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Code of Conduct for Devthons

Devthon Code of Conduct

Shorter Version

"Devthon", is a co-creation platform that brings together minds from multiple disciplines to solve challenges and prototype new experiences. Devthons blend the principles of design thinking, co-creation and rapid prototyping into the process of making. Facilitators, mentors and domain experts also participate in aiding and accelerating the process and help participants improve outcomes.

We value participation of each member and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. All attendees are expected to show respect and courtesy to each other throughout the Devthon.

All attendees - participants, organizers, facilitators and volunteers - at the Devthon are required to follow the Code of Conduct. Organizers and volunteers will enforce this code throughout the event.

Attendees are also requested to ensure that there is no damage to the local venue. You are requested to notify the organizers or volunteers in case of any damage.

Kindly do not misuse any contact information provided in this Code of Conduct.

Longer Version

The Code of Conduct is to be adhered by everyone

Devthon format is dedicated to providing a harassment-free event experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment or inconvenience of attendees in any form.

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, religion, sexual images or references, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, disruption, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.

Attendees asked to stop harassing behaviour are expected to comply immediately.

For Participants: Be kind to others. Do not insult or put down other attendees. Behave professionally and extend help in case of need. Remember that harassment and sexist, racist, or exclusionary jokes are not appropriate at any events. Attendees violating this code may be asked to leave the event without refund at the discretion of the organizers.

For Mentors & Facilitators: Any communication, presentation or material being used should be appropriate for professional audience including people from different backgrounds. Sexual language, imagery or references are not permitted for any event.

For Organizers/Curators/Volunteers: Please ensure that you stick to the code of conduct as well. Organizers, curators, volunteers must enforce the code of conduct at all times. Announcements and emails should be professional and should avoid any harassment. In case of any violation, the Devthon team should be contacted.

Contact Information

If you're being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact one of the organizers or volunteers.

If you're concern is not addressed, please immediately email us at prashant[at]devthon[dot]org or use the phone numbers listed as part of the edition.


This Code of Conduct was forked from the Pycon US Code of Conduct, which was forked from the Geek Feminism wiki, created by the Ada initiative and other volunteers. It is available under a Creative Commons Zero License.

This code of conduct is licensed under the same license.

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