As members of the World Molecular Imaging Society (“WMIS”), we are responsible for adding value to our field of Science and contributing to the ethical success of the Society. It is of utmost importance to WMIS that each and every person attending one of our conferences and events has a positive and rewarding experience, and to that end, we invite all sponsors, volunteers, speakers, attendees, vendors, and others (“Participants”) to help us realize a safe, respectful, and positive experience for everyone. We accept professional responsibility for our individual decisions and actions.
WMIS has established this Code of Conduct to provide guidelines to Participants and to ensure that all Participants understand what behavior is expected and what behavior will not be tolerated at a WMIS event. WMIS expects all Participants to abide by this Code of Conduct at all events. This includes conference-related social networking events as well as related online communities and social media.
WMIS is dedicated to providing an harassment-free and inclusive event experience for everyone regardless of gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disabilities, physical appearance, body size, ethnicity, nationality, race, age, religion, or other protected category. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.
WMIS expects that Participants will:
Unacceptable behavior (which includes illegal behavior) from any Participant will not be tolerated. Unacceptable behavior includes but is not limited to:
Anyone asked to stop any harassing behavior is expected to comply immediately. If anyone engages in harassing behavior, the conference organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference.