QIP 2021 Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct and Online event Etiquette

All attendees, speakers, sponsors, and volunteers at QIP 2021 are required to read and agree with the following code of conduct. It applies to all virtual event venues and event-related social activities.

The open exchange of ideas and the freedom of thought and expression are central to the aims and goals of QIP; these require an environment that recognizes the inherent worth of every person and group, that fosters dignity, understanding, and mutual respect, and that embraces diversity. For these reasons, the QIP Steering Committee and local organizers are committed to providing a harassment-free conference experience.

By participating in QIP 2021 you agree to treat everyone with respect, fairly, and use this event for expanding your knowledge and gaining insight into quantum information research. Please support us in upholding a constructive and inspiring atmosphere throughout the event by showing patience, respect, and benevolence towards all participants.

Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. If a participant engages in unacceptable behavior, the event organizers retain the right to take any actions to keep the conference a welcoming environment for all participants. This includes warning the offender or expulsion from the conference.

If someone makes you or anyone else feel unsafe or unwelcome, please report it as soon as possible. Harassment and other code of conduct violations reduce the value of our event for everyone. We want you to feel comfortable and happy at our event. If you wish to alert us of a code of conduct violation please email qip2021.mcqst[at]tum.de or any of the organizers. We commit to treating this as confidentially and respectfully as possible.

Mind good ethical practices when it comes to copyright and intellectual property. We ask all participants to act in good conscience and with respect towards the work of their peers. Do not make audio or visual (video) recordings of the virtual meeting in any medium –and do not distribute audio or visual (video) recordings of the meetings (via social media or any other means). All talks will be recorded and made available on-demand by the event organizers

See also the MCQST Community Guidelines.

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