WikiConference North America 2019 (Boston): reliability + verifiability

WikiConference North America 2019 will be in Boston + Cambridge, Mass. in the US during the second week of November. Co-hosted with the Credibility Coalition, it will focus on credibility, reliability, sourcing and collaboration.

The main conference will be hosted on MIT campus. For more details or to get involved, see the conference site.

Volunteers are most welcome!

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WikiConference North America/2019 theme: "[in]credibility"

WikiConference North America is a conference and, as of November 2016, Wikimedia user group.

On the last day of WikiConference North America 2016, the organizing team announced the creation of a permanent group that will plan future WikiConference North America events. The scope of the group is to coordinate the planning and hosting of WikiConference North America in future years. Membership in Wikimedia North America User Group is open to all people interested in supporting the mission of the group. People from WMF affiliate user groups and other active Wikimedians in North America are invited to join. Outreach will occur across North America in order to attract members with diverse interests and skills.

https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiConference_North_America

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Eagerly awaiting more information on this . . .

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For anyone interested in volunteering or keeping in touch, you are welcome to join our Slack channel!

https://wcna2019.slack.com

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Some updates!

  • Session proposals are open for anyone to submit lectures, panels, workshops, etc. Visit our submissions page on the conference wiki to learn more and start your submission. Submissions are due by September 20th (or September 27th for academic proposals).
  • Scholarship applications are also open: You can apply for a scholarship through September 20th. Everything you need to know about the scholarship -the criteria, application timeline, evaluation process, a FAQ section, as well as a link to the application form- are available on our scholarship page.

We hope you can join us. If you’d like to stay tuned on social media, you can follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

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Live stream URL for Saturday and Sunday: http://web.mit.edu/webcast/wiki/f19/