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=== What is the Community Conference? ===
 
=== What is the Community Conference? ===
The conference is being run Wikimedia Australia to showcase some of the exciting work that has been happening recently across the country, and give our community the opportunity to contribute to the next stage of planning.  We will discuss some of the ongoing collaborations and how are WikiClubs working. The most important aspect will be looking into Wikimedia Australia's future to discuss what directions the community would like go in, how we can better engage with each other, our region: ESEAP (the East, Southeast Asia, and Pacific), and the wider Wikimedia movement.
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The Community Conference was run by Wikimedia Australia to showcase some of the exciting work that has been happening across the country, and to give our community the opportunity to contribute to the next stage of planning ongoing collaborations, what WikiClubs are doing, Wikimedia Australia's future directions, how we can better engage with each other, our region: ESEAP (the East, Southeast Asia, and Pacific), and the wider Wikimedia movement.
  
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== Programme ==
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The full programme with linked presentations is available at '''[https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/2019_Wikimedia_Australia_Community_Conference/Schedule Community Conference Schedule]'''
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The Conference was live streamed and can be viewed on the [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7KmIF_I_csO9XZrxUhyVYA Wikimedia Australia channel].
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The Conference used the Twitter hashtag [https://twitter.com/search?q=%23wow2019&src=typed_query&f=live #WoW2019]
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== Invited speaker ==
 
Our special guest speaker, Ingrid Cumming, is a Nyungar yorga who was part of the research team that developed Noongarpedia including the [https://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wp/nys/Keny_mia nys.wikipedia]. Ingrid is now the Indigenous project co-ordinator for the City of Canning, Western Australia. From her experience in working with Wikimedia Australia she invited WMAU to collaborate with the City of Canning on a digital heritage project. She will share her insights on these projects and how to engage and share in a respectful way with Indigenous knowledge.
 
Our special guest speaker, Ingrid Cumming, is a Nyungar yorga who was part of the research team that developed Noongarpedia including the [https://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wp/nys/Keny_mia nys.wikipedia]. Ingrid is now the Indigenous project co-ordinator for the City of Canning, Western Australia. From her experience in working with Wikimedia Australia she invited WMAU to collaborate with the City of Canning on a digital heritage project. She will share her insights on these projects and how to engage and share in a respectful way with Indigenous knowledge.
  
We encourage all members of the community to let us know your interests, suggestions and questions. Those who can attend the conference are invited to offer a lightning talk on a topic of interest.
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'''Wikimedia Australia acknowledges the generous support of the City of Canning for Ingrid's attendance at the Community Conference.'''
  
 
=== Venue ===
 
=== Venue ===

Revision as of 17:57, 16 June 2019

Main Quadrangle, University of Sydney by Jason Tong (CC-BY-2.0)

2019 Wikimedia Australia Community Conference
   Main Quadrangle, University of Sydney by Jason Tong (CC-BY-2.0)


Saturday 15 June 2019

What is the Community Conference?

The Community Conference was run by Wikimedia Australia to showcase some of the exciting work that has been happening across the country, and to give our community the opportunity to contribute to the next stage of planning ongoing collaborations, what WikiClubs are doing, Wikimedia Australia's future directions, how we can better engage with each other, our region: ESEAP (the East, Southeast Asia, and Pacific), and the wider Wikimedia movement.

Programme

The full programme with linked presentations is available at Community Conference Schedule

The Conference was live streamed and can be viewed on the Wikimedia Australia channel.

The Conference used the Twitter hashtag #WoW2019

Invited speaker

Our special guest speaker, Ingrid Cumming, is a Nyungar yorga who was part of the research team that developed Noongarpedia including the nys.wikipedia. Ingrid is now the Indigenous project co-ordinator for the City of Canning, Western Australia. From her experience in working with Wikimedia Australia she invited WMAU to collaborate with the City of Canning on a digital heritage project. She will share her insights on these projects and how to engage and share in a respectful way with Indigenous knowledge.

Wikimedia Australia acknowledges the generous support of the City of Canning for Ingrid's attendance at the Community Conference.

Venue

The University of Sydney, Old Teachers College building (opposite the 1993 Education Building), Room 329. Signs are provided.

Room 329, building opposite the Education Building, The University of Sydney, Manning Rd, Camperdown NSW

The University of Sydney has kindly provided us with a space, and the necessary facilities to host the event.

Registration

While the conference is free to attend WMAU will be asking for registration to enable catering and adequate facilitates are available.

We are using Eventbrite for the conference registrations

Programme

Here is the draft schedule for the day. Community members are encouraged to suggest areas of interest and lightning talks.

Contact

For any inquiries, you can contact us at contact@wikimedia.org.au