Code of Conduct


All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at our conference are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Organisers will enforce this code throughout the event. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody.


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The Quick Version


Our conference is 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 conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organisers.


The Less Quick 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, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.


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


Sponsors are also subject to the anti-harassment policy. In particular, sponsors should not use sexualised images, activities, or other material. Booth staff (including volunteers) should not use sexualised clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualised environment.


If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the conference organisers 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 a member of conference staff immediately. Conference staff can be identified as they'll be wearing branded clothing and/or badges.


Conference staff will be happy to help participants contact hotel/venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the conference. We value your attendance.


We expect participants to follow these rules at conference and workshop venues and conference-related social events.

Sponsors

Gold sponsors
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Sponsor Codecentric
As an expert in custom software development, codecentric develops software solutions for the future, something every one of our employees at each of our 15 locations is passionate about. Learn more at blog.codecentric.de.
Sponsor Idealo
idealo internet GmbH, a subsidiary of Axel Springer AG, is Germany’s largest online price comparison service. Since 2001, idealo’s mission is to help users make the best possible buying choices. Based in the very heart of Berlin with over 600 employees and several international teams, we are active throughout Europe and steadily growing.
Sponsor Microsoft
Die Microsoft Deutschland GmbH ist die 1983 gegründete Tochtergesellschaft der Microsoft Corporation/Redmond, U.S.A., des weltweit führenden Herstellers von Standardsoftware, Services und Lösungen. Die Angebotspalette umfasst Technologien und Services für verschiedenste Plattformen und Endgeräte, angefangen beim Desktoprechner, über Netzwerke und mobile Endgeräte bis hin zum Cloud Computing.
Sponsor Prosoz
For more than 25 years, PROSOZ Herten has been offering innovative software, personalized consulting services, and practice-oriented qualification for municipalities. With solutions for the areas of labor, social issues, children and youth welfare, construction and order for approx. 1500 administrations throughout Germany, the company is the leading software and consulting firm for municipal administrations. As market leader in this segment, the company develops solutions for administrative work, advises clients in process and organizational development, and develops and supervises project implementation. This also includes the qualification of employees dealing with the specialized software in the PROSOZ Academy. Currently, approx. 300 permanent employees work in four locations (Herten, Berlin, Munich and Dresden).
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