WikiIndaba conference 2018/Program

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Thursday 15 March
Hotel El Mouradi Gammarth (Venue)
Grande salleWorkshop
Time200 pers.30 pers.
15:00 – 18:30 Visit of the Medina of Tunis (photowalk)

Friday 16 March
Hotel El Mouradi Gammarth (Venue)
Grande salleWorkshop
Time200 pers.30 pers.
09:00 - 10:00All Opening ceremony
10:00 - 10:30Coffee break
10:30 - 11:30
Noun project 2472.svg How can affiliates work better together? Explorations on a shared partnerships statement and ideas for implications for the movement
11:30 - 12:30
Noun project 2472.svg Grants and other support from WMF: Presentation and small group discussion
12:30 - 13:30L U N C H
13:30 - 14:15Africa stub icon.svg Lightning talks: Projects
Each lightning talk lasts 7 minutes. 10 minutes for Q&A at the end of the session.
14:15 - 15:30Gear icon.svg Developer meetup
Moderated by Felix Nartey
  • Wiki resources in semantic technologies: The Tunisian experience
  • Growing a community of developers to ensure adequate technical support for projects on the continent
  • Improving the ways in which Afro-facts are added into Wikidata
  • Noun project 2472.svg Gender Gap meetup: roundtable discussion and meeting with Web Foundation
    15:30 - 16:00Coffee break
    16:00 - 16:35
    Education - Grad Hat.svg Education in Africa Roundtable
    Gear icon.svg Beyond the GUI: Discover bots creation and API use
    16:35 - 17:20
    Noun project 2472.svg Raising awareness for Wikipedia: Lessons from Nigeria & beyond
    17:20 - 18:00Edit Notepad Icon.svg Offline Projects: Updates and Opportunities
    Each talk lasts 10 minutes. 10 minutes for Q&A at the end of the session.
  • State of the Kiwi(x) 2018
  • WikiFundi: The first step towards Wikipedia in Africa
  • New (secret) offline features in the Wikipedia App
  • 19:30 – 22:00 Cocktail

    Saturday 17 March
    Hotel El Mouradi Gammarth (Venue)
    Grande salleWorkshop
    Time200 pers.30 pers.
    09:00 - 10:30
    Noun project 2472.svg Partnerships Clinic: Do’s and Don’ts when working with partners
    10:30 - 11:00Coffee break
    11:00 - 12:30Wikimedia-logo black.svg Research showcase
    Noun project 2472.svg Developing GLAM Partnerships
    12:30 - 13:30LUNCH - Thematic tables: Content gap research, Wiki Loves Monuments
    13:30 - 14:00Gear icon.svg Lightning talks: How to
    Each lightning talk lasts 7 minutes. 2 minutes for Q&A at the end of the session.
    Africa stub icon.svg Wikimedia and Libraries in Africa
    14:00 - 15:00Gear icon.svg User Group session
    Moderated by Emna Mizouni
  • User Group Application Process - Before and After
  • Wikimedia movement strategy process (documentation)
  • Gear icon.svg Wikidata workshop
    15:00 - 15:30Noun project 2472.svg Community management session
  • Tactical approaches to securing free meetup venues
  • An easy way to teach new editors
  • 10 minutes for Q&A
  • 15:30 - 16:00Coffee break
    16:00 - 16:15
    Gear icon.svg Tool demos: Five-minute demos of reference tool, of using open source texts as inputs in Wikipedia, and of Wiktionary tutorial
    16:15 - 17:00
    Noun project 2472.svg Reference is needed but which reference?
    Noun project 2472.svg Using existing open license text on Wikipedia
    Gear icon.svg The Wiktionary, a project in the service of African languages
    17:00 - 18:00Noun project 2472.svg Wiki Loves Africa / Wiki Loves Monuments: Presentations and Discussion
    Each discussion lasts 30 minutes.
  • Wiki Loves Africa, now and beyond
  • Making Wiki Loves Monuments thrive across Africa
  • Gear icon.svg McCune tutorials
    Each talk lasts 30 minutes.
  • Social media skills for project promotion
  • How to make animated GIFs
  • 19:30 – 22:00 Cocktail

    Sunday 18 March
    Hotel El Mouradi Gammarth (Venue)
    Grande salleWorkshop
    Time200 pers.30 pers.
    09:00 - 10:00
    Community Noun project 2280.svg Future of Indaba
    10:00 - 10:30Coffee break
    10:30 - 11:30
    Community Noun project 2280.svg Wikimania 2018: knowledge bridges
    11:30 - 12:00 Group photo
    12:00 - 13:00L U N C H