Social Media Guidelines
While we encourage the use of social media before, during, and after the Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function as a means to share information and network with others who are attending the meeting, we remind you to adhere to Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function social media guidelines, including the following:
- Follow the Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function on Facebook at: facebook.com/LorneProteinsConference
- Blog or tweet about what you are hearing and learning at the Annual Meeting, but refrain from sharing when the speaker explicitly requests you do so. Talks are tweetable and shareable by default, but speakers can ask that specific details or slides are not shared.
- Converse and network with other attendees before, during, and after the conference.
- Provide feedback to the Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function staff and the Program Committee – we encourage attendees to post/discuss topics of interest and ideas for future annual meetings.
- Communicate with respect and consideration for others, and keep criticism constructive.
- The use of photographic, video, or other type of recording devices is strictly prohibited in all oral sessions (i.e., platform, plenary, invited, etc.) and poster sessions at the Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function. Therefore, it is also strictly prohibited to post photos/images or video recordings from these sessions on any type of online site, including social media platforms, blogs, personal Web pages, etc.
- Capture, transmit, or re-distribute data presented at the Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function – this may preclude subsequent publication of the data in a scientific journal. Please be respectful of journal embargo policies and do not jeopardize the work of your colleagues!
- Engage in rudeness, slander, or personal attacks.
The Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function strives to achieve gender balance in all aspects of their conference. The committee endeavours to achieve this balance through equal female and male representation on the organising committees and as session chairs as well as through invitations to high quality speakers of both sexes in line with the gender balance in our research community.
For more about the development of our gender balance policies see this article on the Women in Science Australia webpage here.
Conference Code of Conduct
(London Code of Conduct)
The organisers are committed to making this conference productive and enjoyable for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, nationality or religion. We will not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. Please follow these guidelines:
- Behave professionally. Harassment and sexist, racist, or exclusionary comments or jokes are not appropriate. Harassment includes sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, sexual attention or innuendo, deliberate intimidation, stalking, and photography or recording of an individual without consent. It also includes offensive comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race or religion.
- All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate.
- Be kind to others. Do not insult or put down other attendees.
Participants asked to stop any inappropriate behavior are expected to comply immediately. Attendees violating these rules may be asked to leave the event at the sole discretion of the organizers without a refund of any charge.
Any participant who wishes to report a violation of this policy is asked to speak, in confidence, to (ASN Events).
Statistic Summary - Final Program
|Male %||Female %|
|Invited Speakers||54 57||46 43|
|Abstract Speakers||57 59||43 41|