Code of Conduct

American Geriatrics Society 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting

Be Respectful. Be Supportive. Be Kind. 

AGS is committed to supporting our diverse members to learn and grow as geriatrics health professionals. If you are attending #AGS23 in person, we ask that you listen carefully, seek to understand the opinions of others, and not be afraid to ask clarifying questions. Please make space for everyone’s voices and treat each other with respect. 

We are a stronger community when we are respectful, supportive, and kind.  

Code of Conduct 

Community Rules & Etiquette 

Thank you for being part of our annual meeting community. To ensure the best possible experience for all, we have established some basic guidelines for participation.
Please take a moment to acquaint yourself with these important guidelines. In order to preserve a climate that encourages both civil and fruitful dialogue, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate attendance at the annual meeting for anyone who violates these rules.
Carefully read these guidelines, and ensure your actions are consistent with these policies. Inappropriate actions/comments that may include discriminatory remarks, harassment, and threats of violence or similar inappropriate or unlawful conduct will not be tolerated and may subject you to disciplinary action up to and including termination.

The Rules

  • Don't challenge or attack others. Discussions and comments are meant to stimulate conversation; they are not meant to create contention. Let others have their say, just as you should have yours. 
  • All defamatory, abusive, profane, threatening, offensive, or illegal comments are strictly prohibited. 
  • Express only your personal opinions and only represent yourself as an organizational spokesperson when you are authorized to do so.