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WikiConference North America 2016 • San Diego, California

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Schedule

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October 7 - Friday - Pre-Conference at Balboa Park, San Diego, California (See Wiki Culture Crawl)
October 8 - Saturday



Auditorium

Floor 1

Shiley Suite

Floor 9

Jaffe Mtn View

Floor 5

Clark Room

Floor 1

Wells Fargo

Floor 4

Commission Room

Floor 9

Reading Room

Floor 8

Description Sessions Sessions Sessions Sessions Training Meetings/

sessions

Hacking/

hangout

SAT

9:30 am

Registration - Library Lobby
SAT Opening

10:00 - 11:45 am

Introduction

Keynote addresses -

Katherine Maher, executive director, Wikimedia Foundation

Stan Rodriguez, Native linguist and language advocate for Kumeyaay culture, Santa Ysabel Band of the Iipay Nation

Keynote WMF All Hands

SAT

12:00 - 1:30 pm

LUNCH

Served in Shiley Suite on 9th floor to those with paid registration.

12:30 pm - Introduction to Wikipedia for the Public

Introductory

Ask Wikimedia Foundation's product leaders: Editing, Discovery, Reading (Forrester, Garry, Katz) (or Shiley lunch tables) (90 minutes)

WMF

SAT

Session 1

1:30 - 3:00 pm

ReHumanizingHaiti or The Role of Technology and Social Media in Language Activism/Advocacy for Historically Undervalued Languages (Lamour)

Caribbean Languages


Grades and the Gender Gap: How Student Editors are Writing Women into Wikipedia (Mathewson) WikiEd Gender Gap Education


The Transgender Gap: Trans and non-binary representation on Wikipedia (Gethen) Gender Gap

Sat-Aud-1

New Frontier: Using Wikidata on Commons (Tuszynski)

Wikidata Commons


Tutorial on basic SQL (Quarry) for Wikimedians (Wolff)

WMF Tech Introductory


A New Approach to Behavioural Rules on a Wikimedia Project: The Technical Spaces Code of Conduct (Koerner)

WMF Community Tech

Sat-Shi-1

Textbooks and the New Information Economy

(Warner, Heinze)

Academic Education


College Students and Perceptions of Authority in Wikipedia (Todorinova)

Academic Education


Contribution as Coursework: What role do students play on Wikipedia? (Schiroo, Halfaker)

Academic Education Research

Sat-Jaffe-1

Health Literacy of Wikipedia (Kaur)

Academic Health-Med


Linked data in the hands of biological researchers: A model organism database powered by Wikidata (Putman)

Academic Wikidata Science


Why medical schools should embrace Wikipedia (Rasberry et al)

Academic Health-Med

Sat-Clark-1

1:30-2:15 pm

Beyond the basics of citation templates (Leonard)

Tutorial Quality


2:15-3:00 pm Wikisource Update / Workshop (Hayes)

Tutorial

Sat-Wells-1

Much Ado About Budgets, Or How to Estimate and Exhaust Grant Funds (Bittaker) (45 mins)

WMF


Wiki Loves Posting About Monuments: Using media to support community projects (Johnson, Lien) (45 mins)

WMF

Sat-Com-1

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Women Philosopher's Edit-a-thon: Kevin Gorman Memorial

Tutorial Gender Gap Edit-a-thon

(Note: The Reading Room will be shared with the general public on Saturday.)

SAT BREAK 1

3:00 - 3:30 pm

SAT

Session 2

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Wikipedia Organizations on Campus: Case Study and Guide (Payravi, Rimmel)

Education


The Sad, Sad Story of Social Wikipedia (Schoonover)

Community


What's New in GLAM-Wiki? (Stinson)

GLAM WMF

Sat-Aud-2

Video and Multimedia in Wikipedia: Today and Tomorrow (Vibber)

Tech Commons Multimedia


WikiDataScape: A Cytoscape Browser for WikiData (Stupp)

Wikidata Multimedia


Commons License templates: analyzing use frequency and future development(Tuszynski)

Commons Tech

Sat-Shi-2

Wikipedia Cuba: Challenges and Opportunities (Nelson)

Academic Caribbean


“Making Your Own Worlds”: The Changing Educational Goals of The LaGuardia WikiProject Octavia E. Butler (Gallardo)

Academic Education


Building a Public History of HIV/AIDS in New York City: The Pedagogical Relationship of Wikipedia and the Archives (Matsuuchi, Gallardo, Abreu, Ortiz, Rasberry)

Academic Health-Med

Sat-Jaffe-2

Wikipedia for Health and Safety at Work:NIOSH Wikipedian in Residence (Hare)

Health-Med


Drug and chemical compound items in Wikidata as a data source for Wikipedia infoboxes (Burgstaller-Muehlbacher)

Wikidata Science Health-Med


Wiki Ed's Year of Science: What's worked so far, and where we go from here (L. Davis, Mathewson)

