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16–19 August 2023, Singapore and Online
This page is a list of common terms being use for Wikimania 2023 to ensure clarity around what is being discussed, if you have any request for clarification please let a COT member know. This list is growing document and will address concepts as they are developed;
- COT – Core Organizing Team. The team of community members assembled to produce Wikimania for a given year
- SC – Steering Committee. A standing committee of Wikimedia volunteers that works with the Wikimedia Foundation to direct the planning of the Wikimania conference, including the selection of the COT and Wikimania location.
- Hybrid – the whole event where both online and in person activities happen
- In-person – activities in Singapore associated with Wikimania
- Online – digital connections
- Conference platform – online site/technology that connects Wikimania in Singapore with the world
- Satellite events – meetups and watch parties taking place during Wikimania in other cities
- Satellite support – funding for satellite events
- Scholarship – a monetary award for travel funding to attend Wikimania in Singapore in-person
- Full scholarship – travel, accommodations & registration
- Partial scholarship – a monetary award to assist in paying travel, accommodations & registration costs
- Virtual support – funding support to cover expenses related to attending remotely, such as bandwidth costs, specialized hardware, child care, etc.
- Expo Village – place to display, demonstrate WMF projects like Wikidata, Wikimedia Commons, Wikisource, Wiki Loves xxxxxx and many others.
- UCoC – refers to the Wikimedia Movement's Universal Code of Conduct. It defines a minimum set of guidelines of expected and unacceptable behaviour and applies to everyone who interacts and contributes to online and offline Wikimedia projects and spaces.
- MS – refers to the Wikimedia Movement Strategy
- MCDC – refers to the Movement Charter Drafting Committee
- BoT – refers to the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees
- AffCom – refers to the Wikimedia Affiliations Committee, a committee responsible for Wikimedia affiliates
- Hackathon – a portmanteau of "hacking" and "marathon", is an event where people engage in rapid and collaborative engineering over a relatively short period of time.
- Editathon – portmanteau of "edit" and "marathon", is an event where some editors of online communities such as Wikipedia, Wikivoyage edit and improve a specific topic or type of content. The events typically include basic editing training for new editors.
- Datathon – portmanteau of "data" and "marathon", is an event where some editors of Wikidata edit and improve statements, lexemes and many others.
- Photowalk – is a communal activity of photographers or camera enthusiasts who gather in a group to walk around with a camera for the main purpose of taking pictures of things that interest them.
- World Cafe – is a structured conversational process for knowledge sharing in which groups of people discuss a topic at several small tables like those in a café. The assumption is that collective discussion can encourage collective action.
- Program – all activities taking place.
- UTC - Tizi tanawayt lli rad ittusmras ɣ imussutn da rad ilin ɣ wantirnit.
- SGT - Tizi n Sanɣafuṛa lli rad ittusmras ɣ imussutn da rad ilin ɣ udɣar, (SGT tga UTC+8)
- KmA - Kraygatt mani ɣ iggi n Wakal, tizi tanawayt n ufrag n ddfiɛ n tuttra n umnkad.
- ICA – Singapore's Immigration and Checkpoints Authority
- MRT – Mass Rapid Transit, refers to Singapore's public rail system
- Watch party – where Wikimedians gather to watch recorded or live sessions of Wikimania.
- WMF – refers to the Wikimedia Foundation.