Code Of Conduct
The Short Form
We invite you to come to PyCon India 2019 in a spirit of curiosity, friendliness, open-mindedness, and respect. We will not tolerate harassment in any form.
At the PyCon India venue and related online forums, you agree to:
Be kind and sensitive to the people around you and respect the boundaries of other attendees.
Attempt to resolve difference of opinions peacefully
Avoid harassment, exclusionary or offensive behaviour of any kind. This includes but is not limited to offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, 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.
Violations can be reported online by sending a mail to email@example.com, or to PyCon India volunteers at the venue. You can also report directly to the chair of the Diversity workgroup, Sharmila Gopirajan. She can be reached at the mobile no. +91-8925760036. Please read our Reporting Guide for reporting guidelines and resolution procedure.
Violations of the Code of Conduct can result in expulsion from the conference with no refund. Please read on for a more detailed version of the Code of Conduct.
The Long Form
PyCon India is a community organized conference intended for advocating the use and adoption of the Python programming language in India. It is also a platform for fostering networking and collaboration among the Python developer community in India.
We believe in the broad spectrum of individual and collective experience and in the inherent dignity of all people. We believe that amazing things happen when people from different worlds and world-views approach each other to create a conversation.
PyCon India 2019 welcomes everyone and is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, physical appearance, disability, neurotype, race, religion, political opinion, culture or employment. We don’t tolerate harassment of attendees in any form.
This Code of Conduct applies to the venue of PyCon India 2019 Conference, pre-event & post-event informal gatherings, related online forums and all conference related events organized by PyCon India.
This is applicable to speakers, participants, sponsors, volunteers and organizers.
Be The Best You Can Be
Be kind, sensitive, understanding and respectful to other attendees.
Listen with empathy when someone has a different perspective.
Talk to the volunteers if you notice that something could be better.
All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience, including people from many different backgrounds.
Please Refrain From
Offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion
Violent threats or language directed against another person.
Swearing, insults or discriminatory/exclusionary/offensive jokes or language.
Deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording
Sustained disruption of talks or other events
Using sexually explicit or violent material in presentations. Sexual language or imagery is inappropriate for all aspects of the conference, including talks and exhibits.
Unwelcome sexual attention or inappropriate physical contact.
Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior.
Repeated harassment of others. In general, if someone asks you to stop, then stop.
Avoid use of sexualized clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualized environment.
We have zero tolerance on harassment of conference participants in any form, including, but not limited to the activities mentioned here.
Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.
If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a conference volunteer. Volunteers will be wearing “PyCon India Volunteer” badges. For detailed instructions on reporting of violations and the steps for resolution, please check the Reporting Guide.
If the matter is especially urgent, you may also ask to be put in touch with the Diversity Chair, Sharmila Gopirajan
In case you are not able to locate a conference volunteer or you would prefer to report directly to the Diversity Chair, she can be reached at the mobile no. TBD and the email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Code of Conduct is derived from
The Django Code of Conduct by the Django Software Foundation which is under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
The PSF Code of Conduct by Python Software Foundation which is under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
PyCon India Conference Code of Conduct is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.