ASIP is committed to providing a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for all, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, or other protected characteristics. We expect all attendees, media, speakers, volunteers, organizers, venue staff, guests, and exhibitors to help us ensure a safe and positive conference experience for everyone.
We expect all participants at PISA 2018 to abide by this Code of Conduct in all venues, including ancillary events and official and unofficial social gatherings.
Unacceptable Behaviors Include:
What To Do If You Witness or Experience Conduct That Violates the Code:
ASIP staff will be happy to help participants contact convention center/hotel/venue security or local law enforcement, and otherwise assist those experiencing harassment, to enable them to feel safe for the duration of the conference. We value your attendance, and want to make your experience as productive and professionally stimulating as possible.
Need to file a complaint? Your confidentiality will be respected. Please contact:
Director of Membership Services
Consequences of Unacceptable Behavior:
Unacceptable behavior from any participant at PISA 2018, including attendees, sponsors, exhibitors, contractors, volunteer leaders, vendors, venue staff, and anyone with decision-making authority, will not be tolerated. Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately.
If a participant engages in unacceptable behavior, ASIP staff may take any action they deem appropriate, including removal from the PISA Conference, without refund, and/or future ASIP meetings. Egregious violations will result in more severe sanctions, including the possibility of reporting to local law enforcement.
PLEASE ALSO SEE THE ASIP 2018 SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY POLICY