• Data Carpentries: Ecology
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  Tribes and the Exchange Network

The TribalDATA event is scheduled for Tuesday, November 5-Thursday, November 7, 2019. The event is composed of three separate, concurrent, workshop sessions that run Tuesday-Wednesday (two full days), followed by individualized mentoring and information-sharing opportunities on Thursday morning that will allow attendees to explore what they’ve learned more deeply by using their own data and talking with other tribal professionals one-on-one.

>>  Click here to view a copy of the event agenda.

The following workshops are being offered during the TribalDATA event; registration is now closed


Workshops are open to any tribal employee who meets the requirements to participate and is accepted to attend. Priority will be given to applicants who identify a specific goal or objective related to their work that will be impacted by the workshop topics. Applicants must be accepted through formal notification by ITEP in order to attend the workshop (will be sent via email to the applicant from

>> Workshop applications are no longer being accepted.

A limited number of scholarships are available for approved tribal attendees to cover lodging and meals/incidentals. More details and the request form are included on the application form webpage (if you are unable to open the form, contact ITEP at

>> Scholarship requests are no longer being accepted. 


Attendees are REQUIRED to bring a laptop computer to participate in the workshop! Some sessions have specific software, settings, or data to download in advance; attendees will receive specific instructions for installation and other requirements with notification of their acceptance for the workshop. Please contact Lydia.Scheer@nau.edu with any questions regarding requirements for computer setup.

Assistance will also be available during the Welcome Reception and Meet-and-Greet (Monday, November 4, 5-8 pm at The Drury Inn) for any last-minute computer setup and troubleshooting support. If you are using a computer that you are not familiar with, we encourage you to attend as time will not be allocated during workshop sessions for individual troubleshooting as a result of inadequate computer setup. Attendees are responsible for the functionality of their computers; assistance provided will be in the form of guidance only as we cannot adjust settings requiring IT administrator access.

PLEASE NOTE: Details on hotel and travel logistics will be provided to applicants with notification of their acceptance for the workshop. If you have questions or concerns, please contact

CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF  Frequently Asked Questions​​

Tribal Environmental Data and Technology Academy

November 5-7, 2019 in Flagstaff, AZ

The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and the Exchange Network Tribal Governance Group (TGG) are excited to announce a unique new opportunity for learning and information sharing for tribes. Focused on developing specific skills and fostering the transfer of direct knowledge and support, the Tribal Environmental Data and Technology Academy ("TribalDATA") is an event aimed at providing strong foundations for tribes through hands-on, professional training, to develop practical data management skills that help them meet their environmental protection goals.