to refuse admission, cancel or reschedule programs, change speakers or location, or revise content at any time. Decisions regarding the necessity for such decisions shall be taken by the CHSF or its agents at their sole discretion and shall be final. 3. It is agreed that those people who are not eligible to register under one of the categories set out in the conference registration brochure will not be permitted to register onsite and will not be allowed to attend any event taking place within the context of the Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances. In such instance, no registration fees, travel, accommodation, per diem or other expenses will be reimbursed by the CHSF or its agents.