Birds of a Feather

At the in-person event (and possibly virtually), attendees can join optional networking opportunities, which we’re calling TrustCon Birds of a Feather. These are fully organized by the community and attendees. Birds of a Feather can range from a happy hour, to topical roundtables, to wellness activities. These networking events are optional and only available for TrustCon attendees.


Birds of a Feather events are listed below. All attendees (including virtual attendees) can sign up for a TrustCon Birds of a Feather. Attendees can sign up via this website, and you will receive an email with information on how to sign up. 

Roof Deck Happy Hour

Date: September 27, 2022
Time: 5:00-8:00 PM
Host: Cinder and Accel
Location: Accel roof deck - 500 University Avenue, Palo Alto, CA

Meet and greet your Trust and Safety colleagues on Accel's spectacular roof deck with a commanding view of University Avenue in Palo Alto. It's a 15-minute stroll down University from the Sheraton for an open bar and small bites amid the treetops. No unnecessary frills here. We're focused on those informal conversations with friends, colleagues, and a broader set of partners from the technology and venture capital communities. Come early. Stay late. We'll provide the food and drinks, and we would love to see you.

All TrustCon attendees are invited, as well as other guests invited by Cinder and Accel.

ActiveFence Happy Hour
Date: September 27, 2022
Time: 5:00-6:30 PM
Host: ActiveFence
Location: Sheraton Palo Alto, Cardinal Lounge

ActiveFence is excited to invite the Trust and Safety community to a fun Happy Hour at the Sheraton Cardinal Lounge. Looking forward to connecting over good drinks and snacks!

Capacity for this event is 80. This event is open to TrustCon attendees and local Trust and Safety professionals.

Women of Trust and Safety (Twitch Office, Downtown SF)
Date: September 27, 2022
Time: 5:30-7:30 PM
Host: Twitch
Location: Twitch Office - 350 Bush St 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94104

Join us in real life at a meet-up event for women working in Trust & Safety! We'll have drinks and light snacks at the Twitch Office in Downtown SF, and provide a chance for you to get to know colleagues across the industry.

Capacity for this event is 25. Invited are TrustCon attendees as well as other guests who are part of the Women of Trust & Safety FB group and Twitch’s Women of T&S group.

Metrics & KPIs
Date: September 27, 2022
Time: 5:00-6:00 PM
Host: Spectrum Labs AI
Location: TBD

Encouraging healthy behavior on your platform has many benefits like 360 degree view of user behaviors across toxic and healthy. We will share some ways companies use core metrics to measure the behaviors and meet company KPI's when it comes to online safety. Healthy behavior is good for the community and it's good for business.

Capacity for this event is 30. Invited are TrustCon attendees as well as Spectrum Labs AI staff. 

TSPA Legal & Regulatory Working Group Roundtable on Intermediary Liability
Date: September 27, 2022
Time: 5:30 -6:30 PM
Host: Jess Miers (Google Government Affairs & Public Policy Analyst) and Wesley Rich (Google Trust & Safety & Copyright Manager)
Location: Sheraton Palo Alto, TrustCon Speakers Room

Join the TSPA Legal & Regulatory Chapter working group for a roundtable discussion on intermediary liability! Imagine you're a brand new tech entrepreneur who just developed the latest and greatest app: what are the top 5 things you (and your advisors) must know about the law(s) before launch day?

The Legal & Regulatory working group is co-authoring an explainer on intermediary liability for TSPA's T&S Curriculum Resource. We are excited to hear from fellow T&S professionals about how we can make this resource a valuable and practical contribution to the T&S community. All input and feedback is welcomed & appreciated. (No legal background needed!).

Capacity for this event is 15. Invited to attend are TrustCon attendees and TSPA Working Group members. 

Women in Trust & Safety (Palo Alto, CA)
Date: September 27, 2022
Time: 5:00-6:00 PM
Host: Unit21
Location: The Wine Room's Back Room, 520 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301

Relax and network with your fellow women Trust & Safety leaders! Drinks and appetizers will be provided. Capacity for this event is 25.