IASI 2021 Symposium Terms & Conditions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations of registration may be made through Monday, February 22, 2021. Registrants will receive a refund, less a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations after Monday, February 22, 2021. The registrant can substitute another attendee no later than Friday, March 19, 2021. All requests must be submitted in writing via email to [email protected].


Consent Release

If I am chosen or volunteer to participate in a demonstration at the event, I understand it is necessary for the individual to touch my body in an appropriate manner and each individual will be appropriately clothed at all times. I further understand that I may, at any time and for whatever reason, revoke such permission and consent, and can choose to discontinue the demonstration.


Photo & Recording Release

I may be captured in photos or recorded at the event and those photos and recordings may be used in IASI promotional materials.


IASI Liability Waiver

IASI cannot be held liable for events beyond its control, such as acts of God, government regulations, disasters or weather-related hazards, civil unrest, acts of terrorism, pandemic, epidemic, or any other emergency making it inadvisable or impossible to have the Symposium. IASI will make every effort to inform the participants as soon as possible should such an event occur to enable the participants to cancel hotel and flight arrangements.


Attendee Roster

Attendees are given the chance to receive further networking connections, educational opportunities, and/or materials from supporters. Signing up for the attendee roster can open new doors for you and your business. This roster will contain your name and contact information and can be distributed electronically to attendees, conference speakers, exhibitors, and/or sponsors. IASI may also list your name and city on the IASI 2021 website to show your engagement in the event.


Health & Safety Policy - (Subject to updates up until the start of the event)

All attendees must abide by the current rules and regulations of Oregon State, Multnomah County, City of Portland, and Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel 


Code of Conduct - (Subject to updates up until the start of the event)

IASI events are community events intended for education, networking, and collaboration. We value the participation of everyone and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Accordingly, all attendees are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees throughout all events hosted in the IASI space. To make clear what is expected, all attendees, speakers, exhibitors, organizers, and volunteers at any virtual event are required to conform to the following Code of Conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event. In registering for and/or participating in this event, you consent to comply with the following Code of Conduct.

Encouraged Behavior: 

Examples of "Encouraged Behavior" that Contribute to a Positive Environment Include:

  • Using welcoming and inclusive language
  • Being respectful of differing viewpoints and experiences
  • Gracefully accepting constructive criticism
  • Focusing on what is best for everyone at the event
  • Showing empathy towards other participants
  • Unacceptable behavior

IASI Does not Tolerate the Following:

  • Spam (verbally or in chats), including saying or re-posting the same word/content repeatedly in order to disrupt the conversation
  • Harassment, bullying, and intimidation
  • Harassment and bullying are defined as:
    • Negative comments about race/ethnicity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, physical appearance, citizenship, or other protected categories
    • Intimidation or threats, including sharing images or text especially to threaten
    • Unwelcome sexual attention, including sharing images or text especially to sexually harass
    • Threatening or other endangerment of minors or any persons
    • Any activity meant to convey or cultivate hostility
    • Ad hominem insults or other attacks
    • Encouraging the above behavior
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