Submissions/Wikidata and maps: a two-way street

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This presentation will take place in Drummond West (level 3) on Sunday 16:00-16:50 as part of Lightning talks 4.

Submission no. L023
Title of your submission
Maps and Wikidata: a two-way street
Type of submission
Lightning talk
Author of the submission
Minh Nguyễn 💬
Language of presentation
E-mail address
Country of origin
United States
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
Mapbox is pioneering the use of open data to power maps and other location services. Through our products, Wikidata helps to power many popular mobile and Web applications worldwide. In this presentation, we’ll show how Wikidata significantly enhances our map and geocoding products, and how we’re contributing back to Wikidata to benefit all Wikidata clients.
What will attendees take away from this session?
  • An appreciation of the numerous ways in which Wikidata improves geographic data in real-world applications
  • Awareness of Mapbox and OpenStreetMap
Theme of presentation
  • Sister Projects
Length of submission
All lightning talks are 5 minutes.
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
Slides or further information (optional)
I previously spoke at WikiConference North America 2016 about OpenStreetMap. My colleague Jinalfoflia has proposed a workshop about OpenStreetMap and Wikidata.
Special requests
Is this Submission a Draft or Final?

This is a Completed submission for Wikimania 2017 ready to be reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.

Interested attendees

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  1. Jinalfoflia (talk) 10:08, 29 May 2017 (UTC)[reply]


Thanks for attending! The talk was not recorded, but I’ve added everything I said to the version with notes below:

Please contact me if you have any questions.

 – Minh Nguyễn 💬 22:17, 15 August 2017 (UTC)[reply]