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Final Day Opening: Reflecting on the Past, Present and the Future

Final Day Opening: Reflecting on the Past, Present and the Future SpeakersSession host: Winnie Kabintie, Wikimania Core Organizing Team, Wikimedia User Group KenyaA greeting from the WHO:Dr Tedros…

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Integrating Wikidata into the Wikimedia projects

SpeakersIndividual presentations (5 minutes each):User:Mike Peel (overview) User:Nirali Sahoo (synchronising Wikipedia and Wikidata) EricaAzzellini (Mbabel) Benoît Prieur (French Wikipedia and…

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We write Wikipedia. Participation of women in the free and collaborative encyclopedia

We write Wikipedia. Participation of women in the free and collaborative encyclopedia on the Internet Speakers: Raquel Ramírez Salgado (Wikimedia México), Anna Torres (Wikimedia…

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Exploring a cultural gap on Wikimedia: the case of the visual arts

SpeakersMartin Poulter, User:MartinPoulter Waqas Ahmed, the Open University/ the Da Vinci Network Daria Cybulska, Wikimedia UK Girl Reciting Qur'an by Osman Hamdi Bey (1880)AbstractDemographic…

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Neat and tidy: data quality on Wikidata

Session Notes (etherpad)SpeakersLydia Pintscher is the product manager of Wikidata. She studied computer science at the University of Karlsruhe before joining Wikimedia in 2012. She is a long-time…

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Wikimedia and Sustainability-Selecting topics for impact

SpeakersJan Ainali Daniel Mietchen AbstractThis workshop will address how the United Nations's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can serve as a framework that helps maximize the social impact…

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How The Wikipedia Library can help you write great articles

SpeakersSam Walton AbstractIn this session we will give an overview of what The Wikipedia Library is and how community members can access and use it effectively.The session will include a demo…

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Science and storytelling: Why who we talk about matters - Dr. Jess Wade at Wikimania 2021

LIGHTNING TALK: Science and storytelling: Why who we talk about matters & Celebratory Toast Dr. Jess Wade will talk about Science and storytelling: Who we talk about matters.Dr. Wade is a…

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Preventing COVID-19 misinformation: A panel with Wikipedia, public health experts, and news media

Preventing misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic: How Wikipedia, public health SpeakersDr. Sanjay Gupta (moderator), CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Julio Frenk, Mexico’s…

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The Afrocine Project: Learnings from organizing a Pan-African Campaign

SpeakersSam Oyeyele, Winnie Kabinte, Antoni Mtavangu, Alaafiabami Oladipupo, and Camelia BobanAbstractThe AfroCine Project is a multi-country, multi-faceted WikiProject which started in 2018 and is…

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Revisiting the AfroCROWD Juneteenth Wiki Civil Rights Conference of 2020

SpeakersSherry Antoine, ED AfroCROWD.org (host)Alexandria Lockett, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Spelman CollegeBrandon Sullivan, Wiki Caribbean CommunicationsLinda Fletcher, AfroCROWD Community…

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Wikipedia - Upcoming desktop design and usability improvements: updates and brainstorm

SpeakersOlga Vasileva (WMF) AbstractFor the past two years, the Web team at the Wikimedia Foundation has worked on making significant improvements to the desktop interface across all of our wikis.…

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Celebrating the Wikipedia Education Program

SpeakersWikipedia & Education User Group Board:LiAnna Davis Susanna Mkrtchyan Ziko van Dijk Filip Maljković João Alexandre Peschanski AbstractThe history of the Wikimedia movement is…

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Internet Archive and Wikimedia: a virtuous collaboration

SpeakersMark Graham, Internet Archive AbstractThe Internet Archive has been a strategic partner of the Wikimedia movement since its beginning, with the Wayback Machine archiving cited sources and…

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Wikipedia is Gamified: Prove me wrong

Daniel Navarro (Young Wikimedian. Video games and computer science graduate and collaborator on WDO)You can find my gamification documents here and my WDO ones here.AbstractPerhaps we are reluctant…

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Wikimedia Movement and the Paradox of Open

SpeakersAnna Mazgal, Senior EU Policy Advisor at Wikimedia DeutschlandTanveer Hassan, Senior Program Officer, Community Resources at Wikimedia FoundationAlek Tarkowski, Strategy Director at Open…

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