organizers of VLDB 2003 are making every effort to make it an
enlightening and enjoyable experience for participants. However,
neither the VLDB Endowment nor the local organizers can take responsibility
for any damage, loss or inconvenience participants might incur
in connection with the conference. In addition, the organizers
cannot be held responsible for the correctness or appropriateness
of the talks, papers, panels, tutorials and demonstrations included
in the conference. In particular, changes to the published conference
program or cancellation of parts thereof do not entitle participants
to a full or partial refund of the conference fee.
personal/business information supplied to the conference will
be used by the conference organization for the purposes of conference
registration and administration. Names/addresses of attendees
will be processed electronically and included in a list of participants
that may be posted/distributed during and in connection with the
conference. In addition, under control of the VLDB Endowment Board,
this information may also be made available for purposes beneficial
to the scientific community such as informing attendees of relevant
related publications, events, or items of interest to the community.
By registering for the conference, participants give their consent
for such uses of their personal/business information.