update for 2017
As part of the community’s effort to continually improve on creating and maintaining an inclusive, safer environment at the code4lib annual conference, the conference planners this year
will bring in a new role at the conference that will help with the implementation and processes surrounding the #codeofconduct4lib. The new role, duty officer, will provide initial triage and handling of serious events at the conference, particularly complaints of discrimination, harassment or assault.
Briefly, a duty officers is:
* expected to perform duties of professional counselors, security, or other emergency professionals - only to refer to professional services when deemed appropriate
The Local Planning Committee
is putting out a call for volunteers for duty officers to those who are attending the annual conference. To qualify to be a duty officer, the person must meet the following requirements:
* attendance of at least one previous code4lib annual conference
* has read and is committed to upholding the [https://github.com/code4lib/antiharassment-policy #codeofconduct4lib]
Proposed 2016 Duty Officers ==
[http://wiki.code4lib.org/Duty_Officers Duty Officers] will provide initial triage and handling of serious events at the conference, particularly complaints of discrimination, harassment or assault.