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August 15-18, 2021
The Diplomat Beach Resort
Hollywood, FL, USA
#Ascend2021

The Presenter Compliance Agreement only applies to speakers with accepted presentations for Ascend 2021.

Please read the compliance agreement carefully and in its entirety. Should you choose not to accept the terms in the Ascend Presenter Compliance Agreement, you may cancel your submission(s). Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions regarding this policy.

  • I agree to deliver my accepted presentation in person orvirtually on behalf of OATUG or OHUG during Ascend 2021, August 15-18, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. EDT.
  • I understand that I will not be allowed to present my session and will not receive a discounted event registration if I do not submit my presentation slides on the provided template by Friday, July 8, 2021.
  • If I’m a User, I understand that I will receive one discounted, non-transferable registration. I understand that my discounted registration is non-transferable (unless another person presents my exact paper in my absence), and thus, cannot be used by co-presenter(s).
  • If I’m an Associate and my company sponsors Ascend 2021, I understand that I will receive one discounted, non-transferable registration regardless of the number of presentations accepted.
  • If I’m an Associate and my company does not sponsor Ascend 2021, I will receive one discounted, non-transferable registration regardless of the number of presentations accepted.
  • I understand co-presenter(s) do not receive discounted registration. The co-presenter(s) are required to register and pay the registration fee.
  • I understand that in order to utilize the discounted registration, I must execute the presentation online during the assigned session time. If a speaker fails to execute the presentation, they will be required to pay the full registration fee.
  • I confirm that I own the intellectual property that will be presented, not my employer or another party.
  • I confirm the accepted presentation(s) are the property of OATUG and OHUG. Speakers may not re-use the presentation for any purposes not intended for express distribution to OATUG’s or OHUG’s membership.
  • I confirm that the accepted presentation(s) recording is the property of OATUG and OHUG.
  • I understand that I am the primary presenter and that all communications will be channeled directly to me. I further understand that it is my responsibility to notify¬†This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.¬†if my contact information should change. No changes will be accepted from co-presenters or other third-parties.
  • I understand that my presentation is not for the purpose of sales, and I may not advertise products or services.
  • I understand that if my presentation is determined to be a “sales presentation,” I may be banned from presenting at an OATUG or OHUG function for a period of one year.
  • I understand that if I list my company as an OATUG or OHUG member, my company’s membership must be valid through August 2021.
  • I understand that in order to present a SIG or Geo session, my company’s OATUG or OHUG membership must be valid through August 2021.
  • If I cannot present my session, I will notify Ascend prior to the event, and will make every attempt to locate another presenter who will present the exact paper as selected by Ascend 2021.
  • I understand that my presentation content must align with the original accepted abstract.
  • I understand that I will not receive a list of attendees for my session.
  • I hereby authorize the Ascend 2021 to record my presentation, print the presentation material in OATUG or OHUG publications, and share PDF copies of my presentation.
  • I confirm that I have received or will receive approval through the proper management channels within my organization to accept the invitation to present if my proposal is accepted. Furthermore, my manager endorses or will endorse my participation in the Ascend 2021.

Please note: Your approved title, objectives and abstract will be available online to all registered conference attendees. Your presentation slides must replicate the title and abstract which was originally submitted and accepted by the OATUG or OHUG Education Committee. Should you have corrections and/or changes to the title or abstract, please submit those corrections to the Ascend Education Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Disclaimer: No advertising for employees or written recruiting literature is allowed. Recruiting or advertising in any form is strictly prohibited. Ascend 2021 conference management reserves the right to expel any attendee or participant from the conference.

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