Code of Conduct @ TEMC 2022

TEMC is dedicated to providing a harassment-free in person or virtual conference experience for everyone regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance,body
size, race, age, or religion. We will not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. All mediums where interactions take place, including Zoom, or virtual networking events are subject to these policies. Sexual language and imagery are not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks. Conference participants violating these rules may be
sanctioned or asked to leave the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organisers.

Harassment includes:

  • Offensive verbal and written comments related to gender, gender identity, and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size race, age, or religion
  • 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 behaviours

Attendees who asked to stop any harassing behaviour are expected to comply immediately.
If an attendee engages in a harassing behaviour, TEMC retains the right to take any action deem fit to ensure that the conference is a welcoming environment for all. This includes warning the offender or expulsion from the conference with no refund.

Reporting (in person)

If someone makes you or anyone else feel unsafe or uncomfortable, please report it as soon as possible to Leishman Associates staff at the registration desk located on the Mezzanine level. Harassment and other code of conduct violations reduce the value of the conference for all. You may make a report either personally or anonymously. We all have a role to play in keeping our communities safe.

Reporting (Anonymous)

You can make an anonymous report on the TEMC 2022 website:here: As we will not be able to respond to an anonymous report, we will fully investigate it and take whatever action is necessary to prevent a recurrence.

Report a Problem (Non-Anonymous)

You can make a personal report by:

  • Calling or texting this phone number: +61 410 569 374. This phone number will be monitored by Fiona Bygraves, Convenor of the TEMC 2022 Conference committee, for the duration of the conference (11-14 September).
  • Emailing [email protected]. This email will be monitored by Leishman Associates, for the duration of the conference.

When taking a personal report, we will ensure you are safe and cannot be overheard. A report may involve others from the Local Organising Committee.
Our team will be happy to help you contact hotel/venue security, local law enforcement, local support services, provide escorts, or otherwise assist you to feel safe for the duration of the conference. We value your attendance.
These rules apply at all conference venues and conference-related social events.