In Case of Emergency

This page is dedicated to announcements in the event of an emergency situation or natural disaster.

ICBC will occur as scheduled!

Hurricane Dorian has not affected the ICBC location and the conference will occur as scheduled.

If you cancelled your hotel reservation and would still like to attend the conference, please contact the hotel directly to reinstate your reservation.

If your travel was canceled due to the effects of Hurricane Dorian and you can no longer attend the conference, please email written documentation so we may cancel your registration and issue you a refund. Email: mstage@ufl.edu. If you made a hotel reservation, be sure to contact the hotel directly to cancel your reservation to avoid a charge.

We look forward to seeing you at ICBC!

If an emergency situation does occur, updates will be posted to this web page as they become available. Updates will also be posted to the conference Facebook page and tweeted using the hashtag #ICEOCI, so be sure to follow these pages.


Important Resources

National Weather Service
http://www.weather.gov/

State Department
http://www.state.gov/travel

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
http://www.fema.gov/

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
https://step.state.gov/step/

International Travelers

Homeland Security advises that you register with your Embassy and the U.S. Embassy as a traveler.

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