Wikidata:Sixth Birthday/Berlin

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Let's celebrate Wikidata's sixth birthday by bringing two communities working on open data together :)

On October 29th, Wikidata and OK Lab organize a birthday celebration and a lightning talk session, to discover the cool projects we're working on, celebrate the achievements of the community and, of course, eat cake.

  • When? Monday, October 29th, starting at 18:00
  • Where? Wikimedia Deutschland's office, Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24, 10963 Berlin
  • Who? Everyone interested in Wikidata and open data. Editors, reusers, tool builders, hackers, OKF community...
  • What? Here's the schedule of the evening:
    • 18:00: Doors opening
    • 18:30: Introduction and lightning talk session (5min per project)
    • 20:00: Birthday celebration and cake!
    • 20:30-22:00: Discussions, demos, hacking, board games
  • How? The attendance is free of charge. Food and drinks are included. For any question about organization, contact Lea Lacroix (WMDE) (

Lightning talks sessionEdit

During the lightning talks session, you will have the opportunity to present a project to the other attendees. It should be related to Wikidata or open data. This is also the occasion to demo the birthday presents for the Wikidata community. You will have 5 minutes to present it, and the possibility to connect your computer to the projector.

If you're already interested to participate, please register below! There are 15 slots available.

  1. Lucas Werkmeister: I can probably quickly present some results of my master’s thesis (related to the Wikidata Shape Expressions Inference tool)
  2. Oravrattas: new tools for Political Wikidata
  3. MB-one: Wiki Loves Monuments (Q1353202) needs Wikidata!
  4. Openloon: a DIY platform for open data collection and analysis
  5. Lucas Werkmeister: write tools in Python, using cookiecutter-toolforge!
  6. Jonathan: Opening data about crimes motivated by right-wing ideology
  7. a_ka_es: abgeordnetenwatch@Wikidata
  8. Simon: Making official statistics more accessible with the Datenguide project
  9. Johannes: Using RSS feeds to make the world a better place.
  10. Public Transport Crew: Public Transport 4.0 @ OK-LAB
  11. Auregann: DerDieDas: practice your German articles with Wikidata
  12. Stefan: Using OpenRefine Reconciliation and Wikidata for Data Journalism
  1. Name or nickname / Project

I'm attending!Edit

Let us know that you're joining! Please add your nickname or name below:

  1. Lea Lacroix (WMDE)
  2. Lucas Werkmeister (WMDE)
  3. Oravrattas
  4. Lydia Pintscher (WMDE)
  5. DerHexer
  6. Jochen Klar (OK Lab Berlin)
  7. a_ka_es
  8. MB-one
  9. Charlie Kritschmar (WMDE) +1
  10. Shisma +1
  11. Johannes Filter (OK Lab Berlin)
  12. Jonathan_Crémieux (OK Lab Berlin)
  13. Valentina.Anitnelav
  14. BlaueBlüte
  15. -- Marcus Cyron (talk) 14:35, 29 October 2018 (UTC)
  16. Christoph Matthies