WikiConference USA

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WikiConference USA 2014

WikiConference USA is a national Wikimedia conference, first held in New York City in 2014. It is devoted to topics concerning Wikimedia, education, free culture, and digital rights. It follows a tradition of wiki conferences held in New York with a mix of invited sessions and unconference days.

October 2016 in San Diego[edit]

The third annual WikiConference USA will be held in San Diego, October 7-10, 2016, hosted by Southern California Wikimedians and other North American chapters/usergroups.

Interested participants[edit]

Please indicate interest in attending or volunteering, and share topics you would like to see covered at the conference.

  • I'm glad to support and volunteer for this conference, as a member of the Wikimedia NYC and Wiki Education Foundation boards. I look forward to GLAM, education, and outreach topics.--Pharos (talk) 17:53, 6 May 2016 (UTC)
  • I am proud to support and organize this event. I am interested in your wants and needs as a member of the Wiki community. Swedam (talk) 18:01, 6 May 2016 (UTC)
  • As a devoted wiki enthusiast and long time conference organizer, I am delighted to be part of the organizing team for hosting this conference in San Diego this year, and helping launch more regular wiki meetups for the SoCal region. This is going to be Awesome! Please let us know if you are interested in being part of the fun this October or anytime - we are hosting monthly meetups already in San Diego (4th Saturdays), and there are wonderful events in LA and other parts of SoCal frequently. DrMel (talk) 18:44, 6 May 2016 (UTC)
  • Blue Rasberry (talk) 19:08, 6 May 2016 (UTC)
  • Another Believer (talk) 04:03, 7 May 2016 (UTC)
  • Rosiestep (talk) 03:43, 8 May 2016 (UTC)
  • Sydney Poore/FloNight (talk) 18:20, 16 May 2016 (UTC)
  • I'm in norcal, but let me know if I can help out from up here. Hella excited! Legoktm (talk) 19:19, 16 May 2016 (UTC)
  • I intend to spend time in SoCal in October. I will enjoy spending a weekend in the wiki world. I am willing to participate on a panel, as a speaker, or as a volunteer.--TonyTheTiger (talk) 19:36, 16 May 2016 (UTC)
  • Sure, sounds like fun. More on gender gap, systemic bias and harassment issues. Montanabw (talk) 20:15, 16 May 2016 (UTC)
  • I was very involved in DC's WikiCon, as the institutional contact for NARA. Happy to help again if I can. Dominic (talk) 20:36, 16 May 2016 (UTC)
  • Considering I ran the volunteer coordination last year, I'd better support it. Mitch32(Protection is not a principle, but an expedient.) 22:35, 16 May 2016 (UTC)
  • Last year's conference was great. Hoping to attend and learn a few things about conference organizing for a potential event further north on the West Coast. SounderBruce 22:37, 16 May 2016 (UTC)
  • WCUSA WashDC was a great experience. Hoping to attend in San Diego and learn more about the many editor outreach and information curation initiatives, in turn to use it in my own Wikilife. अभय नातू (talk) 02:21, 17 May 2016 (UTC) (Abhay Natu)
  • Peaceray (talk) 15:15, 17 May 2016 (UTC)
  • Rhododendrites talk \\ 20:04, 17 May 2016 (UTC)
  • KellyDoyle (talk) 14:12, 19 May 2016 (UTC)
  • It's in my home town! I will be there. Stanistani (talk) 07:15, 20 May 2016 (UTC)
  • AbhiSuryawanshi (talk) 07:59, 20 May 2016 (UTC)
  • The Wordsmith (talk) 14:20, 20 May 2016 (UTC)
  • --Pine 07:07, 21 May 2016 (UTC)
  • I might be able to attend if I can get away from my usual obligations. -- Llywrch (talk) 15:47, 23 May 2016 (UTC)
  • Hoping to have a Spanish track and more Mexican community :) --ProtoplasmaKid (WM-MX) (talk) 16:51, 23 May 2016 (UTC)
  • --Frank Schulenburg (talk) 22:42, 23 May 2016 (UTC) 
  • I'm very interested in going, even more if there's a Spanish track! --Andycyca (talk) 00:45, 24 May 2016 (UTC)
  • I am interested in attending. My focus is on the sign language wikipedia projects using Sutton SignWriting, specifically on the American Sign Language Wikipedia along with the other test wikis of sign language. -Slevinski (talk) 15:25, 24 May 2016 (UTC)

Past WikiConferences[edit]

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The inaugural WikiConference USA was held May 30 – June 1, 2014 at New York Law School.
The second WikiConference USA was held October 9–11, 2015 at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

Earlier wiki conferences in the United States were billed as regional or international, but not national, events: