What is the status of iMig2021? The 15th Meeting of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig2021), scheduled to take place in Brisbane, Australia in March 2021, will be switching to a virtual format due to ongoing concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty around international travel. The new meeting will take place on 7 – 9 May 2021.
Will my airfare be refunded?
Please ask your travel agent/airline and let them know you are cancelling or modifying your booking due to the postponement of iMig 2021. The responsibility for airfare bookings and refunds falls outside the scope of iMig 2021 and will be dependent on the type of fare booked and travel insurance coverage.
I was planning to attend iMig2021 in Brisbane--can I simply transfer my registration fee to the virtual Meeting? Absolutely. Since the Meeting is not cancelled, your registration will automatically be transferred to the new event. Any difference in cost will be refunded to you by way of your original payment method. iMig2021 will take place from 7 – 9 May 2021. Should you change your mind or be unable to join us over these new dates, please notify us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 November 2020. Any cancellation requests after this date will be subject to the standard cancellation policy and will include an administrative fee. Should you NOT contact us by 30 November 2020, to cancel your 2021 registration, all paid registration funds, less any difference in fees, will be transferred to the new event automatically. The difference will be refunded to the credit card used to pay your 2020 registration. Refunds could take 2 – 6 weeks to be processed.
Can my Meeting registration be transferred to a new delegate? Yes. To transfer your registration to another person, please email iMig2021email@example.com with the original delegate’s registration ID or full name and provide us with the new delegate’s information.
Can my Meeting registration fee be refunded? Yes. All delegates who wish to receive a refund can do so by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 November 2020. Refunds could take 2 - 6 weeks to be processed.
Sponsors & Exhibitors
I am an exhibitor and/or sponsor--will my financial commitment be refunded? iMig2021 will take place from 7 - 9 May 2021. With these new dates confirmed and the change of meeting format, we hope that you will still be able to commit and continue to support the meeting. All sponsors and/or exhibitors will be contacted to discuss options and new opportunities. You may also contact email@example.com for any questions.
Will I have to resubmit my presentation or poster proposal for the virtual meeting? No. We hope that you will still be able to present your research as we look to build a program from all our previously invited speakers and accepted abstract presenters. You will all be contacted to confirm your participation. If you do not receive an email, please check your junk and spam inbox. Please note, if we do not receive confirmation from you by 30 October 2020 your presentation will be removed. If you would rather withdraw your submission, are not sure if you will be able to participate during the new event dates, or did not receive an email please contact firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 October 2020.