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Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct – Updated Feb, 2023

  1. Respect for All Attendees: All attendees, speakers, sponsors, and volunteers at the conference are required to show respect for others and to maintain a harassment-free environment.

  2. No Discrimination or Harassment: Discrimination and harassment of any kind, including but not limited to gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and disability, will not be tolerated.

  3. Confidentiality: Participants must respect the confidentiality of sensitive information that may be shared at the conference.

  4. Consumption of Alcohol: The consumption of alcohol not permitted unless provided and served by the Convention Center as specifically designated events.

  5. Responsible Use of Technology: Participants must use technology responsibly and in accordance with the law. This includes avoiding unauthorized access to computer systems and networks, as well as not engaging in any malicious or harmful activities.

  6. Compliance with Laws: Participants must comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

  7. No Lewd or Offensive Behavior: Participants are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and to refrain from engaging in lewd or offensive behavior. This includes, but is not limited to, sexual harassment, vulgar or obscene language, and the display of offensive materials.

  8. Reporting of Violations: Participants who witness or experience any violation of this code of conduct are encouraged to report it to conference staff immediately.

  9. Consequences of Violations: Conference staff will investigate all reported violations and may take any appropriate action, up to and including removal from the conference and banning from future events.

By participating in the conference, attendees agree to abide by this code of conduct and to respect the rights and dignity of others. The conference organizers reserve the right to enforce this code of conduct as necessary to ensure a safe and respectful environment for all attendees.