Water Hackathon Series #1: Brainstorm Session

Brainstorm for rainstorms! Help us hack data-based solutions and come up with creative research strategies for our region’s most critical water challenges.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM


Propeller Incubator
4035 Washington Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70125

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Document data and research gaps identified by the October 21st Monitoring Water Challenges panelists. Attendees will brainstorm “hackable” solutions, with a focus on addressing the needs of impacted communities with creative and accessible research strategies!

Emily Danielson (Policy and Program Strategy Manager, Institute of Women & Ethnic Studies)
Stevie Lewis (Public Laboratory for Open Science and Technology)
Don Blair (Public Laboratory for Open Science and Technology)

I. Overview of Monitoring Water Challenges session, what lessons were learned
II. Overview of quantitative and qualitative methodologies
III. Introduction to Public Lab
IV. Water quality activity and hands on learning through creation of DIY monitoring technology
V. Closing Discussion and Q&A