tekom - conferences

Conditions of Participation

Registration for the conference is non-transferable and binding.Registration conditional upon participation in a specific lecture, workshop or evening event is not permitted. 


The attendance fee is due upon registration. It is payable immediately after invoicing or via the online payment system.
If no payment is received, the difference between the normal price and the amount of the early bird discount will be charged 3 weeks after invoicing. The use of the early bird discount excludes the payment of the invoice on site. The obligation to pay does not expire if the participant does not participate. If the participant cannot ensure that the invoice amount is received before the start of the event, it must be paid on site at the event or show proof that the invoice amount has been transferred.


The participant can cancel or withdraw from his participation according to the following provisions, provided that the organizer is not at fault (cancellation).

Cancellation up to four weeks before the start of the conference is free of charge for the participant.

For cancellations between four weeks before the start of the conference and before October 28, 2020, the organizer may charge an appropriate flat rate of 90 euros net or retain the same amount from participation fees already received. The participant reserves the right to prove that the organizer did not suffer any damage or a smaller damage than the flat rate; in this case, no amount or only the smaller damage is to be paid. The organizer reserves the right to prove that the damage is greater than the lump sum; in this case, the greater damage is to be paid.

For cancellations after October 27, the full participation fee remains due, or any participation fees already paid will not be refunded.

Force Majeure

In the event of force majeure leading to a cancellation of the conference, an interruption of the contract or conference, or individual contractual services, both parties have the right to terminate the contract.

This shall also apply to the extent that impossibility results according to BGB § 275, paragraph 2.

In these above-mentioned cases, services that have been provided are to be rescinded in accordance with BGB § 346; the claim to the contractual services is canceled. Claims for damages and compensation for futile expenditure are excluded.

Pictures and Audio/Video Recordings

Tape recordings, video recordings and photographs are strictly prohibited. Exceptions must be discussed with conference management beforehand.

We would like to inform you that tcworld takes pictures of the event for purposes of documentation and publicity. It is therefore possible that you may be recognizable on pictures.The pictures and video recordings are kept permanently for the documentation of the event. Selected material will be used for reporting and promotion purposes in ‘tk’, tcworld magazine, the association websites, Newsletters and social media such as Twitter, XING, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.
Please approach the photographer or cameraman directly if you do not wish to be photographed or filmed. 

The legal basis for processing pictures and video recordings is the legitimate interest of the Organizer pursuant to GDPR Article 6 (1) 1 f.

Interviews and statements will only be recorded and published with your express consent pursuant to GDPR Article 6 (1) 1 a.

The place of performance and jurisdiction shall be Stuttgart.

Online Conference

It is not permitted to forward the access data for 'my conference tool' to other persons.

We kindly ask you to reserve a place for lectures, tutorials or other online events in advance. Without a seat reservation, participation cannot be guaranteed.

Recording or partial recording and screenshots of lectures, tutorials or other online events are not permitted. Also, the presentation of lectures, tutorials or other online events is neither public nor non-public.

The lectures will be available for 3 months after the conference.

Online exhibition and networking

You can participate in the trade fair via a mobile app or a web application. This allows you to

- see a program guide

- network with other participants and exhibitors

- view tool presentations

- participate in chats and discussion groups

- view exhibitor profiles

- book appointments with exhibitors

- make video calls to exhibitors

- view job advertisements


You will receive the links for the web application and for downloading the app in time before the tcworld conference.



The place of performance and jurisdiction shall be Stuttgart.