IN-PERSON CANCELED (ONLINE TBA): Cryospheric Science with ICESat2 Hack Week

When: 15 June 2020 to 19 June 2020

Where: University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

More information: 
Link to ICESat2 Hack Week Webpage


Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we have canceled the physical event scheduled for June 15-2019. Our planning team is working to redesign our content so that we can offer it in a virtual setting with core activities planned for the same week. The format is yet to be worked out and broad input is welcome. If you are interested in exploring this option with us, please share your ideas on this virtual hackweek design survey:

We will continue to accept applications until April 10th. More info and applications:

ICESat-2 Cryospheric Science Hackweek is a 5-day hackweek to be held at the University of Washington. Participants will learn about technologies used to access and process ICESat-2 data with a focus on the cryosphere. Mornings will consist of interactive lectures, and afternoon sessions will involve facilitated exploration of datasets and hands-on software development.

Join us for five days of tutorials, data exploration, software development and community networking focused on open source tools to analyze and visualize ICESat-2 data for cryospheric applications. We will build on tools developed at our 2019 hack week, but attendance to that event is not a prerequisite for our 2020 hack week.

We welcome applications from participants at any career stage and level of technical ability. All tutorials and projects will use the Python programming language, and we will provide links to educational resources in advance of the event for those new to Python.

Application deadline: April 10, 2020.