Turkic Wikimedia Conference 2012/Schedule

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Turkic Wikimedia Conference, 20-21 April 2012, Almaty


19 April[edit]

19 April, Thursday
Arrival of participants - Welcome dinner

20 April[edit]

20 April, Friday
UTC+6 (ALMT) Session
09:00 – 10:00 Registration: Participants and Media
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome speech from organizing committee
10:15 – 10:30 Welcome speech from Member of Parliament Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. M.Abenov
10:30 – 10:45 Welcome speech from the Head of Language Development Deparment, M.Ahetov
10:45 – 11:00 Welcome speech from the Deputy Rector of the Kazakh National University Dr. Sh. Zhamanbalayeva
11:00 – 11:30 Why you should write in Wikipedia in own language
(Amir Aharoni, Wikimedia Foundation)
11:30 – 12:00 Creative Commons and "Free culture"
(Jonas Öberg - Manager of Сreative Сommons Europe)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
Malachite Hall Yellow Hall Hall 2 Floor Hall 2 floor Hall
14:00 – 14:30 Copyright and Creative Commons Licenses
(Jonas Oberg)
Google Translate and Wikipedia
(Tilek Mamutov — New Business Development Manager for Central Asia, Google)
Wiki workshop
(training for new users)
Help Desk Wikipedia
and Creative Commons
14:30 – 15:00 Wikimedia Chapters Activity in different countries
(Amir Aharoni, WMF)
Presentation slot Presentation slot
15:00 – 15:30 Wikimedia and Open Science
(Daniel Mietchen, Open Knowledge Foundation Germany)
Kazakh language terminology in IT
Presentation slot Presentation slot
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee-break
15:45 – 16:15 Open education is the best system of education for human being
(Оsman Borutocene - Ph.D. in Sociology Boğaziçi University)
Internet and Kazakh Alphabet
(Amirzhanova N. - Fellow at Langguage Institute)
Presentation slot Presentation slot Help Desk Wikipedia
and Creative Commons
16:15 – 17:00 Development of Turkic Wikipedias
(5 min per representative)
Creation Wikimedia Kazakhstan Association Presentation slot Presentation slot

21 April[edit]

21 April, Saturday
UTC+6 (ALMT) Malachite Hall Yellow Hall Hall 2 Floor Hall 2 floor Hall
10:00 – 11:00 Activity and projects of WikiBilim Foundation
(Rauan Kenzhekhanuly)
Translate MediaWiki to your language
(Amir Aharoni, Wikimedia Foundation)
Help Desk Wikipedia
and Creative Commons
11:00 – 11:30 Develop and promote Сreative Сommons licenses in region Introduction for pragrammers- become MediaWiki developer
(Amir Aharoni, Wikimedia Foundation)
12:00 – 12:30
12:30 – 13:00 Lunch
14:00 – 18:00 Tour to Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan


Welcome speech from organizing committee[edit]