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All authors of refereed papers must present their papers as they were refereed, without substantial revisions. All speakers, commentators, and critics in all sessions should ensure that their presentations are sent to other session participants well in advance of the meeting and are not changed substantially thereafter. Such practices as witholding prepared texts and changing papers to undermine commentators' objections are egregious breaches of norms of professional conduct.

All program participants are also required to abide by the APA's Statement on Non-discrimination and by the norms of academic conduct. Chairs, in particular, have the obligation to ensure that members of groups that are traditionally underrepresented in philosophy have an equal opportunity to participate in discussion.

Complaints concerning professional conduct on the main program should be brought to the attention of the Pacific Division Secretary-Treasurer or the chair of the Pacific Division Executive Committee. 

Complaints concerning professional conduct on the group program should be brought, in the first instance, to the leadership of the group that sponsored the session. If that group us unable or unwilling to act on such complaints, the complaint may be brought to the Pacific Division Secretary-Treasurer or the chair of the Pacific Division Executive Committee.

Formal complaints will be investigated and may result in sanctions.


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