We are committed to fostering a positive and inclusive environment for all participants, regardless of background or identity. This Code of Conduct outlines our expectations for behavior and sets the tone for respectful and collaborative interactions. By attending or participating in our events, you agree to abide by this Code of Conduct.
We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment in any form and reserve the right to take appropriate action against those who violate these principles.
We expect all participants, including but not limited to attendees, speakers, sponsors, volunteers, and staff, to:
- Be Respectful: Treat others with kindness and respect. Disagreements may arise, but they should be handled with diplomacy and constructive dialogue.
- Inclusivity: Embrace diversity and be inclusive. Be aware of your language and actions to create an environment where everyone feels welcome.
- Professionalism: Maintain professionalism in all interactions, both online and offline. Refrain from any form of harassment, discrimination, or disruptive behavior.
- Collaboration: Foster a collaborative atmosphere by sharing ideas, knowledge, and experiences. Encourage and support your fellow participants.
- Compliance: Adhere to all applicable laws and event policies. Respect the venue and surroundings.
Harassment and discriminatory behavior are unacceptable. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Harassment: Any unwelcome conduct that intimidates, discriminates, or creates a hostile environment.
- Discrimination: Unfair treatment based on race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected characteristic.
- Disruption: Deliberate disruption of presentations, events, or conversations.
- Invasion of Privacy: Inappropriate use of cameras, recording devices, or taking photos without consent.
- Bullying: Persistent and harmful behavior intended to intimidate or coerce others.
If you witness or experience behavior that violates this Code of Conduct, please report it promptly to a staff member. All reports will be treated confidentially and investigated appropriately. We are committed to taking prompt and fair action to address violations.
Participants found to be in violation of this Code of Conduct may face consequences, ranging from a verbal warning to expulsion from the event without a refund, and reporting to appropriate authorities if necessary.
By participating in our events, you contribute to creating a positive and inclusive community. We appreciate your cooperation in making our events a welcoming space for everyone.