AOM  2022 Policies and Terms of Service

We have updated our privacy policies and terms of use to provide greater transparency, promote simplification, and align with recent changes in privacy laws applicable to us. 

COVID-19 Liability Waiver and Affirmation of Conduct Restrictions

COVID-19 SAFETY INFORMATION: By registering for and attending the Academy of Management (“AOM”) Annual Meeting, I agree to abide by all health and safety guidelines and recommendations promulgated by federal, state, and local government agencies and officials, AOM, and the event venue. This includes, but is not limited to, submitting to restrictions set in place during the event that may consist of wearing a mask at all times in indoor public areas, engaging in appropriate physical distancing, and restrictions on certain activities that carry higher COVID-19-related risk, such as congregating in large private gatherings or attending off-site events in crowded facilities.  I further agree that I will not attend the AOM Annual Meeting in person if I become ill, am exposed to the COVID-19 virus within 14 days prior to the event or exhibit any symptoms of the COVID-19 virus prior to the event. Additionally, I understand that travel to and participation in events may increase the risk of exposure to communicable diseases or other unforeseen dangers. I HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, AND DEMANDS OF WHATEVER KIND OR NATURE AGAINST AOM AND ITS AFFILIATED PARTNERS AND SPONSORS, INCLUDING IN EACH CASE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS, AND AGENTS (THE “RELEASED PARTIES”), EITHER IN LAW OR IN EQUITY, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES OR LOSSES CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE, FAULT OR CONDUCT OF ANY KIND ON THE PART OF  THE RELEASED PARTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DEATH, BODILY INJURY, ILLNESS, ECONOMIC LOSS OR OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES, OR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, WHICH I, MY HEIRS, ASSIGNEES, NEXT OF KIN AND/OR LEGALLY APPOINTED OR DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVES, MAY HAVE OR WHICH MAY HEREINAFTER ACCRUE ON MY BEHALF, WHICH ARISE OR MAY HEREAFTER ARISE FROM MY PARTICIPATION WITH AOM ANNUAL MEETING. *AOM will continue to monitor the changing guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic and will update policies as needed.

Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

By attending the Academy of Management 2022 Annual Meeting (“AOM 2022 Annual Meeting”) and providing your Personal Data (as defined in the AOM Privacy Policy), you consent to Academy of Management (“AOM”) as the data controller, collecting and processing your Personal Data. You grant permission to AOM to take and use your photo, audio and/or video in marketing and promotional pieces, written publications, videos, and AOM’s website for an indefinite period. The AOM 2022 Annual Meeting app-based platform allows you to customize your meeting schedule and network with other meeting attendees. Depending on your profile preferences and with your consent, your Personal Data will be used to publish your photo and profile information to other registered attendees and users of the AOM 2022 Annual Meeting. Doing so allows other registered attendees to view your meeting agenda and permits you and other attendees to find people interested in similar topics, participate in conversations with attendees who share your similar interests, and post information to other attendees. You consent to sharing your email address and/or mobile phone number with AOM so that it can send you important messages about the meeting or with other attendees to communicate with you. You consent to grant permission to the Academy of Management (including its agents and authorized third-parties) to: (1) record and use, or arrange for the recording of, your photograph (photograph refers to any image reproduction process, including, but not limited to, slides, pictures, movie film, videocassette tape and digital photographs); live-streaming, and video recording; and (2) record my voice and/or comments, either written or spoken during AOM 2022. By attending AOM 2022, you understand and agree that your name, photograph (as defined above), voice, comments written or spoken or other such recording (“Recording”) will be live-streamed for broadcast on AOM’s website and may be published either in print or a medium such as television, radio, the Internet, official social media accounts (Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter, etc.), as a podcast or any other form of publication (“Publish” or “Publication”) and used for commercial or non-commercial purposes, without further notice or compensation, perpetually and worldwide and grant Academy of Management the non-exclusive rights to Publish the Recording as set forth herein. AOM is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit association organized under laws of the State of New York of the United States of America. Based on your consent and for the purposes set forth above, the Personal Data that you provide will be processed in the United States. AOM employs adequate safeguards to protect your Personal Data; however, the United States may not provide you the same level of protection of your Personal Data as the laws applicable in your country of residence. You further understand that AOM will share your Personal Data with third-party providers, including Pathable, to manage this platform. AOM will provide select third-party sponsors the opportunity to contact registrants through an AOM sponsored email. You can opt-out of having your information published or receiving notifications from AOM, other attendees or third parties at any time by changing your member profile permission preferences. Pathable is in the United States and is certified under the EU/U.S. Privacy Shield to transfer your Personal Data in accordance with applicable data protection laws. More information regarding Pathable’s privacy practices can be found at You understand that AOM retains your Personal Data it collects from the platform. You can request AOM to stop processing your Personal Data at any time. You freely confirm your consent to all the above. You understand that you may withdraw your consent to future processing at any time or for any reason by sending an email to If you withdraw your consent, AOM will stop processing and delete your information without undue delay, unless there are other legal grounds for processing. Your revocation, however, will not affect any Personal Data that AOM has already processed and transferred with your consent. Subject to applicable law, you are entitled to certain rights with respect to your Personal Data. You can request to access, rectify, erase or restrict, or object to, the processing of your Personal Data or make use of the right to data portability by contacting You also can lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority in your country of residence at any time. For more information about AOM’s data protection practices and our processing of your personal data, please refer to the AOM Privacy Policy.

Registration Policy 

All attendees, including individuals scheduled on the official Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting Program, are required to register, and pay the appropriate registration fee to participate in any capacity at the Annual Meeting. This includes authors, editors, award recipients, coordinators, discussants, facilitators, hosts, distinguished speakers, moderators, organizers, speakers, participants, presenters, panelists, job interviewers, secretaries, treasurers, and any division-elected or appointed volunteers. Please review the Registration, Attendance, and Guest Policy.

Code of Ethics

Members and non-members participating in Academy of Management activities, including AOM's Annual Meeting, must adhere to the Code of Ethics.