Notifications and Policies
Attendance at, or participation in, this conference constitutes consent to the use and distribution by IEEE of the attendee’s image or voice for informational, publicity, promotional and/or reporting purposes in print or electronic communications media. No flash photography will be used.
Video recording by participants and other attendees during any portion of the conference is not allowed without special prior written permission of IEEE.
Photographs of copyrighted PowerPoint or other slides are for personal use only and are not to be reproduced or distributed. Do not photograph any such images that are labelled as confidential and/or proprietary.
IEEE is committed to the principle that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, services, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by IEEE policy and/or applicable laws.
IEEE prohibits discrimination, harassment, and bullying against any person for any reason—for example, because of age, ancestry, colour, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religion, gender, sexual or affectional orientation, gender identity, appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
See IEEE Policies, Section 9.27 - IEEE Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment (PDF, 45 KB) for the complete Policy.
Code of Conduct
In addition to the specific policies outlined above, all participants in the ICOPS 2020 conference are expected to maintain the highest standards of integrity, responsible behaviour, and ethical and professional conduct.
IEEE strives to achieve the highest standards of integrity and endeavours to conduct business around the world in a responsible and ethical way. It is important that those who act on the organization’s behalf ensure IEEE’s compliance by adhering to the same standards and expectations. The IEEE code of Conduct describes the commitment of IEEE members and staff to the highest standards of integrity, responsible behaviour, and ethical and professional conduct. Specific details of what this entails can be found in the IEEE Code of Conduct.
Reports of violations, or concerns regarding potential violations, of IEEE Policies or the IEEE Code of Conduct can be filed anonymously through EthicsPoint at +1 888 359 6323 or by submitting an online report at the EthicsPoint Online Compliance HelpLine.
Event Conduct and Safety Statement
IEEE believes that science, technology, and engineering are fundamental human activities, for which openness, international collaboration, and the free flow of talent and ideas are essential. Its meetings, conferences, and other events seek to enable engaging, thought- provoking conversations that support IEEE’s core mission of advancing technology for humanity. Accordingly, IEEE is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment to all participants, including staff and vendors, at IEEE-related events.
IEEE has no tolerance for discrimination, harassment, or bullying in any form at IEEE-related events. All participants have the right to pursue shared interests without harassment or discrimination in an environment that supports diversity and inclusion. Participants are expected to adhere to these principles and respect the rights of others.
IEEE seeks to provide a secure environment at its events. Participants should report any behaviour inconsistent with the principles outlined here, to on site staff, security or venue personnel, or to firstname.lastname@example.org.