The conference venue for both Saturday, October 12th and Sunday, October 13th, 2019 is The Cooper Union Great Hall, at 7 East 7th Street, New York NY 10003.
The most convenient trains are the 6 at Astor Place, the R/W at 8th St, and the 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R, and W at 14th St.-Union Square are also nearby.
CODE OF CONDUCT AND SAFER SPACE POLICY
Horizons strives to maintain a professional atmosphere at its events, and invites the community to help us uphold professional standards of conduct.
Please click here to read our Safer Space and Code of Conduct Policy, including instructions on how to report unsafe or unprofessional behavior.
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION POLICIES
Sold out. The conference is sold out. No walk-in registrations are available at The Cooper Union Great Hall or Judson Memorial Church.
No refunds. There are no refunds for any reason, but registrations are transferable until Wednesday, October 9th, 5pm.
Badges are non-replaceable. Badges are non-replaceable credentials and are forfeited without refund if lost. We will not provide replacement badges. Please treat badges same as cash.
All children who require their own seat must have their own paid registration.
Children under 16 must be attended at all times by a legal parent or guardian.
Children (of all ages, including 18+) who cannot remain silent must leave the auditorium.
Other policies | All attendees are bound to the complete policies herein, including the Code of Conduct & Safer Space policy. We reserve the right to decline entry or eject without refund anyone that we find to be in breach of these policies.
GENERAL ATTENDEE POLICIES
Code of conduct. Horizons strives to maintain a professional atmosphere at its events, and invites the community to help us uphold professional standards of conduct. Please click here to read our Safer Space and Code of Conduct Policy, including instructions on how to report unsafe or unprofessional behavior.
Respect. We reserve the right to eject without refund anyone who treats our venue, staff, speakers, or fellow guests without respect, or is in violation of any of our policies.
Privacy. Attendee personal information is kept strictly confidential. We do not sell, lease or lend our attendee database to anyone for promotional purposes.
Speaking proposals. Speaking at Horizons is via invitation only and we do not accept proposals for consideration.
Non-solicitation. Commercial solicitation or distribution of flyers, brochures, advertisements, etc. without prior written approval is prohibited, regardless of good intentions or noble causes.
Subject to change. These policies, as well as the line up, schedule, prices, and venues are subject to change without notice or refund.
PHOTOGRAPHY, RECORDING, & PRESS
Blanket photo and video release. Please be aware that by attending any Horizons program, you consent to your voice, likeness, including information publicly displayed on your badge, being used, without compensation, in films, photographs, tapes for for exploitation in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised, for eternity, and you release Horizons Media, Inc., its successors, assigns, and licensees from any liability whatsoever of any nature.
Amateur photography and videography. Attendees may photograph or briefly capture video (clips of 20 seconds or less) with smartphones or other similar non-professional equipment, so long as it is focused on the speakers or general conference and not individual attendees, and that the photography does not interfere with the enjoyment of the conference by other attendees. If the Conference determines that any individuals recording is inappropriate, it reserves the right to ejection without refund.
Professional recording. Professional quality cameras and other recording devices must be registered in advance and the use of recordings is limited by our media agreement.
Blackouts. Speakers may request that their presentations not be recorded, and all guests and members of the press must comply. Use of all recordings from the conference are limited by our media agreement.
Press requests. Please contact us in advance with requests for press passes, recording requests, or access to speakers. We may approve or decline these requests at our discretion. Approved press are bound to our media agreement, as well as other general conference policies.
VENUE POLICIES & SPECIAL NEEDS
ADA + Support for Special Needs
The Cooper Union Great Hall is a wheelchair-accessible location.
The Down Town Association and Judson Memorial Church are historic buildings that can be wheelchair-accessible with advance coordination. Please contact us in advance if you have a mobility need.
Please contact us in advance if you have a hearing or other special needs that require support.
Seating. With the exception of Patron registrations with reserved seats, seating is first-come, first-served, and not guaranteed. The program may go to standing room. Standing or sitting in emergency egress corridors is prohibited.
No F&B in auditorium. Food and drink other than water is not allowed in the auditorium.
No coat check. There is no coat/bag check or luggage storage available. Please do not bring large items. Our staff will not store your items.
No lodging or parking. Horizons does not have any official hotel, lodging, or parking partners.
If you have questions about speakers, tickets, venues, lodging, transportation, or other logistical questions, please be sure to read the sections above in their entirety before contacting us.
Please understand that speaking at Horizons is by invitation only, and we do not accept proposals for consideration.