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Hackathon[edit | edit source]

Participants of the Wikimedia Hackathon 2017

Wikimania Hackatón 2017 terá lugar na quarta-feira 9 e quinta-feira 10 agosto 2017 durante a preconferencia de Wikimania 2017.

Youtube Live video of the opening session and open mic

Desenvolvedores, desenhadores e qualquer pessoa interessada em colaborar num projecto de hacking técnico é bem-vinda no Hackatón.

Primeiro Hackathon? Lê isto!

Friendly Space Policy and Code of Conduct[edit | edit source]

Esperamos que todos os participantes do Hackatón sejam respeitosos e acatem a Política de Espaço Amigable de Wikimania. A quem não cooperem com esta política poder-se-lhes-ia pedir retirar do evento.

People you can talk to about Friendly Space Policy and Code of Conduct for Technical Spaces issues:

Exigir o registo[edit | edit source]

Participants of the Wikimania Hackathon 2015

Mais detalhes proximamente.

Áreas de foco[edit | edit source]

Between now and the hackathon, all participants are welcome to propose sessions, skillshare, & sprints and get involved in projects by featuring or start hacking on one!

  • Session covering any of the Wikimedia’s technical areas
  • Skillshare on topics around technology stack of Wikimedia projects
  • Sprint for making progress in a specific area of a project (e.g. documentation, translation, design, etc)
  • Featured Projects suitable for new developers proposed by project contributors

Propose a Session, Skillshare or Sprint   Get Involved in Featured Projects

If you have your own ideas for a large-scale sprint, track or other project for the Wikimania hackathon and would like some help in advance coordinating please email Rachel Farrand <rfarrand@wikimedia.org> so we can work out the specifics.

Program and Schedule Information[edit | edit source]

New sessions are added to the hackathon throughout the event by participants, therefore we do not print the program on paper. You will need a laptop or mobile device connected to wifi or data in order to access the program. There will be a physical up-to-date program at the help desk as well.

Schedule your own sessions or check out our program here:


Mentoring Program[edit | edit source]

Sign up to mentor by subscribing and commenting at phab:T168756.

Read more about the mentoring program at: mw:Hackathon/Handbook/Mentoring program#An overview of the mentoring program plan for Wikimania Hackathon 2017 in Montreal

Volunteering at the Hackathon[edit | edit source]

The Wikimania Hackathon is an event run for and by its participants. Everyone attending the hackathon can take as much personal responsibility to co-create the event and improve it as they like. Below are some pre-defined volunteer groups that any participant can join and help.

  • Help work with or teach newcomers / Mentors!
Group leader: Aaron Halfaker <ahalfaker@wikimedia.org>
  • Take photos during the Hackathon and upload them to commons
Group Leader: Chris Koerner <ckoerner@wikimedia.org>
  • Write a blog post or two about the event itself and / or my favorite sessions
Group Leader: Srishti Sethi <ssethi@wikimedia.org>
  • Occasionally wander around the hackathon, ask people what they are working on, add the projects to the wiki
Group Leader: Nick Wilson <quiddity@wikimedia.org>
  • Staff the help desk helping newcomers answer technical questions and find other participants
Group Leader: Rachel Farrand <rfarrand@wikimedia.org>
  • Run newcomer session / tutorials
Group Leader: Quim Gil <qgil@wikimedia.org>

Participants[edit | edit source]

Please take a moment to update your own information at the Hackathon/Participants page.

  • Event Blogging

Hackathon Showcase[edit | edit source]

The hackathon showcase will be taking place from 16:00 - 17:00 in the main ballroom. 30 hackathon participants will present their hackathon projects to all Wikimania participants. Presentations should be concise and understandable by non-technical Wikimania participants. SIGN UP HERE: https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/Wikimania_hackathon_showcase_2017

Recommended Items to Bring[edit | edit source]

  • Laptop and charger, it will be very hard to participate without these!
  • Power plug converters
  • Phone charger
  • Preferred note taking tools
  • Reusable water bottle (there are ways to refill these)
  • Video output converters for possible presentations
    • (For chargers, converters etc, consider labelling them with your name/email address)

Media[edit | edit source]

Organizing Team[edit | edit source]

  • Rachel Farrand, Main Organizer <rfarrand@wikimedia.org>
  • Siebrand Mazeland, Co-Organizer <siebrand@kitano.nl>
Rachel Farrand
Siebrand Mazeland