Wikimedia and Libraries User Group/Wikimania 2017

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The main gathering, where everyone will attend, is:

Birds of a Feather Meetup: Wikipedia + Libraries meetup on August 11th, 13:00 to 14:00 in Joyce/Jarry (level A) There will be a buffet lunch set up outside starting at 12:30 - get your lunch and then gather in Joyce/Jarry.

If you're in town early, there is a scan-a-thon at the National archives, and various other training and editing activities on Wednesday.

Name of the Event Time Venue
Friday, August 11th
Wikipédia, les bibliothèques publiques et Montréal (head of the Montreal Public Library, translation provided 11:00 - 11:30 Ballroom West (level 4)
Creating a local digital community. Prototyping a collaborative workshop in libraries / Création d'une communauté numérique locale. Prototypage d'un atelier contributif en bibliothèque translation provided 11:30 - 12:00 Ballroom West (level 4)
Centering Knowledge From The Margins 11:30 - 12:30 Drummond West (level 3)
Birds of a feather meetups: Wikipedia + Libraries meetup 13:00 - 14:00 Joyce/Jarry (level A)
The Internet Archive and Wikimedia - Common Knowledge Goals 14:00 - 15:00 Drummond Center (level 3)
Growing a User Group, a roadmap for survival 16:00 - 17:00 Drummond Center (level 3)
Saturday, August 12th
Interview with Alexandra Elbakyan, founder of SciHub 11:00-12:00 Ballroom West (level 4)
Structured Commons: what changes are coming? 11:30 - 12:00 Drummond Center (level 3)
Wikipedia Visiting Scholars 11:45 - 12:30 Salon 5 (level 2)
Wikicite: Citations needed for the sum of all human knowledge 14:00-14:30 Drummond West (level 3)
Journals Cited by Wikipedia: Evaluating the Impact of Journals on Wikipedia 14:30 - 15:00 Drummond West (level 3)
Is Wikipedia ready for videos? 16:00 - 16:30 Drummond East (level 3)
Dana Wager - FactsCan, political fact checking 16:00 - 17:00 Ballroom West (level 4)
State of Video in the Wikimedia Movement 16:30 - 17:00 Drummond East (level 3)
Sunday, August 13th
Frédéric Giuliano & Hélène Laverdure, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec: Libraries, Archives and sharing knowledge 09:00-10:30 Ballroom West + Center
Brick by Brick: Libraries and Wikimedia building on each other 11:00 - 11:30 Ballroom Center (level 4)
Libraries and Wikipedia: Global perspectives and opportunities 11:30 - 12:30 Ballroom Center (level 4)

You can find the list of all programmes on the Wikimania programmes page. Hope to see many of you there!