[pccgrads] Fwd: Join Us: WaterHackWeek 2019 at the University of Washington

UW Program On Climate Change uwpcc at uw.edu
Tue Nov 13 10:42:43 PST 2018


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From: UW Freshwater Initiative <fwi at uw.edu>
Date: Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 3:12 PM
Subject: Join Us: WaterHackWeek 2019 at the University of Washington
To: UW Freshwater Initiative <fwi at uw.edu>


Please help us distribute the following opportunity.

Dear Colleague,

The UW Freshwater Initiative <https://freshwater.uw.edu> is pleased to
invite you to participate in the inaugural WaterHackweek, hosted at the
University of Washington’s eScience Institute, March 25-29, 2019.
Participants will learn about open source technology, models, and data for
conducting state-of-the-art freshwater research. Following other
successful hackweek
models
<https://eos.org/articles/hack-weeks-gaining-ground-in-the-earth-and-space-sciences>,
mornings will consist of interactive lectures, and afternoon sessions will
involve facilitated exploration of datasets and hands-on software
development. For more information about WaterHackWeek, see the attached
flyer or please visit our website: https://waterhackweek.github.io.

What to expect from WaterHackWeek 2019:

1. Peer-learning collaborations
2. New skills and tools, including the latest technology and software
3. Personalized mentorship from professional data scientists
4. Interdisciplinary applications of data tools
5. Access to an interactive library of custom tutorials
6. 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.).
In preparation for WaterHackWeek 2019, eScience Institute is also offering
a 2-day Software Carpentry Workshop, February 7-8, 2019. For more
information about the Software Carpentry Workshop, please visit:
https://software-carpentry.org.

Applications are open: https://www.jotform.com/82396990821165/. Please
apply by Monday, November 26, 2018.

Limited travel support for attendees is available. Please contact fwi at uw.edu
with any questions.

Best,
Julia Hart
Communications Specialist
UW Freshwater Initiative
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