[Openstack] Fwd: Making the Hong Kong Summit as inclusive as possible
launchpad at mortman.com
Wed Sep 11 17:44:22 UTC 2013
On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 12:16 PM, Lauren Sell <lauren at openstack.org> wrote:
> I also like the PyCon code of conduct and would be interested in adopting
> something very similar for our events.
> On Sep 11, 2013, at 8:47 AM, Anne Gentle <anne at openstack.org> wrote:
> I would greatly support a reporting process for issues for our Summits.
> Thanks David for bringing it to the mailing list. I can help in any way
> One bit of input, I'm not sure wording as strong as "anti-harrassment
> policy" is required, though that's at the heart of it. We can probably
> follow in PyCon's footsteps with a Code of Conduct for conferences, 
> which refers to the Ada Initiative's wiki. 
> Also, as a gentle reminder (ha!) as members of the community, we do have a
> code of conduct in place already . I'd like to ensure we carry some
> processes for ensuring we all are welcomed at Summits and have a safety net
> for reporting and correcting issues.
> 2. http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Conference_anti-harassment/Policy
> 3. https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Conduct
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 8:18 AM, David Mortman <launchpad at mortman.com>wrote:
>> Given the recent and ongoing issues with sexism (not to mention racism,
>> homophobia and general bigotry) at tech conferences, I recently engaged
>> with several folks on twitter about what was being done to make sure that
>> the Hong Kong Summit was as inclusive as possible regardless of an
>> attendee's age, sex, orientation, race or anything else. I think a good
>> place to start would be an official anti-harassment policy and a process
>> for people to report issues to the event organizers who can then deal with
>> the issue appropriately. I am happy to help with the drafting of both the
>> policy and the process. What do folks think?
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