Welcome to the 2015 Strategic Innovation Summit: Enabling Economies for the Future Application to Attend form.
This Summit is an invitation-only program for senior-most executives in the public sector, technology and start-up community and higher education. Other applicants will be reviewed and accepted on a case-by-case basis. As attendance is limited, we encourage you to apply soon. This event is complimentary and there is no tuition fee to attend. However, travel and hotel expenses are the responsibility of individual participants.
*Attendee Agreement There is no tuition charge or fee to attend this Summit. However, attendees will be responsible for their own transportation, lodging and other related personal expenses. The conveners of this event understand that the laws of many jurisdictions restrict private parties, private sector partners and/or government contractors from providing gifts or other things of value to government officials, and in some cases require reporting of such gifts. Likewise, some government officials are restricted from accepting gifts or other things of value in many jurisdictions. Although no admission is being charged to any attendee, if required by law, regulation, policy, or otherwise, attendees may reimburse the host for costs related to their attendance. In such case, the per-person price of this conference is approximately US$1,650. This includes meals (valued at US$300), materials, speakers, conference facilities, security and logistical support. In addition, the regulations of certain jurisdictions allowing for the attendance and participation of government officials and employees at events with a legitimate public purpose and benefit for the government agency, subject to the approval of the appropriate agency head, at "widely attended" events, and at educational events, may be relevant to this event. Please check with your ethics counsel to verify that you are permitted to attend this event and to determine whether any reporting of attendance and/or reimbursement of costs will be required. By accepting this invitation, you certify that you (1) understand that it is your responsibility to ensure that attending this conference is permitted by any applicable ethics laws, regulations, or policies that may impose limitations on your ability to accept gifts or hospitality, (2) have consulted with your applicable ethics officer or attorney to confirm your understanding of these ethics law, regulations or policies, and (3) have confirmed that your attendance at this event is in full conformity with all applicable ethics laws, regulations or policies.