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The ABTA is looking for enthusiastic individuals to volunteer at our upcoming Patient and Caregiver Meetings. Volunteers play an integral part in ensuring the success of our educational programs for patients, families and caregivers. If you have any questions, please contact us at or 773.577.8750.

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Volunteer Waiver and Release

Thank you for volunteering for the AMERICAN BRAIN TUMOR ASSOCIATION (“ABTA”) Partners in Treatment and Care meeting in 2017(the “Event”).  Please read the following Waiver and Release of Liability carefully before signing below.


Waiver and Release of Liability


I hereby acknowledge that I have voluntarily chosen to participate in the Event. In consideration for ABTA allowing me to participate in the Event, I hereby release and discharge ABTA, and all its officers, employees, contractors, agents and assigns (the “Released Parties”) from any and all claims, demands, rights, and causes of action, present or future, whether known or unknown, anticipated or unanticipated, and resulting from, or arising out of, or incident to, my participation as a volunteer in the Event.  I am aware and agree that this is a complete Release of Liability for any injuries or damages I may sustain.


Appearance Release


As a result of my participation in the Event, ABTA or its designee may take video, digital pictures, movies, photographs, and/or audio recordings of me or my profile.  I hereby irrevocably grant to ABTA and to its successors, affiliates, employees, agents, and assigns (collectively, “ABTA”), the absolute and unrestricted right to use, copy or reproduce my name, voice, picture, likeness, stories and profile, whether in original or modified form, in promotional and advertising materials, publications, news releases, Web sites or other forms hereafter conceived produced for or by ABTA and used by ABTA, including future publications and web-pages.  I understand circulation of the above can be worldwide and there will be no compensation to me for this.


I further understand that publication may be accomplished by several means, including, without limitation, electronically via the Internet and that after publication ABTA will be unable to prevent other persons from gaining access to and copying my picture, likeness, stories, and profile and subsequently using, altering, or republishing it/them without my consent.


I hereby waive all rights and release and discharge the Released Parties from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action that I may have or may hereafter have for defamation, libel, invasion of privacy, publicity, or personality, misappropriation, infringement of copyright or trademark or any other intellectual property, or any other matter, based upon or relating to the use and exploitation of me or my profile.


I understand and voluntarily accept the possibility of unconsented-to third party use, alteration or republication; and waive any claim for damages against ABTA arising from such actions by these third parties.




This Volunteer Waiver and Release shall be binding upon the undersigned and his or her heirs, next of kin, administrators and personal representatives.


I have carefully read this Volunteer Waiver and Release and fully understand its contents.  I have signed the release freely and voluntarily. 


I certify that I am over the age of majority (18 years of age or older in most states), or I have my parent’s or guardian’s consent as indicated below.


I am the parent or legal guardian of the “Participant”.  On behalf of the Participant, I hereby irrevocably and unconditionally agree to all of the terms of this release document.  I also, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, estate, insurers, successors and assigns, hereby release, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties (defined above), with respect to any and all claims or causes of action I may have for damages for personal or bodily injury, disability, death, loss or damage to person or property, whether arising from the negligence of any or all of the Released Parties or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law.