event code of conduct


All attendees at our events are required to agree with the following code of conduct. As organisers, Silicon Milkroundabout will enforce this code throughout an event. We are expecting cooperation from all participants to help ensuring a safe environment for everybody.

tl;dr: Be excellent with each other.

The Quick Version

Silicon Milkroundabout is dedicated to providing a harassment-free event experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion (or lack thereof). We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any Silicon Milkroundabout event whether the format is a jobs fair, talks, workshops, a party, or whether the interaction is happening face-to-face or on Twitter and other online media. Silicon Milkroundabout event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from our event immediately and without a refund at the discretion of Silicon Milkroundabout, the event organisers.

The Less Quick Version

Harassment includes, but is not limited to:

  • Verbal comments that reinforce social structures of domination [related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion, [your specific concern here].
  • Sexual images in public spaces
  • Deliberate intimidation, stalking, or following
  • Harassing photography or recording
  • Sustained disruption of talks or other events
  • Inappropriate physical contact
  • Unwelcome sexual attention
  • Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior


Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately [Exhibitors, sponsors, attendees or participants, or similar activities are also subject to the anti-harassment policy. In particular, exhibitors should not use sexualized images, activities, or other material. Silicon Milkroundabout staff (including volunteers and subcontractors) should not use sexualized clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualized environment.]

If a participant engages in harassing behaviour, Silicon Milkroundabout retain the right to take any actions to keep the event a welcoming environment for all participants. This includes warning the offender or expulsion from the conference [with no refund].

Silicon Milkroundabout may take action to redress anything designed to, or with the clear impact of, disrupting the event or making the environment hostile for any participants.

We expect participants to follow these rules at all event venues and event-related social activities. We think people should follow these rules outside event activities too!


If someone makes you or anyone else feel unsafe or unwelcome, please report it as soon as possible. [Silicon Milkroundabout staff can be identified by branded uniform and headsets.] Harassment and other code of conduct violations reduce the value of our event for everyone. We want you to be happy at our event. People like you make our event a better place.

You can make a report either personally or anonymously.

Anonymous Report

You can make an anonymous report here

Please note: We can't follow up an anonymous report with you directly, but we will fully investigate it and take whatever action is necessary to prevent a recurrence.

Personal Report

You can make a personal report by:

  • Emailing [email protected]
  • Contacting a staff member, identified by Silicon Milkroundabout branded uniform.

When taking a personal report, our staff will ensure you are safe and cannot be overheard. They may involve other event staff to ensure your report is managed properly. Once safe, we'll ask you to tell us about what happened. This can be upsetting, but we'll handle it as respectfully as possible, and you can bring someone to support you. You won't be asked to confront anyone and we won't tell anyone who you are.

Our team will be happy to help you contact venue security, local law enforcement, local support services, provide escorts, or otherwise assist you to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance.

Important contact details

Email Silicon Milkroundabout organisers: [email protected]

Crisis text line: Text HOME to 741741 to reach a volunteer Crisis Counselor.

Emergency call: 999

Non-emergency medical call: 111

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