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Venue of Bengali Wikipedia 10th Anniversary Celebration Kolkata

Inaugural session Gandhi Bhavan, Jadavpur University
Parallel session 1 : Dr. KP Basu Memorial Hall, JU
Parallel session 2: Vivekananda Hall, Subarna Jayanti Building, JU
The main language that will be used primarily for Inaugural Session, Paper presentations and for general communication is English. There will be a few papers which might be presented in languages other than English. The language of presentation will be mentioned for those in the schedule. Bring in your laptops, i-pad, tabs etc. if you plan to participate in the workshops
The tentative schedule is given below

Day 1[edit]

  9 January 2015, Friday
08:00 – 09:00 Spot Registration
Primary Interaction
  Gandhi Bhavan
09:00 – 10:40

Opening Note on behalf of Organizing Committee: Atanu Saha / Dr. Tanmay Bir

Welcome Note: Prof. Asis Mazumdar, Dean, ISLM, Jadavpur University

Speech: Sanjay Gopal Sarkar, Jt. Registrar, Jadavpur University

Speech by WMF Member: Bishakha Datta, Member, Board of Trustees, WMF

Speech by Wikimedia India Chapter Member: Jayanta Nath, Secretary, Wikimedia India Chapter

Keynote: Prof. Pabitra Sarkar, Former Vice-Chancellor, Rabindra Bharati University

Speech by Chief Guest: Prof. Basab Chaudhuri, Registrar, Calcutta University

State of Indic language Wiki projects By Wikimedia India Chapter member

Valedictory Note: Prof. Mahidas Bhattacharya, Director, SLL, Jadavpur University

10:40 – 11:00 Tea Break
  Gandhi Bhavan Dr. K. P. Basu Memorial Hall
Engineering Science Building
Vivekananda Hall
Subarna Jayanti Building
International Relations Seminar Hall
PG Arts Building

Paper Presentation
Track: Community
Chair: TBD
Time: 30 minutes each

Closed

Closed

Workshop
Track: Bengali Wikipedia
Chair: Kalyan Sarkar
Time: 30 minutes each

11:00 – 11:30

Title: How to type in Bengali
Presenter: Ayan Choudhury

11:30 – 12:00

Title: Collaboration between Microsoft and Indic language community
Presenter: M. Krishna Doss, R&D, Microsoft India

Title: How to edit Bengali Wikipedia Presenter: Ayan Choudhury

Closed

Paper Presentation
Track: Outreach
Chair: Bishakha Datta
Time: 20 minutes each

Title: How to create a new article
Presenter: Sarban Bandyopadhyay

12:00 – 12:30
12:30 – 13:00

Title: Advanced editing in Bengali Wikipedia
Presenter: Sarban Bandyopadhyay

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
  Gandhi Bhavan Dr. K. P. Basu Memorial Hall
Engineering Science Building
Vivekananda Hall
Subarna Jayanti Building
International Relations Seminar Hall
PG Arts Building
Closed

Paper Presentation
Track: Technology
Chair: Dr. Niladri Sekhar Dash, Asst. Prof., ISI, Kolkata

Panel Discussion Chair: Prof. Pabitra Sarkar

Workshop
Track: Wikimedia projects
Chair: Kalyan Sarkar

14:00 – 14:30

Title: Collaboration with academic institutes for the growth of Wikimedia projects in Indian languages
Panelists:
Rajib Chakraborty, SNLTR
Prof. Uday Kumar Chakraborty, JU
Prof. Arup Kumar Das, CU
Dr. Prasun Ghosh, CU
Sushanta Kar, Tinsukia College
Dr. Sujit Kumar Pal, VU
Dr. Naba Gopal Roy, SKB University

Title: How to collaborate in Wikipedia Presenter: Partha Sarathi Banerjee

14:30 - 14:40

Title: How to upload images in Wikimedia Commons
Presenter: Biswarup Ganguly

14:40 - 15:00

Break

Paper Presentation
Track: Community
Chair: Rangan Datta

Open Discussion
Co-ordinator: Partha Sarathi Banerjee

Title: How to contribute in Bengali Wikisource
Presenter:Sujay Chandra

15:00 - 15:30

Title: Collaboration among Bengali language Wikipedians of West Bengal and Bangladesh

