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16–19 tháng 8 năm 2023, tại Singapore và Trực tuyến
Chủ đề: Đa dạng. Hợp tác. Tương lai.

'Cổng thông tin cho các ý tưởng của Wikimania

Wikimania 2023 sẽ là Wikimania ngoài đời thực đầu tiên kể từ năm 2019. Nó sẽ được thiết kế như một hội nghị kết hợp để cho phép cá nhân tham gia từ xa cũng như hỗ trợ các cuộc gặp gỡ trong khu vực địa phương.

Trang này nhằm mục đích thu thập các ý tưởng cho Wikimania 2023, vừa thiết thực vừa táo bạo! Vui lòng thêm chúng tại đây!

Chương trình công cộng

Thu hút các thành viên Wikimedia mới hoặc không phải tại Wikimania luôn là một thách thức. Một số ý tưởng cho chương trình công cộng cho Wikimania 2023 là gì?

  • Dạy biên tập Wikipedia bằng bốn ngôn ngữ của Singapore - tiếng Anh, tiếng Mã Lai/Bahasa, tiếng Trung, tiếng Tamil.
  • Triển lãm ảnh Wikimedia Commons
  • Triển lãm ảnh để giải thích về Wikipedia cho người mới - đại loại như Không gian Wikipedia (:en:WP:WPSPACE). Xem hình ảnh.
    • "+1 Triển lãm áp phích với ngôn ngữ lựa chọn. Sau đó, chúng tôi có thể có mã QR với liên kết đến phần tóm tắt đã dịch của áp phích."
  • Với đủ diện tích sàn, chúng tôi có thể tạo Studio chụp ảnh selfie hoặc Bảo tàng chụp ảnh selfie với các chủ đề và đạo cụ của Wikipedia/Wikimedia, để những người quan tâm có thể thực hiện Ảnh tự chụp trên Instagram có thể tạo các bài đăng trên phương tiện truyền thông xã hội của riêng họ. Các ý tưởng có thể thu hút công chúng và chia sẻ rộng rãi nội dung Wikipedia có thể là:
    • Một quả cầu xếp hình lớn như trước đó ở Đài Loan vào năm 2007
    • Một hố bóng chứa đầy các quả địa cầu câu đố Wikipedia (ờ thì, các biện pháp sức khỏe đối với COVID có thể không cho phép điều này)
    • Đạo cụ cho những thứ trong thế giới Wikipedia, chẳng hạn như một "khu thảo luận chung" thực sự từ Wikipedia tiếng Anh mà mọi người có thể chụp ảnh cùng. Tương đương khác: Máy làm mát nước, Le Bistro (fr.wp), Café (es.wp), Taverna (ca.wp)
    • Các bảng hiệu với các cụm từ nổi tiếng của Wikipedia bằng nhiều ngôn ngữ, chẳng hạn như: cần chú thích, Hãy táo bạo, thái độ trung lập (NPOV), v.v.
    • Bảng hiệu ủng hộ cho những điều kỳ lạ trên Wikipedia: cần có cá voi (với một con orca nhồi bông)
    • Hiệp hội dễ thương với thú nhồi bông?
  • A field trip for Wikimedians to the Singapore Botanic Gardens, where everybody will try plant photography for Commons, with an indoor session straight afterwards to upload the photos and deploy them in Wikidata and multiple-language Wikipedias. We could also reach out to amateur photographers in Singapore, encourage them to join us, and teach them how to upload to Commons. No copyright issues with plants! The Botanic Gardens probably has a volunteer group of guides who may be interested in this too. I would be happy to lead if able to attend.Giantflightlessbirds (talk) 22:47, 26 February 2023 (UTC)

Chương trình

  • Poster sessions should be a significant part of the conference - they have been a successful way to show a lot of different projects in an efficient way, and in a social setting (usually during a cocktail hour or social time). They also allow for non-native English speakers to present their projects in a more supportive setting, while also connecting in one-on-one conversations. Posters can be just like submissions for conference sessions, or they could be specific to affiliates.
    • We should provide easy to use templates for making posters, such as using Google Drawings.

