Which costs are covered as part of the workshop, and what are participants expected to pay on their own?
The training, materials, and any food provided are free to participants. The participants cover the cost of any travel to and during the workshop, such as airfare, hotel accommodations, transit fares etc.
What can I expect at the workshop?
Each workshop will teach highly practical tools which can be used to collect, host, analyze, visualize, and publish map data using the power of the cloud. The workshops also provide a chance for the different audiences to network with other participants apart of the workshop they attended.
Is there an agenda? What will be covered?
Each workshop has an agenda that is tailored to a particular audience. You will find the agenda of the workshop you are interested in underneath its corresponding tab within this site.
In what languages will the workshops be given?
The trainings will be held in English but we will have language interpretation equipment, translators, and local Googlers on hand to ensure fast and clear communication.
I'm not able to attend this workshop. Will there be future opportunities in Japan?
We are very excited to expand our efforts in Japan. For information on future workshops and opportunities, please join our mailing list and we will email you as future events are scheduled. If you are only interested in updates on Google Earth Engine and not the larger Earth Outreach initiatives, please sign up for the Earth Engine announcement mailing list.
Where will the workshops be held?
The workshop for geoscientists will be held close to the Japan Geoscience Union Meeting at the Francs Hotel Makuhari. Details of the specific location will be shared closer to the date.
What materials do I need to bring?In order to maximize the hands on training, we highly recommend you bring a laptop to the workshop. In the case that you are unable to bring your own device, please let us know in the application form.
Will food be provided at the workshop?
Light food and beverage will be provided at all of the workshops.
Can I take pictures while at the workshop?
Visitors may take photographs or recordings within Google common areas such as lobbies and cafes, and external common areas such as the campus or Google signs. However, once we enter the interior of the office, please ask your Googler host whether or not a photograph is permitted. If Googlers are in the picture, photographers should use good judgment and if appropriate, take responsibility to ask subjects for their consent. If a person has an objection to being photographed, please respect their wishes.
Where can I learn more about the Earth Outreach and Earth Engine teams?
How can I learn about future events and get updates on the progress of the Google teams?
For information on future workshops and opportunities, please join our mailing list and we will email you as future events are scheduled. If you are only interested in updates on Google Earth Engine and not the larger Earth Outreach initiatives, please sign up for the Earth Engine announcement mailing list. You can also follow us on Twitter @googleearthoutreach and on Facebook.
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Where can I apply for one of the workshops?
The Workshop for Media and Journalists is currently a closed 'Invitation Only' meeting. Please check back on this site if we open up registration to a broader audience.
What are the important dates I should remember as an applicant?
What are the requirements for workshop participants? What qualities or skills will be given preference during the application review by Google?
Each workshop is structured around a particular audience to enable Google Earth Outreach and Earth Engine to adjust trainings for particular applications. You can find the general requirements of the ideal participants for each workshop underneath the corresponding tab within this site. If you feel that you fall into more than one category, please let us know in the application form.