ASAE is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and ASAE staff. All participants, including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, volunteers, industry partners, exhibitors, ASAE staff members, service providers, and all others are expected to abide by this Code of Conduct. This Code of Conduct applies to the ASAE meeting and related events, including those sponsored by organizations other than ASAE but held in conjunction with ASAE events.
This Code of Conduct outlines ASAE’s expectations for participant behavior, as well as the consequences for unacceptable behavior. ASAE promotes equal opportunities and treatment for all participants. All participants are expected to treat others with respect and consideration, follow venue rules, and to alert staff to any violations of this Code of Conduct, dangerous situations, or any participant in distress.
Unacceptable behavior includes:
In addition, participants must adhere to the following rules:
What to do if you witness or experience conduct that violates this Code of Conduct
Conduct in violation of this Code of Conduct should be promptly brought to the attention of
Nancy Green, FASAE, CAE, Chief Operating Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-494-5230 so that we can take appropriate action.
Unacceptable behavior will not be tolerated at ASAE meetings or related events.
Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. ASAE reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior, and ASAE reserves the right to prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtually or in person.
Participants must also cooperate with any ASAE investigation into reports of a violation of this Code of Conduct by providing information requested by ASAE that is relevant to ASAE’s investigation. ASAE will also report on the outcome of any investigation to individuals who have reported a violation of this Code of Conduct; the information provided to those individuals will be limited to whether ASAE found a violation of the Code, whether any sanctions or corrective actions were imposed, and, in ASAE’s discretion, the nature of those sanctions or corrective actions.
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