Terms & Conditions

Mari-Tech 2023 will be held compliant with current health regulations as laid out by the Federal Government of Canada, Province of British Columbia, and the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Participants must comply with all set procedures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 while attending the Mari-Tech 2023 Conference, and must attest only to attend if:

  • participant is not experiencing any symptoms of illness such as cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell.
  • participant does not believe to have been exposed to someone with a suspected and/or confirmed case of the COVID-19.
  • participant has not been diagnosed with COVID-19, or has been cleared as non-contagious by the province or local public health authorities.
  • participant is following all BC Public Health recommended guidelines as much as possible and limiting potential exposure to COVID-19.

Due to the changing nature of the pandemic, and in order to be compliant with relevant government regulations, it may be necessary for Mari-Tech 2023 to update its COVID-19 policy. We will inform registered participants about substantial changes should this occur.

As a registered attendee of Mari-Tech 2023, you agree to grant permission for Mari-Tech 2023 and CIMarE to send conference email communications (i.e. registration confirmations, reminder emails, important event updates, and other email communications related to the conference). 

Cancellations will be accepted, and a refund issued until February 17, 2023 minus a $100 administration fee (cancellations are not available for the Evening Event). Any cancellation is to be sent via email to angela@canplaninc.ca. No cancellations will be accepted as of February 18, 2023. Name substitutions must be sent via email to angela@canplaninc.ca, and will be accepted until April 14, 2023.

CIMarE reserves the right to make alterations to the conference program, venue, and timings at any point. In the event of it being found necessary, for whatever reason, that the Conference be postponed or the dates be changed, CIMarE shall not be liable for any expenditure, damage, or loss incurred by the Registrant. If by re-arrangement or postponement the event can take place, the booking between the Registrant and the CIMarE shall remain in force and will be subject to the cancellation schedule above. For these reasons, registrants are advised against making non-refundable travel arrangements. Should you purchase non-refundable airline tickets or make non-refundable hotel reservations, you do so at your own risk.

For promotional purposes, photos and video recordings may be taken during the Conference. As a registered attendee of Mari-Tech 2023, you agree to grant permission for Mari-Tech 2023 and CIMarE to use your likeness in a photograph or video in any and all of its publications and presentations, including website entries, without payment or any other consideration; to authorize Mari-Tech 2023 and CIMarE to alter, copy, exhibit, publish or distribute the photograph or video for purposes of publicizing future Mari-Tech Conference programs or for any other lawful purpose; to waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written or electronic copy, wherein your likeness appears; that these materials will become the property of Mari-Tech 2023. CIMarE shall not be liable for any Exhibitor’s use of a photo/screenshots/video containing Registrants images or for the Exhibitor’s failure to obtain consent from Registrant. Registrants who do not wish to be filmed or recorded should advise CIMarE in writing prior to the event by emailing info@mari-techconference.ca.

In the unlikely event of the Conference being canceled by CIMarE, a full refund will be made. Any liability by CIMarE will be limited to the amount of the fee paid by the Registrant and there will not be any additional liability to CIMarE, event hosts, or any other individual associated with the organization of the event.

CIMarE gives no warranties in respect of any aspect of the Conference or any materials related thereto or offered at the Conference and, to the fullest extent possible under the laws governing this Agreement, disclaims all implied warranties, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, timeliness, and merchantability. Neither CIMarE nor its affiliates can accept any responsibility or liability for reliance by Registrant or any person on any aspect of the Conference and/or any information provided at the Conference. Views expressed by speakers, sponsors, and/or exhibitors are their own. In addition, CIMarE shall not be responsible or liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of the services or information provided in connection with the event.

The Conference and associated CIMarE websites may link to other websites and networking tools provided for the convenience of the users. The content of these websites are maintained by their owners, for which CIMarE takes no responsibility. Neither can responsibility be taken for the contents of any website linking to this website.

We reserve the right at all times to change, amend, add or remove any of the above terms without prior notice. If one or more of the conditions outlined in these Terms & Conditions should be or become invalid, the remaining conditions will continue to be valid and apply. These Terms & Conditions apply to all participants of this event, including speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors.

For more information regarding Mari-Tech Terms & Conditions, please contact us at info@mari-techconference.ca. Access requests, inquiries, or complaints should be addressed in writing to:

The Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering (CIMarE)
18 Cheviot Hill, Porters Lake, NS. B3E1K1
Attention: Angela Franklin