Code of Conduct

Purpose

Scipy Latam is dedicated to providing an enjoyable and harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion, or lack thereof.

Sexual language and imagery are not appropriate.

We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form.

We expect all community participants to abide by this Code of Conduct in all community as well as in all one-on-one communications pertaining to community business.

Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers.

Expected Behavior

  • Participate in an authentic and active way. In doing so, you contribute to the health and longevity of this community.
  • Exercise consideration and respect in your speech and actions.
  • Attempt collaboration before conflict
  • Use inclusive language
  • Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior and speech.
  • Be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants.
  • Alert community leaders if you notice a dangerous situation, someone in distress, or violations of this Code of Conduct, even if they seem inconsequential.

Unacceptable Behavior

Unacceptable behaviors include, but is not limited to:

  • Abusive, discriminatory, derogatory, or demeaning speech or actions
  • Sexual images
  • Harassing, intimidation, or stalking
  • Sustained disruption of talks or other events
  • Inappropriate online contact
  • Invasion of personal space
  • Unwelcome sexual attention
  • Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior

Consequences of Unacceptable Behavior

Unacceptable behavior from any community member, including sponsors and those with decision-making authority, will not be tolerated.

Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. If a community member engages in unacceptable behavior, the community organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, up to and including a temporary ban or permanent expulsion from the community without warning (and without refund in the case of a paid event).

If You Witness or Are Subject to Unacceptable Behavior

If you are subject to or witness unacceptable behavior, or have any other concerns, please notify a community organizer as soon as possible.

We will publish during the conference information on where to make a report. Contact through Discord "@Christian" or "@Darya" for the communication of any unacceptable behaviour.

When taking a personal report, with your agreement, the staff members may involve other event staff to ensure your report is managed properly. This report will remain private.

During this private chat, we’ll ask you to tell us about what happened. This can be upsetting, but we’ll handle it as respectfully as possible, and you can bring someone to support you. You won’t be asked to confront anyone and we won’t tell anyone who you are.

We value your attendance.

Anonymous report

You can make an anonymous report.

We can’t follow up an anonymous report with you directly, but we will fully investigate it and take whatever action is necessary to prevent a recurrence

Addressing Grievances

If you feel you have been falsely or unfairly accused of violating this Code of Conduct, you should notify one of the event organizers with a concise description of your grievance.

Your grievance will be handled in accordance with our existing governing policies.

Credits

This Code of Conduct was inspired by "Remote Python Pizza" code of conduct.