This idea (and the text of this page) was inspired by @rem and his rider, he was originally inspired by Stephanie Hurlburt's tweet-form rider
I'm very honoured you've decided to invite me to your event and I want all conferences and events to be welcoming to all. So with that in mind, this is my speaker and inclusivity rider. It's a constant work in progress, and I understand smaller meetups and community events may not be able to meet all requirements. However, this rider does apply to all commercial conferences.
✻ I hope to see this number increase in time.
† That's to say: people who are "not like me".
These requirements are important to me because I'm in a position in my career that I can help towards making conferences more positive and safe in this small way. A full line up of white men at an event is not something I can be part of any more and I want to be part of positive change in our industry.
You can find me on Twitter, Github, Keybase, LinkedIn, 500px, Instagram, Wordpress and most other places as @Joe8Bit. If you want to say hello, you can also send me an email