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Wikidata:WikidataCon 2019/Program

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the conference for open data enthusiasts

25 – 26 October 2019 | Berlin, Germany

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This is a draft of the WikidataCon program. Please note that its schedule or content is not yet fixed, and can evolve with time.

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The rooms marked with a Live streaming icon will have live-stream and video recording for all the sessions. See also: more information about the venue.

Thursday, October 24thEdit

On the day before the conference, Wikimedia Deutschland will host a welcome meetup in the office.

Time Event Audience Location Description
18:00-19:00 Scholars get-together WMDE scholars Wikimedia Deutschland's office

1st floor, room Mosaik

The first hour of the evening is reserved to Wikimedia Deutschland scholars (people who got their accommodation and travel booked by the organization team). You will have to opportunity to have dinner together, start discussing with others and get in the mood for the conference.
19:00-22:00 Welcome meetup & early registration All WikidataCon participants and Wikimedia Deutschland staff Wikimedia Deutschland's office

1st floor, room Mosaik

You're already in Berlin on Thursday? Come and start meeting the other WikidataCon participants! We will meet in WMDE's office for a relaxed and informal meetup.

Joining the welcome meetup you will also be able to get your badge, avoiding the queue on Friday morning.

Snacks will be served onsite, as well as non-alcoholic drinks and beer.

In order to help us organizing this event, please sign up here if you plan to attend!

Friday, October 25thEdit

Location: Urania Berlin

Time Arnheim-Foyer

(main hallway)

Cafeteria (1st floor)   Kleist

(1st floor)

  Einstein

(1st floor)

  Kepler

(1st floor)

Darwin

(workshop room, 2nd floor)

Edison

(hacking zone, 2nd floor)

Austen

(meetup room, 2nd floor)

Hallway

2nd floor

Time
9:00-10:00 Registration,

wardrobe,

welcome,

coffee,

Posters

Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 9:00-10:00
10:00-10:25 Opening session

Léa Lacroix

10:00-10:25
10:30-10:55 Glimpse over Wikidata

Lydia Pintscher

10:30-10:55
11:00-11:30 Break Hacking,

Project tables,

Booths,

Self-organized area

Discussions,

Self-organized area

Discussions,

Self-organized area

11:00-11:30
11:30-12:25 Keynote: Why is collecting lexical data one of the best ways we can help support underserved and endangered languages?

Benjamin Yang (PanLex)

11:30-12:25
12:30-12:55 New usages of Wikidata to support underserved language communities

Lucie-Aimée Kaffee

Wikidata/Commons contribution strategies for GLAM organizations

Andrew Lih

#HerNaturalHistory

Siobhan Leachman

12:30-12:55
13:00-14:30 Lunch Lunch Break Break Break Break 13:00-14:30
14:30-14:55 Infodesk,

wardrobe,

Coffee

Posters

Wikibase inspiration panel

Jens Ohlig

Lightning talks #1 Experimenting with Wikidata in the Saami languages

Kimberli Mäkäräinen et al.

Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons: hands-on workshop

Sandra Fauconnier

14:30-14:55
15:00-15:25 Wikibase for Canadian Indigenous Content

Stacy Allison-Cassin

15:00-15:25
15:30-16:00 Break Break Break Break 15:30-16:00
16:00-16:25 Wikidata and languages

Lydia Pintscher

Lightning talks #2 Wikidata works for Wales - Wikidata and the Dictionary of Welsh Biography

Jason Evans

Envisioning Wikidata in the future: creating idea concepts in an interactive session

Raja Gumienny

Data federation and integration meetup

Ina Blümel et al.

16:00-16:25
16:30-16:55 16:30-16:55
17:00-17:25 Break Break Break Break 17:00-17:25
17:30-17:55 GLAM panel : The Role of Wikidata within Data Ecosystems that Extend Beyond the Realm of Wikimedia Projects

Susanna Ånäs et al.

Wikidata for Emerging Communities & knowledge gaps

SGill (WMF) et al.

Project WikiLoop

User:Xinbenlv

17:30-17:55
18:00-18:30 Reinstating Female Artists

Heinz-Günter Kuper

Inventaire : What we learnt from reusing and extending Wikidata shifting data

Maxlath et al.

