General terms and conditions of stars

As of 1 July 2016

The stars foundation is an independent, not-for-profit organization registered in Switzerland.

These terms and conditions apply for the registration and participation in the stars programmes as indicated in the respective documentation.

stars reserves the right to make any necessary changes to these terms and conditions at any time.


Included services

  • Participation in the full programme (keynote sessions, workshops and site visits)
  • Accommodation at conference venue
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Local transport (airport transfers and site visits)


Excluded services

  • Participants are fully responsible for their own insurance coverage (travel, health, accident, et al)
  • Participants must comply with all rules, regulations and laws of the respective host country
  • Participants have to make their own flight arrangements to and from the airport located closest to the conference venue
  • Participants have to apply for and cover the costs of their visa themselves, where applicable (stars provides support in the application process)



Registration fees are non-refundable. In case of cancellation by a registered participant, a substitute participant is welcome.