Code of Conduct
Big Data TechCon is a community conference intended for networking and collaboration in the Big Data community.
We value the participation of each member of the Big Data TechCon community and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Accordingly, all attendees are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees throughout the conference and at all conference events, whether officially sponsored by Big Data TechCon or not.
To make clear what is expected, all delegates, speakers, exhibitors and visitors at any Big Data TechCon event are required to conform to the following Code of Conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event.
Big Data TechCon is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form.
All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks.
Be kind to others. Do not insult or put down other attendees. Behave professionally. Remember that harassment and sexist, racist, or exclusionary jokes are not appropriate for Big Data TechCon.
Attendees violating these rules may be asked to leave the conference without a refund at the sole discretion of the conference organizers.
Thank you for helping make this a welcoming, friendly event for all.
If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of conference staff. You may also contact hotel staff and ask to be put in touch with the Director of Events, Stacy Burris.
If the matter is especially urgent, please contact any of these individuals: Stacy Burris at firstname.lastname@example.org; Katie Serignese at email@example.com.
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.