Code of Conduct

(As created and observed by the Agile Alliance)

AgileIndy Inc. (AgileIndy) wants to ensure a respectful, safe and inclusive environment for everyone, whenever they are engaged in AgileIndy activities.

We do not tolerate harassing or disrespectful behavior, interactions, messages, or images, by any participant in an AgileIndy activity, in any form. This includes business and social activities, regardless of location. We encourage everyone to help in creating a welcoming and safe environment. Please report any concerns, harassing behavior, suspicious or disruptive activity using these contact methods .

AgileIndy reserves the right to refuse admittance to, or remove any person from an activity at any time at its sole discretion.

Something Has Happened

If you are being harassed, notice someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact one of the following people; AgileIndy Board, Meeting Volunteers, or Venue Staff.

If you feel unsafe or in danger, please call 911 or your local emergency number.

Detailed Expectations

Who does the Code of Conduct apply to?

Everyone. All participants in any AgileIndy activity, including attendees, speakers, sponsors, volunteers, contributors etc., are required to agree with and adhere to the code of conduct.

Where and when does this Code of Conduct apply?

AgileIndy offers many opportunities for our members and the broader community to come together to network and collaborate. These include in-person conferences and meetings, online meetings, sponsored events, initiatives, and online contributions. This code of conduct applies in all cases, and covers business and social activities, regardless of location.

What is considered harassment / a breach of the Code of Conduct?

Harassment includes (but is not limited to):

  • Violent threats or language directed against another person. Intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory, or demeaning conduct. Offensive verbal or written comments related to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, age, religion, political views, and technology choices. Discriminatory jokes and language. Posting sexually explicit or violent material. Inappropriate physical contact or unwelcome sexual attention. inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces (including presentation slides); deliberate intimidation, stalking or following; harassing photography or recording; sustained disruption of talks or other events;

Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any situation, including talks, workshops, special events, meetings, and online presentations. Event sponsors should not use sexualized images, activities, or other material. Booth staff (including volunteers) should not use sexualized clothing / uniforms / costumes, or otherwise create a sexualized environment.

Some venues are shared with members of the public; please be respectful to all patrons of these locations.

What are the consequences of violating the Code of Conduct

AgileIndy volunteers, staff, and board members will enforce this code throughout all AgileIndy activities. Participants in any AgileIndy activity asked to stop harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the AgileIndy may take any action it deems appropriate, including reporting to authorities. AgileIndy reserves the right to refuse admittance to, or remove any person from an activity at any time at its sole discretion. At conferences specifically, participants violating these rules may be expelled from the conference without a refund at the sole discretion of the Board Chair of AgileIndy, and if not available, a Board Officer of AgileIndy

When should I seek help or report an incident?

Every incident is important, no matter how minor it might seem at the time. Please seek help as soon as possible for anything you consider harassment or a breach of the Code of Conduct. You should also report all incidents as soon as possible after the incident occurs.

It is everybody’s responsibility to create and maintain a safe and respectful environment. As such, you should report incidents:

  • If it is something that has happened to you If someone shared something with you, or you were with them when it happened If you saw something happen from afar

How do I find help or report an incident?

If you need help, or need to report an incident please contact any of the following: AgileIndy Board, Meeting Volunteers, or Venue Staff.

If you cannot find any of these people, or are involved in an AgileIndy activity which is not part of a conference or meeting, please send a communication to the email address of Content in the message will be sent only to the Board of Directors of AgileIndy. Please include the following information in the message;

  • Full Name Email Phone Number Message

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