  • Healthcare track similar to in Sweden, Montreal, Italy, and South Africa
  • What does neutrality mean? Neutrality is in the core of Wikimedia, but there are very different views on what the concept itself means. This can be a good topic to cover with wikimedians, phylosophers, activists and scientists. We can cover a full morning with keynotes, discussions and specialiced presentations.

EXPO / Community Village

With a large expo type space available, where individuals can collaborate to focus on projects

  • areas with a focus on each of the projects where
    • communities can hold demonstrations and discussion
    • where individuals can give short lightning talks on a local project, example WMID on building Wikis in the Incubator, or a wikiksource project in Indonesia.
    • Wikimedia Commons workshop on how the basics to take, edit, upload photos, or use the Commons App
    • Wikiwomen - share details about efforts to improve content
    • Affcom - explaining what needs to be done to become an affiliate, as well as promote affiliates
  • Area about WLE, WLM, or other global projects


  • Try creating programming for different age groups - how can we have "youth-oriented programming" that is both interesting and engaging?
    • "An example - Singapore Writers Festival 2022 has different pathways for age group - younger children (I.e SWF playground), young people (youth fringe), literary pioneer, country focus etc"
  • Try including some kind of side events to commemorate International Youth Day since this coincides with the Conference in the same month and time (12th August). For example WikiVibrance had a session in this year's Wikimania to celebrate International Youth Day 2022 and showcased youth diversity in the movement. Maybe a tale or show space to spotlight innovative wikimedia projects led/co-led or implemented by young wikimedians from diverse communities particularly those not known beyond some communities but meaningful to the growth of such communities.

Wikipedia topics and content creation

Some articles or areas for improvement related to Singapore could benefit from attention for Wikimania.

  • Robotics in Singapore could be a great one, as it is the number two user of robots globally behind South Korea. They are perhaps more high profiled because of Singapore's smaller size and for it being used for subway cleaning, coffee making, library tasks, etc. News article. WorldRobotics2020 Robot Report
  • Terminology and phenomenon unique to Singapore. The foodie culture would be good, and the culture of "choping" or marking a held seat with a tissue pack at restaurants. Maybe good for video making.
  • Organize a visit to the National Museum of Singapore and examine possibilities for content creation, GLAM projects, and examine implicit and explicit forms of colonialism, bias, domination and power.
  • It's 500 years since the first world circumnavigation, an event that touched (in very different ways) Europe, South America and Sout-East Asia. We could organize an edit-a-thon about this topic, taking care of different views on the event itself. There can be a collaboration with interested user groups to organize this.


  • Hackathon - make these more inclusive by embracing data science, video production, or other "making" activities. Datathons, Video challenges, Documentation, etc.
    • Social media/marketing challenge? Bring in social media influencers or makers to challenge them to make social media content around Wikimedia content such as Depths of Wikipedia.
  • "We could also try visual facilitation for a change. Moving away from text heavy, PowerPoint heavy, towards more visually appealing and succinct conference content."
  • "Would it also be possible to feature South East Asia languages and Indian languages all together? Since we’re in the region..."
  • Wikimania mobile app that contains program/speaker details, participant list, chat function with participants, venue map and other useful information. Netha Hussain (talk) 13:20, 14 October 2022 (UTC)


  • Wikimania Awards (for contributions to knowledge and the projects, pre-event photo walks, &c)
  • Photo scav hunt: including y'allfies with portable photo frames that you have to use to frame a group with a combination of properties
  • Physical scav hunt across the campus / city
    • Nature photography
    • Urban landscape photography (don't worry there is Freedom of Panorama in Singapore)
  • "Loyalty card" style system, conference attendees get a stamp for each completed sessions (only for those sessions who be willing to participate) and those who completed a pattern or the whole grid gets a prize, maybe first 100.


