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All fees are in Euros and include 19%* Value-Added Tax (VAT).
*The standard rate of VAT in effect at the time of the event.

Please note that VAT may be refundable under certain conditions (not guaranteed).

We are pleased to invite participants from around the world to register for the Advanced Manufacturing & Repair for Gas Turbines Symposium (AMRGT 2019). Online registration will allow you the opportunity to make changes and additions to your registration as necessary until Thursday, March 7, 2019.

Registration

Registration Fee Categories

Registration Fees are quoted and due in Euros (EUR) and include German VAT (19%). For current currency conversion rates please check here.

Registration Fees

 
Registration Type Register on or before February 19, 2019 Register after February 19, 2019
Member & Presenters €238 €286
Non-Member €357 €405
Student Member €60 €107
Student Non-Member €119 €167
Life Member €60 €107
One Day Member €179 €226
One Day Non-Member €298 €345

*You must register with the same email linked to your ASME account/Toolbox Login in order to obtain the member price. Failure to do so will result in a price difference that does not meet your Member Status Level.

The invoice for your participation shall be issued by VMC, 1 Rond-point de l’Europe, 92250 La Garenne-Colombes / France; French VAT number: FR75523098614; German VAT Number: DE272399222

Registration Fees Include:

  • Member, Non-Member, Student & Presenter
    • Access to all tutorials and presentations
    • Technical Tour
    • Networking Luncheons
    • Newtworking Reception
    • Symposium Materials
    • Refreshment Breaks
  • One Day (Tuesday, March 19, 2019)
    • Access to tutorials
    • Networking Luncheon
    • Networking Reception (Tuesday Evening, March 19)
    • Symposium Materials
    • Refreshment Breaks on Day of Attendance
  • One Day (Wednesday, March 20, 2019)
    • Access to presentations
    • Networking Luncheon
    • Networking Reception (Tuesday Evening, March 19)
    • Symposium Materials
    • Refreshment Breaks on Day of Attendance
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Registration Deadlines

 

The registration fee category is determined by when the payment is received. Regular registration fees will be charged onsite for any unpaid pre-registrations. The deadline for pre-Conference registration is Thursday, March 7, 2019. Registrations will also be accepted onsite. The registration deadlines are as follows:

  • Early Bird Fee — February 19, 2019 (by 23:59 PST)
  • Presenter Registration Deadline — February 19, 2019 (by 23:59 PST)
  • Regular Fee — February 20, 2019
  • Online Registration Closes — March 7, 2019
  • Onsite Registration Opens — March 19, 2019
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Payment, Confirmation and Receipt

All payments are due in Euros (EUR). Registration fees are determined by when payment is received. Registrants who pay their registration fee after Tuesday, February 19, 2019 will be charged the regular registration fees.

A confirmation email will be sent shortly after you register. If you submitted payment by credit card, a receipt will be included. If you wish to pay by cheque or wire transfer, an invoice will be sent to you via email once you have completed your online registration.

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Methods of Payment

Wire Transfer (applicable prior to the Symposium)
All wire transfers are payable to “Sea to Sky Meeting Management Ltd.”, are due in EUR and must be received by Tuesday, February 19, 2019, otherwise payment via another method will be required. On the wire transfer, please note “AMRGT 2019” and the name of the registrant(s) as a reference. Wire transfer information will be included on the invoice sent upon completion of your registration to the email address provided.

Credit Card – American Express, Visa and Master Card
If paying by credit card, “Sea to Sky Meeting Management Ltd.” will appear as the vendor on your credit card statement.

Cancellation, Refund and Substitution Policy

All cancellations received in writing on or before Tuesday, February 19, 2019 will receive a full refund. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received after Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

As of Wednesday, February 20, 2019 no refunds will be provided, however substitutions for the Symposium may be made up until Thursday, March 7, 2019.

All refunds processed via wire transfers will be charged a processing fee of EUR 35.

All cancellations or substitutions must be submitted in writing by email to amrgt@seatoskymeetings.com.

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FAQ

German VAT refund for ASME

1. Why am I paying a VAT on the Symposium Registration Fee?

You are paying a Value Added Tax (VAT) on the registration fee because it is required by the laws and regulations of the EU and its member states. They establish that VAT must be paid on the fees in the country where the congress is held.

2. Can the VAT be recovered?

Possibly. Only business companies from the European Union and from these Non-European countries can claim back the German VAT. To recover the VAT you must provide the details of your company - name, address, VAT number or Tax ID - for all expenses invoices and submit all original documentation to your company for its processing. This incl udes such things as Registration, Lodging and Food invoices.

3. What process should companies follow to recover the VAT?

a. EU Companies

EU companies must contact the Tax Administration of their own country for instructions regarding the conditions and process to follow for reclaiming the German VAT. There are also minimum VAT amounts that must be met.

For the refund applications for one to three quarters by an EU company the minimum amount is EUR 400. If the refund application relates to a refund period of a calendar year or the remainder of a calendar year, the amount of VAT may not be less than EUR 50. Please note that these amounts refer to ALL the VAT from the expenses incurred FROM ALL ITS EMPLOYEES in Germany for this congress and any other business-related VAT incurred in Germany.

b. Non-European Companies

The non-European companies have to submit the application for VAT refund directly to the German Federal Central Tax Office. Normally, the application must be filed online via the BZStOnline-Portal - BOP. To be able to file applications, prior registration for the procedure is required. Find information regarding the registration here.

The Non-European companies must make sure their application is received at the latest by 30 June 2020 for expenses incurred in 2019. There are also minimum VAT amounts that must be met.

The VAT refund must be at least EUR 1,000, unless the refund period is the calendar year or the last period of the calendar year. The refund for these refund periods must be at least EUR 500. Please note that these amounts refer to ALL the VAT from the expenses incurred FROM ALL ITS EMPLOYEES in Germany for this congress and any other business-related VAT incurred in Germany. Pay attention the application for VAT refund must be supported by the Certification that the applicant is a taxable person registered for VAT or similar taxes issued by the tax authority from the country of his establishment (For example, in USA it is the form 6166 from IRS).

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Other Registration Information

Wheelchair Access and Special Assistance
If you require special assistance please indicate your requirements during the registration process.

Dietary Requirements
Please identify your dietary requirements during the registration process so that we can make arrangements in advance.

Travel Visas
To confirm if you require a Travel Visa to enter Germany please click here.

Insurance and Liability
Participants take part in AMRGT 2019 at their own risk and need to make their own health and travel insurance arrangements.

Language
The official language of the Symposium is English.

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Contact

Eunji Na, Registration Coordinator

Advanced Manufacturing & Repair for Gas Turbines Symposium (AMRGT 2019)
c/o Sea to Sky Meeting and Association Management Inc
Suite 206, 201 Bewicke Avenue
North Vancouver, BC, Canada V7M 3M7

Phone: +1 604-984-6448
Fax: +1 604-984-6434

amrgt@seatoskymeetings.com
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