Code of Conduct

WOPR Summit is an immersive hands-on hacking convention that is focused on hardware, software, and wireless technologies.

We value the participation of each member of the 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 convention and at all convention events, whether officially sponsored by the WOPR Summit organizers or not.

To make clear what is expected, all staff, attendees, speakers, exhibitors, organizers, and volunteers at WOPR Summit are required to conform to the following Code of Conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event.

Our Standards

WOPR Summit is dedicated to providing a positive convention experience for everyone, regardless of age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, ethnicity, nationality, race, or religion (or lack thereof), education, or socio-economic status.

Examples of behavior that contributes to creating a positive environment include:

  • Being kind to others

  • Behaving professionally

  • Using welcoming and inclusive language

  • Being respectful of differing viewpoints and experiences

  • Gracefully accepting constructive criticism

  • Focusing on what is best for the community

  • Showing empathy towards other community members

Examples of unacceptable behavior by participants include:

  • Harassment of convention participants in any form

  • Deliberate intimidation, stalking, or following

  • Violent threats or language directed against another person

  • Sexual language and imagery in any conference venue, including talks

  • Insults or put downs

  • Sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, ableist, or exclusionary jokes

  • Excessive swearing

  • Unwelcome sexual attention or advances

  • Unwelcome physical contact

  • Sustained disruption of talks or other events

  • Other conduct that is inappropriate for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds

Participants asked to stop any inappropriate behavior are expected to comply immediately.

If a participant engages in behavior that violates this code of conduct, the convention organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the convention with no refund.

Thank you for helping make this a welcoming, friendly event for all.

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