DubHacks is dedicated to providing a harassment-free space for everyone, regardless of gender, age, sexual
orientation, ability, physical
appearance, race, or religion.
We do not tolerate harassment in any form from attendees. Sexual language and inappropriate imagery is not
appropriate for submitted
projects or at any time or place during the event, including talks, workshops, receptions, and online media.
Attendees violating these
rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event without travel reimbursement at the discretion of the event
organizers. Any events that
violate the DubHacks Code of Conduct should be reported as specified in the procedures at the end of the
All attendees are expected to comply with the DubHacks Code of Conduct at all times during the hackathon and
all related hackathon events.
Harassment includes, but is not limited to: offensive verbal or written comments related to gender, age,
sexual orientation, ability,
physical appearance, race, religion; sexual or graphic images in public spaces; deliberate intimidation;
stalking or following; harassing
photography or video recording; sustained disruption of talks or other events; inappropriate physical contact;
and unwelcome sexual
Attendees exhibiting any of these harassing behaviors will be asked to stop immediately. Attendees asked to
stop any harassing behavior
are expected to comply immediately. All attendees, including sponsors, speakers, volunteers, and organizers
are also expected to follow
the anti-harassment policy. In particular, sponsors should not use sexualized images, activities, or other
graphic materials. Booth staff
(including volunteers) should not use sexualized clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualized
In addition, all hacks or projects submitted by teams that violate this code may be disqualified or denied the
right to demo at the
discretion of the event organizers.
Photography is encouraged, but attendees must be given a reasonable chance to opt out from being photographed.
If they object to being
photographed, please comply with their request. It is inappropriate to take photographs in contexts where
people have a reasonable
expectation of privacy, for example in bathrooms or when attendees are sleeping.
If an attendee engages in harassing behavior, the event organisers may take any action they deem appropriate,
including warning the
perpetrator or expelling them from the event with no reimbursement.
If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please
follow the reporting procedures
at the bottom of this document and report the incident immediately. DubHacks staff will be clearly identified
and the Co-Directors can be
reached at all times via the contact information listed below.
If a participant engages in harassing behavior, DubHacks staff may take any action it deems appropriate,
including warning the offender or
expulsion from the event with no eligibility for reimbursement or refund of any type. If you are being
harassed, notice that someone else
is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact DubHacks staff using the reporting procedures
DubHacks staff will help attendees contact venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or
otherwise assist those
experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the event, if necessary. We value your participation
and expect all attendees to
follow these rules at hackathon and workshop venues, online interactions in relation to the event, on
and all other related hackathon events.
If you feel uncomfortable or think there may be a potential violation of the code of conduct, please report it
through the following methods. All reporters retain the right to remain anonymous. You can contact us at
(insert general/someone’s DH email) at any time.
Please do not hesitate to contact any of the organizers or venue security on duty at any time.
You can reach DubHacks Co-Directors directly below:
- Sharan Jhangiani: (425) 922-4704, [email protected]
- Libby Knell: (425) 582-3216, [email protected]
If you are in need of emergency help, please contact the following University of Washington resources
- UW Police:
- Emergency: 911
- Non-emergency: (206) 685-8973
- UWPD Victim Advocate Line
- (206) 543-9337
Further information regarding emergency services can be found