Rules for JunctionX Seoul 2019

Tracks & Challenges

  • JunctionX Seoul will provide at least 3 different tracks.
  • All teams should select at least 1 track for the event, and it is allowed to choose several tracks if it is possible. Doing several project is fine for the event.  

 

Ownership of the projects belongs to the participant

  • JunctionX Seoul’s most important stakeholder is the participant.
  • Participant will own the code base that one has created.
  • However, all the companies’ code bases such as APIs are not owned by the participant - company has its own copyright.

 

Internationality and Language

  • We value diversity in all of its forms and also aim the event to be international.
  • Gathering people from all over the world creates an atmosphere that cannot be found elsewhere and creates unique opportunities to exchange ideas.
  • The official language of JunctionX events is English.
  • Bilingual events are possible in certain cases - for example, if all of the team members are able to speak Korean.

 

Non-profit

  • JunctionX Seoul is a non-profit organisation of which the intention is not in profit making. We are a community formed by hackers, for hackers.

 

Code of conduct

  • JunctionX Seoul event is under the code of conduct which is written below.

 

No coding before the weekend

  • Every single line of code should be written during the event.
  • All the code must be read as part of the judging process.

 

Team

  • Minimum team size is 1, and maximum team size is 5. Group members  with 6+ members will not be allowed for the event. Also we recommend you to organize the team with 5 people to meet various people with background.
  • It is not allowed to be belonged in more than 2 teams at the same time - Only one team is possible.
  • It is allowed to help other teams’ projects, but you will not be awarded when the team you helped wins. That means, you can be awarded only when your main team wins.
  • No remote team members are acceptable.



Code of Conduct

 

Be respectful. Harassment and abuse are never tolerated. If you are in a situation that makes you uncomfortable at an official JunctionX event, if the event itself is creating an unsafe or inappropriate environment, or if interacting with a JunctionX representative or event organizer makes you uncomfortable, please report it using the procedures included in this Document.

 

JunctionX stands for inclusivity. We believe that every single person has the right to hack in a safe and welcoming environment.

 

Harassment includes, but is not limited to, offensive verbal or written comments related to gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. If what you’re doing is making someone feel uncomfortable, it counts as harassment and is enough reason to stop doing it.

 

Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. Partners, judges, mentors, volunteers, organizers, JunctionX staff and anyone else at the event are also subject to the anti-harassment policy. In particular, attendees should not use sexualized images, activities, or other material both in their hacks and during the event. Booth staff (including volunteers) should not use sexualized clothing/uniforms/costumes or otherwise create a sexualized environment.

 

If a participant engages in harassing behaviour, JunctionX 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 JunctionX using the reporting procedures defined below.

 

JunctionX representatives will be happy to help participants contact campus security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance.

 

We expect participants to follow these rules at all hackathon venues, online interactions in relation to the event, hackathon-related social events, and on hackathon supplied Transportation.

REPORTING PROCEDURES

 

If you feel uncomfortable or think there may be a potential violation of the Code of Conduct, please report it immediately using one of the following methods. All reporters have the right to remain anonymous.

 

Feel free to report to the following person listed below.

 

Bora Nam, bora.nam@hackjunction.com

Duke Song, duke.song@hackjunction.com

Sam So, sam.so@hackjunction.com

 

Junction and JunctionX reserves the right to revise, make exceptions to, or otherwise amend these policies in whole or in part. If you have any questions regarding these policies, please contact Junction by e-mail at seoul@hackjunction.com.