Sep 23 – 25, 2022
America/New_York timezone

Code of Conduct

Meeting participants are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with the MIT Physics Department values statement:
and the core principles of the APS code of conduct for scientific meetings:

  • All participants, including attendees, speakers, staff, and all other stakeholders at the Town Hall meetings will conduct themselves in a professional manner that is welcoming to all participants and free from any form of discrimination harassment or retaliation. Participants will treat each other with respect and consideration to create a collegial inclusive and professional environment at the meeting. Creating a supportive environment to enable scientific discourse at the Town Hall meeting is the responsibility of all participants.
  • Participants will avoid any inappropriate actions or statements based on individual characteristics such as age race ethnicity sexual orientation gender identity gender expression marital status nationality political affiliation ability status educational background or any other characteristic protected by law. Disruptive or harassing behavior of any kind will not be tolerated. Harassment includes but is not limited to inappropriate or intimidating behavior and language unwelcome jokes or comments unwanted touching or attention offensive images photography without permission and stalking.
  • Violations of this code of conduct policy should be reported to meeting organizers. Sanctions may range from verbal warning, to ejection from the meeting without refund, to notifying appropriate authorities. Retaliation for complaints of inappropriate conduct will not be tolerated. If a participant observes inappropriate comments or actions and personal intervention seems appropriate and safe, they should be considerate of all parties before intervening.