Code of Conduct
The organizers and volunteers of Eschaton2012 are dedicated to providing a safe and enjoyable experience for all. To that end, it is important that we maintain an environment of respect among all participants: speakers, attendees and volunteers, as well as venue staff.
Behaviour of all guests, speakers and organizers at this conference is subject to the provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code, a provincial law that gives everybody equal rights and opportunities, and prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of:
- place of origin
- ethnic origin
- creed (religion)
- sex (including pregnancy and gender identity)
- sexual orientation
- age (18 and over)
- marital status (including same sex partners)
- family status
- gender identity or gender expression
Reporting, Remediation, and Response:
If you are experiencing harassment or discrimination, please report this to a member of the Eschaton2012 security or operations staff. If you consider the situation to be urgent or life-threatening, call 911 immediately.
If a participant engages in unacceptable behavior, the conference organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including the issuing of warnings or complete expulsion from the conference.
Conference staff will be available to provide escorts or other assistance to anyone who encounters harassment, and, if requested, will assist participants to contact local law enforcement.