Anyone may be a part of the Geek Adventures community. We welcome and respect the stranger. No prerequisites exist for participation in the community.
Sponsors who choose to participate in Geek Adventures must adhere to the ‘only what you can make on site’ mentality for representing their brand. No attendees will wear tech / sponsor branded clothing in order to keep the conversations about each other not brand promotion.
In other words, it’s cool to wear clothes from a brand you love, just not your own. So if you love Oscar Mayer wieners, but you don’t sell Oscar Mayer wieners, you’re welcome to wear you favorite Oscar Mayer wieners shirt.
Radical self-expression arises from the unique gifts of the individual. No one other than the individual or a collaborating group can determine its content. It is offered as a gift to others. In this spirit, the giver should respect the rights and liberties of the recipient.
Our community values creative cooperation and collaboration. We strive to produce, promote and protect social networks, public spaces, works of art, and methods of communication that support such interaction.
We value civil society. Community members who organize events should assume responsibility for public welfare and endeavor to communicate civic responsibilities to participants. They must also assume responsibility for conducting events in accordance with local, state and federal laws.
Leaving No Trace
Our community respects the environment. We are committed to leaving no physical trace of our activities wherever we gather. We clean up after ourselves and endeavor, whenever possible, to leave such places in a better state than when we found them.
Our community is committed to a radically participatory ethic. We believe that transformative change, whether in the individual or in society, can occur only through the medium of deeply personal participation. We achieve being through doing. Everyone is invited to work. Everyone is invited to play.
Be considerate, respectful, and collaborative.
Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory or harassing behavior and speech.
Be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants. Alert Geek Adventures organizers if you notice a dangerous situation or someone in distress.
Participate in an authentic and active way. In doing so, you help to create the Geek Adventures community and make it your own.
Unacceptable behaviors include: intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory or demeaning conduct by any attendees of Geek Adventures and related events. Our venues may be shared with members of the public; please be respectful to all patrons.
Harassment includes: offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability; inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces (including presentation slides); deliberate intimidation, stalking or following; harassing photography or recording; sustained disruption of talks or other events; inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.
Consequences Of Unacceptable Behavior
Unacceptable behavior will not be tolerated whether by other attendees, organizers, venue staff, sponsors, or other patrons of Geek Adventures.
Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately.
If a participant engages in unacceptable behavior, the organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, up to and including expulsion from the event without warning or refund.
What To Do If You Witness Or Are Subject To Unacceptable Behavior
If you are subject to unacceptable behavior, notice that someone else is being subject to unacceptable behavior, or have any other concerns, please notify an organizer as soon as possible.
The Geek Adventures team will be available to help participants contact security or local law enforcement, to provide escorts, or to otherwise assist those experiencing unacceptable behavior to feel safe for the duration of the event. Any volunteer can connect you with a event organizer.