Code of Conduct

HG Insights is committed to providing a friendly and safe environment for all attendees, speakers, staff, and employees attending HG United. In accordance with the HG Insights Employee handbook, all participants of HG United are required to agree and comply with the following code of conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe beneficial environment for everybody.

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Expected behavior:
All attendees, speakers, staff, and employees (collectively participants) are expected to be respectful, collaborative and considerate while attending HG United. Please refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing actions and speech.

Unacceptable Behavior:
Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, technology choices, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.

Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

Sponsors, and conference staff are also subject to the anti-harassment policy. In particular, sponsors and staff should not use sexualized images, activities, or other material. Staff (including volunteers) should not use sexualized clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualized environment.

If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the conference organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of conference staff immediately. Conference staff can be identified as they’ll be wearing branded clothing and/or badges.

Conference staff will be happy to help participants contact hotel/venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the conference. We value your attendance.

We expect participants to follow these rules at conference, hotel and workshop venues and conference-related social events.