Ascend Global Media is committed to delivering a welcoming and inclusive environment/ platform for all, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, cultural background, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), technology choices or accessibility needs, for any event, programme (in person or virtual), or activity developed or conducted.
Every employee, partner, and individual associated with AGM, will be treated with dignity and respect. We pledge to make our events a safe and inviting environment where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender varied, intersex, asexual, and queer (LGBTIQA+) persons can attend as themselves, free of judgement, discrimination, and harassment.
We do not tolerate harassment of any members of our platforms and participants in our virtual and live events in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any business community or conference, including talks, workshops, Twitter, and other online media. Members and conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of Ascend Global Media.
At Ascend Global Media we are an inclusive community
All participants of our virtual and live events, speakers, sponsors, and volunteers are required to agree with the following.
In being part of our community you should always conduct yourself professionally. Be kind, respectful, inclusive to all members. You must respect everyone’s privacy, you must choose your words carefully, you must be sensible.
All speakers should submit a draft and final presentation, failure to do so may mean expulsion from our platform.
Nobody should ever feel excluded based on their race, gender, gender identity, or gender expression, age, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or medical condition. Should anyone violate our code of conduct or anything noted above, Ascend Global Media will immediately – and permanently – remove you as a member of our community or a participant in our virtual/live events. We operate a zero-tolerance policy. I consent and agree to this statement and understand that any behaviour or action that contradicts this statement will result in my removal.
Code of Conduct
Please always conduct yourself professionally and be kind, respectful and inclusive of everyone.
Please respect everyone’s privacy and psychological safety - being a part of the Women in Technology World Series means there will be authentic, honest discussions on sometimes sensitive topics. Trigger/Content warnings will be advised where necessary.
We ask that you choose your words carefully and do not share/say anything that would be deemed as offensive or oppressive. We have a zero-tolerance policy on bullying, harassment or the promotion of hate speech.
Participants agree that the Organisers of Women in Technology World Series are harmless from any claims, loss or damage to personal property, liabilities, and costs, including legal fees, as a result of participation in the event.
The Women in Technology World Series is an ideal forum to share industry-leading knowledge and best practice within the technology sector. When presenting, speakers must adhere to the following guidelines concerning published postings:
Should a participant break the Code of Conduct, we will take action. In severe cases, we will immediately – and permanently – remove the member from our events and will be banned from future attendance.
Let us know
We want to make sure our community is a safe and inclusive space. If you see any behaviour that violates our Code of Conduct, please let us know. Get in touch with one of our admin team at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact a member of the Event Team onsite at the event.