Policies

Evolution of Psychotherapy Disclaimer

Evolution of Psychotherapy, its contractors, and attending news media may be photographing or videotaping scientific sessions and events at the meeting. By attending Evolution of Psychotherapy, attendees acknowledge these activities and agree to allow their image to be used by Evolution of Psychotherapy in association publications, on the Evolution of Psychotherapy website, and in marketing and promotional materials. Attendees at Evolution of Psychotherapy waive all claims against Evolution of Psychotherapy for any liability resulting from these uses.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests for Evolution of Psychotherapy 2021 must be received in writing by emailing registration@evolutionofpsychotherapy.net or postmarked by Wednesday, November 10, 2021. A cancellation fee of $100.00 (or full registration amount, whichever is less) will be deducted from the refund. In lieu of a refund, you may also request a voucher for participation in a future meeting. 
  
Registrants wishing to cancel may instead transfer their registration to someone else without penalty if they send a written request with the replacement person’s name by Friday, November 26, 2021. 

Cancellations received after December 1, 2021 will be issued a voucher for participation in a future meeting. If you do not cancel in advance, no refunds will be issued once the event has concluded, regardless of whether you participated in the event. 

Cancellations for hotel and transportation reservations must be handled by the individual registrant directly with the hotel, airline, and/or other company. 

Credit vouchers may be offered should program be suspended or shortened due to conditions or circumstances beyond HMP’s control, including but not limited to weather, interruptions in internet services, power outages and any cancellations/modifications related to the COVID-19 epidemic. 

Special Meal Requests

It is our pleasure to arrange special meals for attendees.  We reserve the right to charge for all special requests. Requests must be made seven (7) or more days prior to the event to be accommodated. For more information, email registration@evolutionofpsychotherapy.net.

Special Needs

Evolution of Psychotherapy is committed to making its activities accessible to all individuals.  If you have specials needs as addressed by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), and need an accommodation, please email rgeary@hmpglobal.com.

Children

Under no circumstances will children under the age of 18 be allowed at the conference, any presentations, on the show floor, or in the Exhibit Hall during installation or dismantling.

Because of limited seating capacity and the highly technical nature of the programs, children under the age of 18 are not invited to attend presentations.

Sessions

Sessions are subject to change.

Seating is limited for all session rooms and is available on a first come, first served basis.

No individual or entity may electronically record or broadcast any portion of Evolution of Psychotherapy without prior written consent. Unauthorized recording (audio, video, still photography, etc.) of presentations during sessions without the express written consent of Evolution of Psychotherapy is strictly prohibited. Press representatives must receive a Press Pass and photo/recording permission. We reserve the rights to any approved audio and video production of presentations.
 

Liability Statement

Definitions:
HMP is the owner of Evolution of Psychotherapy. HMP and Evolution of Psychotherapy are known collectively in this Statement as Evolution of Psychotherapy. 

I agree and acknowledge that I am undertaking participation in Evolution of Psychotherapy events and activities as my own free and intentional act, and I am fully aware that possible physical injury might occur to me as a result of my participation in these events. I give this acknowledgment freely and knowingly and that I am, as a result, able to participate in Evolution of Psychotherapy events, and I do hereby assume responsibility for my own well-being and safety. 

Evolution of Psychotherapy plans to take photographs and video material at Evolution of Psychotherapy events and reproduce them in Evolution of Psychotherapy educational, news, or promotional material, whether in print, electronic, or other media, including the websites. By participating in Evolution of Psychotherapy events, you grant Evolution of Psychotherapy the right to use your name, photograph, and biography for such purposes. All postings become the property of Evolution of Psychotherapy. Postings may be displayed, distributed, or used by Evolution of Psychotherapy for any purpose. 

Furthermore, I acknowledge Evolution of Psychotherapy's right to crop, splice, treat, and edit any photographs taken of me at Evolution of Psychotherapy's sole discretion. I waive my right to inspect or approve the finished product, now and in the future, whether that use is known or unknown to me. 

I hereby agree to release, defend, and hold harmless Evolution of Psychotherapy and its agents or employees, including any company publishing and/or distributing the finished product in whole or in part, from and against any claims, damages or liability arising from or related to the use of the photographs, including but not limited to any misuse, distortion, blurring, alteration, optical illusion, or in the taking, processing, reduction, or production of the finished product, its publication, or distribution. 

Copyright Notice

Companies that submit artwork or upload or link any material (including but not limited to images, text, documents, and/or video files) to the website are solely responsible for the content of such material and for gaining required permissions under copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other applicable law for the use of such material. (Caution: Many websites purchase artwork from stock photo suppliers for the expressed website use or from hired photographers who have only supplied one-time rights.) By submitting any such material, the submitting company represents and agrees that (i) it has obtained the necessary permissions referenced above, (ii) any such material is not likely to defame and does not invade the privacy of any person, and (iii) it will defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Evolution of Psychotherapy, its affiliates, and their respective directors, employees, and agents (including, without limitation, its publishing partner or any agent acting on its behalf) from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) resulting from the submitting company's breach of the obligations set forth in this paragraph. 
 

Acceptance

By registering for and attending Evolution of Psychotherapy events, I hereby agree that I accept the terms stated above and indemnify and hold harmless Evolution of Psychotherapy, its affiliates, and their respective directors, employees, and agents (including , without limitation, any agent acting on its behalf) from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) resulting from attendance at Evolution of Psychotherapy events.