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2023:Program/GLAM, Heritage, and Culture/RTQSHE-Wiki Loves Monuments organizers Q&A

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Title: Wiki Loves Monuments organizers Q&A



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Iwuala Lucy

Iwuala Lucy, a Wikimedian and indigenous language advocate.

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Room: Room 311

Start time: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 12:25:00 +0800

End time: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 12:45:00 +0800

Type: No (pretalx) session type id specified

Track: GLAM, Heritage, and Culture

Submission state: confirmed

Duration: 20 minutes

Do not record: false

Presentation language: en

Abstract & description[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

A session for questions and answers from national organizers of Wiki Loves Monuments, the worlds biggest photograph competition.

Description[edit source]

The Wiki Loves Monuments international organizing team invites all national organizers of national WLM competitions to a Q&A session. Wiki Loves Monuments is the worlds largest photograph competition (recognized as such by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2012). The federated model of the competition allows for organizers to set up the competition in a way that best suits their local conditions, and would like to provide a space to bring questions and have peer best practices exchange ahead of the start in September 2023.

Further details[edit source]

Qn. How does your session relate to the event themes: Diversity, Collaboration Future?

Collaboration is a big part of WLM. After 12 editions we have very experienced team, and also team that are still at the beginning of the journey and we support peer exchange of learnings amongst organizers. During the national competitions, also the WLM international team is available to help trouble shoot problems that arise.

Qn. What is the experience level needed for the audience for your session?

Average knowledge about Wikimedia projects or activities

Qn. What is the most appropriate format for this session?

  • Tick Onsite in Singapore
  • Empty Remote online participation, livestreamed
  • Empty Remote from a satellite event
  • Empty Hybrid with some participants in Singapore and others dialing in remotely
  • Empty Pre-recorded and available on demand