Break 18:00-18:30
18:30-19:00 Dinner Dinner Break Closed Closed 18:30-19:00
19:00-19:55 19:00-19:55
20:00-20:55 Infodesk,

wardrobe,

Coffee

Posters

Birthday celebration & presents demo

Lydia Pintscher (WMDE)

Social event (tbd) Social event (tbd) Social event (tbd) 20:00-20:55
21:00-21:55 WikidataCon Award Ceremony

Birgit Müller

21:00-21:55
22:00-22:55 22:00-22:55
23:00-23:55 23:00-23:55
Time Arnheim-Foyer

(main hallway)

Cafeteria (1st floor)   Kleist

(1st floor)

  Einstein

(1st floor)

  Kepler

(1st floor)

Darwin

(workshop room, 2nd floor)

Edison

(hacking zone, 2nd floor)

Newton

(cosy room, 2nd floor)

Hallway

2nd floor

Time

Saturday, October 26thEdit

Location: Urania Berlin

Before the sessions start, we're offering you to relax and clean your mind with yoga or meditation.

Both start at 8:45 on the 3rd floor of the conference venue. 20 participants max. More details and sign up on each session's page.

Time Arnheim-Foyer

(main hallway)

Cafeteria (1st floor)   Kleist

(1st floor)

  Einstein

(1st floor)

  Kepler

(1st floor)

Darwin

(workshop room, 2nd floor)

Edison

(hacking zone, 2nd floor)

Austen

(meetup room, 2nd floor)

Hallway

2nd floor

Time
9:00-10:00 Infodesk,

wardrobe,

Coffee

Posters

Closed Closed Closed Closed Hacking,

Project tables,

Booths,

Self-organized area

Discussions,

Self-organized area

9:00-10:00
10:00-10:55 Keynote: Questioning Wikidata

Os Keyes

Libraries panel

Hilary Thorsen et al.

Lightning talks #3 OpenRefine workshop

Simon Cobb et al.

10:00-10:55
11:00-11:30 Break Break Break Break Break 11:00-11:30
11:30-12:25 Indigenous knowledge meet-up

Stacy Allison-Cassin

Data import process overview

Navino Evans et al.

Education panel

Shani Evenstein et al.

Data quality panel

Claudia Müller-Birn

Wikidata lexemes: now and in the future

ArthurPSmith et al.

Wikibase meetup

Jens Ohlig

11:30-12:25
12:30-12:55 Structuring GLAM-Wiki initiatives with Wikidata

Joalpe

OpenStreetMaps and Wikidata

Edward Betts et al.

Open data panel

Alice Wiegand et al.

First experiments of Lexeme imports in Basque and Occitan

Galder Gonzalez (Theklan) et al.

12:30-12:55
13:00-14:30 Lunch Lunch Break Break Break Break Break 13:00-14:30
14:30-14:55 Infodesk,

wardrobe,

Coffee

Posters

Libraries meetup

Silvia Gutiérrez


Wikidata Statistics: What, Where, and How?

Goran S. Milovanović

Infoboxes panel

Andrew Lih et al.

Barriers to Using Wikidata as a Knowledge Base

Peter F. Patel-Schneider

Introduction to the Query Service

Lucas Werkmeister

GLAM meetup

Sandra Fauconnier

14:30-14:55
15:00-15:25 Wikidata knowledge base completion using multilingual Wikipedia fact extraction

Anders Sandholm et al.

Surviving marriage using Wikidata

Nicolás Giorgetti (Lahi) et al.

15:00-15:25
15:30-16:00 Break Break Break Break Break 15:30-16:00
16:00-16:25 Wikicite panel

Elizabeth Seiver et al.

Analysing Translation of Wikidata Properties

John Samuel

Teaching SPARQL as a Foreign Language

Martin Poulter

Shape Expressions workshop

EricP et al.

Commons meetup

Mike Peel

16:00-16:25
16:30-16:55 Sum of All video games − 2019 edition

Jean-Frédéric Berthelot et al.

All the world’s GLAM institutions – and how we tried to find them

Alicia Fagerving

Cheminformatics to improve Wikidata on chemical compounds

Egon Willighagen

16:30-16:55
17:00-18:00 Closing session

Léa Lacroix

Closed Closed 17:00-18:00
18:30-20:00 Dinner Dinner Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 18:00-19:00
Time Arnheim-Foyer

(main hallway)

Cafeteria (1st floor)   Kleist

(1st floor)

  Einstein

(1st floor)

  Kepler

(1st floor)

Darwin

(workshop room, 2nd floor)

Edison

(hacking zone, 2nd floor)

Newton

(cosy room, 2nd floor)

Hallway

2nd floor

Time



Side eventsEdit

Some side events may be organized before, during or after the WikidataCon. They are not part of the conference itself, can be open to external guests and can be organized by other stakeholders. For a more detailed list, see the page side events.

Other versions of the programEdit