Global Sprint 2016: Site and Project Submissions Open!

Join us as we collaborate on projects helping further science on the open web!

We’re back with our third annual global sprint – June 2-3, 2016.
We could use your help to make this year’s event bigger and better than ever.

We’ve just opened our call for project ideas and site hosts (you’re welcome to sign up for both!):

Project ideas:
This year, we have four tracks you can submit your project to:

  1. Tools
  2. Open educational resources
  3. Citizen science
  4. Open data

Projects must:

  • further open science,
  • have ways for sprint participants to get involved and
  • have someone available to lead the work before and during the sprint

You can browse our growing list of featured projects or propose your own by completing the project submission form. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be working with project leads to help get your ideas ready for contributors at the Global Sprint.

Site hosts.

Want to host a sprint site in your city? It could be for 3 people or 30 – you tell us.
All you need is to provide a space for people to gather and work, a strong wifi connection, and perhaps some coffee. We’ll help with the rest. The sprint only runs through normal business hours, so no overnight coverage needed.

Sign up to host by completing the site host submission form.

You can read all about the projects from last year’s sprint, here in our wrap up post and hear from our participants here.

Interested? Submit your project ideas, offer to host a site, or drop us a note at We hope you’ll come and collaborate with us as we help research thrive on the open web.