[OSGeo-Conf] Code of Conduct

Jachym Cepicky jachym.cepicky at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 12:46:21 PST 2015

Even I started to elaborate answers to Kate's mail, I propose time out and
prepare BoF at next events to discuss things F2F.

just proposal


Wed Jan 14 2015 at 21:15:52 odesílatel Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com>

> Hi Cameron,
> I'm going to assume good faith that you are not trying to be offensive,
> but I am having a difficult time with some of what you wrote.
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 8:42 AM, Cameron Shorter <
> cameron.shorter at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I also think it adds little value, and will likely offend a number of
>> attendees, to enforce everyone to tick a "I will abide by the CoC" box. Do
>> obviously reference the CoC, including using a 1 sentence version of it
>> which gets read.  If people are going to break the CoC, they will do so
>> whether they tick a box or not.
> I'm indifferent to a tickbox, but some of the better run conferences that
> do have codes of conduct include the tickbox as well as make references to
> the Code of Conduct in multiple places on the site and at the conference.
>> I do have an outstanding question about definition of "sexualised image",
>> which I expect will be challenging to resolve. Does someone have links back
>> to the geek girls community to see if they can help with ideas?
> It is a bit insulting for you to ask if anyone has any links to the "geek
> girls community"  for multiple reasons. The first being that we are women,
> not girls. The second is you are implying that all the women who have
> responded on this thread that are involved in OSGEO are not geeks....One
> specific women is on the advisory board of a non-profit(1) that has the
> entire mission of helping women in open culture and open source.
> Also you keep saying "kick people out" I do know of instances where people
> have been kicked out of conferences, but it is typically for repeat
> offenses. For example wearing an offensive shirt, being offered a new one
> from the conference organizers and refusing it. Or continuing to speak
> offensively or harass people after being initially warned.
> -Kate
> (1) https://adainitiative.org/
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