Bad Weather Arrangement

URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT

In the event of cancellation of Day 2 programme due to bad weather, the keynote presentation of Day 2 by Professor Carolyn Webster-Stratton will be scheduled on Day 3 morning session at 9:15am (if the weather permits in Day 3). Participants enrolled only on Day 2 Programme are welcomed to join on Day 3 Programme to catch up the Keynote Presentation. Please check our Conference website: http://www.socsc.hku.hk/icp21/en/ for further details.


Extended Session (November 25, Friday)


Revised Day 3 Programme (October 22, Saturday)


When Tropical Cyclone Signal No.3 or Red Rainstorm Warning Signal is in force, all conference programmes will continue to be held as scheduled, unless otherwise announced by the organizer.

When the Hong Kong Observatory announces that Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal will be issued within the next 2 hours, special arrangements may be required based on the prevailing weather situation. Conference participants can call the Conference Secretariat at 28597650 or visit the conference website to check for any special arrangements.

When Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is in force, the following arrangements shall apply:

For conference programmes not yet started
Weather Condition Action to be Taken
Morning Session
Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is in force at or after 6:30am All morning activities (9:30am to 2:00pm) will be suspended.
Afternoon Session
Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is cancelled at or before 11:00am All suspended activities will be resumed at 2:00pm at scheduled in the programme.
Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is in force after 11:00am All afternoon activities (2:00pm – 5:30pm) will be suspended and postponed to the next day.

 

For Programmes already started
Weather Condition Action to be Taken
Tropical Cyclone No. 8 (or above) is issued All programmes will be suspended immediately and contingency arrangement will be announced.
Black Rainstorm Warning is issued All programmes (except those held outdoors) will continue until the end of that session, unless the organizer announces that session be suspended.
If the presentations cannot be completed due to bad weather, the organizer will try to arrange the overseas speakers to deliver their presentations first. All overseas speakers’ presentations will be videotaped and posted on the conference website for participants’ viewing. The make-up arrangement for local presentations will be announced by the organizer in due course.No refund of registration fee will be arranged for any uncompleted conference activities due to bad weather.