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A en:Colophon is a "a brief statement containing information about the publication of a book ," but is also used by some to describe the process of how things got done. That's the role here, as Wikiconference NA 2016 has become larger and larger, to the point where various technical methods and tools really became necessary to pull it off. This page attempts to document many of these, in case it's useful for future planners.


  • Most of our work was done on Google Docs and Spreadsheets
  • A grid was laid out in Google Docs, and was converted using Mediawiki Table Utility


  • Facebook group, private - Wikiconference North America Planning
  • Facebook Messenger
  • Slack group for wikiconference.slack.com introduced on September 15 to be more inclusive
    • We created a Google apps script to update a Slack channel everytime we received an Accept/Decline response from the folks we emailed about submissions
  • Zello for PTT at the conference