WikiIndaba conference 2018/Lists of ideas

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Here is a list of ideas of events that you'd like to see happening during the WikiIndaba conference 2018

Feel free to
  • add some ideas in the list
  • ping people that you would recommend for a topic

List of ideas[edit]

  • Wikimania 2018 discussion topics: this is a list of discussions we could have at Wiki Indaba that would support the theme for Wikimania in Cape Town.
  • Improving the awareness of Wikipedia in Africa, how to grow our audience in the continent?
  • Supporting African language Wikipedias, how to grow their editing communities and inform people about them?
  • African knowledge on Wikipedia, how to encourage more editors from Africa to edit African related content on Wikipedia?
  • African knowledge on Wikipedia, what areas of African knowledge are not adequately covered on Wikipedia and why?
  • What Africa related presentations and discussions to host at Wikimania 2018?
  • Changing the African perspective of volunteering!
  • Growing Wikipedia editing communities in Africa through academic institutions.
  • How to integrate the African University and to make credible the contents of Wikipedia with the University actors.
  • Best practices for retention of volunteer Wikimedians in various domains of contributions;
    • Technical contributions such as developers
    • Editors that write Wikipedia from Africa
    • Participants in Wikimedia User Groups (such as UG leaders etc)
  • Crafting organizational structures of Wikimedia User Groups to better manage the sharing of responsibilities and the growth the UG and its activities in general across the respective countries.


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Visiting the Cape Angela point. Dyolf77 (talk) 21:53, 22 December 2017 (UTC)