All attendees, speakers, sponsors, trainers, and volunteers at our conference are required to follow the code of conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event. We are expecting cooperation from all participants to help to ensure a safe and inclusive environment for everybody.
The designated community volunteers for handling code of conduct concerns for BADCamp 2020 are:
- AmyJune Hineline (call/text 831-406-1130 or email email@example.com)
- Kelly Dassing (call/text 614-641-0142, or email firstname.lastname@example.org)
This year the organizing team is fortunate to have both AmyJune and Kelly as a members who have had the Code of Conduct training organized by the Drupal Community Working Group (CWG).
If your concern is not resolved to your satisfaction, we encourage you to contact the Drupal CWG: email@example.com
Code of Conduct
BADCamp is an event that brings together a community of professionals from around the world who use, develop, design, and support the Drupal platform. BADCamp is dedicated to providing a safe, inclusive, welcoming, professional, harassment-free conference experience for everyone regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion and any other status protected by laws in which the conference or program is being held. The BADCamp Code of Conduct ensures we collectively create this kind of experience. This document expresses the behaviors we expect at BADCamp, what is unacceptable behavior, how we address unacceptable behavior, and how to ask for help if needed. All participants, including attendees, organizers, speakers, trainers, sponsors, exhibitors, vendors, volunteers, and event staff at BADCamp are required to abide by the BADCamp Code of Conduct. Event staff and their designated representatives will enforce this code throughout the event. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everyone.
All event participants are expected to behave in accordance with professional standards, the BADCamp Code of Conduct, applicable laws, and to the extent not contrary to the above, their respective employer's policies governing appropriate workplace behavior.
Attendees will be held accountable to any existing CWG agreements
WE ARE CONSIDERATE
BADCamp is an international event that attracts diverse people from a wide variety of ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds. We acknowledge that cross-cultural communication can often be complicated and encourage everyone to consider the impact of their words and actions on those with different backgrounds and experiences.
WE ARE WELCOMING
One of the greatest strengths of the Drupal community is our inclusiveness. Making all participants feel welcome and included at BADCamp is everyone’s job.
WE ARE RESPECTFUL
All participants should strive to treat each other with dignity and respect, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion and any other status protected by laws in which the conference or program is being held.
WE ARE COLLABORATIVE
If and when misunderstandings occur, we encourage people to work things out between themselves where this is practical. Where support is beneficial to achieve this, participants agree to ask for help. People are encouraged to take responsibility for their words and actions and listen to constructively-presented criticism with an open mind, courtesy, and respect. If people do not feel able to work out an issue between themselves, they are encouraged to seek the advice of a third party to help mediate.
To get help mediating you may contact the Drupal Community Working Group at firstname.lastname@example.org or with an online incident report.
WE LEAD BY EXAMPLE
Anyone who represents the project, officially, informally, or otherwise, is a leader in our community. At BADCamp, leadership roles include, but are not limited to Program team / Track Chairs, Speakers, Summit Leads, Trainers, Prenote organizers, Selection Committees, Social Media Leads, Q&A moderator, Photography Team Leads, Sprint leads, and Mentors. Leadership is not an award, right or title; it is a privilege, a responsibility, and a mandate. As leaders, they must represent the best version of the Drupal community in what they say and do.
We do not tolerate harassment and keep our conference a harassment-free zone for our attendees. Harassment will not be tolerated in any form, including but not limited to harassment based on gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion or any other status protected by laws in which the conference or program is being held. Any report of harassment at BADCamp will be addressed immediately. Harassment includes, but is not limited to:
- Verbal comments or imagery that reinforce social structures of domination related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion and any other status protected by laws in which the conference or program is being held.
- Unwelcome comments regarding a person’s lifestyle choices and practices, including those related to food, health, parenting, drugs, and employment.
- Abusive, offensive, or degrading language or imagery
- Language or imagery that encourages, glorifies, incites, or calls for violence, emotional, or physical harm against an individual or a group of people
- Intimidation, stalking, or following
- Harassing photography or recording
- Sexual imagery. At a minimum, no images containing nudity or expressions of sexual relationships that might be deemed inappropriate for a business environment should be used. In addition, participants should consider local societal customs of the hosting country when deciding what is deemed appropriate for a business environment.
- Sustained disruption of talks or other events
- Unwelcome sexual attention or advances or physical contact
- Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior
No weapons of any kind or illegal drugs are permitted at BADCamp venues.
Sponsors and Exhibitors should not use sexualized images, activities, or other material. Booth staff, including volunteers, should not wear sexualized clothing/uniform/costume, or otherwise create a sexualized environment. Speakers should not use sexual language, images, or anything that would constitute harassment as defined above in their presentations. Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Speakers must abide by the terms in their agreements with BADCamp.
Consequences of Unacceptable Behavior
Unacceptable behavior from any BADCamp participant will not be tolerated. If a participant engages in unacceptable behavior, BADCamp staff and designated representatives may take any of the following actions they deem appropriate, up to and including a temporary ban or permanent expulsion from the event without warning and without refund. These actions may include, but are not limited to:
- A warning to cease their behavior and that any further reports will result in further actions
- Removal from BADCamp, with no refund
- Not being allowed to attend future Bay Area Drupal events, including BADCamp, for a period of time or indefinitely
- Revocation of leadership roles related to Bay Area Drupal events, programs, committees, and platforms like badcamp.org - temporarily or indefinitely
- Reporting behavior to the applicable authorities
- In rare cases, and only at the discretion of the board itself, some issues may be escalated to the Community Working Group Conflict Resolution team
What To Do If You Witness Or Are Subject To Unacceptable Behavior
If you feel threatened or violated as a result of intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory or demeaning conduct, please immediately notify an event staff member or contact us at email@example.com. Likewise, please immediately notify an event staff member if you notice that someone else is being subjected to such behavior.
Emails to the firstname.lastname@example.org address will be received and processed by BADCamp organizers.
The BADCamp Code of Conduct is based on the DrupalCon Code of Conduct which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License and is available for others to use and adapt for their own events.