Symposia Information

Sponsored Symposia Capacity (seats) Fee Time Slots

Sponsored symposia are organized completely by sponsoring companies who will have control over all elements of the program, including topics and speakers, subject to final approval from the Organizers. A maximum of two sponsored symposia will be held each day, in the morning and early afternoon, to coincide with the peak times of the official Congress program.

1,000 $100,000 May 25 − 29
08:15 − 10:15
13:30 − 15:30
*Only one sponsored symposium may be held in each time. Symposia cannot exceed 2 hours duration.
Satellite Symposia Capacity (seats) Fee Time Slots

Satellite symposia will be held all day on May 24, prior to the Congress Opening Ceremony, and on each day following the official program from 4 to 6 pm. Sponsoring companies will have complete control over all elements of satellite symposia programs, including topics and speakers, subject to final approval from the Organizers.

3,000 $70,000 May 24
09:00 − 17:00

May 25 − 29 16:30 − 18:30
1,000 $60,000
400 $40,000
250 $30,000
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* Please contact the Congress Secretariat (e-mail: exhibition@wcd2011.org) if you have other request such as a RF card scanner, catering, equipments, and etc for symposia.

How to Apply

Complete the Symposia Application Form which can be found in the back of this prospectus and submit via fax to +82-2-3476-8800 or e-mail to exhibition@wcd2011.org to the Congress Secretariat.

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Time Slot Allocation
First option and preference will be given to Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze sponsors. Following major sponsors, the organizer will allocate time slots respecting, whenever possible, order of arrival and sponsor¡¯s preferences indicated on the application form. Please refer to the upper for updated time slot availability and be sure to indicate alternate time slots, for use in the event that your primary choice is unavailable.

Payment
30% of the total symposia fee is due as an initial deposit, to be submitted alongside the application form. The remaining balance can be paid in two additional installments, the exact payment amounts and dates to be decided and agreed upon with the Organizer, with the final payment being submitted no later than October 31, 2010. Symposia applications submitted after this date will require a full, lump sum payment. All installments will be invoiced at the appropriate time of payment.

Change / Cancellations
Changes to your original schedule (date, time, etc.) must be submitted in writing to the Congress Secretariat. All symposium cancellations must be received in writing. For cancellation received prior to March 31, 2010, payments will be refunded less an administrative fee equal to 30% of the total price of the symposia. For cancellations received prior to October 31, 2010, payments will be refunded less an administrative fee equal to 50% of the total price of the symposia. After November 31, 2010, there will no refunds.

Important Dates
Preliminary symposium programs for inclusion in the Third Announcement due Apr 15, 2010
Speaker¡¯s abstracts submission deadline Sep 30, 2010
Final payments due Oct 31, 2010
Completed symposium programs due Dec 31, 2010
Deadline for additional symposium requirements (catering, AV, etc.) requests Feb 28, 2011
Text, advertisements, logos for congress materials due Mar 31, 2011