We will seek guidance from a Diversity and Inclusion Committee, which itself will be composed of diverse members who will examine all dimensions of our planning to ensure gender, racial, and other dimensions of diversity and inclusion are considered.
We will invest in efforts to benefit and involve local First Nations.
We will make venues accessibleand comfortable for all attendees.
We commit to a safe environment. A Code of Conduct will be prominently shared with conference attendees and enforced by conference personnel.
We will balance goals of outreach and privacy with a clear policy on social media.
We commit to sustainable conference practices, minimizing waste,
greenhouse gas emissions, and other environmental harms.
We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen peoples on whose traditional territory the University of Victoria stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.