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-10:30am Keynote
10:30am-10:45am Break
10:45am-12:00pm Community
I
Outreach
I
Education
I
GLAM
I
Tech
I
Open Space
12:00pm-12:15pm Break
12:15-1:30 Outreach
II
Education
II
GLAM
II
Tech
II
Community
II
Open Space
1:30pm-2:30pm Lunch
2:30pm-3:30pm Keynote
3:30pm-3:45pm Break
3:45pm-5:00pm Education
III
GLAM
III
Tech
III
Community
III
Outreach
III
Open Space
5:00pm-5:15pm Break
5:15pm-6:15pm Closing Session


Saturday, May 31, 2014[edit]

8:30am-9:30am Registration and Breakfast
9:30am-10:30am Keynote
10:30am-10:45am Break
10:45am-12:00pm Community
IV
Outreach
IV
Education
IV
GLAM
IV
Tech
IV
Open Space
12:00pm-12:15pm Break
12:15pm-1:30pm Outreach
V
Education
V
GLAM
V
Tech
V
Community
V
Open Space
1:30pm-2:30pm Lunch
2:30pm-3:30pm Keynote
3:30pm-3:45pm Break
3:45pm-5:00pm Education
VI
GLAM
VI
Tech
VI
Community
VI
Outreach
VI
Open Space
5:00pm-5:15pm Break
5:15-6:15pm Closing Session


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