DevCon is taking place in Romania and is organized by
Catalyst Solutions SRL. All further references
to the event from this document will be done through
the legal organizer of the event, Catalyst Solutions SRL.
Please take further notice that this is an Anti-Harassment
Policy during our events.
All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at our
conference are required to agree with the following code
of conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout
the event. We are expecting cooperation from all participants
to help ensuring a safe environment for everybody.
The Quick Version
Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free
conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender,
age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance,
body size, race, or religion (or lack thereof). We do not
tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form.
Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any
conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties,
Twitter and other online media. Conference participants
violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from
the conference without a refund at the discretion of
the conference organizers.
The Less Quick Version
We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any
form and we expect all participants to conduct themselves
in a professional and appropriate manner. Conference
participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or
expelled from the conference, without a refund, at the
discretion of the conference organizers.
Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to
gender, age, national origin, ethnicity, disability,
physical appearance, body size, race, religion, gender
identity and expression, sexual orientation, sexual images
in public spaces, degrading language, 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.
Sponsors are also subject to the anti-harassment policy.
In particular, any sponsors, exhibitor or partner should
not use sexualized images, activities, or other material.
Booth staff (including volunteers) should not use
sexualized clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create
a sexualized environment. Exhibitors should not use
sexualized images, activities, or other material in their
booths and must refrain from the use of sexualized clothing,
uniforms, costumes, or otherwise creating a sexualized environment.
Speakers should not use sexual language, images, or any language
or images that could constitute harassment as defined above
in their talks. Speakers should also use inclusive language.
It is considered unacceptable behavior and will not be tolerated
by the organizers any possession and/or use of illegal substances
or possession of an item that can be used as a weapon causing
harm to others. If a participant uses or possess any of these
items will be asked to stop the unacceptable behavior or may
be expelled from the conference and related-activities without
a refund and/or banned from future events at the discretion
of the organizers.
If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the conference
organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including
warning the offender or expulsion from the conference with no refund.
If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being
harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member
of conference staff immediately.
We expect participants to follow these rules at conference and
workshop venues and conference-related social events.
Emergency Contact Details
Conference staff will be happy to help participants contact
hotel/venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts,
or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel
safe for the duration of the conference. We value your attendance.
We have our staff or volunteers on site, and are clearly identifiable
by their volunteer or staff badges. They have been briefed to
immediately escalate incidents to their project coordinators
who will then liaise with medical or security staff, or Police,
Additionally, there are easily identifiable security staff,
throughout the venue, who are professionally trained according
to best practices for events of this size and nature.
For any urgent matters please feel free to contact us immediately on one of the following contact details or
on any Social Media channel, at +4 0755 020 478
or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.