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2019 schedule

Standard presentation

  • 1-3 presenters
  • 5-10 minutes
  • Topic related to Wikimedia movement
  • Google Slides based deck


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So You Would Like to Change Something at the Wikimedia Foundation[edit]

  • Topic: How participatory is the Wikimedia Foundation, and what ways are there for community members to influence the Wikimedia Foundation?
  • Overview: A presentation of different participation formats currently offered by the Wikimedia Foundation.
  • Contact: User:Gnom
  • Notes: Maybe something for Fall 2018?

Topic: Wikimedia 2030 status update and opportunities to participate[edit]

  • Contact: Nicole Ebber,, Nicole Ebber (WMDE)
  • Presenters: Nicole Ebber, Kaarel Vaidla (, KVaidla (WMF)), Tanveer Hasan (, THasan (WMF)) (Movement Strategy Core Team)
  • Month: January 2019
  • Overview: As members of the Wikimedia 2030 Movement Strategy Core Team, we would like to provide an update and explain how to participate in the current steps of the process. In the future meetings, we will invite Working Group members to present their work and stories.
    • Regular introduction: Who we are? Where we stand? (max 1 minute)
    • Deeper dive into timeline and process (4)
    • Presenting the Working Groups, story based (6 mins)
    • Announcing the next steps and highlight the ways people can participate in the process. (3 mins)

Who are our Wikipedia users in India?[edit]

  • Who are our Wikipedia users in India?
  • Margeigh Novotny,, and MNovotny[WMF]
  • November or December

As a follow-up to the Mobile Personas for the US presentation Daisy Chen made a few sessions back, we have a new batch of work which describes the key motivations and characteristics of mobile users in India. The study engaged people from the north, south, east and west; in urban, semi-urban and rural contexts; and across a range of languages (English, Hindi and several regional languages). This presentation will be a high level overview of some of the more interesting insights from the work.

  • Support Support --Pine 00:25, 13 October 2018 (UTC)
  • SupportAm interested in this, being here myself. Could you send me a summary please? Fredericknoronha Fredericknoronha (talk) 22:42, 29 November 2018 (UTC)

The Wikidata Infobox on Commons[edit]

Over the course of 2018, nearly 2 million Commons categories have gained an infobox that is entirely powered from Wikidata - and entirely multilingual. The infobox displays the basic information about the category’s topic, along with authority control information, maps, and useful links.

I could give a lightning talk overviewing the infobox, or I could give a standard presentation that covers a bit more of the details of how the infobox works, how it is being rolled out, and what the future steps and needs are. Thanks. Mike Peel (talk) 20:03, 27 November 2018 (UTC)

Signing up for a presentation in March 2019[edit]

  • Structured Data on Commons: the first GLAM pilot projects!
  • SandraF (WMF) (talk) - Sandra Fauconnier
  • Presenter: Sandra Fauconnier. Maybe 1-2 people working on the pilots too; to be defined.
  • I would like to present in March 2019. Maybe April 2019 if it turns out that not as much has happened in March as I currently (Dec 2018) anticipate.

Presentation description: In early 2019, Wikimedia Commons is enhanced with structured data! In order to test the new technology, and to document how the GLAM-Wiki community can work with it in the future, the Structured Commons team mentors several GLAM pilot projects that apply Structured Data on Commons for the first time. In this presentation, we show a few of these pilots, as examples/inspiration of what you can do with structured data on Wikimedia Commons.