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Program at a Glance

Friday

Friday, July 9 – Baltic Philharmonic
  Concert hall Jazz hall Green hall Oak hall
08:00 AM – 09:00 AM On-Site Registration
09:00 AM – 11:00 AM Opening Ceremony (10 min for organizers) + Opening Plenary (Sue Gardner + WMF Board)
+ Wikimania Madness (last 15 min)
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Coffee Break + Spotlight on Posters
11:30 AM – 01:00 PM Panels: Chapters: Collaboration and Coordination Workshop: Brainstorming Wikimedia and Social Media Talks: Wikiversity Talk+Workshop: Accessibility Workshop
01:00 PM – 02:30 PM Lunch Break at Baltic Philharmonic: Gdańsk salon and foyer level 1
02:30 PM – 04:00 PM Talks: MultiWikiMedia: Multimedia on Wikimedia Talks: Talk Pages / LiquidThreads Talks: Governance in Wikipedia & Wikimedia Workshop: Creating offline version of Wiki content
04:00 PM – 04:30 PM Coffee Break + Spotlight on Posters
04:30 PM – 06:00 PM Talks+Q&A-Session: Usability Initiative & Informing Design with Data Talks: About Us – Wikipedians: Motivations, Identities, Traits Talks+Panel: Open Educational Resources (OER) Workshop: Community driven publishing of Wikipedia Books
06:00 PM – 06:40 PM Polish Dinner (Time not confirmed)
06:45 PM – 07:00 PM Facilitated strategy discussion (intro)
07:00 PM – 08:00 PM Concert Preparations Facilitated strategy discussion Chapter Meetings: Sign Up!
08:00 PM – 10:00 PM Concert (70min) followed by a reception

Saturday

Saturday, July 10 – Baltic Philharmonic
  Concert hall Jazz hall Green hall Oak hall
08:30 AM – 09:00 AM Wikimania Madness
09:00 AM – 11:00 AM Panels: Chapters: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Talks+Workshop: Wikipedia Offline ie. Books Talk+Workshop: Scripting, Testing, Extension Management Talk+Workshop: Wiki-based Scientific Writing
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Coffee Break + Spotlight on Posters
11:30 AM – 01:00 PM Talk+Workshop: Wiki Community Best Practices Workshop: Getting Video on Wikipedia #1 Talk+Tutorial: Semantic MediaWiki #1 Talk+Panel: Internationalization
01:00 PM – 02:30 PM Lunch Break at Baltic Philharmonic: Gdańsk salon and foyer level 1
02:30 PM – 04:00 PM Invited Talks: Ortega & Möller Workshop: Getting Video on Wikipedia #2 Talks: Semantic MediaWiki #2 Talks: Translation
04:00 PM – 04:30 PM Coffee Break + Spotlight on Posters
04:30 PM – 06:00 PM Talks: Exodus: Is Wikipedia Dying or Maturing? Talks+Panel: Wikipedias Are NOT Equal Talks: Maps and Geo-information & SMW-based Language Wikis Talk+Workshop+Tutorial: For Developers: Free Software, Batch Uploading
06:00 PM – 06:30 PM Polish Dinner (Wojskowa Grochowka or Bigos or both)?
06:30 PM – 08:00 PM Un-Conference Pitches (Concert Hall) followed by Sessions (Jazz Hall) Chapter Meetings: Sign Up! Talks: Libaries, Goverments, and Enterprises
08:00 PM – 10:00 PM Screening of the movie "Truth in Numbers" followed by a panel discussion

