Shell On The Border aims to provide an inclusive forum for the cybersecurity community, fostering innovation, learning, and open dialogue. While we welcome a wide range of viewpoints and encourage critical thinking, we prioritize the well-being and safety of all participants. This Code of Conduct outlines our expectations for respectful and ethical behavior.


This Code of Conduct applies to all attendees, speakers, sponsors, volunteers, and staff involved in Shell On The Border, whether at the physical event or any associated online platforms.

Behavioral Guidelines

Respect for All: Discrimination, harassment, and abusive behavior are not tolerated. This includes, but is not limited to, actions based on race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, disability, or appearance.

No Harassment: Harassment includes deliberate intimidation, stalking, unwelcome attention, and any behavior that makes someone feel uncomfortable or threatened.

Respect Privacy: Do not record, photograph, or post about other attendees without explicit permission.

Reporting and Enforcement

Immediate Action: Participants engaging in harmful behavior are expected to cease immediately upon request.

Reporting: If you experience or witness harassment or any violation of this Code of Conduct, please report it to event staff or at the registration desk.

Consequences: Violations may lead to actions ranging from verbal warnings to expulsion without refund, and, if necessary, involvement of local authorities.


Shell On The Border staff will assist in contacting security or law enforcement, providing escorts, or aiding those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the event.

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