We the participants, employees, and other individuals involved with Complex Networks, come together for the open exchange of ideas, the freedom of thought and expression, and for respectful scientific debate which is central to the goals of this Conference. This requires a community and an environment that recognizes and respects the inherent worth of every person.


At Complex Networks, fostering a respectful and inclusive community is a shared responsibility. Each member, participant, and contributor plays a crucial role in upholding our diversity, professionalism, and safety values. It is incumbent upon everyone associated with Complex Networks to treat others with dignity and respect, regardless of differences in background, identity, or perspective. By actively promoting inclusivity and practicing empathy in our interactions, we can create a welcoming environment where al individuals feel valued and supported


Our Code of Conduct is a guiding framework outlining clear expectations and standards for behavior within Complex Networks. We strictly prohibit discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or any unwelcome behavior based on personal characteristics. Additionally, we forbid using materials that create an inappropriate or toxic environment and scientific misconduct such as fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism. Participants must adhere to all established policies and guidelines including intellectual property, privacy, and community support, with disciplinary action for non-compliance.


In case of violating the Code of Conduct or other policies, Complex Networks is committed to taking swift and appropriate action. Our priority is to ensure the safety and well-being of all community members. Depending on the severity of the violation, actions may include warning, temporary suspension, or permanent expulsion from events or platforms. Enforcement decisions will be made at the discretion of Complex Networks staff or moderators, with careful consideration given to the circumstances and impact of the behavior in question.

Complaint Reporting

Complex Networks provides channels for reporting concerns or complaints about violations of the Code of Conduct. Participants who experience or witness behavior that violates our policies are encouraged to report it promptly to event staff. Reports will be handled with confidentiality and sensitivitv. and appropriate measures will be taken to address the issue. We are committed tc providing a supportive environment for individuals to come forward with their concerns and take all reports seriously. By working together to address misconduct and promote accountability, we can uphold the integrity of our community and ensure a positive experience for all.

If you wish to share concerns, please contact us at sustainability@complexnetworks.org. We gratefully accept feedback on policy and actions from the Complex Networks community.