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2023:Program/Poster sessions/FRPCSB-Wikiproject Govdirectory

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Title: Wikiproject Govdirectory


Jan Ainali

User:Ainali is a Wikimedian since 2006, an admin on Swedish Wikipedia, formerly the CEO of Wikimedia Sverige, one of the co-founders of Wikimedians for Sustainable Development, a Wikipedia podcaster and a Wikidata live streamer.


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Room: Expo Space

Start time: Thu, 17 Aug 2023 18:16:00 +0800

End time: Thu, 17 Aug 2023 18:18:00 +0800

Type: Poster session

Track: No (pretalx) track id specified

Submission state: confirmed

Duration: 2 minutes

Do not record: false

Presentation language: en

Abstract & description[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

Poster Category: Open Data Session Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in Singapore

WikiProject Govdirectory is an effort to document and model all public organizations of the world, on all levels, through a WikiProject on Wikidata. It is also a website reusing this data to make it easy for people to find contact details about public organizations.

Description[edit source]

This poster will give an overview of the WikiProject Govdirectory and the website. It will show what to expect, what the current progress is, and invite people to participate.

Further details[edit source]

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

The Govdirectory project is inherietly geographical diverse due to its global nature. And as it is so big it will not be possible to acheive without collaboration.

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