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Submission no. 024
Title of the submission
Developing GLAM Partnerships
Type of submission (lecture, panel, tutorial/workshop, roundtable discussion, lightning talk, birds of a feather discussion)
Author of the submission
Alex Stinson
Language of presentation
E-mail address
Astinson (WMF)/Sadads
Country of origin
United States
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia Foundation
Personal homepage or blog
User:Astinson (WMF)
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
In this workshop, we will examines the considerations, approaches, and professional assumptions associated with working with partners, with a particular emphasis on the opportunities in the GLAM and heritage sectors. The goal of the workshop is to develop basic understanding of how to identify partners in the heritage and cultural sectors, set expectations for working with those partners, and ensure that partnership has successful outcomes.
What will attendees take away from this session?

Participants in the workshop will be introduced to the following skills:

  • Identifying and understanding potential partner organizations
  • Working with organizational partners to identify desired impact and goals
  • Developing a proposal for how to work with a partner, and "sealing the deal"
  • Identifying different GLAM-Wiki tactics for working with the partner, depending on goals, capacity, and desired outcomes (based on materials at: outreach:GLAM/Model Projects)

Theme of presentation
For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?
Beginning -- no knowledge of GLAM organizations or partnerships needed
Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
2 hours -- Though parts of this workshop could be run in as short as an hour, anything shorter than 2 hours, will require cutting interactive activities, practice of skills, and examination of how working with different types of GLAM organizations, can change your partnership approach.
Will you attend WikiIndaba if your submission is not accepted?
Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
Is this Submission a Draft or Final? Final

Interested attendees[edit]

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  1. Atudu (talk) 08:10, 15 January 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Committee decision[edit]