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The Getting-There Guide to the Labor Day Weekend GreenApps Hackathon

2011 September 2

Tomorrow, Saturday September 3, is the Labor Day Weekend Apps for the Environment Hackathon hosted at American University – and we can’t be more excited to work with you. As we know though, half of the victory is just getting there to tap into all the resources and data experts we have lined up. That’s why we’ve made it easy for you with this guide to getting to the spot, collaborating online, and finding resources.

The Facts:

When: September 3, 2011 from 9 AM to 6 PM

Where: American University – Graduate Research Center (below Bender Library)

4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

How: Register on Facebook or Eventbrite

Where to Park:

Parking is free on weekends in the Nebraska Avenue Commuter Lot at the intersection of Nebraska and New Mexico Avenues, NW.

How to Metro:

Take the line to Tenley metro, and from there hop on the campus Blue line shuttle bus to the Ward Circle stop. It’s just a couple blocks from there, but take a look at the map and make sure.

Consult the Google Map:

… just to verify one more time

Explore the Online Resources and Collaborative Spaces:

If you have questions, post them here and we’ll answer them ASAP.

Here are the EPA staff who are available to help during the hack-a-thon:

They’ll be available to answer your questions about environmental topics or EPA data.

EPA staff who are available for AU hack-a-thon
Person Specialty Office
Robert Burchard Sunwise (UV radiation) Office of Air and Radiation
Angelina Hurst System of Registries Office of Environmental Information
Lisa Jenkins waste-related data Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
Ethan McMahon EPA data Office of Environmental Information
Aaron Meyers Facility Registry System Office of Environmental Information
Surabhi Shah urban waters Office of Water
Dave Smith Facility Registry System, geospatial Office of Environmental Information
Jeff Tumarkin environmental protection Office of Environmental Information
Cory Wagner Toxics Release Inventory Office of Environmental Information

You have the information. You have your mission. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow and enjoying a fun, ambitious day for open data and mobile development!

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