Come find solutions to planetary problems at the inaugural Stanford Big Earth Data hackathon

Do you love Planet Earth and want to preserve it for future generations? Come and be part of the solution at Stanford inaugural Stanford Big Earth Data Hackathon.

This FREE Event Includes:
  • Global issues:  a 2-day competition tackling issues through data science
  • Mentors and workshops: provided by our sponsors on-site, for data handling and learning toolboxes
  • Problems:  Solve your own problem or tackle a defined problem from an industry leader/faculty member (see PROJECT IDEAS)
  • Teams: of 1-4. Don't have a team? We can find you one!
  • Food: Meals, snacks, and caffeine provided!
  • Prizes: Several awesome prizes for different categories and Free T-Shirt for participants

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  • Only Stanford students (undergraduate or graduate) are allowed to participate in this inaugural event
  • Teams of 1-4 people
  • Must be registered via website


Project descriptions and hacks must be posted to devpost prior to 8am on Sunday, April 15 to be considered for prizes. (Hacking continues until 9am, but we need an initial project description in order to assign you a spot at the Project Expo and for Judging purposes)

How to enter

Register at

4/6/2018 update: we are at full capacity and sold out. Feel free to join the  waitlist in the event that some people cancel, and free up a spot.


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Judging Criteria

  • Problem Definition
  • Creativity / Innovation
  • Technical Complexity
  • Data Visualization
  • Impact
  • Does it work?