The workshop organizers are committed to making this meeting productive and enjoyable for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, age (or level of experience), socio-economic status, physical appearance, body size, race, nationality or religion. We will not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. Please follow these guidelines:
- Behave professionally. Public or private Harassment and sexist, racist or exclusionary comments or jokes are not appropriate. Harassment includes sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, sexual attention or innuendo, deliberate intimidation, stalking, publishing other's private information (e.g. physical or electronic address, without explicit permission) and photography or recording of an individual without consent. It also includes offensive comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race or religion.
- All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds. Sexual or sexist language and imagery is not appropriate. Be considerate and respectful towards others. Do not insult or put down other attendees. All forms of social media should be used responsibly, respecting both individuals and the organization hosting the meeting.
- Participants asked to stop any inappropriate behavior are expected to comply immediately. Attendees violating these rules may be asked to leave the event at the sole discretion of the organizers without a refund of any charge.
- Any participant who wishes to report a violation of this policy is asked to speak/send an email, in confidence, to *TBD*
This code of conduct is based on the one used at the conference “9th Microquasar Workshop” held in Cagliari in September 2021”, which in turn was based on the “London Code of Conduct“ originally designed for the conference “Accurate Astrophysics. Correct Cosmology”, held in London in July 2015. The London Code of Conduct was adapted with permission by Andrew Pontzen and Hiranya Peiris from a document by Software Carpentry (http://software-carpentry.org/conduct.html), which itself derives from original Creative Commons documents by PyCon and Geek Feminism. It is released under a CC-Zero licence for reuse. To help track people’s improvements and best practice, please retain this acknowledgement, and log your re-use or modification of this policy at london_cc.