Diversity & Inclusion

Access and inclusion

The 14th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO Pacific Rim, CLEO-PR 2020) seeks to provide the opportunity for participants to safely learn, network and enjoy the company of colleagues in an environment of mutual human respect.

CLEO PR recognises a shared responsibility to create and sustain that environment for the benefit of all.
CLEO PR is committed to ensuring that our conference program, event space, and community of participants are accessible to anyone that wants to participate in a welcoming, safe environment that is mindful of potential participation barriers.
CLEO PR has zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment.
CLEO PR 2020 is supported by a number of facilities and services that contribute to an inclusive and accessible conference. These include:

  • Induction Loop Systems
  • Prayer rooms
  • Parents’ rooms
  • Wheelchairs
Induction Loop Systems

Induction loop hearing augmentation system is available in the Grand Ballroom and foyer. Induction loop system is also available in all reception desks, ticket offices, cloak rooms, merchandise and concession outlets. Infra-red emitted hearing augmentation systems are available in all meeting rooms and theatres except the grand ballroom.

Prayer Rooms

Non-denominational male and female prayer rooms are located on level three of the exhibition centre.

Parents’ Rooms

Baby change facilities are located throughout ICC Sydney. Dedicated parents’ rooms can be found in the following locations:

  • Convention Centre – on the ground level and level two
  • Exhibition Centre – on level two
  • ICC Sydney Theatre – on level two

Each parents’ room has a feeding area, change table and a food preparation area.

Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs for use at the venue are available for hire through the ICC Sydney customer service desk.

Access and inclusion statement

The CLEO PR 2020 committee is committed to providing an inclusive, respectful, harassment-free environment where all feel welcome and have an enjoyable, safe and comfortable experience. We define access and inclusion as creating a space that aims to remove barriers to full participation in the conference.

CLEO PR 2020 seeks to provide the opportunity for participants to safely learn, network and enjoy the company of colleagues in an environment of mutual human respect. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment and we make no exceptions for discriminatory, harassing, or negative behaviour. We recognise a shared responsibility to create and sustain that environment for the benefit of all. We are committed to ensuring that our conference program and venue are accessible to anyone that wants to participate in a welcoming, safe environment that is mindful of potential participation barriers.

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