WikiIndaba conference 2021/Exhibition

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WIKI INDABA
2021
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We do have 10 booths available for Affiliates, Movement Groups, General Wiki Projects and Conference Partners to exhibit at the virtual Wiki Indaba 2021 conference. You can use the booth to get attendee traffic around the work that you are doing and generate more traction and support for your work and local communities! There are only limited spaces available and booths will be assigned on a first come first serve basis.

The conference platform we are using is Airmeet, and it will give you access to the following features as an exhibitor.

  • Add a logo and banner image
  • A video link
  • Resources/Slides: You can add up to five items
  • Social media links to connect with attendees
  • Booth tables to meet directly with attendees. (Note, you don't have to be at the booth at all the time, Airmeet will notify you if an attendee is at the booth and wants to meet)

Booth Sign up[edit]

If you'd like to have a booth at Wiki Indaba 2021, please fill out the following table by 31st October and once your application is approved by the organizing committee, you will receive an email with a link to your exhibitor portal so you can set up your virtual booth with the content of your choosing. You can see information here on how to set up a booth in Airmeet.

No Affiliate/Movement Group/Wiki Project Point of Contact Contact Information(Email or Wiki Username) Exhibition Descprition Link to Video (optional) Links to resources (pdf) Link to Project Meta Page
1 Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda Geoffrey Kateregga Kateregga1 The exhibition with showcase projects done by the Wikimedia Community User Group Community https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSg3V9yI3OU Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda
2 Igbo Wikimedians User Group Tochi Precious Tochiprecious The exhibition will showcase projects done by the Igbo Wikimedia Community Igbo Wikimedians User Group
3 Movement Strategy and Governance Corner Sam Oyeyele User:SOyeyele (WMF) A booth to accommodate community discussions and questions on the movement strategy processes Movement Strategy and Governance
4 2021 Months of African Cinema Contest Sam User:Jamie Tubers A table to make some contribution to the ongoing contest and ask some questions about the project. The AfroCine Project
5 Wikidata/Wikibase Mohammed Sadat Abdulai Mohammed Sadat (WMDE) A place for the Wikidata/Wikibase community, and the participants to get more information about Wikidata/Wikibase. Wikidata/Wikibase
6 Wikivibrance Euphemia, Douglas, and Eben ebenmlay.tz@gmail.com Africa Youth Month is happening once again in November 2021, watch out for details. We are looking for participating communities and partners within the Wikimedia Movement. Check out the links and resources for the previous Wikivibrance activities, and the previous Africa Youth Month in 2020 https://vimeo.com/474205215 https://au.int/en/africa-youth-month-2020, and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_WikiVibrance
7 Africa tech radio Anthony Ibe African voices at WikiIndaba https://africatechradio.com/
8 Dagbani Wikimedians User Group Khadija Iddrisu Dhee jah Visit this space to learn more about the Dagbani Wikimedia community, it's projects and our success stories. Dagbani Wikimedians User Group
9 Wikimedia User Group Rwanda Boris Kabeja User:Mrbobax The exhibition will showcase covered and future projects by the Wikimedia Community in Rwanda https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Meta:Wikimedia_User_Group_Rwanda
10 Wikimedia Language Diversity Hub Initiative Sadik Shahadu User:Shahadusadik A place to share your experiences with editing on Wikipedia in underrepresented/new/smaller/ small but large/indigenous languages. We wish to provide a space to connect and talk about the fun and the challenging parts of contributing - to further develop the idea of a thematic hub for language diveristy on the Wikimedia projects. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Language_Diversity/Hub
11 African Library and Information Associations and Institutions (AfLIA) Nkem Osuigwe User:AfricanLibrarian The exhibition will be all about activities of the Wikipedia in African libraries course which has trained more than 300 African librarians and African Librarians Week 1.0 and 2.0 coordinated by AfLIA Wikipedia in African Libraries
12 Trust and Safety and Disinformation at the Foundation. Kate Levan and Janina Abrams User:KLevan (WMF) A space to ask questions about the Wikimedia Foundation's Trust and Safety Team and the new Disinformation Team.