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12th European Space Mechanisms and Tribology Symposium 2007

Liverpool, England. 19th-21st September 2007

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We will only use your email address to provide you with information relating to the symposium. We will not email you in the future unless you have given us your consent. We will give you the chance to refuse any marketing email from us.

The type of information we will collect about you includes:
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  • address
  • phone number
  • email address
We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent. Completion of an order form implies that we may store the information provided on the order form for the purpose of organising the symposium and normal company records.

The information we hold will be accurate and as up to date as the latest information provided. You may request to see the information that we hold about you by emailing us. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly. The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy.

We will not divulge your email address to a third party without your consent. If we intend to transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) we will always obtain your consent first.

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Refund/Cancellation Policy

Reservations may be cancelled up to 14 days prior to the date of the symposium. In which case there will be a 20% handling fee to cover the cost of processing your order and refunding your money. After this period refunds will not be available. Change of delegates' names maybe undertaken for a £25 handling fee.

It is your responsibility to cancel any hotel or travel arrangements you will have made.

This policy does not affect your statutory rights and is in addition to protection afforded you in law.

Contact Details

ESTL - ESR Technology Ltd
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Simon Griffin
ESTL - ESR Technology Ltd
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Important Dates:

1st announcement, call for papers

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Call for Papers

Deadline for abstract submission

Site opens for attendance registration

Authors notified of paper acceptance

Deadline for paper submission

2nd announcement and programme details

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ESTL Space Tribology Course

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Pre-registration for ESMATS (after 17.00)

Registration at the Crowne Plaza (8.30)


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Departure after lunch or optional visit to ESTL

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