All attendees, including speakers and staff, are asked to consider the following before attending.
Health and Safety
- Undertake your own health risk assessment, considering if you wish to travel to and attend such an event (considering your age and any health conditions or vulnerabilities).
- Follow any relevant guidance on travel, such as the safer travel guidance.
- Check with a transportation operator before traveling to and from an event or venue, as some transport operators may have their own requirements, such as wearing face coverings.
- If transportation services are likely to be crowded, we suggest face coverings are worn in crowded and enclosed spaces.
- If you are traveling from outside of the US, please be sure to follow all guidelines and requirements for international travel in place, such as any mandatory testing and quarantine measures.
- Please check for symptoms of COVID-19 before traveling to the event. Symptoms of COVID-19, as well as flu and common respiratory infections, now include: Continuous cough, high temperature, fever or chills, loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell, shortness of breath, unexplained tiredness, lack of energy, muscle aches or pains that are not due to exercise, not wanting to eat or not feeling hungry, headache that is unusual or longer-lasting than usual, sore throat, stuffy or runny nose, diarrhea, feeling sick or being sick.
- Do not attend the event if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or test positive for COVID-19. If you are unable to attend in person due to either having symptoms or testing positive, please contact CoinDesk Events
directly to arrange a refund on the in-person portion of the pass.
- Please ensure you adhere to any relevant COVID-19 safety measures in place at the event, including observing directions given by staff.
Consensus is not a place for behavior that is inappropriate, off-topic, disruptive, abusive, or illegal.
The event defines inappropriate behavior as that may include any form of written, verbal or physical abuse or threats, the use of derogatory or discriminatory language, gestures or actions, any form of harassment, racism, sexism, or any other targeted comments which may violate any local, state or federal laws or cause personal offense to another event participant before, during or after the the events, whether in-person in Austin, Texas or at satellite events, via the mobile app, through social media channels, while engaging in any online aspect of the events, or any other method of communication.
The event organizers may take action in its discretion to address any individual(s) or group(s) it believes fail to meet the standards set forth in this Code of Conduct, including, without limitation, revoking the violating parties’ pass(es) without refund.
During in-person events we expect that all attendees follow public health guidelines related to safety, hygiene and COVID-19, including, without limitation, social distancing, hand washing, staying home if you are sick, and other disease prevention measures.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you believe you’ve observed or experienced a violation of this Code of Conduct and we will work to assess the situation and to respond as soon as possible. Notifying the event organizers does not constitute or replace a notification to local law enforcement.
All suspected violations of the law should be reported to local law enforcement. For emergencies, immediately dial 9-1-1. For non-emergencies, the Austin Police Department is available at 3-1-1 or (512) 974-5000.
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