Safety Information

IASSIST has just approved a Conference Code of Conduct. If you have experienced harassment and/or have safety concerns, the IASSIST Code of Conduct Committee will be happy to help you contact hotel/venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist for the duration of the conference. We value your attendance. If you are unable to locate a committee member, registration desk staff will help you find them.

The Code of Conduct Committee consists of:
    • IASSIST President (Bill Block)
    • A member of the Local Arrangements Committee (Amy West)
    • A member of the Program Committee (Lynda Kellam)

University of Minnesota Police Department
    • Emergencies: 911
    • Non-emergencies: +1 (612) 624-2677 (COPS)

Medical Services:

Gopher Escort Service:
    • +1 (612) 624-9255 (WALK)
    • 15-30 minutes prior to your desired departure time

The Minnesota Day One Crisis Hotline:
    • +1 (866) 223-1111
    • staffed 24/7

Sirens on 1st Wednesday of the month at 1pm:
    • Scheduled outdoor warning siren tests

Sirens at any other time:
    • Follow the instructions provided over campus PA