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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.
  • Tizi
    • 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.