Code of Conduct

SOURCE Conference Code of Conduct


SOURCE Security Conference and Training is committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for all, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, physical appearance, disability, ethnicity, or religion. We do not permit behavior that creates an unsafe, inappropriate, or intimidating environment for our venue, partners, staff, or attendees. Conference attendees, exhibitors, vendors, and/or volunteers violating these rules may be issued a warning, or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers, at their discretion

By attending SOURCE Conference and Training, you are automatically accepting the terms of the SOURCE Conference Code of Conduct regardless of any additional considerations or conditions, including cases where you were not informed of the SOURCE Conference Code of Conduct or your participation was registered by a third party.

All determinations and interpretations of acceptable and/or unacceptable behavior are at the sole discretion of the event organizer, staff, and designated representatives. Decisions will be considered final.

Unacceptable behavior includes, but is not limited to: 


If you or another participant is being harassed or you’re concerned that a participant is exhibiting inappropriate, offensive, or threatening behavior, or is otherwise violating our Code of Conduct, please exercise your best judgment regarding the following guidelines:

  1.       If you feel comfortable speaking up, and you’re in an environment or setting that feels safe, you might consider speaking with the offending person. Often, people are unaware that they’ve crossed a line or that their actions or words are unacceptable, and informing them privately of this fact may help avoid embarrassment or further escalation when possible.

  2.      However, if you feel the situation is dangerous or may become dangerous in any way, or you do not feel comfortable or safe for any reason, you are encouraged to remove yourself immediately from the setting and to find help:

  3.        Staff can often be found at the registration desk. If you’re unsure how to find staff or organizers, you may ask volunteers who will likely be able to point you in the right direction.

  4.        Venue. Either go to the front desk (if available) or find a venue representative

  5.        Phone 1: (617) 395-1211 (to reach Operations)

  6.        Phone 2: (including text):  617-905-3922

  7.        E-mail: (multiple staff members will receive the message)

  8.        Police: 911 in the case of an emergency

Recordings and Photography policy: 

Photographs, audio, or video (MEDIA CONTENT) may be captured and shared with the general public so long as the general guidelines of the SOURCE Conference Code of Conduct are followed. For greater clarity, the following guidelines apply specifically to the capturing and distribution of MEDIA CONTENT:

The SOURCE Conference staff and volunteers will be capturing MEDIA CONTENT at the event meant for the public. As such, photographs, audio, and/or video may be captured of speakers, volunteers, exhibitors, and attendees. Given the complexity of capturing MEDIA CONTENT at our events, and the difficulty of communicating with volunteers or other participants concerning the status of individual attendee concerns, SOURCE Conference organizers cannot guarantee participants will not be recorded, even in cases where we have received requests to be opted out of content. However, our team is committed to protecting the privacy wishes of our participants and will attempt to reduce or eliminate the recordings and distribution of content that includes participants who would like to be opted out of such content. With any requests or questions, please contact