How to make more people feel welcome and safe at your conference

Code of conduct

confcodeofconduct.com

http://www.ashedryden.com/blog/codes-of-conduct-101-faq

Gender neutral bathrooms

Photo policy

https://adainitiative.org/2013/07/another-way-to-attract-women-to-conferences-photography-policies/

AdaCamp SF lanyards, by Flore Allemandou CC BY-SA

On a personal note:

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vs.

  • Hey everyone! Hey folks! Hey y'all!
  • Gosh, I really think you could...
  • A developer usally... they...

Finally...

Based on a post by Stefan Bönnemann

https://medium.com/@boennemann/how-much-it-cost-us-to-make-more-attendees-feel-safe-and-welcome-at-concat-2015-2bc51d4df656

 

https://www.ashedryden.com/blog/increasing-diversity-at-your-conference

How to make more people feel welcome and safe at your conference

By Franziska Sauerwein

How to make more people feel welcome and safe at your conference

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