PGConf US 2017 wants you to treat people well :-)
Reporting ViolationsIf you feel that you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a PGConf US 2017 volunteer immediately. Other forms of contact:
- For All Emergencies (Medical, Police, Fire): 911
PolicyPGConf US does not tolerate harassment of PGConf US 2017 participants in any form. Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, displaying sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.
Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks and social events around PGConf US 2017. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the PGConf US 2017 co-chairs.
Disciplinary ActionIf a participant engages in behavior violating this code of conduct, the PGConf US 2017 co-chairs may take any action they deem appropriate, including ejection from the conference with no refund or contacting the authorities.
PGConf US 2017 staff are willing to help participants contact hotel/venue security or the NJPD, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the conference.
Thank you for your help in making PGConf US 2017 fun and enjoyable for everyone!