AFPM 2013 Workplace Violence Prevention Workshop

AFPM 2013 Workplace Violence Prevention Workshop

October 30, 2013
Hilton Houston Post Oak
2001 Post Oak Boulevard
Houston, TX 77056

Cancellation and Other Policies

By registering for this meeting you signify that you have read, understand, and agree to abide by AFPM's policies on registration, housing, cancellation, and fees.

REGISTRATION POLICY: Those who are present at the site of an AFPM meeting and/or occupy a hotel room in the AFPM room block to conduct business with industry personnel gathered for that meeting are expected to register for that meeting and pay the registration fee, whether or not they attend a specific function.

FEE POLICY: Eligibility for member rates is based on membership information currently on file with AFPM. If your company is not currently a member, the non-member fees will be charged to your credit card.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Registration substitution/cancellations may be made on-line or submitted in writing, faxed to 202.835.0467 or e-mailed to Substitute conference registrations may be made in advance or on arrival with no penalty.
Cancellations may be made by October 9, 2013 with no penalty. No refunds after October 9, 2013. No telephone cancellations.


The American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (“AFPM”) has adopted the following “Ethical Responsibility and Professional and Personal Conduct Code” (hereinafter, “the Code”). Every member of AFPM, their designated representatives, and non-member attendees at all AFPM meetings and forums agree to abide by the Code as a condition of membership in AFPM and attendance and participation at AFPM meetings and forums.

The Code requires the following of all individuals attending AFPM meetings and forums:

• Adherence to the AFPM bylaws and the AFPM policies and procedures, as adopted by AFPM’s Board of Directors.

• Strict compliance with antitrust laws.

• Adherence to all applicable federal and state laws.

• Maintain the highest level of professional and personal ethical behavior while attending AFPM meetings and forums.

• Prevention of certain behaviors, including harassment, violence, intimidation and discrimination of any kind involving race, color religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or, where applicable, veteran or marital status.

• Assurance that conduct at all times and in all professional and personal dealings with each other and other attendees is with the highest level of integrity and courtesy.

• Sharing of knowledge and expertise as speakers at AFPM educational events and sessions whenever practicable, without soliciting or explicitly promoting their own organization's products or services.

• Working to instill public and consumer confidence in the petrochemical and refining industries, its member companies, and its professionals, avoiding any action conducive to discrediting members of AFPM.

• Refraining from scheduling general attendance meetings, receptions or other events at times that conflict with substantive programming or social events at AFPM meetings without express written permission of AFPM.
Failure to abide by the Code may result, for the first offense, in informal censure of a company or individual by the AFPM Executive Committee. If violations of the Code continue after such an informal censure, a company may be subject to expulsion from AFPM, or an individual to exclusion from participation in AFPM activities, by the Board of Directors.