We understand that many may have some questions relating to the latest developments of the COVID 19 pandemic and PTCOG’s plans for events in 2021. Please review our FAQs below which will continue to be updated as we receive any additional questions and/or information:
• Is PTCOG 59 still going ahead as planned?
PTCOG 59 is going ahead as an online event. The PTCOG 59 Online will be held 4-7 June 2021 via a dedicated online meeting platform. It will still include both educational and scientific components, posters, opportunities for networking, social and cultural activities, and interaction with industry.
• How does developments with PTCOG 59 affect future PTCOG events?
In effect the PTCOG meeting cycle has shifted one year due to the pandemic and the next full live conference is expected to be PTCOG 60 in Miami to be held 26 June – 2 July,2022. PTCOG 61 will be in Madrid and held in June 2023. Bids are now open for the 2024 destination in Asia-Pacific region and Taipei will be part of this bidding process.
• Will there be any hybrid option available for any participants able to travel in June 2021?
Due to the fact that Taiwan as the original hosts of PTCOG 59 will now be bidding for a live conference in 2024, a hybrid meeting is not foreseen in 2021. We are however upgrading our networking capabilities, time for industry, reviewing opportunities for live tours of Asian PT centers and improving program features outside of the regular educational and scientific presentations compared to last year’s online event.
• When can I register for PTCOG 59?
Registration is scheduled to open by by 8 February 2021.
• I have an existing PTCOG 59 registration, do I need to do anything for the new PTCOG 59 Online dates?
All existing registrations for PTCOG 59 remain valid for the new online dates. No action or update to your registration is required.
• Will I receive a refund for the difference in the registration fee?
Yes, refunds will be processed based on the difference or your existing registration costs and the new PTCOG 59 Online Early Bird registration fees. You have the choice of the following options for refund:
- A voucher for credit towards PTCOG 60 to be held in Miami 26 June – 2 July, 2022 or ptcog 61 to be held in Madrid 12-17 June, 2023
- A refund of the difference
Further details on this process will be sent to all those with existing registrations by 8 February 2021.
• Can I transfer my registration to someone else? If so, how should this be done?
PTCOG 59 is accepting a registration name transfer up to 8 March 2021. Please contact the PTCOG 59 Registration Secretariat on firstname.lastname@example.org providing the details of your current registration and the details of whom you would like to transfer it to.
• What happens if I have an existing registration and cannot attend the new PTCOG 59 dates?
All efforts are being made to make the new PTCOG 59 dates a success. If you have an existing paid registration and cannot attend the new dates please firstly note that all sessions will be recorded and available on demand for registered participants. If preferred, you can transfer the registration to someone in your organization free of charge up to 8 March 2021 as noted above. If this is not possible, cancellations are available if received by 8 March 2021. To process a cancellation click here. After 8 March 2021 the normal cancellation terms apply. Please note a fee of 25 USD applies to all registration cancellations and kindly note that there may be some delay to process refunds depending on when it is received. We will do our best to get through all refunds as soon as possible.
• I had cancelled my registration for the original dates but can now attend the new PTCOG 59 dates. Can I reinstate my old registration?
Please complete a new registration via the website at www.ptcog59.org
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If any of your queries were not answered in the above FAQ’s please contact the PTCOG 59 Online Meeting Sponsorship & Exhibition Manager, Rowen Slocombe on email@example.com
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