Lightning talks

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Lightning talk sessions will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 16:00-16:50.

For speakers: talks are randomly assigned between the sessions. If you can no longer give a lightning talk or cannot present at the scheduled time, please edit the page and remove or move yourself -- see below. Please sign your name (~~~~) next to your talk if you move it.

All lightning talk sessions are happening in Drummond West (level 3).

Friday 16:00-16:50[edit | edit source]

  • Moderator: Sj
  1. Medical Videos on Wikipedia
  2. Wikidocumentaries - wiki for small history
  3. Advancing social justice in the LAM, Wikipedia, and Wikidata communities through linked data in archival description: Modeling inclusive practices in librarian-scholar-community collaboration
  4. Anti-Harassment Tools on Wikimedia communities
  5. CauseGraph: History, Wikidata, and Visualization
  6. Wikimedia and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals --Daniel Mietchen (talk) 05:03, 5 August 2017 (UTC)
  7. How to connect Wikimedian and Open Science Communities? --Daniel Mietchen (talk) 05:03, 5 August 2017 (UTC)
  8. Western Armenian WikiCamps: From Lebanon to Armenia to Portugal to France --Shahen books (talk) 07:26, 3 August 2017 (UTC)
  9. Criticizing criticism Daryag (talk) 11:18, 3 August 2017 (UTC)
  10. Putting all the inteligence into Education: the Basque program - (please, note that I have another talk with workshop at 14:00 that could finish near 16:00. Theklan (talk) 12:17, 3 August 2017 (UTC)
Unscheduled
  1. Bots - A quick overview of bot resources available to the community. Some of it is en-wiki centric, but the en-wiki community is always happy to help other languages when it can. Headbomb (talk) 13:33, 15 August 2017 (UTC)

Saturday 16:00-16:50[edit | edit source]

  1. Design Thinking
  2. How to query Wikidata
  3. Submissions/Every language in the world
  4. I'm Sorry About What I Did in 2006: When You Shouldn't Assume Good Faith When Editing Wikipedia
  5. WikiFundi : editing Wikipedia offline across Africa
  6. Monumental: how to reveal hidden potential of Wikidata
  7. Contributions d'élèves du secondaire: Vikidia vs. Wikipedia
  8. Privatisation du domaine public: une tendance troublante --Dimi z (talk) 06:56, 3 August 2017 (UTC)

Sunday 11:00-12:30[edit | edit source]

  1. Integration of Wikidata into Wikivoyage
  2. Let's Take the Attribution Generator to the Next Level
  3. Lobbying for open data
  4. Million+. How to increase Wikipedia volume and quality simultaneously
  5. Mobile Wikivoyage - Problems and needs
  6. OTRS outreach
  7. How much is 12,000 ft: Verifiability vs Truth when dealing with units of measurement kim
  8. Pibox-installer: installer to turn a raspberrypi into a hotspot wifi delivering offline content
  9. 8 FLOSS tools and 4 hardware for audio, video and image editing for Commons
  10. Political elections - Wikipedia matters
  11. Spreadsheet tricks for evaluating and updating large sets of Wikimedia content - a tale of Google, ORES and Wikidata by Fuzheado (talk)
  12. commons:Commons:Locator-toolSimon04 (talk) (if there's time left ☺)
  13. 400 year old news papers comes to life through Wikisource and Wikidata. by Ainali (talk)
  14. Wikipedia globe animation, built from this Blender project; and this 3D printed globe built from this Blender project

Video from this session provided by Fuzheado

Sunday 16:00-16:50[edit | edit source]

  1. 3 million old place names
  2. Etytree: A Graphical and Interactive Etymology Dictionary Based on Wiktionary
  3. Wikidata and maps: a two-way street
  4. Jupyter notebooks referenced from Wikimedia projects --Daniel Mietchen (talk) 05:03, 5 August 2017 (UTC)
  5. Wikimedia and sonification --Daniel Mietchen (talk) 05:03, 5 August 2017 (UTC)
  6. Documenting the Terracotta Temples and Mosques of West Bengal
  7. WikiArS: Arts&Design Schools + Wikimedia movement
  8. Wikipedias in the languages of Russia --Frhdkazan (talk) 06:46, 3 August 2017 (UTC)

Lightning talk procedure[edit | edit source]

  • If you cannot attend or give your talk, please remove yourself from the list above by editing the page and removing your talk.
  • If you cannot give your talk at the scheduled time, please edit the page, move your talk to your desired session, and sign your name next to it (~~~~).
  • If there are too many talks in a session and they don't balance out by Friday, individual authors will be asked to move.

The idea of a lightning talk is to present an idea or a project -- it is not a finished or complete academic talk. Skip the implementation details -- tell us why your project is interesting and why we should care. Plan to present one idea or project per talk.

All talks are STRICTLY 5 minutes. If you use slides, please prepare these on your laptop and have them ready to go; no more than 5 slides per talk please. Please attend the whole session and line up ahead of your talk so that things can move quickly.