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Some stories and links about the impact of Wikiconference USA/North American over the years

  • "To bridge Peru’s digital divide, these researchers are taking Wikipedia offline", 18 February 2019, Wikimedia blog [1] - work presented at and furthered by Wikiconference North America in 2016 and 2018.
    • "When I presented our research at [the 2016] WikiConference North America in San Diego, [Wikimedia community member] Lane Rasberry told me “You have to meet Adam Holt!” This led to a collaboration with Holt’s Internet-in-a-Box project... One way they’re spreading these results is through the a video with SIPA’s Picker Center Digital Education Group. Produced by Adam Stepan, formerly of PBS and the Discovery Channel, the video was shot by student teams on mobile phones with cheap stabilizers. It premiered at WikiConference North America 2018, held in Columbus, Ohio."
  • The Culture Crawl concept started at Wikiconference North America 2016 in San Diego has become a successful template for other conferences, including Wikimania 2017 in Montreal and Wikimania 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden.