As a private organization, AUSA reserves the right to deny admission or to cancel any registration without explanation. Registrants at AUSA Global Force Next (AUSA GFN) should have an “identifiable relationship” with the Association of the U.S. Army. The following are examples of acceptable demonstrations of such a relationship:
- AUSA Membership
- Any member of the US Armed Forces or their immediate family
- Employee of a sponsoring company
- Employee of an AUSA National Partner or Community Partner
- Civilian or contracted employee of the Federal Government
- Member of a U.S. military or veteran association
- Member of the military forces of foreign nations, or civilian embassy employee
- Military Cadet (service academies, JROTC/ROTC, and OCS)
- Member of a Federal, State, or municipal law enforcement agency, a firefighter, or an EMT/EMS
All registrants of AUSA GFN must adhere to the virtual Code of Conduct below. Please review and be aware that AUSA reserves the right to deactivate your access should a violation of these rules occur.
CODE OF CONDUCT
AUSA is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and AUSA staff. All participants, including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, sponsors, AUSA staff members, service providers, and all others are expected to abide by this Virtual Programs Code of Conduct. This Policy applies to all AUSA meeting-related events, including those sponsored by organizations other than AUSA but held in conjunction with AUSA events, on public or private platforms.
AUSA has zero-tolerance for any form of discrimination or harassment by participants or our staff at our meetings. If you experience harassment or hear of any incidents of unacceptable behavior, AUSA asks that you immediately contact Suzanne McCollum at [email protected] so that we can take the appropriate action.
Unacceptable behavior is defined as:
- Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination in any form.
- Verbal abuse of any attendee, speaker, volunteer, sponsor, AUSA staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest.
- Examples of verbal abuse include, but are not limited to, verbal comments related tgender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, national origin, inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces or in presentations, or threatening or stalking any attendee, speaker, volunteer, sponsor, AUSA staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest.
- Disruption of presentations during sessions or at other events organized by AUSA throughout the virtual meeting. All participants must comply with the instructions of the moderator and any AUSA virtual event staff.
- Presentations, postings, and messages should not contain promotional materials, special offers, job offers, product announcements, or solicitation for services. AUSA reserves the right to remove such messages and potentially ban sources of those solicitations.
- Participants should not copy or take screen shots of Q&A or any chat room activity that takes place in the virtual space.
AUSA reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior, and AUSA reserves the right to prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtually or in person.