AOFAS reserves the right to cancel the Annual Meeting at any time. In the event Annual Meeting 2023 is entirely or partially canceled or postponed other than due to a Force Majeure, Exhibitor's sole and exclusive remedy with respect to any damages, including
incremental and consequential damages, sustained by Exhibitor as a result of such non-occurrence or postponement shall be a refund by AOFAS of registration fees paid by Exhibitor as of the date of such cancellation.
Exhibitor acknowledges and agrees that AOFAS's performance under this Agreement is subject to and shall be excused due to one or more Force Majeure events (as defined herein) directly or indirectly impacting AOFAS or Annual Meeting. A Force Majeure is
defined as a circumstance or occurrence beyond the parties’ control which makes it inadvisable, illegal, commercially impracticable, or impossible for the Annual Meeting to take place as planned, including, without limitation: (i) acts of God,
(ii) disasters (including, but not limited to, fire, flood, severe weather, and earthquake), (iii) war, (iv) civil disorder, (v) suspected or actual terrorism in or near the borders of the continental United States, (vi) government regulation (including,
but not limited to, declared states of emergency), (vii) national or international public health authorities’ (including, without limitation, the Centers for Disease Control or the World Health Organization) declaration of public health emergencies,
communicable disease, epidemic or pandemic advisories or alerts, (viii) strikes or work stoppages, (ix) curtailment of transportation services (including, without limitation, travel bans and advisories), (x) public or private policies which restrict
or prohibit participants of Annual Meeting from traveling to or attending Annual Meeting. AOFAS shall promptly provide notice (which may be sent via email to the address on the registration form) of a cancellation due to the existence of one or more
Force Majeure events, and Exhibitor agrees that AOFAS shall have no liability whatsoever to Exhibitor as a result of such cancellation or AOFAS’s partial or non-performance due to such Force Majeure.