Submissions/One article per speaker - how to make Wikipedia a collective project for whole nation

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This is an Open submission for Wikimania 2017 that has not yet been reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.

Submission no. 6031 - GO
Title of the submission
One article per speaker – how to make Wikipedia a collective project for whole nation
Type of submission (lecture, panel, tutorial/workshop, roundtable discussion, lightning talk, poster, birds of a feather discussion)
lecture
Author of the submission
Ivo Kruusamägi
Language of presentation
English
E-mail address
ivo.kruusamagi@ut.ee
Username
Kruusamägi
Country of origin
Estonia
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia Eesti / University of Tartu
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
In Estonia we have started a nationwide project Miljon+ to get the Estonian Wikipedia among the Wikipedia versions with over 1 million articles. Therefore, according to objectives of the project, by the end of 2020 there should roughly be as many Estonian articles as there are native speakers. Can this be done?
This project involves various cooperation with universities, museums, companies and other institutions. My talk describes one possible way to build up cooperation with them and I will give an overview about process and outcome of the project.
What will attendees take away from this session?
New ideas for building big projects and starting large scale cooperation.
Theme of presentation
Education
For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?
Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
25 minutes
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
don't know
Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
Is this Submission a Draft or Final?
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  1. RachelWex (talk) 21:53, 11 April 2017 (UTC)
  2. Amir É. Aharoni (talk) 13:41, 12 April 2017 (UTC)