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Title: Welcome to Singapore Orientation


Butch Bustria

Butch Bustria is an Overseas Filipino Worker / Wikimedian (OFW) based in Singapore, He use his spare time in doing Wikimedia projects. His first edit was in December 2005 with a series of edits about the Philippines’ hosting of the Southeast Asian Games. In 2010, he along with 4 others co-founded Wikimedia Philippines, the second Wikimedia chapter in Southeast Asia. In 2017, he joined in organizing the first ESEAP conference in Bali, Indonesia and the first ESEAP Strategy Summit in Bangkok, Thailand. He also part of the core organizing teams of the second ESEAP Conference in Sydney, Australia and is an Event lead for Wikimania 2023 in Singapore. He is also part of the Wikimania Steering Committee since 2020 and the ESEAP Regional Funds Committee since 2021. Image : https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikimedia_Summit_2019_-_Portrait_Butch_Bustria.jpg License: cc-by-sa-4.0 Wikimedia Deutschland e.V.

Robert Sim (User:Robertsky)

A Singaporean Wikimedian, editing primarily on English Wikipedia avidly since 2019. Creator of the indexing script that maintains Index of Singapore-related articles. Profile image cropped from c:File:Post ESEAP 2022 - Singaporean Wikimedians 2.jpg.

Kenrick Anggara

Kenrick is a long-time contributor to Indonesian Wikipedia and has been based in Singapore since 2013.

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Room: Plenary Hall

Start time: Wed, 16 Aug 2023 09:00:00 +0800

End time: Wed, 16 Aug 2023 10:00:00 +0800

Type: No (pretalx) session type id specified

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Submission state: confirmed

Duration: 60 minutes

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Presentation language: en

Abstract & description[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

Singapore is a city-state located in South East Asia, with a rich and diverse culture that reflects its history as a trading hub and a melting pot of ethnicities. Singapore is also one of the most modern and developed countries in Asia, with a vibrant economy, a high standard of living, and a strong commitment to innovation and sustainability. This session aims to provide an orientation about Singapore for the participants of the Wikimania, and to introduce them to some of the unique aspects of Singaporean culture, history, language, religion, cuisine, and attractions.

Description[edit source]

The Welcome to Singapore Orientation aims to provide an orientation about Singapore for the participants of the Wikimania, and to introduce them to some of the unique aspects of Singaporean culture, history, language, religion, cuisine, and attractions. It is useful for anyone who is interested in or involved in Wikimedia projects related to Singapore or Southeast Asia. The program will be an opportunity for improving Wikimedia projects in Singapore.

The expected outcomes of the program are:

To increase the awareness and understanding of Singapore among the participants of Wikimania To foster appreciation and respect for the diversity and uniqueness of Singaporean culture To enhance the connection and collaboration between the Wikimedia community in Singapore and other countries To inspire curiosity and interest in visiting and learning more about Singapore

Further details[edit source]

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

The program aligns with the following themes of the event:

Diversity: The program will showcase how Singapore embraces diversity in its culture, society, and environment. The program will also highlight how diversity is reflected in Wikimedia projects in Singapore.

Collaboration: The program will demonstrate how Singapore collaborates with other countries and regions in various fields and domains. The program will also facilitate collaboration between different Wikimedia groups and individuals in Singapore and beyond.

Future: The program will explore how Singapore prepares for the future challenges and opportunities in a rapidly changing world. The program will also inspire future initiatives and innovations in Wikimedia projects related to Singapore.

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

Everyone can participate in this session

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