WikiEd Science

Sat-Clark-2

3:30 pm - Introduction to Wikipedia for the Public

Introductory


4:30 pm - Citation manager needed - Mastering your reliable sources online and offline with Zotero (Wilson)

Quality

Sat-Wells-2

Developing community norms for critical bots and tools (B. Davis)

Tech Community WMF


Welcoming and Helping New Editors: A Month at the Teahouse (Heaphy)

Inclusion Community

Sat-Com-2

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm (continues) Women Philosopher's Edit-a-thon: Kevin Gorman Memorial

Tutorial Gender Gap Edit-a-thon

SAT

Closing session

5:15 - 6:00 pm

Closing Panel

Public Policy Advocacy Across Both Coasts (Sadowski, Meyer, Hayes, Roslof)

WMF Panel

Sat-Aud-Closing

Lightning Talks

(5:15 - 5:45 pm)

Lightning Talks

Sat-Aud-Closing

Evening events Sign up for dine-arounds, a pub crawl, or organize your own event
October 9 - Sunday



Auditorium

Floor 1

Shiley Suite

Floor 9

Jaffe

Mountain View

Floor 5

Clark Room

Floor 1

Wells Fargo

Floor 4

Commission Room

Floor 9

Reading Room

Floor 8

Outings

9:00 am -

12:00 noon

Outings and Meetups • Please eat brunch/lunch on your own before arriving to SDCPL; organize a group brunch here
SUN

Noon

Registration - Library Lobby
SUN

Opening

12:00 - 1:15 pm

Introduction

Keynote address - Merrilee Proffitt, senior program officer , OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) "Wikipedia and Libraries: Putting the L in GLAM."

Keynote Libraries All Hands

12:30 pm - Introduction to Wikipedia for the Public

Introductory

SUN BREAK 1

1:15 - 1:30 pm

SUN

Session 1

1:30 - 3:00 pm

A Review of the First Year: Wikipedian in Residence for Gender Equity (Doyle)

Academic Gender Gap Education Libraries


Beginning of Cultural Change: Wikipedia's Future Collaboration with Academic Libraries  (Cawthorne)

Academic Libraries


Linking a controlled subject vocabulary to Wikipedia (Vizine-Goetz, OCLC)

Libraries Tech

Sun-Shi-1

The Online Writing Classroom and Wikipedia (Carleton)

Academic Education


College Writing and Wikipedia: Purposes, Audiences, and Genres (Cummings)

Academic Education


Wikipage Creation: An Exercise in Critical Thinking and Group Collaboration (Paul and Hamm)

Academic Education

Sun-Jaffe-1

Tracking the Triple Crown: Creating quality content (Wahler)

Quality


Rocket Cats & Knowledge Engines (Seddon, Koerner, Peterzell)

WMF Tech


Impromptu San Diego / California local usergroup meeting (2:30pm)

1:30-2:15 pm -

What's Wikidata? How does it work? (Stinson, Malyshev)

WMF Wikidata Introductory


2:15-3:00 pm - Wikidata and Query Service - understanding and presenting the data (Malyshev)

WMF Wikidata

Sun-Wells-1

Citations needed? Brainstorming how to get academic resources to more Wikipedians through the Visiting Scholars program (Mathewson, McGrady) (45 mins)

WikiEd Quality Education


The five and a half biggest mistakes Wiki Ed made when thinking about program impact (L. Davis) (45 mins)

WikiEd Education

Sun-Com-1

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm Edit-a-thon: Notable Chemists and Chemistry with the American Chemical Society

Introductory Science Edit-a-thon


SUN BREAK 2

3:00 - 3:30 pm

SUN

Session 2

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Internet Archive and Wikipedia collaboration: Link rot, multimedia and more (Internet Archive)

Libraries Tech


Wikipedia in Libraries: Case Studies in Wikipedia Outreach and Training in Academic Libraries (Anderson, Caton)

Libraries Education

Ends at 4:30pm, standing break, continues into next session

Sun-Shi-2

How Wikimedia Communities Can Thrive by Fostering Co-Creative Networks (Byrd-McDevitt)

Academic GLAM


Wiki Loves Heritage: The Case for a WMF Genealogical and Local History Wiki (Fernandez)

Academic


Enhancing Collaboration in Academia through GLAM Edit-a-thons (Thorndike-Breeze)

Academic GLAM Education

Sun-Jaffe-2

Writing the American Sign Language Wikipedia on Incubator (Frost, Nesmith, Sharer)

Languages Tech


How Wikipedia can collaborate with the translator community (Wang)

Languages


Characterizing Wikipedia reading behavior (Katz)

WMF Research

Sun-Clark-2

3:30 pm - Introduction to Wikipedia for the Public

Introductory


4:30 pm - The Wiki Ed and P&E Dashboards (Ross, Bittaker)

WikiEd WMF Tech Education

Sun-Wells-2

Why Plagiarism Matters (Beasley-Murray) (45 mins)

