Code of Conduct The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology expects meeting attendees to behave in a courteous, collegial, and respectful fashion to each other, student volunteers, SVP staff, and meeting facility staff.  Attendees should respect common sense rules for professional and personal interactions, public behavior (including behavior in public electronic communications), common courtesy, respect for private property, and respect for intellectual property of presenters. Demeaning, abusive, harassing, or threatening behavior towards other attendees or towards student volunteer, SVP staff, convention center staff, or security will not be tolerated, either in personal or electronic interactions.