APPENDIX

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1. ANNUAL FEES AND FINANCIAL DECISION

These amounts are decided by Executive Committee and approved by the General Council.

a. Standard membership fee for Society Members and Associate Members is 550 Euros for each of the years 2014 and 2015.

b. Ordinary members: the annual fee is 110 Euros for each of the years 2014 and 2015.
A 10% late fee will be applied for the Society Members who do not pay the annual fee on time.

c. Industry members: there are different annual fee according to different categories:

1. Platinum member:
Annual fee: 10,000 Euros
Benefit:
– Logo in home web page with link to industry website
– Logo in UIP newsletters
– Discount (15 %) of booth price in UIP congresses
– Discount (15 %) in symposium fee in UIP congresses
– Free banner in UIP congresses gala dinner
– Logos in bags given to UIP congress members

2. Gold member
Annual fee:  5,000 Euros
Benefit:
– Logo in home web page with link to one pdf page
– Discount (10%) of booth price in UIP congresses
– Discount (10 % ) in symposium fee in UIP congresses
– Discount (20 %) for banner in UIP congresses gala dinner
– Discount (20 %) for logos in bags of UIP congresses

3. Silver member
Annual fee:  3,000 Euros
Benefit:
– Logo in home web page without link
– Discount (5 %) of booth price in UIP congresses
– Discount (5 %) in symposium fee in UIP congresses
– Discount (10 %) for banner in UIP congresses gala dinner
– Discount (10 %) for logos in bags of UIP congresses

2. GUIDELINES ON APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP OF THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF PHLEBOLOGY

Pre requirements

1. Societies applying for Society Membership in the UIP must:
a. Be not-for-profit.
b. Have at least four years of continuous activity.
c. Have organized at least 2 previous national or international congresses with at least 50% of venous themes in the scientific program.
2.  Societies which do not meet the above conditions could be admitted as Associate Member. They may attend the General Council Meeting without the right to vote, and pay the annual fee according to the classification.

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The application must include the following documents/information:
1. A formal application by the Society for membership in the UIP
2. Copy of the constitution of the Society
3. The administrative structure of the Society (Council, Executive Committee, etc)
4. The procedures of elections and voting
5. The frequency of meetings
6. A list of past meetings and main themes
7. A list of planned future meetings and main themes
8. A full membership list with total numbers
9. The name of the Society journal, if any

All documents must be sent to President with a copy to the General Secretary.

B. Guidelines on application for ordinary members
 The ordinary members must send an application form with all personal data and a short CV and/or other documents useful to define the interest in Phlebology.
All documents must be sent to the President with a copy to the General Secretary.

3. PRELIMINARY REQUIREMENTS FOR CANDIDATES MEETING ORGANIZERS

Candidatures must be sent to the President of the UIP with a copy to the General Secretary.
This candidature must contain the following elements:
1. Proposed period for the event
2. Location
3. Provisional program mentioning the special topics to be treated.
4. Morning plenary sessions without concurrent symposia or meetings.
5. First morning plenary session devoted to the UIP consensus conferences/awards and prizes.
6. Possible Hotel accommodation (from different categories).
7. Travel facilities
8. Budget and sponsoring

Administrative instructions for organizers:

1. The organizer will pay 5% of all delegate registration (excluding trade delegates) to the UIP.
2. The organizer will offer a 10% discount on the published cost of exhibition booths (only) to the “Industry members”.
3. The organizer will offer a 20% discount on the delegate fees to “Ordinary Members”.
4. The organizer will commit to all members of the Executive Committee:
– Hotel accommodation (room with double occupancy) for the period of the Congress in the Official Hotel.
– Complimentary registration including registration for an accompanying person.
– Two tickets to the Gala Dinner and all social activities organized by the Congress.
– All expenses of the Executive Committee and General Council meetings including room, audiovisual facilities, food (finger buffet) and beverages, etc.
5. The organizer does not pay airfare. These expenses will be covered by the UIP.
6. Any other requests or needs will be decided between the organizer and the President of the UIP.

4. ABOUT THE AUSPICES

The UIP will give permission to use the official logo for  courses, symposia or meetings that receive the auspices of the UIP.

The organizers of events must send the request for the auspices to the President of UIP (with a copy to the General Secretary) in writing  including the complete Program of events.

The decision regarding granting of the Auspices will be by a vote of the Vice President of the Geographic Region, the President and the General Secretary.

1. National Congresses of Affiliated societies.
The organizers will pay the fixed amount for the auspices (200 Euros).

The organizer should pay 50% of the total amount expected in advance following approval granted by the UIP.

2. Other kind of scientific activity organized by any not-for- profit society or association not affiliated with the UIP that request auspices will pay  450 Euros.

The organizer should pay 50% of the total amount expected in advance following approval granted by the UIP.

3. Industry or for-profit organization.
All projects which request the auspices of the UIP will be charged according to the significance and size of the program. This includes Awards, Communications, Research and other projects carried out in partnership with commercial entities. The fee will be negotiated by the President and will be communicated to the Executive Committee for approval. The fee will be reviewed and approved by vote of the Executive Committee from time to time.

The Executive Committee will decide if the request for the auspices is in accordance with the main objectives of the UIP with respect to the scientific level, ethical and legal procedures.

Appendix revised and approved: Boston, September 2013, Seoul, August 2015