2019:Hackathon/program

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Wondering what to do Wednesday morning? This flowchart can help you figure out where to go after the opening session!

This program is created by attendees of the Wikimedia Hackathon 2019 un-conference style. Please regularly check back as people add new sessions all the time including in many cases on the same day that they run the session. This program was opened for publish scheduling on 6 August, 2019. Everyone attending the hackathon is welcome to add any sessions they like as long as the meet the guidelines below. Happy scheduling!

Navigation page to help you find your way around the hackathon

Hacking table directory

Guidelines for adding sessions to the program[edit | edit source]

  1. Sessions must be relevant to the broad Wikimedia Technical Community
  2. Sessions must be open to any participants who would like to join and are registered for the hackathon
  3. Please keep your session to 1 hour in length
  4. All sessions must have an associated Phabricator task with details about the session or they will be removed. If you would like help creating a Phabricator task for your session please email rfarrand@wikimedia.org.
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Schedule[edit | edit source]

Social event and hackathon showcase details can be found at the bottom of this page

Wednesday, August 14th[edit | edit source]

Please make sure to follow the Guidelines for adding sessions to the program.

For the schedule of tables in Hacking Spaces, see Hacking table directory.

Building / Room: Aula Magna / Auditorum Juristernas Hus / Montalcini (Hacking Space 1) Aula Magna / The Rotunda (Hacking Space 2) Juristernas Hus / Wallenbergssalen / Williams

(Breakout room 1, Upstairs)

Aula Magna / Bergsmannen / Curie

(Breakout room 2, Floor 7)

Aula Magna / Polstjärnan (Breakout room 3, Floor 7) Aula Magna / Kungstenen / Gbowee (Breakout room 4, Floor 7)
Room Description Hacking building / hacking work space #1 Hacking building / hacking work space #2 has projector and whiteboards, room capacity: 20, setup TBD has projector and whiteboards, capacity: 32, classroom setup has projector and a whiteboard, room capacity: 18, u-shape setup has projector and whiteboard, capacity 20, u-shape setup
09:00 09:30–10:30: Hackathon opening Closed
10:00
10:30 GROUP PHOTO (in the Aula Magna main auditorium just after the opening session)
11:00 Not a hacking space Working Space 11:00–11:30: Newcomer orientation session

11:30–12:00: Mentoring matching session (session for newcomers and mentors)

12:00–12:30: Project matching session (open to all projects)

Mentoring hold Mentoring hold 11:00–11:30: Poster creation session (come prepare your poster for the project matching session)
12:00 Mentoring hold
13:00 Lunch in Aula Magna
14:00 Not a hacking space Working Space Basic introduction to Phabricator Growth experiments and initiatives around new editors gathering Introduction to Wikimedia Cloud Services
15:00 15:00–15:40: Introduction to cross-lingual word-embeddings

15:40–16:00: Introduction to the Section Alignment and Section Recommendation APIs

Mediawiki:Common.css clean up party TechCom RFC office hours (Q&A) 15:00–16:30: Wikimedia APIs workshop (beginner-level)
16:00 Lua workshop (recording)
17:00
17:30 Pizza served at 17:30 in hacking space #1 for hackathon participants.
18:00
19:00+ Rooms closed, please move to the 24 hour hacking location at the hotel

Thursday, August 15th[edit | edit source]

Please make sure to follow the Guidelines for adding sessions to the program

Room name Juristernas Hus / Montalcini (Hacking Space 1) The Rotunda / Hacking space 2 Juristernas Hus / Wallenbergssalen / Williams

(Breakout room 1, Upstairs)

Aula Magna / Bergsmannen / Curie

(Breakout room 2, Floor 7)

Aula Magna / Polstjärnan (Breakout room 3, Floor 7) Schedule meetups at your hacking table
Room Description Hacking building / hacking work space #1 Hacking building / hacking work space #2 has projector and whiteboards, room capacity: 15, setup TBD has projector and whiteboards, capacity: 32, classroom setup has projector and a whiteboard, room capacity: 18, u-shape setup (include the name of the space and the table number)
09:00 Working Space
10:00
11:00
12:00 User scripts and Gadgets workshop (beginner-level)
13:00 Lunch in Aula Magna
14:00 Working Space
15:00 Extension:Translate workshop
16:00 Wikidata infoboxes workshop [Room closed]
17:00 [Room closed]
18:00 [Room closed]
19:00+ Rooms closed, please move to the 24 hour hacking location at the hotel

Sunday, August 18: WIKIMANIA HACKATHON CLOSING / SHOWCASE[edit | edit source]

Video recording:

Video recording of the Hackathon Showcase

The Wikimania Hackathon closing session and showcase will take place on Sunday from 14:30–15:30 in Murad and Arnold rooms. Up to 30 participants from the hackathon will share their completed projects and the organizers will tell you about future technical events and say goodbye!

Hackathon showcase Phab task: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T230041

Hackathon showcase signup / etherpad: https://w.wiki/6sB

Sessions running during the two days[edit | edit source]