Education


The Other Side of COI: Volunteer Response to Professional Contributors (Beutler) (45 mins)

Community

Sun-Com-2

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm (continues) Edit-a-thon: Notable Chemists and Chemistry with the American Chemical Society

Introductory Science Edit-a-thon


3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Learning Rotations for Program Design, Support & Evaluation - (Anstee)

WMF Community Affiliates Training

SUN

Closing Session

5:00 - 6:00 pm

Closing Panel

4:45pm -

Libraries & Wikipedia: Better Together (Ayers, et al)

Libraries Panel

Sun-Shi-Closing

Discussion 5:00 - 6:00pm

Wikimedia Communities and Movement Strategy with Katherine Maher

WMF Community Discussion

Sun-Jaffe-Closing

SUN Reception

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Reception - Shiley Suite / Woods Family Terrace - 9th Floor

Watch the sun set over the Pacific Ocean with light appetizers (cash bar — please bring cash to purchase drinks).

All Hands

October 10 - Monday



Auditorium

Floor 1

Shiley Suite

Floor 9

Jaffe

Mountain View

Floor 5

Clark Room

Floor 1

Wells Fargo

Floor 4

Commission Room

Floor 9

Reading Room

Floor 8

MON

9:30 am

Registration - Library Lobby
MON

Opening

10:00 -

11:45 am

Introduction

Keynote address - Dr. Lourdes Epstein, library director, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico City campus

Keynote Libraries

MON LUNCH

12:00 -1:30 pm

LUNCH

Speaker

Michael Connolly Miskwish - scholar and author of "Kumeyaay: A History Textbook"; Campo Kumeyaay Nation; adjunct faculty, American Indian Studies at San Diego State University

All Hands

12:30 pm - Basics of Wikipedia for the Public

Introductory

MON

Session 1

1:30 -

2:30 pm

GLAM program in Mexico: the benefits and challenges of collaboration with the public cultural sector (Martínez,  Flores)

Mexico GLAM


Wikimania's Yellow Army: Behind the scenes (Cruz y Corro)

Mexico

Mon-Aud-1

Planned session 1:30 pm - 4 pm:

Indigenous People's Day editathon facilitated by Siko Bouterse Inclusion Edit-a-thon Introductory


1:30pm Content Gender Gap - Women in Red & Women in Green (Stephenson-Goodknight)

Gender Gap


2:00pm Beyond copyright release - model release and other media rights (Rasberry)

Commons


Open for Unconference sessions

Unconference

Mon-Shi-1

Wikipedia-in-a-box - Kiwix (Coillet-Matillon, Vargas, Holt, Moody)

Tech


How Wikipedia Can Reverse the Historical Erasure of LGBT Communities (Fustich)

Academic Inclusion

Mon-Jaffe-1

Be bold and edit the map: OpenStreetMap and Wikimedia (Nguyen)

Tech


Journalism and Wikipedia (Walsh)

Quality

Mon-Clark-1

The gender pronoun gap in Wikipedia (Yazdani)

Academic Gender Gap


Editatona: Helping close the gender gap in Wikipedia (Sánchez)

Gender Gap

Mon-Wells-1

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm:

Dial "T" for Training - Creating Effective Training Modules to Address Harassment, both Online and at Events ( Brown, Earley, Schilling) (60 mins)

Inclusion Community

Mon-Com-1

MON BREAK 1

2:30 - 2:45 pm

MON

Session 2

2:45 -

4:15 pm

Increasing reach of Wikimedia projects via partnerships (Vrana, Vargas) (30 mins)

WMF Inclusion


Understanding Wikipedia readership: Our results for our phone survey in Mexico (Foy, Vargas) (30 mins)

WMF Research

Mon-Aud-2

Planned session 1:30 pm - 4 pm:

Indigenous People's Day editathon facilitated by Siko Bouterse Inclusion Edit-a-thon Introductory


Lightning talks part II 3:30pm

Mon-Shi-2

WikiProject X: The development of the future of on-wiki project coordination (Schoonover)

Tech Community Research

Mon-Jaffe-2

Open for Unconference sessions

Unconference

Mon-Clark-2

A (2:45-3:15) Filipino American / Asian American history


B (3:15-3:45)


C (3:45-4:15)

3:30 pm - Basics of Wikipedia for the Public

Introductory

Mon-Wells-2

Open for Unconference sessions

Unconference

Mon-Com-2

A (2:45-3:15) SignWriting and vertical writing


B (3:15-3:45)


C (3:45-4:15)

MON BREAK 2

4:15 - 4:30 pm

MON

Closing session

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Sharing session

Discussion All Hands

Mon-Shi-Closing

See you at Wikimania 2017 in Montreal! (August 11-13, 2017)

Registration times

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

  • Friday, October 7 at Balboa Park during the Culture Crawl: 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am-1:30pm
  • Sunday: 12:00pm-1:30pm
  • Monday: 9:30am-1:30pm