Photography, Social Media and Recording Policy
Photography and Recording
Conference attendees may take photographs and audio/video recordings during oral or poster presentations provided that the photographs and recordings are strictly for personal, noncommercial use and are not to be published in any form, EXCEPT when the speakers or poster presenters explicitly state otherwise at the start of their presentations or by indicating so on their slides and posters through one of two mechanisms
- A camera icon with a black circle and slash on slides or posters indicate that picture taking, audio recording and video recording are not allowed:
- The words “DO NOT POST” written on slides or posters indicates that picture taking, audio recording and video recording are not allowed.
Delegates are also welcome to take photographs at all other SITC functions and activities. Please be mindful to turn off your flash during a presentation. A professional photographer will be onsite documenting the event, and by registering for, and taking part in this SITC meeting your photo may be taken and used in future promotional material. Social Media
We recommend live tweeting and other social media during the conference. A few simple guidelines for the use of social media include:
- Promoting the conference hashtag in your tweets
- Using tweets as a forum for discussion and engagement (use of “@” nametags)
- Do not live-tweet presentations or posters until the presentation or poster session has officially opened.
- Be respectful and do not share information of presenting authors who opt-out of social media, or who use a “no social media” icon in their material:
- Do not use digital photographs of slides in social media and avoid posting raw data unless it is already in the public domain.
- Be mindful that live-tweeting provides an open-air forum for the presenters, the conference attendees and the public – good manners and respect should prevail.