SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2021 SCBWI Policies and Permissions

By signing up for this conference you are agreeing to all of the policies below.



Conference Cancellation/Refund Policy:
Contact Laura Byrd if you need to cancel at oregon-ra2@scbwi.org.

Registration refunds:
Consultation fees are nonrefundable. Due to the virtual nature of the conference, no refunds will be given as the presentations will be available to view for 31 days from June 25, 2021.


 

Blogging & Recording Policy:

By registering for this conference, you acknowledge that audio taping, video-taping and/or transmitting or aiding in any of the foregoing of any part of the conference (including, but not limited to, presentations, individual sessions, and networking events) is prohibited. Additionally, the material in all handouts and presentations is copyrighted and may not be reprinted, blogged, written, orally transmitted, and/or reproduced without written permission of the copyright holder only. If you are found in violation of the above, SCBWI reserves the right to remove you from the conference and bar you from attending future conferences.

While we love when bloggers share thoughts about their overall experience, offer a personal anecdote, and/or briefly talk about something that resonated with them, it is equally important that bloggers not give away that which is not theirs to give. The fair use policy issued by SCBWI above refers to speakers’ rights, authors’ rights, and illustrators’ rights, under any circumstances, and it pertains to the content of our speakers’ talks, workshops, and/or handouts. This falls into the category of protecting intellectual property. Again, personal impressions, a quote that is cited, and/or a general overview would be considerate. However, it would be a breach of copyright law to give away a detailed report of a presenter’s material. Thank you in advance for taking this policy into account. Your professionalism is greatly appreciated.


Photos/Video Policy:
Attendance at this event constitutes permission for your photograph or video to be taken at the event and used for SCBWI purposes.

 


 

Food Policy:
N/A


 

Anti-Harassment Policy:
Please read the complete policy here. Also on that page is the link to report a violation.

 


 

Other Terms and Conditions:
Please note that while speakers and topics were confirmed at the time of posting the conference, circumstances beyond the control of the organizers may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. As such, SCBWI reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary without liability and no cancellations are allowed if these circumstances arise. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible. SCBWI is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of a substitution, alteration or cancellation/postponement of an event. SCBWI shall assume no liability whatsoever in the event this conference is cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to a fortuitous event, Act of God, unforeseen occurrence or any other event that renders performance of this conference impracticable, illegal or impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to: war, fire, labor strike, extreme weather or other emergency.

 


 

SCBWI does not allow anyone under the age of eighteen to attend an SCBWI event. There are no exceptions to this policy.

 


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