Sunday

Sunday, July 11 – Baltic Philharmonic
  Concert hall Jazz hall Green hall Oak hall
09:30 AM – 11:00 AM Plenary Session – Jimmy Wales (1h+Q&A) + Wikimania Madness (last 15 minutes)
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Coffee Break + Spotlight on Posters
11:30 AM – 01:00 PM Panels: Academic Researchers and Wikipedia Talks: From WMF with Love: Update for Developers Talk+Panel: Free Culture and Humanities Talks: Next generation Hypertext structures for Wikipedia
01:00 PM – 02:30 PM Lunch Break at Baltic Philharmonic: Gdańsk salon and foyer level 1
02:30 PM – 04:00 PM Talks+Panel: Strategy Tutorial+Workshop: Research on Wikipedia: HowTo Talks: Education Talks: Cultural Heritage and Wikipedia
04:00 PM – 04:30 PM Coffee Break + Spotlight on Posters
04:30 PM – 06:00 PM Talks: Outreach Talks: Wikipedia Credibility Talks: Role of Women & WikiProjects Management Talks: Wikis of the World
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM Closing Ceremony + Wikimania 2011 Presentation + Panel: How to Make a Wiki Event
08:00 PM – 10:30 PM !!! World Cup Final + After Party (City of Angels? Sopot?) !!!

Talks on Friday: 11:30 AM – 01:00 PM

Chapters: Collaboration and Coordination

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
P10 Creative Commons global affiliate network–origin, role, future, including collaboration and shared learnings with Wikimedia chapters Mike Linksvayer, Michelle Thorne, Alek Tarkowski PaC Creative Commons' 100+ affiliates are sometimes cited in Wikimedia chapter discussions. We'll discuss the reality of the network, how we've been inspired by Wikimedia chapters, future collaboration and lesson sharing. Panel, 45min (11.30-12.15) x

Brainstorming Wikimedia and Social Media

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
W10 Brainstorming Wikimedia and social media Florence Devouard PaC Discussion and sharing of practices regarding use of social media to pursue our mission; Identification of benefits, opportunites, risks etc; Hopefully, some seeds for a future strategy or at least discovery of new uses or new tools. Workshop, 1.5h x

Talks on Friday: 02:30 PM – 04:00 PM

Governance in Wikipedia & Wikimedia

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
106 Wikimedia: Striving for an International Organisational Scope, The Importance of Culture Delphine Ménard PaC This presentation will be looking at Wikimedia and outside organisations to outline ideas of what models are desirable or possible to expand Wikimedia's outreach internationally, while pointing out the cultural differences that may hinder or foster development of an accepted chapter model. lp (14.30-15.00) x

Creating Offline Version of Wiki Content (technical: tools, openZIM, wiki2cd)

Session Chair: Manuel Scheider

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
W28 Creating offline version of Wiki content – Solutions and Challenges (Merge of W16,W22,W23) Manuel Schneider, Santhosh Thottingal, Shiju Alex, Martin Walker KaC/Inf This workshop examines the available technologies for Creating Offline versions of wiki content and is divided into the following three sessions: 1. Extraction, 2. Storage, 3. Reading Workshop, 1.5h x

Talks on Friday: 04:30 PM – 06:00 PM (uh?)

Community driven publishing of Wikipedia Books

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
W19 Publishing Wikipedia Books: Implementing a community driven process to get Wikipedia into book stores Heiko Hees PaC The goal of this workshop is to draft a viable community driven process to get selected parts of Wikipedia into bookstores. The basic idea is to provide and utilize the necessary tools (like the Book Tool) which allow the community to independently create, assess and publish books based on wiki content. Workshop, 1,5h x

Talks on Saturday: 09:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Chapters: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
P5 Allow, Invite, Encourage: Growing Wikimedia in the World Achal Prabhala, Erik Möller, Delphine Ménard, Lodewijk Gelauff, Phoebe Ayers, Arne Klempert, Milos Rancic PaC This session is about the future of chapters and affiliation. We will analyse where things stand, and discuss concrete plans for growing Wikimedia projects by contributions from around the world. Panel, 1h x Fri/Sat
P8 Conflicts between local Wikimedia chapters and their respective editor communities Harel PaC This panel will let you understand the conflicts between your local chapter and your editor community, or avoid them if you're planning to start a chapter. Panel, 1h x Sat/Sun

Talks on Saturday: 11:30 AM – 01:00 PM

Wiki Community Best Practices

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
40 From Russia with love and squalor: an overview of Russian Wikipedia Vicki Doronina PaC Look inside one of the biggest Wikipedia chapters community usually separated by the language barrier. Learn from the past and present of the Russian Wikipedia. lp x
W24 Wiki community best practices.Why are less people contributing? Kim Bruning PaC Explanation of wiki best practices and why more people don't use them, followed by discussion on how to improve the situation. Workshop, 60 x

