Adapted from the JSConf Code Of Conduct
All delegates, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at any Chicago Coder Conference
event are required to agree with the following code of conduct.
Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event.
The Quick Version
Chicago Coder Conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference
experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and
expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical
appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof),
or technology choices. 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
The Less Quick Version
Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender,
gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability,
physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion,
technology choices, 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
Sponsors are also subject to the anti-harassment policy. In
particular, sponsors should not use sexualized images, activities,
or other material. Booth staff (including volunteers) should not use
sexualized clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a
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
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. Conference staff can be identified by
a clearly marked "STAFF" shirt.
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 expect participants to follow these rules at all conference
venues and conference-related social events.