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Policy Against Harassment

Progress aims to create a respectful and inclusive environment for all attendees at ProgressNEXT. All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at our conference should abide by the following policy against harassment. Organizers will enforce this policy throughout the event, and we expect cooperation from all participants.

Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free, respectful and inclusive experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), any other protected category, or technology choices. We have a zero tolerance policy towards harassment of conference participants in any form. Offensive language or imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Harassing photography or recording, offensive or harassing verbal language and inappropriate physical contact will not be tolerated. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers.

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 via the contact information provided above or in-person. Conference staff can be identified by branded t-shirts.

Contact Information

If you need to report a violation please inform any of the event staff on site or contact Leah Depolo at 781-280-4812 or depolo@progress.com