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NWB Workshops and Hackathons

Welcome to the 5th NWB:N Hackathon!

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The final report for the 5th NWB:N Hackathon at LBNL is now available on GitHub (PDF)(LaTeX)

After the hackathon

Add your publicly sharable NWB:N files

Please register a user in the Girder web data sharing instance and add your publicly sharable data to the NWB Hackathon 5 sharing folder.


Dates and Location

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Registration (CLOSED)




Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) is located in Berkeley on the hillside directly above the campus of the University of California at Berkeley. The Labs address is 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley CA 94720. To make LBNL easily accessible, the Lab has its own shuttle service that takes people around the site and to downtown Berkeley and the BART station there.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Guest House Location

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Guest House Location

Local Organizing Committee

Additional Organizational Support

What to bring?


The Neurodata Without Borders: Neurophysiology project (NWB:N, www.nwb.org) is an effort to standardize the description and storage of neurophysiology data and metadata. NWB:N enables data sharing/reuse and reduces the energy-barrier to applying data analytics both within and across labs. Several laboratories, including the Allen Institute for Brain Science, have wholeheartedly adopted NWB:N. The community needs to join forces to achieve data standardization in neurophysiology. This hackathon event invites experts from the neuroscience community to explore adopting NWB:N for their data sharing needs and lab use cases. The goal of this event is to a) train new users on NWB:N, b) promote adoption of NWB:N, c) work with users on programming projects, e.g, to integrate examples of their labs data into NWB:N, d) facilitate communication between users and developers and project teams, and e) engage with the community.


We are planing to have this be a full-day event for both days (April 26 and 27), starting at ~8am in the morning and ending at ~6pm in the evening. Further details will be announced here as they become available. The agenda is work in progress! Stay Tuned.

How to add this calendar to your own?


For instructions on how to create a project see here

Breakout Sessions


Do not add your name to this list - it is maintained by the organizers. Click on the name of a registrant to view their hackathon project.

Attending Remotely

We will use Zoom for remote attendance. For information on how to get started with Zoom see here.

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://lbnl.zoom.us/j/952481719

Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16699006833,,952481719# or +16465588656,,952481719#

Or Telephone:

Or an H.323/SIP room system:


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