Aug 25 – 30, 2024
German Cancer Research Center / Communication Center
Europe/Berlin timezone

WTTC19 Code of Conduct

For WTTC19 we are adopting this code of conduct inspired by the values and rules of our hosting institution dkfz.  By registering for this conference all participants agree to abide by this code of conduct.  Behaviour that violates our code of conduct will not be tolerated and under given circumstances can have the consequence of revoking the privilege to participate in WTTC19.

In line with our core values of Equity and Inclusion, we are committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment that fosters the exchange of scientific ideas, encourages open and respectful dialogue, and is free of harassment and discrimination. We respect each other, take care of each other, and support the success of all.
We do not tolerate discrimination, harassment, or bullying. Conference participants have a right to belong and a responsibility to treat one another with respect. Acts of discrimination, harassment, or bullying will result in immediate action, and notification of appropriate authorities, if necessary. This includes, but is not limited to: sexual harassment, intimidation, threatening behaviour, sustained disruption, use of offensive or demeaning language including unwelcome or offensive jokes, unwanted photography, screenshots or recording without consent, engaging in biased, demeaning, or hostile commentary based on individual characteristics such as age, race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, nationality, political affiliation, ability status, educational background, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have any concerns, have experienced or observed any behaviour that violates this code of conduct, please feel encouraged to contact the Conference Chair via email or direct message on the virtual platforms. If the violating behaviour originates from a person belonging to the dkfz, you may also want to contact the dkfz equal opportunities and diversity officer at or the dkfz Ombudspersons of the scientific counsel under


dkfz Conference Organiser is:  Viplav Gupta -

All complaints will be treated with the utmost seriousness and discretion.