When and where will WCLC 2020 take place?
WCLC 2020 has been postponed. The IASLC 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer will now be held in Singapore from January 26 – 29, 2021 (WCLC 2020 Singapore).
Why has WCLC 2020 Singapore been postponed?
The postponement was based on multiple factors, including but not limited to, the current travel restrictions put in place by Singapore, the U.S. and other countries, and, importantly, the toll currently being placed on our health care community. These restrictions significantly affect the ability of delegates, speakers, presenters and exhibitors to participate fully in the WCLC 2020 Singapore. This decision also underlines our commitment to containing the virus and preventing further sickness and loss of life, as per WHO recommendations.
When and where will WCLC 2021 Denver take place?
WCLC 2021 will still be held September 11 – 14, 2021 in Denver, Colorado, USA (WCLC 2021 Denver).
Can my conference registration fee be refunded?
Yes. Your registration fee can be refunded in full or it can be transferred to WCLC 2020 Singapore. Please email [email protected] to request a full refund by June 1, 2020. Cancellations received after June 1, 2020 may not be fully refunded and may be subject to the standard cancellation policy.
Transfer of your registration to another person is permitted by re-accessing the original delegate's registration via the confirmation letter and replacing it with the new delegate’s details.
I am planning to attend WCLC 2020 Singapore, can I simply transfer my registration fee to the January Conference in Singapore?
Yes. The conference is postponed so we can transfer your registration to the event in January 2021, at no cost. Should you change your mind or be unable to join us in January 2021, your registration fee will be refunded. Cancellations received by June 1, 2020 will be refunded fully. Cancellations received after June 1, 2020 may be subject to the standard cancellation policy.
Will my ticket for the ILC Foundation Dinner – Road to Hope be refunded?
Yes. Your ticket for the ILC Foundation Dinner can be refunded or it can be transferred to the January 2021 event. Please email [email protected] to request a refund by June 1, 2020.
Will my pre-conference workshop fee be refunded?
Yes. Any tickets purchased for the pre-conference workshops can be refunded or can be transferred to the January 2021 event. Please email [email protected] to request a refund by June 1, 2020.
Will my hotel room reservation be refunded?
If you have made a hotel room reservation within the official block of the conference partner hotels, you will receive an email with information on the cancellation policy by 17:00 PST on April 7, 2020. If you have booked outside our official block, please contact the hotel directly. Please note no payment has yet been taken for your room reservation.
Will my airfare be refunded?
Please ask your travel agent/airline and let them know you are cancelling or modifying your booking due to the postponement of WCLC 2020 Singapore due to COVID-19. The responsibility for airfare bookings and refunds falls outside the scope of WCLC 2020 Singapore and will be dependent on the type of fare booked and travel insurance coverage. If you are an invited speaker you will be contacted by WCLC 2020 Singapore Secretariat.
I submitted an abstract, what happens now?
The status for all abstracts already submitted for WCLC 2020 Singapore will automatically be changed from ‘Submitted’ to ‘In Progress’, allowing you to choose ONE of the following options:
I was invited to speak at the Conference or chair a session. Does the invitation automatically extend to WCLC 2020 Singapore (January 26 – 29, 2021)?
Considering the postponement, we are further evaluating the scientific program and will reach out individually to confirm your participation.
I submitted an application for one of the Education & Mentorship Awards, what happens now?
All submitted Education & Mentorship Award applications will be automatically transferred to WCLC 2020 Singapore in January and you will receive an email asking to re-confirm your application. Additionally, you will have the following options:
For any questions, please contact [email protected].
I am an exhibitor and/or sponsor, will my fees be refunded?
We understand that the postponement of the event may affect your plans. As such, we hope that you will commit to sponsoring and/or exhibiting at WCLC 2020 Singapore in January. If you plan to continue, we will transfer your booth booking and/or sponsorship and guarantee the same conditions and location that was previously confirmed.
If you decide to cancel your booth booking/sponsorship and contact us by April 30, 2020, you will receive a full refund. If you cancel your participation now and then decide to join WCLC 2020 Singapore in January, we cannot guarantee the same location on the floor plan and/or sponsorship package. Please email [email protected] your decision by April 30, 2020.
I am planning to be an exhibitor and/or sponsor at WCLC 2020 Singapore. Can I simply transfer my exhibit and/or sponsorship fee to the new dates?
Yes. Your exhibit and/or sponsorship fee from the August 2020 WCLC can be transferred to the January 2021 dates. As such, the exhibit/sponsorship fee will remain unchanged and we will guarantee your booth location as per this year’s floorplan and/or your sponsorship items. Please email [email protected] your decision by April 30, 2020.
Will the cost of preparing my booth be refunded?
Please contact your show service provider as the IASLC is not party to these transactions.
I have another question. Who do I contact?
Please send your question to us at [email protected]
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