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Code of Conduct for Icrontic Events

LincLinc BardDetroit, MI Icrontian
edited 7 Jun in Events

Starting with Expo 2018, Icrontic is putting on its grownup pants and publishing a code of conduct. Please read it, because your presence at our events is 100% subject to it. Also it's quite short. I based this on the excellent template at confcodeofconduct.com with a few minor modifications; it shouldn't be anything unexpected from normally functioning human adult relationships.

The main point I want to make is how important it is to involve Brian and/or myself in all complaints immediately. While we enlist an army of volunteers (including our wonderful spouses) it is our responsibility to address any issues if they arise and we cannot take action if it is not reported.

The secondary point I want to make is that this is not some sort of new Icrontic chastity policy. We're grownups, and grownup stuff can happen at our events. The point is that no one is harassed or compelled to participate in anything that makes them uncomfortable. And if something bad happens, there needs to be clear communication and recourse.

Let's do the full text of the policy, and then follow up with some VERY FUN EXAMPLES below.

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Icrontic Event Code of Conduct

All attendees, event-runners, sponsors and volunteers at our events are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Icrontic's owners (Brian and Lincoln) will enforce this code throughout all events. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody.

Quick Version

Our events are dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any form. Event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event without a refund at the discretion of the owners.

Long Version

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, technology choices, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of games or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.

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

If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the owners may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference with no refund.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact one or both owners immediately, preferably by their shared email at pwners@icrontic.com or via private message to both on Icrontic.com. No one else is authorized to act on their behalf without explicit permission on a case-by-case basis.

The owners or their designee will be happy to help participants contact local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance.

We expect participants to follow these rules at all scheduled off-site venues in addition to ICHQ.

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Comments

  • mertesnmertesn I am Bobby Miller Yukon, OK Icrontian

    @RyanFodder said:

    @Linc said:

    This completely fictitious event in the name of science

    COMPLETELY FICTITIOUS

    Can confirm this never happened.
    Ever.
    At all.
    Not even once.

    LincThrax
  • Cliff_ForsterCliff_Forster Baltimore, MD Icrontian

    I don't even know why I read this because the fastpitch mafia owns me and I'll never get out, ever.... But I do object to the tolerance of technology choices. That's just not my bag man.

  • KwitkoKwitko Sheriff of Banning (Retired) By the thing near the stuff Icrontian

    So we can still discriminate based on shitty Chicago-style or Detroit-style or not-New York pizza, pizza tastes?

    RyanMMWagsFTW
  • Cliff_ForsterCliff_Forster Baltimore, MD Icrontian

    Obviously none of you have had Baltimore style pizza - http://pizzajohns.info/

    QCH
  • TushonTushon I'm scared, Coach Alexandria, VA Icrontian

    Code of conduct good, harassing bad. A+

    @Cliff_Forster said:
    .info/

    Cliff_Forster
  • KwitkoKwitko Sheriff of Banning (Retired) By the thing near the stuff Icrontian
    edited 7 Jun

    @AlexDeGruven said:
    I mean, you already ranked them, you just missed a spot:

    New York pizza (note: this is not the same thing as New York-style. Pizza Hut used to make a New York-style pizza and it was pure shite) > all others.

    FTFY

  • ThraxThrax Professional Shill, Watch Slut, Mumble Hivemind Drone Austin, TX Icrontian

    Yes means yes, no means no. GAME ON.

    GHoosdum
  • LincLinc Bard Detroit, MI Icrontian

    @RyanFodder said:
    COMPLETELY FICTITIOUS

    And yet oddly specific...

    DontCallMeKelso
  • KwitkoKwitko Sheriff of Banning (Retired) By the thing near the stuff Icrontian

    @Linc said:

    inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.

    >

    You're welcome to inappropriately physically contact me, and/or give me unwelcome sexual attention, but only if your name is @primesuspect or @Thrax. Ah, hell, @GHoosdum, you're welcome as well.

    GHoosdumThraxRyanFodder
  • GargoyleGargoyle Purveyor of Lincoln Nightmares New York City?! Icrontian

    @Kwitko said:
    You're welcome to inappropriately physically contact me, and/or give me unwelcome sexual attention, but only if your name is @primesuspect or @Thrax. Ah, hell, @GHoosdum, you're welcome as well.

    Didn't you learn in kindergarten you're supposed to bring enough to share with everyone?

  • KwitkoKwitko Sheriff of Banning (Retired) By the thing near the stuff Icrontian

    I would offer to have my junk scanned and printed, but only if the printer is extremely accurate at such a small scale.

    CrazyJoe
  • AlexDeGruvenAlexDeGruven Not as tall as Bobby Tallbeer. Twilight Sparkle is overrated. Meechigan Icrontian

    My printer can do layers as small as .05mm, so that should cover it. Unfortunately we won't be able to test it, since I won't be going this year.

    MAGIC
  • QCHQCH Ancient Guru Chicago Area - USA Icrontian

    @Kwitko said:
    So we can still discriminate based on shitty Chicago-style or Detroit-style or not-New York pizza, pizza tastes?

    I didn't read this back when you posted it on June 7th... and yet it was a topic of discussion.

    @AlexDeGruven said:
    I mean, you already ranked them, you just missed a spot:

    Chicago > Detroit > Domino's > Little Caesar's > New York style.

    It's not harassment if it's truth.

    Related to thread: I like this. It's good.

    And this is correct... :)

  • GHoosdumGHoosdum Icrontian

    Revised Icrontic Event Code of Conduct

    All attendees, event-runners, sponsors and volunteers at our events are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Icrontic's owners Brian and Lincoln) will enforce this code throughout all events. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody.

    Quick Version

    It's just beans.

    UPSLynxMassalinie
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