Written by the community
for the community.


BSides Vancouver is dedicated to providing an awesome event for all communities and community members and this means a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment in any form and we expect all of our conference’s participants to abide by our common ethos defined below in our “Code of Conduct Policy: Simple Expectations”.

Simple Expectations
  1. Be an ADULT
  2. Be respectful, polite, honourable, tolerant and a positive contributor to our event and society
  3. Do not be crass, rude, ignorant or demeaning
  4. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you
  5. If you are unclear how to act respectful in public: DO NOT ATTEND BSides Vancouver
Enforcement and Consequences
  • If an individual believes this Code of Conduct is in violation, we ask them to make the organizers aware of the issue so it can be remediated
  • Conference participants violating these simple rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the sole discretion of the conference organizers
  • We have bouncers
BSides Vancouver is not responsible for any actions of attendees, speakers, volunteers or other participants.