Conferences are important to many members of
#include <C++> - we attend, speak at, and help to run many of the largest C++ Conferences and Events.
Our overall advice is on the Organising Conferences page. Here are some resources you may want to peruse to learn more about this large topic, to avoid your conference being featured on Congrats, you have an all male panel! or scoring badly on 50 percent.
Codes of Conduct
- Code Of Conduct « PIPELINE
- Conference anti-harassment/Policy - Geek Feminism Wiki - Wikia
- Code of Conduct - LeanAgileScotland
- Yow Our Policies: YOW!
- Code of Conduct - Meeting C++ 2015
- Code of Conduct: cppcon
Motivations for Codes of Conduct
- Timeline of incidents - Geek Feminism Wiki - More than 50 years of examples of why codes of conduct are needed
- Some notes on codes of conduct from a conference organizer’s perspective - Jez Humble
- Things You Think Aren’t Sexist, But Really Are - RuthBurr.comRuthBurr.com
- Why I cancelled my ReactiveConf talk – Peggy Rayzis – Medium
- On being non-binary in tech
- Talk: Not one of the guys - finding myself in an industry dominated by cis men: AlterConf
- Four Interactions That Could Have Gone Better - Bridget Kromhout
- Coding Like a Girl — Medium
Advice to Organisers
- Alex WL Chan’s excellent site for conference organisers.
- After a Year of #MeToo Impacting the Hacker Community, We Still Have Far to Go The Road Less Traveled By
- excellent list of thing to do when preparing to run a conference
- User stories for organising conferences · GitHub
- Considerations for more diverse conferences - Emily Webber
- How to Organize a Conference: 18 Amazingly Useful Tips
- Badge Reviews - how to design conference badges, including for legibility
- How do I get more women to speak at my conference? - Anna Shipman - December 2014
- In Defence of Diversity Measures — The Microchicks — Medium
- You can choose who submits talks to your conference - Julia Evans
- The Woman Speaker Slot « Accidentally in Code
- How to get more women presenters for conferences, and, why there are so few. - Agile Testing with Lisa Crispin
Many speakers have a list of requirements and preferences to speak at a conference, such as “the conference should have an enforced code of conduct.” Here are some “speaker kits” we’ve found: