The CCAT-prime Collaboration is committed to conducting meetings that are productive and enjoyable for everyone. The Collaboration will not tolerate harassment of participants in any way. By attending this CCAT-prime meeting you agree to:

  • Behave professionally. Exclusionary or offensive comments or jokes related to personal attributes are not appropriate.
  • Personal attributes covered by this policy include but are not limited to (alphabetically): age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, lactation, nationality, physical appearance, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, and status as a caregiver (including as a parent).
  • Unacceptable behavior includes, but is not limited to, sustained disruption of talks or other events, unwelcome physical contact, sexual attention or innuendo, intimidation, stalking, and recording of an individual without consent. Consent for photography may be assumed only when the subject is giving a talk during a CCAT-prime meeting.
  • Communicate appropriately. Aim for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds. Sexual language and imagery are not acceptable.
  • Be kind. Do not insult or put down other meeting participants.

All participants are empowered to request that undesirable behavior be stopped. Participants asked to stop any behavior inconsistent with this Meeting CoC are expected to comply immediately. Each CCAT-prime in-person meeting will have two designated Meeting Contact People with the authority to take action up to and including requiring an attendee to leave a meeting. In addition to the Meeting Contact People, any participant who wishes to discuss a violation of the Meeting CoC can speak, in confidence, to the CCAT-prime Director or Chair of the CCAT Board.

Online meetings bring their own challenges. Please be particularly aware, thoughtful, and patient with each other. The Code of Conduct applies in all conference spaces.  

Meeting Contact Person: Gordon Stacey 
CCAT-prime Director: Terry Herter 
Chair of the CCAT Observatory Board: Martha Haynes 

With thanks to LSST/DESC and CMB-S4, from which this code of conduct was adapted.

Meeting Etiquette

Zoom links will be distributed via email to registrants.

When connecting to zoom, please note the following etiquettes:

  • mute your microphone on entry;
  • have the camera off if you are connecting as an individual;
  • have the camera on if you are connecting from a room system, and there are multiple people in the room; 
  • use the zoom chat feature for all feedback to the organizers/session during the sessions – someone will always be monitoring the chat
    • if you have problems such as not being able to hear the speaker or see the slides, etc.; 
    • questions or comments about the presentation – some of these may be saved for the Wednesday discussions
  • in a virtual meeting, it is even more important (than usual) to stick to your allocated time so everyone (including those not already connected) can rely on the schedule provided. The chairperson of the session reserves the right to stop you if you go over time.