  • Food
    • Foodie tour with Singaporean social media influencers
    • Vegetarian food crawl
  • Fried chicken
    • Jollibee outing to taste the number one fast food chain from Philippines
    • Fried chicken showdown/tasting - Arnold's Fried Chicken (SG), Kenny Rogers Roasters (MY), Jollibee (PH), et al.
  • Dedicated space for displaying plush toys and other members of the Wikimedia Cuteness Association. Netha Hussain (talk) 13:21, 14 October 2022 (UTC)
  • Breakout rooms can be built in order to establish communication between cultures and languages. Even cross-wiki collaborations can arise from these breakout rooms. -Kurmanbek (talk) 17:54, 14 October 2022 (UTC)
  • Provide possibilities to get in conversations with online participants through some kind of communication possibility through a platform and maybe also with some devices positioned at corners with lower noise level quiet enough for communication. At the WikiCON 2022 in Stralsund in Germany Venueless was used for that. How much it was used is something I do not know, but I really liked the possibility. --Hogü-456 (talk) 16:26, 22 October 2022 (UTC)


Possible partnerships or institutional invitees?

  • Internet Archive - always an ally of ours, find a meaningful way to do something?
  • Open Streetmaps - they are not doing a big 2023 global State of the Map conference at this point (announced October 2022), so maybe invite them to do something? They are in close contact with Wikimedia Italia.
  • Creative Commons - something related to license education for the masses? Not just about CC on Wikiverse but beyond that, like licensing your video with CC on Youtube, etc.


  • Provide certificate of participation for volunteers
    • Working in ICT room for ensuring effective presentations
    • Documentation of activities
    • Awareness of Wikimania via social media platforms and usergroups
    • Welcome in-person participants with direction to different halls for activities
    • Set up boards and resources for posters. -Ngostary2k (talk) 00:42, 15 October

Travel and stay

  • Provide ride-sharing-like planning system for participants who want to co-ordinate and travel with others
    • ideally already before booking travel, but also after
    • ideally just dependent on Wikimedia User accounts, but optionally with more info
    • ideally use the opportunity of shared time for informing, inspiring, skill share or similar, but maybe also just getting to know about each other
  • Provide for stay-together/near planning system for participants who are flexible with stay
    • ideally so participants can share both costs and interests
    • ideally for participants who have limited EN language understanding or need other assistance to get it from a peer

Optimising online participation

Someone suggested I relocate here a comment I made at Facebook's Wikipedia Weekly. Wikimania, I think, is a good opportunity to continue the WM movement's history of creativity and innovation by finding how to make the online experience better. It so might well result in stronger international impact, and is in the interests of the cultural and linguistic equality that the WM movement has been pioneering for two decades. Why don't show, by example, how the academics and medics can arrange better online conferences?

Here's the comment I made at Wikipedia Weekly on Facebook, modified and expanded a little:

Very glad the coming Wikimania will also be online. Is there space for some creative designing of the schedule so that participants can pre-organise themselves into online "coffee tables" – say, 30 minutes between two panels/talks, perhaps with a pre-appointed facilitator and note-taker, and a question posed that could be brainstormed, possibly related to themes of the panels/talks? It could be great way for people to network – the difficulty of forging new collaborations with each other has always been a complaint about online conferences.
There are also ways of making video the interpersonal factor more rewarding and dynamic. Eye contact is very important in video conferencing (specifically, making and breaking eye contact, we've known since the results of 2018 research). So guidelines for setting up your Zoom would be great: level with camera, pretty close to it so your portrait fills the screen, and as good a connectivity as possible. A good thing about Zoom is that people's names are displayed, and it can be set up so they can text to each other and to all, as they wish, through the chatbot.
I know it's fiddly and hard work, but could bookings be made with the help of local chapters at a place like a central library internet room, in a few countries where connectivity is not always good. I'm thinking of a cities in Africa, for example, and the Subcontinent (Nepal, for example). We need to make participation easier for WMians in the developing world!
It could be achieved by volunteers who are good with people in a cross-linguistic environment; and probably an overall manager responsible to the Wikimania organisers.

Regrettably my volunteer load is already so great that I can't be involved directly. My ideas owe a lot to Dr Richard Parncutt, a friend who is an academic at Graz University in Austria and has organised pilots of conferences that aim to do the online stuff really well.)

Tony1 (talk) 11:08, 1 December 2022 (UTC)

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