Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When is the Geo for Research and Higher Education Workshop?
The main workshop will be held on Monday 13 April, 2015 and will run from roughly 18:00 - 22:00. A second workshop for the TU Vien community will be held on Thursday 16 April, 2015 from 18:00 - 22:00.

Which costs are covered as part of the workshop, and what are participants expected to pay on their own?
The training and materials are provided free to participants, as well as a light meal. The participants cover the cost of any travel to and during the workshop, such as airfare, hotel accommodations, etc.

What should I bring with me?  
Please bring a laptop with you.

What can I expect at the workshop?
The workshop will teach highly practical tools which organizations can use to analyze and visualize large geospatial datasets using the power of the cloud. The workshop also provides a chance for researchers and educators to network with one another.

What is the difference between the workshops?
The content for both workshops will be the same. Workshop #1 (Monday) will be held at Hotel Das Triest, and interested participants may apply in advance. Workshop #2 (Thursday) will be held at TU Wien, and preference will be given to those associated with TU Wein.

In what languages will the training be given? 
Regretfully, we can only offer the training in English at this time. 

I'm not able to attend this workshop. Will there be future opportunities? 
For information on future workshops and opportunities, check out our Events Calendar.

If you have a question about the workshop not answered in the FAQ, please email Tyler Erickson at tylere@google.com.