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Dear EuropenaaTech Community,
On behalf of the Wikimedia Community we are sharing the announcement of WikiCite 2017 happening in Vienna May 23-25.
Please find all the details below
I am happy to announce that applications to attend WikiCite ‘17 officially open today.
About the event
WikiCite 2017 is a 3-day conference, summit and hack day to be hosted in Vienna, Austria, on May 23-25, 2017
It expands on efforts started last year at WikiCite 2016 to design a
central bibliographic repository, as well as tools and strategies to
improve information quality and verifiability in Wikimedia projects.
goal is to bring together Wikimedia contributors, data modelers,
information and library science experts, software engineers, designers
and academic researchers who have experience working with Wikipedia's
citations and bibliographic data.
WikiCite 2017 will be a venue to:
* Day 1. (Conference) – present progress on existing work and
initiatives for citations and bibliographic data across Wikimedia
* Day 2. (Summit) – discuss technical, social, outreach and policy directions
* Day 3. (Hack) – get together to build, based on new ideas and applications
More information on the event can be found here:How to apply
for this year's event is limited to 100 individuals. In order to be
considered for participation, please fill out the following form and
provide us with some information about yourself, your interests, and
expected contribution. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT THE FINAL REGISTRATION
FORM. Your application will be reviewed and the organizing committee
will extend an invitation by March 10, 2017
This application form is to determine the best mix of attendees. Not
everyone who applies will receive an invitation, but there will be a
* February 9, 2017: applications open
* February 27, 2017
: applications close, waitlist opens
* March 10, 2017
: all final notifications of acceptance are issued, waitlist processing begins
* March 31, 2017
: attendee list is finalized
last year, limited funding to cover travel costs of prospective
participants will be available. Requests for travel support should be
submitted via the application form. We will confirm by March 10
, if we can provide you with travel support.
For any question, you can contact the organizing committee via: [log in to unmask]
We look forward to seeing you in Vienna!
The WikiCite 2017 organizing committee
Dario Taraborelli Director, Head of Research, Wikimedia Foundationwikimediafoundation.org
*Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision*
*Media Parkboulevard 1, 1217 WE Hilversum | Postbus 1060, 1200 BB
Hilversum | *
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