Schedule

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WikiConference USA 2015 • Washington, D.C.

For this year's schedule, see Schedule.

Video

Scheduled sessions in the McGowan Theater will have live streamed video via YouTube:

Recorded video of selected additional sessions will be available after the conference.

Registration

On-site registration and badge pick-up for pre-registered attendees will be open daily:

Friday, October 9 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Saturday, October 10 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Sunday, October 11 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Program

Friday, October 9

Saturday, October 10

Time McGowan Theater
Watch Live Video
Jefferson Room Washington Room Adams Room Madison Room
9:30 AM Registration
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
10:30 AM Keynote:
AfroCROWD — Bridging the Multicultural Gap
(Alice Backer)
Watch Live Video
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM Break
Time McGowan Theater
Watch Live Video
Jefferson Room Washington Room Adams Room Madison Room
11:45 AM Women... It Takes a Village An Ambitious Wikidata Tutorial A First Round of WikiProject X: the Journey and Results
Video of talk at Internet Archive
Found in Translation: Comparing Paid Editing Policies in the Top Wikipedia Language Editions Room Closed
12:00 PM
12:15 PM Working with Academic Experts in a Feminism Distributed Editing Project Video in Wikimedia: Today and Tomorrow
Video of talk at Internet Archive
Tread Lightly: Editing with a COI
12:30 PM
12:45 PM Addressing the Gender Gap: Wiki Edu Projects for Digital Humanities Data in Your Wiki! Data-Based Approach to Article-Subject Participation
1:00 PM
1:15 PM Lunch
(served in Madison Room)
1:30 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
Time McGowan Theater
Watch Live Video
Jefferson Room Washington Room Adams Room Madison Room
2:15 PM Vegetation Wants To Be Free: Liberating the USDA's Pomological Watercolor Collection Open Biomedical Knowledge: Wikipedia, Wikidata, and Beyond Thinking (and Contributing) Outside the Editing Box: Alternative Ways to Engage Subject-Matter Experts Learn from Competitor: Outreach Strategy of Baidu Baike Disputed Notability - A Hands-On Workshop
2:30 PM
2:45 PM A Case Study of Student Engagement with a GLAM Institution: Pritzker Military Museum and Library Where in the World is Wikipedia: A Look at the Geographic Distribution Audited Content on the English Wikipedia Censorship of Wikipedia: Why It's Important and How We Fight It
3:00 PM Are the Obstacles Academic? Wikipedia and DOTs
3:15 PM How #100wikidays Got Me Back to Being a Wikipedia Contributor Your Rights as an American and as a Wikipedian
3:30 PM Break
Time McGowan Theater
Watch Live Video
Jefferson Room Washington Room Adams Room Madison Room
3:45 PM How we Organized a 1500 Person Meetup (and You Could Too) Wikipedia in the Global Social Studies Classroom Wiksource and Commons Workshop Recent Gadgets Changes and How to Fix Yours Community Health Clinic: Researching Prescription for healthy communities
4:00 PM
4:15 PM Why Wikipedia is the Best Resource for High Schoolers - As Told by a High Schooler
4:30 PM WikiWomen's User Group: Next Steps Funding for Wikipedia Projects Revscoring: AI Support for Wikipedians
4:45 PM

Sunday, October 11

Please see the whiteboard in the McGowan Theater lobby for unconference session room assignments.
Time McGowan Theater
Watch Live Video
Jefferson Room Washington Room Adams Room Madison Room
9:30 AM Registration
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
10:30 AM Keynote:
Hate Crimes in Cyberspace
(Danielle Citron)
Watch Live Video
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM Break
11:45 AM Lightning Talks Unconference Sessions Unconference Sessions
Beyond Editathons Etherpad
Fixing 404 Dead Links Etherpad
Creative Program Design Workshop Unconference Sessions
12:00 PM
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM Lunch
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
Time McGowan Theater
Watch Live Video
Jefferson Room Washington Room Adams Room Madison Room
2:30 PM Lightning Talks Unconference Sessions Unconference Sessions Art+Feminism 2016 Planning Meetup OTRS Workshop for Agents Who Handle Permssions
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM Break
3:45 PM Lightning Talks Unconference Sessions Unconference Sessions Unconference Sessions Unconference Sessions
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
4:45 PM

Lunch

Catered lunches will be provided on some days of the conference for paid, pre-registered attendees (and volunteers):

Friday, October 9 Box lunch provided at the conference venue; served in the Madison Room
Saturday, October 10 Box lunch provided at the conference venue; served in the Madison Room
Sunday, October 11 No lunch provided; attendees should plan lunch outside the venue

Open space

The National Archives Innovation Hub will be available as an open space for hacking, editing, and other activities. The Innovation Hub will be open daily:

Friday, October 9 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, October 10 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 11 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM