It is expressly agreed that the members of the Organizing Committee, MPOB and their legal representatives, Directors and officers/ employees, and their agents shall not be liable for any loss, injury or damage of any kind whatsoever suffered directly or indirectly by the person, possessions or property of any Congress participant or other person during or in connection with the events of the programmes or any other activities of the Congress, for any reason whatsoever. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provision, any liability, if any, shall be limited to a refund of fees received from the aggrieved person.

It is agreed that the Organizing Committee, MPOB and their agents and officers reserve the right to cancel at anytime any or all of the programmes or other activities if this should appear necessary as a result of events which are beyond their control or which they cannot reasonably be expected to influence or for which they are not responsible; such events shall include but are not limited to force majeure, government or other official regulations, natural disasters, strikes of any kind whatsoever, civil disorders or riots, obstruction or curtailment of transport and/ or transmission facilities, insurrection or other crisis, or any other unforeseen occurrence. The decisions regarding the necessity for such cancellations shall be taken by the Organizing Committee, MPOB and their agents at their sole discretion and shall be final.

The Organizers reserve the right to make changes to the programmes without prior notice whether in terms of papers, speakers, chairmen, schedules or any other aspects. Hotels around the Congress venue offer attractive rates to participants. Participants are to make their reservations directly with hotels of their choice.