POLICY STATEMENTS:

POLICY STATEMENT NO. 13:
REGISTRATION FEES REFINING S.I.T. MEMBERS – FIRST TIME ATTENDEES

It is the policy to reduce the registration fees to fifty percent (50.00%) of the regular full registration fees to Refining S.I.T. members who attend for the first time the Annual Conferences.   The reduced fees can be applied to one (1) associate per refining corporate member per year. The corporate member through its S.I.T. contact person must communicate the Executive Director the name of the awardee.

APPROVED BY:
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING NO. 1, ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2018.

POLICY STATEMENT NO. 14:
REGISTRATION FEES S.I.T. MEMBERS – FIRST AUTHOR

It is the policy to reduce the registration fees to fifty percent (50.00%) of the regular registration fees to the first author presenting a paper at the Annual Conferences.  The first author must be an associate refining member.  The Program Chairman must notify the Executive Director the names of the awardees as soon as the program is confirmed.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING NO. 1, ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2018.

POLICY STATEMENT NO. 15:
REGISTRATION FEES – SIMPOSIUM PANELISTS

It is the policy to reduce the registration fees to fifty percent (50.00%) of the regular registration fees to symposium panelists at the Annual Conferences.  The Symposium Chairman to notify the Executive Director the names of the panelists as soon as the list of panelists is confirmed.   The awardee must be an S.I.T. member.

APPROVED BY:
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING NO 1, ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

POLICY STATEMENT NO. 16 :
REGISTRATION FEES GRADUATE STUDENTS

It is the policy to wave the membership dues and registration fees to the Annual Conferences to graduate students presenting a paper and or poster at the conference.  In addition to the above, S.I.T. to provide $1000.00 scholarship as monetary help towards travel costs.  The subject of the paper/poster must be related to sugar manufacturing and be evaluated by the Program Chairman previous to awarding the scholarship.   The Major Professor or the Director/Dean of the school where the research is being done must notify the Program Chairman the name of the awardee.  A check for the value of the scholarship to be presented to the awardee at the Awards Banquet immediately following the Technical Conference.

APPROVED BY:
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING NO. 1, ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2018.