Talks on Saturday: 02:30 PM – 04:00 PM

Ortega & Möller

Session Chair: Jacek Jankowski

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
37 Flagged revisions study results Felipe Ortega Inf Relevant results and lessons learned from the study of impact of flagged revisions on the German Wikipedia, sponsored by Wikimedia Deutschland. Accessible level (even if you don't like stats). 30min + 15min Q&A x Sut/Sun (P4!)
78 Beyond the Encyclopedia: The Frontiers of Free Knowledge Erik Möller KaC The Wikimedia community has successfully built the most comprehensive encyclopedia in human history. Will free culture succeed in other domains – like news, dictionaries, textbooks, maps, or 3D objects? 30min + 15min Q&A x

Talks on Saturday: 04:30 PM – 06:00 PM

Exodus: Is Wikipedia Dying or Maturing?

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
92 Trends in Wikipedia Communities Ronald Beelaard PaC Numerical analysis of database dumps shows a definite shrink of Wikipedia on certain key parameters, mainly related to changes in community demographics. This applies to the largest as well as smaller projects. lp x Sat
39 Why do Editors Leave Wikipedia? A Survey of Casual Contributors Howie Fung PaC Why do editors leave Wikipedia? What can we do as a community to encourage promising newbies to stay? This presentation will review the findings of a survey of 1,200 casual contributors to the English Wikipedia who left during 2009. The survey was aimed at getting a better understanding of why editors leave Wikipedia and how factors such as community, complexity, and personal circumstances affect their decision to stay or leave. sp x
29 Edit & Revert Trends Erik Zachte PaC I will present a per project visualization of revert trends similar to earlier presented edit trends, but with more detail. sp x
76 The Wiki as an Organism (with examples from Wikipedia) Maysara Omar PaC IF a wiki, any wiki, was a living organism that is always dependent on others to live; what the "environment" in which this living organism grows and prospers would be like? And what possible elements and factors in that environment would cause it to diminish and decay, and how to handle them? sp x

Maps and Geo-information & SMW-based Language Wikis

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
54 Maps and Semantic Maps Jeroen De Dauw Inf Mapping on MediaWiki – A introduction to the capabilities of the Maps and Semantic Maps extensions and how you can use them to enrich your wiki. lp (16.30-17.00) x

Talks on Saturday: 06:30 PM – 08:00 PM (also chapters)

Libaries, Goverments, and Enterprises

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
119 Libraries and Wikipedia John Dove KaC How can publishers, aggregators, and others with a commercial interest in libraries, and even libraries themselves work with Wikipedian editors in such a way as to strengthen Wikipedia entries and content while also serving libraries? lp x
27 Diplopedia: The Evolution of a Wiki Tiffany Smith Liccardi , Linda G. Green KaC Learn about the dramatic growth and evolution of the United States Department of State’s internal wiki of foreign affairs information, Diplopedia, as well as plans for its future. sp x
97 Wiki Platforms in High Assurance Environments: Beyond Intellipedia Nathan Singleton, Peter Gehres, John Hale Inf This session will cover concerns and issues related to sharing information in a collaborative Wiki type environment between organizations requiring integrity and confidentiality of data, and briefly provide potential solutions. sp x
18 Blue note – MediaWiki for enterprises Markus Glaser Inf The talk will cover enterprise wiki use cases and their differences to wiki use out in the wild internet. Blue note, which is designed to account for enterprise demands, will be presented. sp x Sat/Sun

Talks on Sunday: 11:30 AM – 01:00 PM

Academic Researchers and Wikipedia

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
75 The State of Wikimedia Scholarship 2009-2010: WikiSym and Beyond Benjamin Mako Hill and Felipe Ortega. Also with Mayo Fuster Morell PaC This talk offers a tour of the last years scholarship on Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects aimed at at Wikimedians and touching on several of the years most important findings. 45min (11.30-12.15) x Sat/Sun
P4 Academic Researchers in Wikimedia Communities: Ethics, Methods, and Policies R. Stuart Geiger PaC Researchers in my wiki? It’s more likely than you think. This panel will foster dialog between wiki researchers and the community over various logistical, ethical, and policy-related concerns. Panel, 45min (12.15-13.00) x

