Submissions/OpenStreetMap loves Wikipedia

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Submission no.
Title of the submission

OpenStreetMap loves Wikipedia

Type of submission

Birds of a feather discussion

Author of the submission

Mikel Maron

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Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)

OpenStreetMap Foundation

Personal homepage or blog

Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)

The OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia communities have deep shared missions of open knowledge, yet typically only have cursory knowledge and experience of each other.

Let's find opportunities to connect

  • building on the amazing technical work to bring OpenStreetMap maps to Wikipedia, and bring WikiData into OpenStreetMap
  • counter-vandalism and applications in other projects like Wikivoyage
  • community building strategies to learn from each other and integrate more
What will attendees take away from this session?

Connections between communities, new ideas and plans for maps and wikis

Theme of presentation
  • Sister Projects
Length of session requested

50 minutes

Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?

Note sure

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