The Infosecurity Europe 2022 Tech & Strat Talks conference stream (the “Conference”) shall take place at Infosecurity Europe 2022 (the “Event”) on Tuesday 21 – Thursday 23 June 2022 at London ExCel (the “Venue”).
For the purposes of these terms and conditions, the Organiser is Reed Exhibitions Limited, Gateway House, 28 The Quadrant, Richmond, Surrey TW9 1DN, acting in its capacity as the organiser of the Event.
By submitting presentations (“Submissions”) and thereby agreeing to speak at the Conference, speakers (i.e. “you”, “your”) agree to the following terms and conditions.
Eligibility: Only end-user practitioners or contracted exhibitors at the Event (“Exhibitors”) or their authorised representatives can make Submissions to speak at the Conference.
Number of Submissions: Each Exhibitor/end-user practitioner may make a maximum of three (3) Submissions.
Acceptance: Each Exhibitor/end-user practitioner can have a maximum of one Submission accepted. There is no guarantee by the Organiser that any Submissions will be accepted.
Submission Method: To make a Submission you must be aged 18 or over and complete the online submission form located here.
Submission Deadline: The deadline for Submissions is Tuesday, 30 November 2021 at 5.00pm GMT. No additional Submissions will be accepted after this time and date. The Organiser reserves the right to request clarification or additional information about Submissions if required.
Copyright: By making a Submission you warrant and represent that its content is original and does not infringe the copyright of any third party. Should any materials in your Submission be the work of others, these materials must be properly credited and, should you be chosen to speak, you agree to obtain and pay for any necessary grant of permission for use of such third party materials prior to the Conference.
Availability: By presenting a Submission for consideration, you confirm that you/the proposed speaker/s will be available to attend and speak at the Conference. The exact Conference schedule will be finalised by 28 February 2022 and you will be informed of the exact time of your session at this time. The date and time of your presentation will be determined by the Organiser.
Content: All Submissions will be in English and will be requested in electronic format. All content must be benefit lead and not sales lead. No sales pitches will be accepted.
Judgement and Selection of Submissions: Submissions shall reviewed and selected by the Infosecurity Europe Call for Papers Advisory Council (the “Advisory Council”) The Advisory Council comprises industry experts from the end-user, academic and analyst community.
Advisory Council: The Advisory Council will have full access to all Submissions and supporting information in order to review the content and make selections. The Advisory Council’s decision will be final when selecting which Submissions will be included for presentation at the Conference.
Notification: You will be notified by email by 28 February 2022 as to whether your Submission has been accepted or rejected upon completion of the Advisory Council review process.
Confidentiality: The Organiser agrees to treat the content of all Submissions as confidential.
Personal Data: the Organiser will only use your personal details to process Submissions and to send you updates about your Submission and to notify you if your Submission is selected, to promote you as a speaker at the Conference and to include your biography details in the Conference programme and on the website and other promotional materials. Where the Organiser or other companies in the Organiser’s corporate group want to use your personal details for other purposes (such as marketing), the Organiser will offer you the opportunity to agree or refuse this use.
Bribery: You also agree to comply with all applicable laws in the performance of this Agreement, including your obligations under the UK Bribery Act 2010.
2. Presentations of Submissions (“Presentations”)
Presentations: Should you be selected to speak at the Conference, you agree that the Organiser shall be entitled to record, copy and publish your Presentation and your name, image, likeness, voice, biography and abstract in all media, including print, internet and electronic formats, for the purposes of the Conference and marketing the Conference. You warrant and represent that nothing in your Presentation will be defamatory of any third party, obscene, indecent, blasphemous, in contempt of court, discriminatory, interfering with the privacy rights or confidentiality obligations of any third party or be or in any other way unlawful or make the Organiser liable in any way to any third party nor shall it contain any viruses or other worms or computer programming routines intended to damage or intercept the Organiser’s systems or data. The Organiser shall have the right to edit or vary any written material prior to publication (and you agree to waive you moral rights for this purpose), but shall, if practicable, supply to you prior to publication a copy of any such material so edited or varied. You irrevocably undertake to the Organiser that you will not represent your views (whether expressed as part of the Presentation or otherwise) as being those of or shared by the Conference, the Organiser or any affiliate, officer, agent or employee thereof.
Intellectual Property Rights: All intellectual property rights in the Submissions, Presentations and biographies are owned by you and you agree to grant the Organiser a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty free, unrestricted worldwide licence to use the same to enable the Organiser to meet its obligations under this Agreement and to market the Event and Conference. All other intellectual property rights in the Event, Conference and customer databases are vested in the Organiser.
Accommodation and Travel Costs: Accommodation, travel costs and other expenses incurred by you in relation to the Conference are your sole responsibility and the Organiser shall not reimburse you for them, unless other arrangements have been agreed with the Organiser in writing prior to the Conference.
Cancellation: If, for any reason, the original speaker submitted is unable to speak at the Conference and a suitable replacement cannot be found, the Organiser will select an alternative from the initial Submissions received and your speaking slot will be forfeited.
Changes to Presentation description: Once your Submission has been selected you are not permitted to change the topic or outline of the session and you commit to adhering to the description you provided on the day.
Liability: You will be liable for any breach of any of the above terms and conditions and, in particular, for any infringement of the copyright or other intellectual property rights of any third party.
Organiser’s Liability: Nothing in these Terms and Conditions removes or limits the Organiser’s liability for fraud, for death or personal injury caused by the Organiser’s negligence or for any liability which cannot be limited or excluded by the law. These Terms and Conditions also do not affect the rights that are granted to you as a consumer by the law. Otherwise, the Organiser will not be liable to you for any matter relating to the Conference, Event or your Submission or Presentation.
The Organiser will also not be liable to you if you suffer loss or inconvenience because of the failures of persons or systems that the Organiser does not directly control – for example, mobile phone network operators, internet service providers, postal services, software providers and telephone traffic handlers.
Force Majeure: Force Majeure Event means any act, event, omission or accident beyond the affected party’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, strikes (save for its own workforce), lock-outs, failure of a utility service or transport or telecommunications network, act of God, epidemic, pandemic, World Health Organisation travel advisory or travel alert, war, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, accident, government and / or local authority restraints, regulations or orders, fire, flood, or storm.
Neither party shall have any liability to the other under these terms and conditions if it is prevented from or delayed in performing its obligations or its obligations have been interfered with by a Force Majeure Event or in the case of Organiser, it is inadvisable to hold the Event or the organising, delivery, holding of the Event is interfered with by reason of the Force Majeure Event provided that the other party complies with the following:
A party who becomes aware of a Force Majeure Event which, gives rise to or is likely to give rise to a failure or delay in performing obligations under these terms and conditions shall forthwith: notify the other party of the obligations it cannot comply with and the reason why; and the period for which it is estimated that such failure or delay will continue; and take all reasonable steps to mitigate the effect of the Force Majeure Event.
Governing Law: These Terms and Conditions, and any dispute arising out of or in any way relating to these Terms and Conditions, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The parties hereby irrevocably acknowledge and agree that the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction.