May 23 - 25 | 2022 Antwerp | Belgium

Code of Conduct

By participating as an attendee, speaker, partner, and volunteer at our conferences (both in-person as virtual) you agree with the below-described code of conduct. The Techorama organizers will enforce this code of conduct throughout the event. We are expecting cooperation from all participants to help to ensure a safe environment for everybody.

 

Our Pledge

We as participants, speakers, partners, and volunteers of Techorama pledge to make participation in our community a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of age, body size, visible or invisible disability, ethnicity, sex characteristics, gender identity and expression, level of experience, education, socio-economic status, nationality, personal appearance, race, religion, or sexual identity and orientation.

We pledge to act and interact in ways that contribute to an open, welcoming, diverse, inclusive, and healthy community.

 

Our Standards

Examples of behavior that contributes to a positive environment for our community include:

  • Demonstrating empathy and kindness toward other people
  • Being respectful of differing opinions, viewpoints, and experiences
  • Giving and gracefully accepting constructive feedback
  • Accepting responsibility and apologizing to those affected by our mistakes, and learning from the experience
  • Focusing on what is best not just for us as individuals, but for the overall community

 

Examples of unacceptable behavior include:

  • The use of sexualized language or imagery, and sexual attention or advances of any kind
  • Trolling, insulting or derogatory comments, and personal or political attacks
  • A booth set up or campaign that uses sexualized language or imagery, and sexual attention
  • Public or private harassment
  • Publishing others’ private information, such as a physical or email address, without their explicit permission
  • Other conduct that could reasonably be considered inappropriate in a professional setting

 

Enforcement Responsibilities

The Techorama organizers are responsible for clarifying and enforcing our standards of acceptable behavior and will take appropriate and fair corrective action in response to any behavior that they deem inappropriate, threatening, offensive, or harmful.

The Techorama organizers have the right and responsibility to remove, edit, or reject comments, commits, code, wiki edits, issues, and other contributions that are not aligned to this Code of Conduct, and will communicate reasons for moderation decisions when appropriate.

 

Scope

This Code of Conduct applies within all Techorama conference activities and also applies when an individual is officially representing Techorama in public spaces. Examples of representing Techorama include using an official e-mail address, posting via an official social media account, or acting as an appointed representative at an online or offline event.

 

Enforcement

Instances of abusive, harassing or otherwise, unacceptable behavior may be reported to the Techorama organizers responsible for enforcement. You can find the contact details below. All complaints will be reviewed and investigated promptly and fairly.

All Techorama organizers are obligated to respect the privacy and security of the reporter of any incident.

 

Contact details

 

Enforcement Guidelines

Techorama organizers will follow the following Impact Guidelines in determining the consequences for any action they deem in violation of this Code of Conduct:

 

1. Correction

Impact: Use of inappropriate language or other behavior deemed unprofessional or unwelcome at our conferences.

Consequence: A private, written warning from the Techorama organizers, providing clarity around the nature of the violation and an explanation of why the behavior was inappropriate. A public apology may be requested.

 

2. Warning

Impact: A violation through a single incident or series of actions.

Consequence: A warning with consequences for continued behavior. No interaction with the people involved, including unsolicited interaction with those enforcing the Code of Conduct, for a specified period of time. This includes avoiding interactions with participants during the conference as well as external channels like social media. Violating these terms may lead to a temporary or permanent ban.

 

3. Temporary Ban

Impact: A serious violation of our Code of Conduct, including sustained inappropriate behavior.

Consequence: A temporary ban from any sort of interaction or public communication with our conference for a specified period of time. No public or private interaction with the people involved, including unsolicited interaction with those enforcing the Code of Conduct, is allowed during this period. Violating these terms may lead to a permanent ban.

 

4. Permanent Ban

Impact: Demonstrating a pattern of violation of our Code of Conduct, including sustained inappropriate behavior, harassment of an individual, or aggression toward or disparagement of classes of individuals.

Consequence: A permanent ban from any sort of public interaction with our conference.

 

Attribution

This Code of Conduct is adapted from the Contributor Covenant, version 2.0, available at https://www.contributor-covenant.org/version/2/0/code_of_conduct.html.

The Impact Guidelines were inspired by Mozilla’s code of conduct enforcement ladder.

For answers to common questions about this code of conduct, see the FAQ at https://www.contributor-covenant.org/faq. Translations are available at https://www.contributor-covenant.org/translations.

Any questions based on our Code of Conduct or suggested improvements, please contact us via board@techorama.be.