WikiArabia/2016/Programme

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Programme


Languages: English

Day 1, March 24th

Main Hall Small Hall
9:00 Registration 9:00
9:30 Welcome
Speaker: Mervat Salman
About Wikimedians of the Levant
Speaker: Nidhal Jarrar
Speech by Samir Khair - Amman Municipality Cultural Dept.
9:30
10:00 Wikimedia Representative Speech
Speaker: Tighe Flanagan | WMF video message
10:00
10:20 WikiArabia 2015's Results
Speaker: Hamed Gamaoun
10:20
10:40 Using Partnerships to increase Wikimedia's reach in the Global South
Speakers: Jack Rabah and Mossab Banat
10:40
11:00 Coffee Break 11:00
11:20 How to request a grant from WMF
Speakers: Yassine Tounsi and Kacie Harold (WMF)
11:20
11:40 Open Discussion about Arab User Groups
Panelists: Mohammed Bachounda (Algeria), Ahmed Mohi El Din (Egypt), May Hachem93 (Egypt), Mahmoud Al-Rawi and Ravan Al-Taie (Iraq), Bilal Dweik and Maysara Abdul Haq (Levant), Anass Sedrati (Morocco), Mounir Touzri (Tunisia)
11:40
12:40 Organizational Growth and Management of a Wikimedia Chapter
Speaker: Ginevra Sanvitale (Wikimedia Italia)
12:40
13:00 Lunch 13:00
13:30 13:30


14:00 Our Attitudes Towards New Wikipedia Versions for Arabic Dialects
Speaker: Reem Al-Kashif
OTRS
Speaker: Ziyad Al-Sufyani
14:00
14:20 The Jordan Academy of Arabic
Speaker: TBD
AutoWiki Browser
Speaker: Shabib Al-Subay'i
14:20
14:40 Suggested Tools and Techniques for Beginners
Speaker: Ibrahim Elaidy
Free Software for Free Communities
Speaker: Nizar Kerkeni
Slides PDF & ODP
14:40
15:00 Coffee Break 15:00
15:20 Gaps between Arabic Wikipedia and Other Arabic Projects
Speaker: Mounir Touzri
Internet Rights and Wikipedia
Speaker: M Tarakiyee
15:20
15:40 Live Data
Speaker: Wafaa Shohdy


Creative Commons
Speaker: Issa Mahasneh
15:50
16:00 TBD
Speaker: TBD


Day 2, March 25th

Main Hall Small Hall
9:00 SMART Program Planning
Speakers: Kacie Harold and Tighe Flanagan (WMF)
9:00
10:00 Evaluation Tool and Strategies
Speaker: Amanda Bittaker (WMF) | slides
10:00
11:00 Wiki Women Award - Gender Gap
Speakers: Ravan Al-Taie and Walaa Abdelmonem
11:00
11:20 Evaluating Featured Content
Speakers: Mervat Salman and Bassem Fleifel
11:20
11:40 Break 11:40
12:00 Kiwix: How to Surf on Wikipedia Without Free Internet Access!
Speaker: Emmanuel Engelhart
12:00
13:00 Lunch 13:00
14:00 WikiMedicine
Speakers: Musab Ash-Sharif and Ziyad Ar-Rajhi
14:00
14:20 Bil-Arabi Intiative
Speakers: TBD
14:20
14:40 Using Wikipedia in Teaching Translation Between Durham and Muscat Universities
Speaker: Dr. Khaled Al-Shehari
14:40
15:00 Coffee Break 15:00
15:20 Global Overview of Wikipedia in Education
Speaker: Tighe Flanagan (WMF) | slides
15:20
15:50 Achievements of Palestine Education Program
Introduction by: Farah Mustaklem
Speakers: Dr. Johnny Stiban, Taghreed Shraiteh, and Doha Shilleh
15:50
16:05 Wikipedia Education Program and other Educational Initiatives
Speaker: Rami Tarawneh
16:05

Day 3, March 26th

Main Hall Small Hall
9:00 The ABC-D of Storytelling
Speaker: Amanda Bittaker and Kacie Harold | Slides
Bot Workshop
Speakers: Osama Khaled
9:00
11:00 Coffee Break 11:00
11:20 Wikidata, how to contribute as a Wikipedian ?
Speakers: Helmi Hamdi | slides
11:20
12:20 Introduction to Wikimedia Tech
Speaker: Andre Klapper
12:20
13:20 Lunch 13:20


14:00 Using Tools in WikiData: Kian, Widar, ORES (Advanced)
Speaker: Katie Filbert
Introduction to Wikimedia Phabricator
Speaker: Andre Klapper
14:00
15:20 GLAM Initiatives
Speaker: Emmanuel Engelhart
at the Jordan Museum
15:20
16:20 Closing and group photo 16:20
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