CONGRATULATIONS ON BEING ACCEPTED As a Fellow to SUMMIT.AHEAD.  WE ARE THRILLED TO HAVE YOU JOIN THE OTHER SUMMIT FELLOWS IN CREATING APPROACHES TO RE-ENFRANCHISING WORKERS THROUGH PROGRAMS THAT YOU WILL CREATE AT SUMMIT.AHEAD. PLEASE START BY ACCEPTING YOUR SPOT AS A FELLOW AT SUMMIT.AHEAD.  

 

Fellow Survival Guide

To help you prepare for the Summit, navigate Reykjavik during our convening, and focus on post-Summit action, we've prepared a Fellow Survival Guide for you.  As a living document, it will change as the Summit nears, so we advise that you bookmark the URL, rather than download it as a PDF.


Costs

SUMMIT.AHEAD. Fellows are asked to pay for their own transportation and accommodation for the duration of their involvement.  Below we ask, as a part of accepting and reserving your participation, that you place a 50%, non-refundable commitment fee which represents 50% of the room, board and transportation (within Reykjavik and does not include travel from KEF to Kex Hostel) associated with participation in SUMMIT.AHEAD. of $850 USD, or equivalent.  (Please note that the direct costs may include in-kind contributions provided by financial contributors or sponsors in lieu of cash payment.) This fee is non refundable.  For Fellows in need of financial assistance, SUMMIT.AHEAD. is organizing a scholarship fund, that provide coverage 100% coverage of the room and board costs above the $425 USD commitment fee for those Fellows to attend.  Please note that Fellows' spots must be accepted within 3 days of acceptance or the spot may be released to other Fellow candidates.

Costs you are independently responsible for as a Fellow:

  • Transportation to/from Reykjavik

Costs your commitment fee covers:

  • Accommodation in Reykjavik during SUMMIT.AHEAD.
  • Meals during SUMMIT.AHEAD
  • Any transportation to and from the Summit and its associated venues (many of which are in walking distance).

Costs Forum280 (organizer of SUMMIT.AHEAD. is responsible for:

  • Summit organization
  • Event costs other than room and board for Fellows

SUMMIT.AHEAD. is an initiative of Forum280, Inc., a California nonprofit public benefit corporation and is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the Internal Revenue Service.   Our tax identification number is 81-1794193 and our mailing address is P.O. Box 268, Palo Alto, CA, 94302.  This does not constitute tax advice, please consult your own accountant with further questions.  The Internal Revenue Service requires that Forum280:

Inform the donor that the amount of the contribution that is deductible for federal income tax purposes is limited to the excess of any money (and the value of any property other than money) contributed by the donor over the fair market value of goods or services provided by the charity, and; [that we] provide the donor with a good faith estimate of the fair market value of the goods or services that the donor received.  The charity must furnish the statement in connection with either the solicitation or the receipt of the quid pro quo contribution.  If the disclosure statement is furnished in connection with a particular solicitation, it is not necessary for the organization to provide another statement when it actually receives the contribution.

The Internal Revenue Service provides more information at https://www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits/charitable-organizations/charitable-contributions-quid-pro-quo-contributions

Citizens of other countries should consult the laws of their respective countries for information pertaining to tax deductibility to U.S. based 501(c)(3) organizations.

The value of the services provided for goods and services is estimated to be $850.

 

 

Summit.Ahead. Event

14:00 26 October 2017 until 14:00 28 October 2017

Summit.Ahead. Event location

HÖFÐI HOUSE

Borgartún

105 Reykjavík

Iceland