From WMF with Love: Update for Developers

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
102 Wikimedia Germany's Software and Infrastructure Projects Daniel Kinzler Inf This session will provide an overview of Wikimedia Germany's software development and hardware infrastructure activities. There will be some insight into onloing projects, the medium and long term strategy, and discussion of challanges. lp (12.30-13.00) x

Talks on Sunday: 02:30 PM – 04:00 PM (many overlaps here)

Strategy

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
104 Wikimedia's Five Year Strategic Plan Eugene Eric Kim PaC I'll discuss the five year, movement-wide strategic plan, describe how it emerged, and facilitate a discussion on opportunities and next steps for Wikimedia. lp (14.30-15.00) x
P1 Issues with the numbers game that is the strategy project Gerard Meijssen KaC/Inf The numbers that underpin the strategy for the next five years can be interpreted in many ways. This is partly due to sources that have provided incomplete data. This is partly due to a bias for the big Wikipedia languages. In this way the smaller projects and languages do not get the attention that they need. sp x
P6 Deletion sprees to sticky prods – What has been happening to Biographies of Living People on EN wiki, and what can be learned from it? User:WereSpielChequers KaC Discussion of one of EN Wiki's more turbulent areas with a diverse panel of Wikipedians. Panel, 40min x

Education

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
109 Wikipedia at schools. The Catalan experience. Joan Ramon Gomà, Pau Cabot KaC The presentation will explain a experience of aplying Wikipedia at Balearic Islands schools. The obtained results and its evaluation will be presented as well as improvements foreseen for course 2010-2011 and the enlargement to schools of other Catalan speaking territories. lp (14.30-15.00) x
38 Forbidden love or the case of collaborative knowledge in an Argentinian University Gabriela Mejias KaC The conflict between traditional education and the way students try to approach collaborative knowledge in an Argentinian university. How some possible usages of Wikipedia could promote collaboration in academic research. sp x

Cultural Heritage and Wikipedia

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
113 Submissions/Wikipedian in Residence Liam Wyatt KaC Outcomes and lessons learned from being the "Wikipedian in Residence" at the British Museum lp (14.30-15.00) x

Talks on Sunday: 04:30 PM – 06:00 PM

Outreach

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
81 Wikiexpedtion – an approach to mix outreach and data colecting social activites Kocio and Przykuta PaC Wikiexpedtion – an expedition around one of the regions of Poland focused on gathering photo documentation. We want to share our experience with Wikimedia community to spread our idea. sp x
93 Using Wikipedia as a Teaching Tool – the Wikipedia Public Policy Initiative and the path to an effective and sustainable collaborative environment with the world of higher education Pete Forsyth, Rod Dunican, Frank Schulenburg PaC This session will give an overview about a 17-month pilot program that will help inform how to best engage new contributors in the improvement of subject-specific articles on Wikipedia; it will introduce the new concept of "Wikipedia Ambassadors" as well as new software features and concepts that will help new contributors through their first 100 edits. The presentation will be followed by an open discussion about the future of using Wikipedia as a teaching tool in higher education. lp x
55 Structure of the German Mentoring Program and international comparison Tim Moritz Hector PaC "Best practices in mentoring programs": Introduction to the structure of the German mentoring program and mentoring programs in other language-versions. Includes a short discussion about other approaches and the most important components to build a good mentoring program. sp x
103 Wikimedia in Japan: Acculturation and Outreach KIZU Naoko PaC This presentation will show you how Wikimedia culture and Japanese culture have interacted on Japanese language Wikimedia projects and what Japanese Wikimedians nowadays begin to give back to the Japanese society. sp x

Role of Women & WikiProjects Management

Session Chair:

Bib Title Presenter (first author) Track Summary Type Confirmed
89 The role of Women in the Wikipedia community. A case study from Spanish Wikipedia. Ivana Lysholm, Valeria Mina PaC We intend to explore the particularities of female involvement in es.wikipedia. We'll discuss an apparent paradox: few women, but a strong group leading the community. Why? What do women have to offer? How to tackle the sex divide? lp x

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