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Policies, Procedures and Tips

Policies, Procedures and Tips


Cancellations must be made in writing to the FSMB Education Department. Individuals who cancel before April 3, 2017 are entitled to a refund of their registration fees, less a $125 processing charge. No refunds will be made for cancellations after April 3, 2017. Refunds will be made in the same form as the original payment. Please note, attendees are responsible for canceling their own flight and hotel reservations in the event they are unable to attend the meeting.

Electronic Recordings and Photographs

Registration for, attendance at, and/or participation in the 2017 FSMB Annual Meeting constitutes acknowledgement by the registrant/attendee/participant that photos and video/audio recordings may be made of the conference events and constitute agreement by the registrant/attendee/participant that the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) may use and distribute in its publications, on its web site, and in the conference proceedings, such photos or recordings that include the image or voice of the registrant/attendee/participant.

Individual recordings (audio or visual) of any portion of the meeting are strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of the FSMB. By participating in the Annual Meeting, the registrant/attendee/participant acknowledges that he/she agrees to these stipulations.

Program Materials

Attendees are encouraged to bring a fully-charged laptop computer or other electronic devices with them to the meeting, as program materials and presentations for this year’s event will be provided electronically.  Attendees are also encouraged to download the FSMB Annual Meeting mobile app to their smartphone or tablet. The app will be available for download in early April 2017.