Event Type: Other

When: 25 March 2019 to 29 March 2019

Where: University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

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Waterhackweek is a 5-day hackweek to be held at the University of Washington in partnership with the University of Washington eScience Institute. Participants will learn about open source technologies used to analyze water-related datasets. Mornings will consist of interactive lectures, and afternoon sessions will involve facilitated exploration of datasets and hands-on software development. Successful applicants will pay a $100 registration fee and be expected to cover lodging, travel expenses and some meals. Financial support may be available based on need.

What to expect from WaterHackWeek 2019:
- Peer-learning collaborations
- New skills and tools, including the latest technology and software
- Personalized mentorship from professional data scientists
- Interdisciplinary applications of data tools
- Access to an interactive library of custom tutorials
- Dedicated time and space to explore new ideas

To best benefit from the program, participants are expected to have some experience in Python programming and with analysis of water data (e.g., time series data, remote sensing analysis, vector mapping, modeling, etc.).

Applications are open: Please apply by Monday, November 26, 2018.

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