Astro Hack Week 2017 Application
Astro Hack Week 2017 will happen August 28 - September 1, 2017 at the University of Washington, Seattle. Based on past experience, we're expecting to have more applications than spots. We would like to ask you to fill out the form below in order to be considered to attend Astro Hack Week *before May 31, 2017*. We will let you know about attendance by June 7.

You can read all about our participant selection procedure here: https://danielahuppenkothen.wordpress.com/2016/03/14/organizing-astro-hack-week-part-2-selecting-participants/

First Name
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Last Name
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E-mail address
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Institution
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Current Geographical Location
Current Position
Research Area
Please choose the option that *most closely* describes your research area, even if the fit isn't exact or you work in multiple areas.
What is the main reason you'd like to attend Astro Hack Week?
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Machine learning expertise
We strive to invite a broad mix of people whose expertise range from none at all to expert.
Statistics expertise
We strive to invite a broad mix of people whose expertise range from none at all to expert.
Programming experience
We strive to invite a broad mix of people whose expertise range from none at all to expert.
Have you attended any hack day or hack week before?
For example a previous Astro Hack Week, AAS hack day, a local hackathon, ...
Have you applied to Astro Hack Week before and *not* been selected for participation?
Do you have any specific topics you would like to learn about at Astro Hack Week?
We will use this information to guide the programme of the workshop.
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Is there a topic you could imagine teaching at Astro Hack Week?
Astro Hack Week is a workshop designed for the community, and as such we highly encourage community involvement. If there is something you could imagine teaching others about, either in a longer tutorial or just a half-hour informal break-out session, tell us about it! Our past teachers come from all subfields within astronomy (and outside), and have been at all academic ranks from undergraduates to senior professors. You know more than you think you do!
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Do you have any specific project you intend to bring to Astro Hack Week?
You don't have to come with a project, of course, but it's useful information for our planning.
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Will you be likely to need financial support from us to attend the meeting?
If you would like to apply for financial support, please indicate below. We have very limited travel support funds, so please only use this option if you really need it. We'll not include this information in our selection procedure.
In terms of gender identity, do you consider yourself a minority with respect to the field of astronomy?
In terms of racial or ethnic identity, do you consider yourself a minority with respect to the field of astronomy?
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