Filming, videotaping and photography are prohibited at the AF Symposium 2019.

While we encourage your use of social media in and around the AF Symposium, we remind you to adhere to the AF Symposium’s social media guidelines and accepted social media etiquette. Please be aware of the following guidelines:


  • Follow us on Twitter and use the conference’s official #AFSymposium2019

  • Blog about the conference and what you are hearing and seeing (but without sharing details of any data presented.

  • Converse with other attendees.

  • Provide feedback to AF Symposium staff and the program committee—discuss topics of interest and/or speakers for future conferences.

  • Communicate with respect, being mindful of diversity and tolerant of differences you may encounter. Keep criticism constructive, and listen carefully to others to understand their perspectives.


  • Use photographic or other recording devices – this is strictly prohibited in all plenary and poster sessions.

  • Capture, transmit, or redistribute data presented at the conference—this may preclude subsequent publication of the data in a scholarly journal. Please do not jeopardize your colleagues’ work!

  • Engage in rudeness or personal attacks.