Wikimedia France/Micro-financement/Wikimania 2019/Demandes/Mahuton/Rapport

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Context[edit]

From 14th to 18th of August 2019, took place in the beautiful city of stochkolm, the annual global wikimedians conference: Wikimania.

This was my first time attending Wikimania and it was an amazing and unforgettable experience.

Sessions attended[edit]

During Wikimania, I attended many and diverses sessions and workshops. Here are some listed:

Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th[edit]

I attended the Wikimedia Hackathon working primarily on an interactive documentation tool for GLAM uploads

Friday 16 August[edit]

10:00 – 12:00 : Welcome session

13:00 - 14:3à : Building Technical Capacity in Smaller Wikis

15:00 - 16:00: An introduction to Phabricator, where the developers are

16:15 - 17:00 : Advancing Minority Languages through Wikimedia projects in Educational Settings

17:00 - 20:00 : welcome at City Hall - Hosted by City of Stockholm

Saturday 17 August[edit]

9:30 - 10:15 : Video Wiki

10:30 - 11:00 : A new year of TechStorming

11:30 - 12:00 : Interwiki Women Collaboration, a cross-wiki global campaign

12:00 - 12:30 : AfroCROWD at the United Nations and in the International Community: How to Develop Global Wikipedia Partnerships for Diversity and Inclusion

14:00 - 15:00 : Technology for growth: future of mobile editing

15:00 - 15:30 : Technology for growth: tools and experiments from Scribe and CivilServant

16:00-17:00 : LinguaLibre

17:00 - 17:30 : Luganda Wikipedia

Sunday 18 August[edit]

09:30 - 10:15 : Translate and translatewiki.net: challenges of software translation

10:15 - 11:00 : MediaWiki software and documentation translation marathon

11:00 - 12:30: Hacking

14:30 - 15:30 : MediaWiki software and documentation translation marathon

16:00 – 17:30 : Closing session with the anouncement of the Wikimedian of the year: Emma

20:00 – 24:00 Closing party

Projects I work on[edit]

Apart from the session I attended and sometimes co lead, i work with others wikimedians to develop an interactive documentation tool for GLAM Uploads.

The tool has been deployed on toolforge and available at: Mortar tool

Outcomes[edit]

Attending Wikimania 2019 had been a great experience and a great opportunity to meet others wikimedians from all over the world, sharing experiences and discovering new projects.

Meeting and talking with Wikimedia foundations managers and particularly with its executive director Katherine had been a really great moment.

Expenses[edit]

  • 2 Days Pre Conference : 134,30 EUR
  • 3 Days Pre Conference : 201,45 EUR
  • Flight: 333,46 EUR
  • Accomodation: 180,14 EUR
  • 7 days transport tickets:31,37 EUR
  • Others expenses:
  • Total: 849,35 EUR

Acknowledgements[edit]

A great thank to Wikimedia France for making all these happened with the scholarship granted.

Photos Gallery[edit]