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BSAS Programming Policies

PROGRAMS

            Registration Policy

Reservations for BSAS programs must be made in advance on the BSAS website to ensure a space. Payment is due at the time of registration. Registration closes at 12pm the business day before the scheduled program.

On the day of the scheduled program, the speaking portion of the program begins fifteen minutes after the published start time. Reservations will be held until 5 minutes prior to the scheduled speaking portion start time. After that time, we reserve the right to allow walk-in registrants to attend in your place. Walk-ins at events will be charged an additional $10.

Registrations are transferable, however, in the event of a price difference (member vs. non-member rate) the price difference must be paid at registration the day of the program.  Transfers must be done via email prior to the program.

Cancellation Policy

Notice of cancellation is due to BSAS via email no later than 2 business days before the event in order to be refunded. After that time, cancellations may be made however refunds will not be awarded.

SEMINARS, CONFERENCES & DINNERS

            Registration Policy

Reservations for conferences and seminars must be made in advance on the BSAS website to ensure a space. Payment is due at the time of registration.  On the day of the scheduled event, your reservation will be held for the entire program. Walk-ins are not accepted for seminars, conferences or dinners.

Registrations are transferable, however, in the event of a price difference (member vs. non-member rate) the price difference must be paid at registration the day of the seminar.  Transfers must be done via email prior to the event.

Cancellation Policy

Notice of cancellation is due to BSAS no later than 3 business days before the event by email in order to be refunded. After that time, cancellations may be made however refunds will not be awarded. 


WEBINAR POLICY

With the speaker(s) permission, BSAS webinars will be made available for public viewing on the BSAS YouTube channel. The length of time videos remain visible is at the discretion of BSAS.


PRESS POLICY

As a general rule, press is not invited to programs and Chatham House rules* apply in order to preserve the content of the program. At the time of invitation, BSAS Committee Member will ask if a speaker has a preference pertaining to Press. BSAS is not responsible for comments posted on blogs and social media.

*Chatham House Rules are defined as a meeting where participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.