WikiConference USA

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New York Law School
30 May - 1 June 2014
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About WikiConference USA[edit]

WikiConference USA 2014 Press Release

WikiConference USA is the first national Wikimedia conference of its kind in the United States. The conference will be held on May 30 – June 1, 2014 at New York Law School, located in Tribeca district of Manhattan, New York City. WikiConference USA’s program will be devoted to topics concerning the Wikimedia movement in the United States, as well as related topics of free culture and digital rights.

WikiConference USA will feature a diverse array of conference offerings such as keynotes, presentations, panels, and workshop sessions; provide a lounge space and break areas for conference attendees to gather and mingle; and host an unconference day for attendees to design their own schedule and engage with each other around common interests.

WikiConference USA is organized by

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Conference Details[edit]

New York Law School
Dates & Times
Friday, May 30, 2014, 8:30AM – 6:00PM
Saturday, May 31, 2014, 8:30AM – 6:00PM
Sunday, June 1, 2014, 8:30AM – 6:00PM
Location
New York Law School
185 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Expected Attendance
300 attendees over the three-day conference
Target Demographics
Our primary demographic targets United States-based Wikipedians. The secondary demographic targets non-Wikipedian academics, students, librarians, activists, and professionals.
Costs
The conference will be free to attend.
Participants

We encourage but do not require registered participants to sign up at the List of Registered Participants.

Schedule of sessions[edit]

WikiConference USA 2014 will take place over three days of keynotes, panels, workshops, seminars, lightning talks, and unconference sessions. A general outline of the conference schedule is provided below. The sessions will mainly be filled through the proposal submission process. The conference organizers will be curating select panels and keynotes. Subscribe and stay tuned for updates!

Friday, May 30, 2014[edit]

8:30am-9:30am Registration and Breakfast
9:30am-10:15am Keynote: Sumana Harihareswara
2nd Floor Event Center
10:15am-10:30am Break
10:30am-11:45am
W300 W301 W302 W303 W320 W220
Wikipedia's Role in Four Different Types of Librarianship Wikipedia in the Era of MOOC Measuring Editor Collaborativeness With Economic Modelling Video in Wikimedia Global Economic Map: Wikidata Project Open Space
Wiki Loves Photo Trips State of Wikidata
Editing Trends Wiki Loves Capitol Hill Answering Big Questions with Wikidata
11:45am-12:00pm Break
12:00pm-1:00pm W300 W301 W302 W303 W320 W220
You're Invited!: Developing Innovative Models for Participation Wikipedia and the Law The Wikipedia Adventure: Playing with Learning Image by Wikipedia Using Web API Client libraries to play with and learn from our meta data Open Space
Wikimedia LGBT: Past, Present and Future Wikipedia for Lawyers: Researching, Citing and Contributing to Wikipedia New Editors Using the MediaWiki Web API to get (only) the data you need
1:00pm-2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm-3:00pm Keynote: DC Vito
2nd Floor Event Center
3:00pm-3:15pm Break
3:15pm-4:15pm W300 W301 W302 W303 W320 W220
How the PR Industry Views Wikipedia Ask the Wiki Education Foundation Where would I find time for it?: Scalable Wikipedia Editing for GLAMS - Signaling Open Access References Open Space
4:15pm-4:30pm Break
4:30pm-5:30pm W300 W301 W302 W303 W320 W220
Paid Editing Moderated Discussion The Gender Gap Remixing metadata from libraries and archives with the RAMP editor - Open Access Panel Open Space
Women in Free Software: What's Working for Us
Women's Work: Female Bonding and Empowerment During Wikipedia Parties
5:30pm-5:45pm Break
5:45pm-6:00pm Closing Remarks
2nd Floor Event Center


Saturday, May 31, 2014[edit]

8:30am-9:30am Registration and Breakfast
9:30am-10:15am Keynote: Phoebe Ayers
2nd Floor Event Center
10:15am-10:30am Break
10:30am-11:45am
W300 W301 W302 W303 W320 W220
State of Digital Rights Art & Feminism Community Management 101: Building a Successful Wiki Community - Social Dramas of Wikipedia Open Space
Future of Libraries and Wikipedia
The Free Culture Trust Reconstructing the Past with MediaWiki Pedagogy and New User Socialization
Using the Memento MediaWiki Extension to Avoid Spoilers 7th Grade Wikipedia Project
11:45am-12:00pm Break
12:00pm-1:00pm W300 W301 W302 W303 W320 W220
Current State of the BLP Problem Social Dramas of Wikipedia Commons Double: Vector Graphics Using Wikibooks and Wikiotics to Build Community-Centered Language Courses Health Panel Open Space
Wikipedia for Lawyers: Researching, Citing and Contributing to Wikipedia New Editors
1:00pm-2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm-3:00pm Keynote: Christie Koehler
2nd Floor Event Center
3:00pm-3:15pm Break
3:15pm-4:15pm W300 W301 W302 W303 W320 W220
Cybersecurity Panel Growing the Awesome in Your Programs A year in residence at the Chemical Heritage Foundation - Wikipedia Campus Ambassador Program in NYC Open Space
Wikipedian-in-Residence at UC Berkeley
Chinese Wikipedia Forward to Libraries
4:15pm-4:30pm Break
4:30pm-5:30pm W300 W301 W302 W303 W320 W220
- Growing the Awesome in Your Programs (Continued) - - If we build it, will they come?: Bringing library collections to the people through Wikipedia Open Space
Wikipedia, GLAM and Edit-athons in the Classroom: How We Did It
5:30pm-5:45pm Break
5:45pm-6:00pm Closing Remarks
2nd Floor Event Center


Sunday, June 1, 2014[edit]

9:30am-10:30am Registration and Breakfast
10:30am-11:30am Keynote
11:30am-11:45am Break
11:45am-12:30pm Open Space Open Space Open Space Open Space Open Space Open Space
12:30pm-12:45pm Break
12:45pm-1:30pm Open Space Open Space Open Space Open Space Open Space Open Space
1:30pm-2:30pm Lunch
2:30pm-3:30pm Keynote
3:30pm-3:45pm Break
3:45pm-4:30pm Open Space Open Space Open Space Open Space Open Space Open Space
4:30pm-4:45pm Break
4:45pm-5:30pm Closing Session