All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at our
conference are kindly asked to adopt the following code of
conduct, and are required to agree to the Anti-Harassment
Policy. We are expecting cooperation from all participants
to help ensure a safe and comfortable environment for
The Quick Version
Be friendly, patient, welcoming and considerate; be
respectful, use appropriate language, and avoid
discriminatory behavior or expressions. In particular,
harassment is unacceptable; our conference is dedicated to
providing a harassment-free conference experience for
everyone, and participants violating the Anti-Harassment
Policy may be sanctioned or even expelled from the
conference without a refund, at the discretion of the
The Full Version
- Be friendly and welcoming. We strive to be a
community that welcomes and supports people of all
backgrounds and identities.
- Be patient and considerate. We all want to have fun
teaching and learning, and a cooperative atmosphere will
make us more productive.
- Be respectful. Not all of us will agree all the time,
but disagreement is no excuse for poor behavior and poor
manners. Refrain from personal attacks, and be respectful
when dealing with other members of the Python community
as well as with people outside it.
- Use appropriate language, and avoid discriminatory
behavior. Everybody is welcome to this conference,
regardless of gender, gender identity and expression,
age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance,
body size, race, ethnicity, or religion (or lack
- We do not tolerate harassment of conference
participants in any form. Organizers will enforce the
Anti-Harassment Policy throughout the event.
- Harassment includes offensive comments related to
gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual
orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size,
race, ethnicity, or religion (or lack thereof);
deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing
photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks
or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and
unwelcome sexual attention. Sexual language and imagery
is not appropriate for any conference venue, including
talks, workshops, parties and online media.
- Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are
expected to comply immediately.
- 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 even
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. Conference staff
can be identified by the printing on the back of their
If the matter is especially urgent, please call the
conference staff (contact phones will be added here before
- (female member TBD)
- (male member TBD)
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
conference and workshop venues, conference-related social
events and online spaces.