Wikidata Tour Down Under (2016)

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Andy Mabbett is coming to Australia for a couple of weeks in February 2016. He will be touring the country presenting about Wikidata.


There will be four sessions during the VALA2016 conference. VALA — Libraries, Technology and the Future Inc. is an independent Australian based not-for-profit organisation that aims to promote the use and understanding of information technology within libraries and the broader information sector.[1]

  • Tue 9 Feb 2016: Wikidata 101 (part of the 'P-Plate Series')
  • Wed 10 Feb 2016 Melbourne Meet-up #32 5.30pm - 8.00pm
  • Thu 11 Feb 2016:
    • Boot Camp: WikiData hands-on
    • Boot Camp: GLAM WikiBomb

Wikimedia Australia will also be at Booth 50 in the Exhibition Hall, Tuesday to Thursday.

Contact for access to the exhibition and details on Melbourne events.


  • Fri 12 Feb 2016 TBC
  • Sat 13 Feb 2016 Sydney Meet-up Powerhouse Museum


  • Wed 17 Feb 2016: National Library of Australia
  • Thu 18 Feb 2016: TBC