ATTENDEE LIABILITY WAIVER AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK
Attendee assumes all risks and accepts sole responsibility for any injury (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that attendee may experience or incur in connection with attending the Global Workforce Symposium, including but not limited to, pre-conference events, the Foundation for Workforce Mobility gala and related fundraising events. Attendee hereby releases, covenants not to sue, discharges, and holds harmless Worldwide ERC®, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from any such claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs, or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto.
Specifically relating to the global COVID-19 pandemic, attendee acknowledges the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assumes the risk of exposure or infection by attending the Global Workforce Symposium, and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, disability, and/or death to attendee. Attendee understands that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the Global Workforce Symposium may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of others who may attend the event or their families, colleagues, or others with whom they may have contact. Accordingly, attendee understands and agrees that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of Worldwide ERC®, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in the Global Workforce Symposium.
In addition to all other rules and regulations relating to the attendee’s attendance at the Global Workforce Symposium, attendee agrees to comply with all COVID-related procedures that may be implemented by Worldwide ERC® and the event venues, including, but not limited to, mask-wearing and social distancing requirements and restrictions on certain activities that carry higher COVID-related risk, in order to protect as much as possible the health and safety of all Global Workforce Symposium attendees. Attendees who fail to comply with health and safety measures may be expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers.
Code of Conduct
The Global Workforce Symposium brings together a community of professionals from around the world to network, learn and share ideas about global mobility. Worldwide ERC® is dedicated to providing a safe, inclusive, welcoming, professional, harassment-free event experience for everyone regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, ethnicity, religion and any other status protected by laws in which the event is being held. We do not tolerate harassment in any form. All participants, including attendees, organizers, speakers, trainers, sponsors, exhibitors, vendors, volunteers, and event staff are expected to behave in accordance with professional standards, applicable laws, and to their respective employer's policies governing appropriate workplace behavior. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Conference participants violating these rules may be expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers.