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Submission no. 063
Title of the submission
Overview of my work as Wikimedian in Residence at UNESCO
Type of submission (lecture, panel, tutorial/workshop, roundtable discussion, lightning talk, birds of a feather discussion)
Lightning talk
Author of the submission
John Cummings
Language of presentation
E-mail address
John Cummings
Country of origin
United Kingdom
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)

A brief overview of the projects I have been doing the past two years in my role as Wikimedian in Residence at UNESCO including:

Much of the work I have done is based at Wikiproject United Nations

What will attendees take away from this session?
  • Ideas for projects
  • An understanding the requirements of working with UN agencies
  • Awareness of new tools and documentation created as part of the project
  • Potential opportunities for collaboration
Theme of presentation
  • GLAM
For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?

All welcome, the talk is intended to provide a broad overview and will not be technical (although I'm happy to talk about this with people)

Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
5 minutes (lightning talk)
Will you attend WikiIndaba if your submission is not accepted?
Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
If my workshop submission is accepted I would like to present this first.
Is this Submission a Draft or Final? Final

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