15:30 - 16:00

Title: How to contribute in Bengali Wiktionary
Presenter: Santanu Chandra

16:00 - 16:20 High Tea
Closed

Paper Presentation
Track: Knowledge
Chair: Prof. Mahidas Bhattacharya, Director, SLL, JU

Open Discussion
Co-ordinator: Partha Sarathi Banerjee

Workshop
Track: Extensions
Chair: Kalyan Sarkar

16:20 - 16:50

Title: Collaboration among Bengali language Wikipedians of West Bengal and Bangladesh

Title: How to extend MediaWiki
Presenter: Sucheta Ghoshal

16:50 – 17:20

Title: Wikipedia for the differently abled
Presenter: Prachatos Mitra

17:20 - 18:00 Bengali Wikipedia 10th anniversary celebration

Day 2[edit]

  10 January 2015, Saturday
08:00 – 09:00 Photosession at Green Zone
  Gandhi Bhavan Dr. K. P. Basu Memorial Hall
Engineering Science Building
Vivekananda Hall
Subarna Jayanti Building
International Relations Seminar Hall
PG Arts Building
Closed

Paper Presentation
Track: Bengali language
Chair: Samir Karmakar, Asst. Prof., JU

Open Discussion
Co-ordinator: Bodhisattwa Mandal

Bengali Wikipedia Editathon

09:00 – 09:20

Speech by Binayak Bandyopadhay

Title: Collaboration among Indic language communities

09:20 – 09:40
09:40 – 10:00
  • Title: অক্ষমতা থেকে সক্ষমতার বিকল্প সন্ধান: সহয়তামূলক প্রযুক্তির নানাদিক
    • Presenter: Bubai Bag, Bagnan College
10:00 – 10:20
  • Title: বাংলা ভাষা ও সাহিত্যে উইকিপিডিয়া
    • Presenter: Sujit Kumar Pal, VU
10:20 – 10:40

Break

10:40 – 11:00 Tea Break
  Gandhi Bhavan Dr. K. P. Basu Memorial Hall
Engineering Science Building
Vivekananda Hall
Subarna Jayanti Building
International Relations Seminar Hall
PG Arts Building
Closed

Invited Talks
Chair: Selvyn Jussy, CU

Open Discussion
Co-ordinator: Ayan Choudhury

Bengali Wikipedia Editathon
11:00 – 11:30 Speech by Anindya Sen Gupta, JU Topic: Wikipedia Students Meet
11:30 – 12:00 Speech by Dr. Rita Ray, JU
Topic: দস্যু কারভালহো
Panel Discussion
(from 12:30)

Chair: Bishakha Datta, Member, Board of Trustees, WMF

12:00 – 12:30 Speech by Ashwin Baindur
Topic - Crafting Knowledge-smiths : Attributes of Accomplished Wikipedia Editors
Title: Women's Contribution to Wikipedia

Panelists:
Dr. Rita Ray
Dr. Barnali Chetia
Dr. Indrani Nath

12:30 – 13:00 Speech by Ranjit Bharti, BRAU
Topic: बहुभाषी नेटवर्क : विकिपीडिया के बहुभाषी ज्ञान के विस्तार का एक आयाम
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
  Gandhi Bhavan Dr. K. P. Basu Memorial Hall
Engineering Science Building
Vivekananda Hall
Subarna Jayanti Building
International Relations Seminar Hall
PG Arts Building
Closed Poster Presentation

In front of K.P.Basu Memorial Hall

Panel Discussion
Chair: Prof. Sukanta Chowdhury, Prof. Emeritus, JU

Bengali Wikipedia Editathon

14:00 - 16:00 Title: Collaboration with academic institutes for the growth of Wikimedia projects in Indian languages

Panelists:
Amit Chaudhuri, C-DAC
Selvyn Jussy, CU
M Krishna Doss, Microsoft India
Rajib Chakraborty, SNLTR
Dr. Niladri Sekhar Dash, ISI Kolkata

16:00 – 16:20 Tea
  Dr. K.P.Basu Memorial Hall

Engineering Science Building

16:20 – 16:40 Prize Distribution: Photography Contest
16:40 – 17:00 Award Distribution: Noteworthy Wikimedian
17:00 – 17:20 Closing Note
17:20 – 18:00 Second Day closing with English Wikipedia 14th Anniversary Celebration