Participation conditions

Participation conditions for the event

Webinar 8th Workshop "Lithium-Sulfur Batteries"
June 18 –19, 2020, Fraunhofer IWS Dresden


Organizing institution:

Fraunhofer IWS Dresden
Winterbergstraße 28
01277 Dresden
Phone +49 351 83391-0
Fax      +49 351 83391-3300


1. Registration and contracting

Registration can be done online using the registration form, which can be downloaded from the event's website at A separate registration form must be completed for each participant. For better planning we ask you to register within the specified registration period.

Once the online registration on the Fraunhofer IWS website has been completed, the participant will receive an electronic registration confirmation to the e-mail address provided. This information does not constitute the contract yet. Participation is subject to the express confirmation of your registration per e-mail issued by Fraunhofer IWS. This e-mail includes the participation fee and the payment details.

The webinar will be held online using third party software platform GoToWebinar. The electronic registration confirmation e-mail by Fraunhofer IWS will provide a link for a further registration step, to be completed on the GoToWebinar website for each webinar of interest. This registration is mandatory to participate in the webinar. Only after completing the final registration on the GoToWebinar website (required information: first name, last name, email address) the participant will automatically receive a link to participate in the webinar as well as a password, which is necessary for a login on the webinar day. By registering on the GoToWebinar website, participants agree to the GoToWebinar privacy policy (

The Fraunhofer IWS reserves the right to exclude participants from the webinar who have not officially registered. The event is recorded and then made available to the registrants during a limited time period.


2. Event contents

The event’s contents can be found in the program, which can be downloaded from

The Fraunhofer IWS reserves the right to change the schedule or the content of the program if necessary and if the subject of the event is not restricted. The Fraunhofer IWS strives to inform participants about the respective changes promptly via the event website or e-mail.


3. Services

The event will be held in the form of an online webinar. The scope of the contractual service is determined by the event's information documents, the registration form and the organizer's confirmation of participation. If the participant does not fully or partially use services properly offered, there is no entitlement to a refund of the participation fee.

Should participants encounter technical problems that prevent them from attending the webinar, the Fraunhofer IWS will not refund the fees paid. To ensure that technical equipment meets the system requirements for a successful participation, please use this verification link:

4. Participation fee and payment

The participation fee and the costs for any additional offers can be found in the service description of the event, see Section 3.

The payment of the participation fee is effected by bank transfer and is due within 14 days after receipt of the invoice without deduction. Decisive is the date of receipt of payment on the Fraunhofer IWS’ account. Partial payments are not possible.


5. Cancellation

A cancellation by the participant can only be done in written form and has to be sent to exclusively. A cancellation on the GoToWebinar website is not sufficient. Please use this contact option only: A separate cancellation on the GoToWebinar website is not necessary.

Until June 10, 2020 a cancellation is possible free of charge, already paid participation fees will be refunded. For cancellations after June 10, 2020 the full participation fee will be charged. If a participant is unable to attend the event, he or she may nominate a substitute free of charge.


6. Cancellation of the event and withdrawal

The Fraunhofer IWS reserves the right to cancel events if the number of participants is too low or in cases of force majeure. In this case, participants will be offered an alternative date as far as possible. If there is no suitable alternative date, the participant can withdraw from the booking free of charge. Already paid participation fees will be refunded. A claim for reimbursement loss of working hours is excluded.

Fraunhofer IWS is entitled to withdraw from the participation contract without the need for a reminder and deadline if the participation fee is not paid within the period specified in Section 4.


7. Copyrights and rights of use

The materials obtained during the event are protected by copyright. Distribution, exhibition, disclosure to the public, reproduction and duplication – with the exception of acts of reproduction for exclusively private purposes within the meaning of § 53 UrhG – are only permitted with the express consent of the Fraunhofer IWS.

The passing on and dissemination of the webinar recording is strictly prohibited. 


10. Final provisions

Should one or more regulations of these participation conditions be or become ineffective, the effectiveness of the remaining regulations is not affected thereby.

The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply to the exclusion of conflict of laws provisions.


11. Information

Insofar as the fulfillment of contractual obligations of the Fraunhofer IWS requires approval due to national, European, US American or international regulations of foreign trade law including embargos (and/or other sanctions), the fulfillment of the contract shall be subject to the approval of the competent authorities. The Fraunhofer IWS shall not be liable for any contractual or other infringement of obligations arising from failure to grant approval. The same shall apply if the performance of the contract should be prohibited by the aforementioned provisions.