The WCCM-ECCOMAS congress is committed to
providing a safe and professional environment that fosters the exchange of
scientific ideas and opinions on computational mechanics, promotes equal
opportunities and treatment for all participants, and is free of harassment and
All participants are required to abide by the
following Code of Conduct during the virtual conference, regardless of the
online tool and form of virtual interaction.
present Code of Conduct is not a legal document or prescriptive in nature. It
supplements, but does not affect, the application of other relevant policies,
regulations, rules, and laws.
Treat others with
respect and consideration.
Use discretion in
your interactions and remember that a behaviour that is acceptable to one
person may not be acceptable to another.
and thoughtfully with others and be considerate of the multitude of views and
opinions that are different than your own.
Be professional and
inclusive in your critique of ideas.
Be mindful of your
surroundings and of your fellow participants.
organizers if you notice an unacceptable behaviour or someone in distress.
Do not engage in harassment
or intimidation, including any verbal, written, or physical conduct designed to
threaten, intimidate, or coerce another participant. Remember that harassment
intended in a joking manner still constitutes unacceptable behaviour.
Do not insult or put
down other participants.
Do not use sexual
language and imagery.
Do not offer
unwelcome sexual attention.
Do not discriminate
based on gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability,
physical appearance, race, religion, national origin, or culture.
intentionally talk over or interrupt others.
Do not retaliate
against or disadvantage anyone for reporting a conduct concern or assisting in
Do not make audio
or visual recordings of the virtual event in any medium and do not distribute
audio or visual recordings of the virtual event.
Anyone requested to stop unacceptable behavior
is expected to comply immediately. The conference organizers may take any
action they deem appropriate including : removal of inappropriate comments in
discussion forums, expulsion from live sessions or networking sessions,
expulsion from the conference without refund.
If you have
experienced or witnessed a code of conduct violation, we strongly encourage you
to contact the organizers of the conference. You can do so by using the Hot
Desk chat or by emailing the conference secretariat using :