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New Zealand Institute of Chemistry Conference (NZIC-24)
November 24-28, 2024 , Ōtepoti Dunedin, Aotearoa New Zealand

The NZIC-24 Committee is responsible for the organisation and delivery of the 2024 New Zealand Institute of Chemistry Conference (NZIC-24) and has engaged akB Conference Management Limited (akB), as the professional conference organiser, to assist with the delivery and organisation. For the purposes of the Terms and Conditions, “we” or “us” is in reference to NZIC-24 and akB.

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before purchasing a registration. You should carefully consider the refund, cancellation, switching and substitution criteria.  Nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to limit any rights you may have under the New Zealand Consumer Guarantees Act 1993.


These Terms take effect from May 10, 2024.



Full payment for registration fees must be received prior to the NZIC-24 Conference.

All prices are in New Zealand dollars and exclusive of Goods and Services Tax of 15% unless stated otherwise.

Invoices and receipts are issues in NZD we cannot not issue them in any other currency.

If paying by credit card, you will be required to pay a processing fee of 4%.

All international transfers payment MUST cover the cost of any bank fees.

Registration categories

In person attendance only - the delegate attends the Conference in person.

Substitute Your Registration

We understand that there may be circumstances where you are unable to attend the NZIC-24 Conference after you have registered, and you wish to transfer your registration to someone else. 

To transfer your pass, please contact us requesting the transfer, please use ‘Transfer my Registration’ in the subject line.

You will not be charged an administration for any transfer made.  

Registrations can only be transferred once.

Cancellations and Refunds

Your cancellation

If your circumstances change and you can no longer attend the NZIC-24 Conference, you may cancel your registration booking by contacting us

If you cancel your conference registration NZIC-24 shall provide a refund, if any, within thirty (30) days of receipt of the cancellation notice.  The refund amounts will be calculated as follows:

for cancellations on or prior to October 1, 2024: we will provide a refund less an administration fee of $125.00 NZD (+ GST if required by law).

for cancellations after October 31, 202: no refunds will be provided except for exceptional circumstances.

Please note, that cancelling your registration does not automatically cancel your hotel and travel arrangements. Individuals are responsible for cancelling their own hotel and travel reservations and any associated costs.

Our cancellation

If, for reasons beyond our control, the NZIC-24 Conference is cancelled, registration fees will be refunded after the deduction of an administration fee $125.00 + GST (15%)

Our postponement

If, for reasons beyond our control, the NZIC-24 Conference is postponed to a later date, you will be provided with the opportunity to either retain your registration for use at the postponed date or receive a refund (less an administration fee of $125 NZD + GST (15%).


Please read the Data Collection Policy. 

Video and Photograph

By attending the NZIC-24 Conference in-person, you are confirming consent for any video and photographs taken at the NZIC-24 Conference, in which you may appear, to be used by NZIC-24 Secretariat.

Information Presented at the Conference

The information presented at the NZIC-24 Conference is solely intended for those who have registered.

You understand and agree that you are being provided with the information for educational and informational purposes only and that information will be provided to focus on practical steps we can collectively apply to create opportunities which empower adaptive physical activity.

You understand and agree that whilst the content is accessible worldwide, some content may be applicable to regions only, such as New Zealand.

Although the NZIC-24 strive to present only current and accurate information at the NZIC-24 Conference, you agree not to solely rely on this information or consider it to be any form of professional advice without additional independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness.

Any decisions as to how you use this information is in your sole discretion and the NZIC-24 will not be liable for any issues that may arise from such use.

Participant Conduct

You agree to conduct yourself in a professional manner that is free from any form of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation. Any conduct considered inappropriate or discriminatory may result in ejection from the conference.

You agree to treat all participants with respect and consideration to create a collegial, respectful, inclusive, and professional environment at the NZIC-24 Conference both in-person. More detailed Code of Conduct can be viewed on the website

Intellectual Property

All intellectual property in or relating to the NZIC-24 Conference including (without limitation) materials, graphics, recordings, copyright works and trademarks is owned by NZIC-24 or by third-party content suppliers. You shall have no right to use, sell, reproduce, copy, distribute or otherwise dispose of such intellectual property rights, and you must not allow any third party to reproduce such intellectual property rights.

Legal Claim

This agreement is subject to the law of New Zealand. In the event of any legal claims arising from either party, New Zealand shall be the sole court of jurisdiction.


The NZIC-24 reserve the right to modify the programme, which is published as an indication only.  Any updates to the programme will be made available on the NZIC-24 Conference website .

Review of these Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions may be amended from time to time.  Any updates to these Terms and Conditions will be posted to the NZIC-24 website

Accompanying Policies and Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions are applied in accompaniment with several other policies, including the Data Collection Policy. If you are a contributor to the NZIC-24 Conference in another form, including but not withstanding, speakers, chairpersons, or MCs; exhibitors; commercial partners or suppliers; or members of the organising team or board of NZIC-24, akB, you may be subject to additional policies.