OSM is committed to promoting a safe work environment in the ocean sciences and ensuring that all program activities are free from discrimination, bias or harassment of any type. The Safe OSM program was designed to promote safety and offer support to meeting attendees who may feel harassed, threatened or unsafe in any way when participating in OSM meetings.
Session conveners and Program Committee members have received basic communications on how to reach out to techs or OSM staff during their sessions, in case there are any issues. The Know Before You Go page includes Safe OSM information and reporting options via link.
During the online meeting, if you witness unacceptable behavior, you can move in one of several ways:
- Report an incident to: firstname.lastname@example.org;