Expo Event Policies


Registration and refund policy: Once you register, we will send you — via mail — your receipt and badge. If you register on or after November 4, 2011, you will need to pick up your badge at the on-site registration area at Expo. Refund policy: A $25 cancellation fee per registrant applies to all refund requests made on or before November 4, 2011; no refunds will be issued on or after November 5, 2011.

On-site registration: If you plan to register at the member rate, please be sure to have your current NGWA membership card, as well as your payment, with you.

Registration notice: By virtue of registering for this NGWA event, you grant NGWA full rights to use any photos/videos/recordings containing your likeness taken during the routine business course of this event, by NGWA or its official representatives, to be used in any future promotional endeavors of NGWA and its affiliates, without any further notification or expectation of compensation.

Tax deduction for educational expenses: An income tax deduction is permitted for educational expenses (registration fees, cost of travel, lodging, and books) undertaken to (1) maintain or improve skills required in one’s employment or business, or (2) meet expressed requirements of an employer imposed as a condition to retention of employment, rate status, or rate of compensation. Meals and beverages may be deductible up to 50 percent.

Cell phone use: Please be considerate of your fellow Expo attendees and refrain from cell phone use during general sessions and educational program offerings to not disturb or distract those around you.

Phone, video, and recording equipment: No photo, video, or recording equipment of any type may be used in the exhibit hall, general sessions, meeting rooms, or any other event venue without the advance written approval of NGWA.

Note: NGWA reserves the right to amend or cancel programs and speakers as necessary to ensure a quality event.

Disclaimer: NGWA provides a wide array of presentations, workshops, Webinars, and other forms of continuing education and/or instruction developed with the input and guidance of various groundwater professionals and others who serve as presenters. Unless specifically noted, NGWA is not responsible for the content of these presentations and instruction, or the opinions of the presenters. Individual situations and local practices and standards may vary, so members and others utilizing information contained within a presentation or continuing education event are free to adopt differing standards and approaches as they see fit. Products and names mentioned in materials or presentations are the property of their respective owners and the mention of them does not constitute an endorsement by NGWA. Information contained in a presentation or continuing education event hosted or promoted by NGWA is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. NGWA assumes no liability or responsibility for the contents of a presentation or continuing education instruction or the opinions expressed by the presenters.