FARI Brussels Conference on AI, Data, and Robotics for the Common Good is committed to providing a supportive, safe, and harassment-free conference experience for everyone. In this light, inappropriate behavior toward fellow participants in any form, irrespective of gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or political affiliation, will not be tolerated.

In attending the conference participants agree to:

  • Conduct themselves in a professional manner and be responsible for their own actions, i.e., respect, courtesy, understanding, being mindful, tolerant, and patient towards fellow attendees.
  • Adhere at all times to the suggested guidelines and instructions provided by moderators and the conference team and comply immediately when asked to stop any unacceptable behaviour.
  • Immediately report any misconduct to the responsible authorities identified.
  • Be responsible for their personal possessions and guard their belongings.
  • Bring enough personal supply of medications for the duration of the conference and inform the conference organizers in advance of any severe allergies or health problems.
  • Disciplinary actions that will be taken by organisers as deemed necessary or appropriate resulting from misconduct e.g., warnings or expulsion from conference or access to future events without compensation and/or removal of inappropriate content.

Misconducts that will not be tolerated during the conference sessions:

  • Intolerance for diversity and discrimination towards other members based on gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or political affiliation.
  • Harassment, aggression, and bullying of any form including verbal or physical such as verbal abuse, showing sexual images in public spaces, stalking, staring, gestures, distressing photography or recording, continuous interruption of sessions, violating personal space through physical contact or unwelcome sexual attention towards fellow participants.
  • Lack of professionalism and use of hurtful speech or actions, including slurs, jokes, derogatory statements, foul or obscene language, offensive clothing, nudity, pictures, drawings or cartoons, disrespecting the opinions, intellect, work, and ideas of others.
  • Damage of private or communal property of the conference venue which may result to financial responsibility.
  • Advocating for or encouraging any of the above-mentioned conducts.

If you are a target of any mentioned inappropriate behavior or notice someone else being mistreated, please notify a member of conference staff or emailĀ conference@fari.brussels.