FAQs

See our list of frequently asked questions about the World Forum below. If you can't find what you're looking for, please email us with your query and we will do our best to help.
 

The booking process:
 

Can I cancel my booking?
Please email us. Refunds will be offered with the following deductions: 8 weeks or more in advance, 10%; between 4 and 8 weeks in advance, 50%. No refunds will be offered less than 4 weeks before the event.

Can I transfer my registration to someone else in my organisation if I am unable to attend?
Yes. You may transfer your registration at no charge until 24 hours before the start of the conference. Please email with your full name and booking reference and details of the replacement and we shall update the information.

Are there any early booking discounts?
Yes. For corporate delegates there are Super Early Bird and Early Bird rates available. These discounts will be automatically applied if your ticket is purchased before the closing date. There are no Early Bird rates for non-corporate delegates, as these tickets are already discounted.

Are there special rates for non-corporate delegates?
Yes. Delegates from NGOs, academic institutions or public bodies are eligible for our the non-corporate rate. You will be asked to enter the web address of your organisation to verify this.

Can I attend the Conference Dinner only?
Yes. When booking you will be given the option to select the dinner on its own.

What are the CEOs’ Events?
Application-only events on Day One and Day Two. On the evening of Day One there will be CEOs' Networking Drinks; on the morning of Day Two there will be a CEOs' Breakfast Roundtable. More information can be found here.

What is the Young Leaders' Roundtable?
Application-only event on Day Two. More information can be found here

How can I apply for the CEOs’ Events? 
Whilst booking, tick the box ‘Submit application for access to the CEOs’ Events'. There is a limited number of places, which will be reserved for the most senior delegates at the event. If your application is accepted, your place will be confirmed via e-mail.

How can I apply for the Young Leaders' Roundtable?
Whilst booking, tick the box ‘Submit application for access to the Young Leaders' Roundtable'. There is a limited number of places and full details will appear here on the website. If your application is accepted, your place will be confirmed via e-mail.

 

About Edinburgh:
 

How can I get to Edinburgh?
Train or plane are the best options. Train information can be found at www.nationalrail.co.uk or www.eastcoast.co.uk. In order to help reduce the environmental impact of the conference we advise travelling by rail where possible. For flight information visit www.edinburghairport.com

What will the weather be like in Edinburgh in November?
The average day-time temperature for November is 6°C and it's advisable to bring an umbrella!

Where can I find tourist information for Edinburgh?
Visit www.edinburgh.org to explore some of the great things on offer in the city if you choose to extend your stay.
 

Miscellaneous:
 

What is the dress code for the conference?
Business Casual. There is no set dress code for the conference though we recommend business casual attire throughout. 

Is the conference food ethically-sourced?
Yes, we are delighted to have Leith's of Edinburgh on board as the caterers for the 2015 World Forum on Natural Capital. With a range of exciting vegetarian options, organic & locally-sourced meat where possible and fair-trade products, we have done our utmost to make the menus both delicious and sustainable.

 

If your question is not answered by the above please contact us: info@naturalcapitalforum.com
 

 
 

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We do not have the luxury of doing nothing. While many of us have not fully assessed whether we are protecting the natural capital on which our businesses rely, I wonder if we have asked what the consequences are if this disappears?

Katherine Garrett-Cox
CEO, Alliance Trust
 

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