ITCS is committed to an inclusive conference experience, respectful of all participants, and free from any discrimination or harassment, including unwelcome advances or propositions of an intimate nature, particularly when coming from a more senior researcher to a less senior one. All ITCS attendees are expected to behave accordingly.

If you experience or witness discrimination, harassment or other unethical behavior at the conference, we encourage you to seek advice and remedy through one or more of the following options:

  • Consult with the SafeToC counselors in residence at ITCS 2021. The SafeToC advocates for ITCS'21 are Sumegha Garg (, Tom Gur (, and Anna Karlin ( A list of SafeToC counselors is available here.

  • Report to James R. Lee (ITCS'21 PC chair) or Umesh Vazirani (ITCS Steering Committee chair). The chairs are entitled to remove registered participants from the conference, if they are deemed to pose a risk to other participants.