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AICPA & CIMA Conferences Terms & Conditions

AICPA & CIMA is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and staff. All participants including but not limited to attendees, speakers, volunteers, exhibitors, staff, and service providers, are expected to abide by this AICPA & CIMA Code of Conduct. This code applies to all AICPA & CIMA meeting related events including virtual meetings and those sponsored by organizations other than AICPA & CIMA but held in conjunction with AICPA & CIMA events, either in public or private facilities.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

Treat others with respect, inclusivity, and consideration, recognizing that this event is a place for diversity of thought, organization, and individuals.

Communicate openly with respect for others, avoiding personal attacks, and conducting yourself in such a manner that others feel comfortable expressing various points of view.

Wear your event badge at all times.

Secure your belongings and be mindful of your surroundings and others. Alert event staff if you notice any discriminatory, harassing, aggressive, or exclusionary behavior or speech as soon as possible.

Respect the rules and policies of the meeting venue, hotel, AICPA & CIMA contracted facility, or any other associated venue or site.

UNACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR

Harassment, intimidation or discrimination in any form.

Physical or verbal abuse or hostility towards any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, staff, service provider, or other meeting guest.

Verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, and national origin; use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces or in presentations; and threatening or stalking any type of meeting guest.

Disruption of sessions, in the exhibit hall or at other events organized by AICPA & CIMA at the meeting venue, hotel, AICPA & CIMA contracted facility, or other associated venue or site.

Posting content that is obscene profane, or otherwise objectionable within any forum related to this event.

Taking screen shots or photos of any chat room discussions, speakers’ content/slides or other activities taking place within the virtual platform.

CONSEQUENCES OF UNACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR

The Association has a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination or harassment of any kind. Anyone requested to stop unacceptable behavior by an AICPA & CIMA staff member is expected to comply immediately. AICPA & CIMA will not tolerate such behavior and reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary and appropriate in its sole discretion, including expulsion from the event without warning or refund, exclusion from future events, and other consequences set forth in the AICPA & CIMA Code of Ethics and Disciplinary Policy.

REPORTING UNACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR

If you are the subject of unacceptable behavior or have witnessed any such behavior, please contact any member of the on-site AICPA & CIMA staff or you may contact registration@aicpa-cima.com or call us at 888-777-7077, if you are attending virtually.
Please note AICPA & CIMA reserves the right to modify or revise these rules at any time.

AICPA & CIMA CONFERENCE CANCELLATION POLICY

On-Site/Flex Pass Conference: You may cancel without penalty if your cancellation request is received up to and including 45 days prior to the start of the conference. Due to financial obligations incurred by the AICPA, a credit less 50% of the registration fee will be issued for requests received up to and including 21 days prior to the start of the conference. No refunds or credits will be issued on cancellation requests received less than 21 days prior to the start of the event.

Online Conference: You may cancel and receive a refund if your cancellation request is received up to and including 15 days prior to the start of the conference. You can cancel and receive a 100% credit if your cancellation is received up to and including 7 days of the start of the conference. Due to financial obligations incurred by the AICPA, a 60% credit will be issued for requests received up to the day prior to the start of the conference. No refunds or credits will be issued on cancellation requests received once the online conference begins.
For more information about AICPA's conference cancellation policy, contact the AICPA Service Center at 888.777.7077 or use chat to connect with a live agent (Mon-Fri 9 am-6 pm ET).

RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES

Transactions at this site are covered by binding arbitration. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the use of this Web site that cannot be settled to your satisfaction by our member satisfaction team shall be settled by arbitration in New York, New York. Such disputes will be administered by the American Arbitration Association (https://www.adr.org/), 335 Madison Avenue, 10th floor, New York, New York 10017-4605, 800.778.7879, in accordance with its Arbitration Rules, and judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.