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Unconference-style scheduling

WikiConference North America 2018 will include unconference sessions, where anyone can propose or spontaneously organize a mini-presentation, discussion, or workshop on a wiki-related topic.

See 20-second intro video to unconferencing.


Lightning talk topics

The main lightning talks session is Saturday 3:30 - 4:55 PM.

  1. Create new pages using AWB and CSVLoader - Ganeshk (talk) 02:41, 14 August 2018 (UTC)
  2. Use AWB and user namespace templates to add different content to different pages (alternative to CSVLoader). -- Jarekt (talk) 14:42, 25 September 2018 (UTC)
  3. WikiProject Patents -- A preliminary effort to organize the fields of information on Wikidata about (potentially) each of many millions of patents, granted by many governments. -- Econterms (talk) 14:20, 14 August 2018 (UTC)
  4. Responses by en.wp users to proposal for banner on net neutrality issue -- Econterms (talk) 01:17, 1 October 2018 (UTC)
  5. Community Health Metrics Kit: Introducing this project and rallying community feedback. JSutherland (WMF) (talk) 19:27, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  6. Cuba: The Last Mile for Wikipedia -- How a free online encyclopedia works among a well educated society in a (mostly) offline environment -- Haroldcardenaslema (talk) 00:28, 11 October 2018 (UTC)
  7. It started with a picnic - Wikimedia New York City and early history of local/global efforts--Pharos (talk) 21:19, 17 October 2018 (UTC)
  8. A New Approach to Promotional Editing -- see User talk:DGG and [1] DGG (talk) 13:56, 19 October 2018 (UTC)
  9. First World Problems and "First World Problems": Don't take things for granted. --Techyan (talk) 20:21, 18 October 2018 (UTC)
  10. Wikimedia Mexico - Wikimedia México "State of the Chapter" Paulina Lordméndez (talk) Omar sansi (talk) 05:00, 20 October 2018 (UTC)
  11. Commons:Photo challenge, 5 years of monthly photo competition. Jarekt (talk) 03:51, 20 October 2018 (UTC)
  12. Timeless - what is it, how it affects you, updates on the project, and yes this is a new interface available on all projects, and it breaks Twinkle. Isarra (talk) 14:03, 20 October 2018 (UTC)
  13. Creating a Mastodon instance for Wikipedia Enterprisey (talk) 14:05, 20 October 2018 (UTC)
  14. Enabling 2FA and setting a good password. Legoktm (talk) 15:48, 20 October 2018 (UTC)

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