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Wikimedia Wikimeet India 2021/Submissions

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Wikimedia Wikimeet India 2021 is calling for brief sessions from the participants as part of the event. The selected sessions will be part of the main event. There will be 2 types of programs/sessions at the event:

  • a few focused invited talks,
  • an open call where experienced Wikimedians can submit presentation train/talk.

If you are an experienced Wikimedian and want to train/talk during the Wikimeet, please let us know by showing your interest below. Please read the guidelines first below applying.

Important dates

  • 26 December 2020: Call for participation in session opens.
  • 24 January 2021: Last date to show interest to be a trainer.
  • Around 31 January 2021: Schedule is announced/Selected trainers/speakers are informed.
  • 19 – 21 February 2021: Main session.


  • The sessions will be on any Wikimedia related topics.
  • Submissions are not restricted to India. Wikimedians from outside India are also welcome to submit proposals.
  • The decision to accept or reject a submission will depend on the Program Team. Their decision will be final.
  • The event will have different formats of sessions, like presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and 5-minutes lightning talks.
  • The organisers will provide the support to help the presenter understand the use of online platforms like Zoom etc prior to the event.
  • The organisers will also communicate with the presenter prior to the event to help understand the entire process, or for general preparation.
  • A session can be around 20 minutes long or more. A lightning talk should be no longer than 5 minutes.
  • There can be more than one presenter in one session. Feel free to make a group for your session.
  • The presenters for long-duration sessions must ensure that they will be available for the preparation and during their sessions.
  • The presenters for lightning talks however can pre-record their sessions earlier, if they want, and send it to the organizers to play the recording during their allotted time.
  • A session will be conducted in English or any Indian language.
  • Similar topics may be grouped together, or the format may be changed by the program team. The organising/program team will contact the session presenters if those decisions are taken.

Submit a session proposal

Submission is closed now, please do not apply

Current proposals

Pages with the prefix 'Wikimedia Wikimeet India 2021/Submissions' in the 'default' and 'Talk' namespaces:



If you have any question, you can write on talk page, or you may also email wmwm(_AT_)cis-india.org.