Frequently Asked Questions &
Code of Conduct

What is OPTIMA?

OPTIMA is the annual talent optimization conference that will provide insights to push your company to the next level.

As a business leader, it’s your objective to ensure your company is putting your talent in positions that will crush the competition. The ultimate goal of talent optimization is to align your people strategy with business strategy — this starts by taking an intentional and data-driven approach to getting the people part right. 

OPTIMA21 is scheduled for May 12, 2021 and you can register here.


Where is OPTIMA21 being held?

OPTIMA21 is a virtual experience where we can safely and comfortably engage online. 


Is it FREE to attend?

OPTIMA has a Free ticket available. We also have a Premium ticket that gives you access to even more content. Learn more about each ticket option here.


If I cannot make it, will a recording be sent out?

Yes, access to the session recordings will be made available to all confirmed ticket holders shortly after the event.

How do I access the virtual event platform?

We are using Hopin as the virtual event platform for OPTIMA21. Once you register for the event, you will receive a Magic Link email from Hopin with instructions on how to “activate” your ticket and gain access to the platform. 

What is the agenda for OPTIMA21?

Check out information on the Agenda here.


How do I register for sessions?

You do not need to register for specific sessions. Depending on which ticket you purchase, you will have access to main stage presentations and breakout sessions that are included in each ticket level. 


Are sponsorships available?

Yes! We have a variety of options for companies interested in sponsoring OPTIMA. Contact our Sponsorship Team for more details.

Code of Conduct

OPTIMA21 is an opportunity for people passionate about talent optimization to connect, debate, and learn from each other. To that end, we aim to build a community that thrives on open discussion, collaboration, and intellectual safety.

In support of that goal, OPTIMA21 is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of our community in any form. Sexual or discriminatory language and imagery is not appropriate for any venue, including personal space, presentations, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Community participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from our events or venues at the discretion of the staff and without any refund.

In short, OPTIMA21 is a place where everyone should feel welcome, safe, and comfortable to share ideas and engage in open discussion without threat of intimidation or public humiliation. Please be respectful in interactions with other delegates, speakers, organizers, and staff.

All participants of OPTIMA21 must abide by the following policy:

Unacceptable Behavior
Unacceptable behaviors may include but are not limited to:

Harassment and discrimination includes any verbal, physical, or visual conduct based on sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, transgender status, race, age, national origin, disability. Inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images; deliberate intimidation, stalking or following; harassing, photography or recording; sustained disruption of sessions, talks or other events; inappropriate physical contact, and any unwelcome sexual attention.
Any boisterous, lewd, or offensive behavior or language, using sexually explicit or offensive language or conduct, profanity, obscene gestures, or racial, religious, or ethnic slurs.
Wearing clothing in video or photos that is not suitable for a professional work environment, that is provocative, inappropriate, or otherwise potentially offensive.
Possession of a weapon or any item that can be used as a weapon in your photos or video.
Being intoxicated, as determined by OPTIMA21, in any event, site, or function. Please drink responsibly.
Showcasing or promoting any illegal substance in conversation, chat, photo, video, or text.
Assembling for the purpose of, or resulting in, disturbing the peace, or committing any unlawful act or engaging in any offensive behavior.
Any other illegal activity not already covered above.
Failure to obey any of the rules or regulations of the event or instructions of the event staff.
Sharing your event login credentials with other individuals.

Consequences of Unacceptable Behavior
Unacceptable behavior will not be tolerated. Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. If a participant engages in unacceptable behavior, the event organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, up to and including expulsion from the event without warning or refund, and if appropriate involvement of local law enforcement. Breaches of this Code of Conduct can also result in disqualification from participating in future events.

How to report Unacceptable Behavior or Suspicious Person/Behavior. Remember to See Something, Say Something
If you experience or witness a life safety emergency, please contact your local authorities, in North America dial 911, immediately.

If you have a complaint or concern about harassment, discrimination, bullying, or any other conduct that violates the OPTIMA21 Code of Conduct, we encourage you to contact us immediately. If you witness this happening to someone else, please report that, too. You may request that your report remain completely confidential.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of OPTIMA21 staff immediately by sending an email to

We expect participants to follow these rules at all conference venues and conference-related social events, and we trust that this code of conduct mirrors the views of the majority of our participants.

The Code of Conduct may be revised at any time by OPTIMA21 and the terms are non-negotiable. This Code of Conduct is without prejudice to Dream Team’s rights, all of which it expressly reserves.

Together, we can ensure OPTIMA21 are safe and welcoming experiences.