Conference Code of Conduct

The Chicago Young Adult Book Festival is an inclusive literary event that embraces and promotes the diversity of its urban environment; its goal is to engage, enlighten, and inspire young readers and the authors who write for them.

All attendees, speakers, sponsors, and volunteers at our Conference are required to agree to and follow this Code of Conduct. Organizers will enforce this Code throughout the Event. We expect cooperation from all Participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody.

Need Help?

We will be wearing the Fest orange T-shirts. The phone number for The Book Cellar is 773-293-2665. The day of the fest, you can contact Suzy via text 773-988-2419.

We are here to provide an engaging, enlightening, and inspirational experience for all.

Participants agree to Respect Others and the Conference, Engage in Respectful Dialog, and where necessary, Disagree Respectfully.

We are committed to offering a harassment-free conference experience for everyone.

The Conference is being held at a Chicago Public School and CPS rules apply (no weapons, alcohol, drugs, etc.)

(See CPS Policy Manual and Anti-Bullying Policy:).

Conference Participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the Conference.