WikiIndaba conference 2018/Submissions/Overview of my work as Wikimedian in Residence at UNESCO

Submission no. 063
Title of the submission
Overview of my work as Wikimedian in Residence at UNESCO
Type of submission (lecture, panel, tutorial/workshop, roundtable discussion, lightning talk, birds of a feather discussion)
Lightning talk
Author of the submission
John Cummings
Language of presentation
E-mail address
John Cummings
Country of origin
United Kingdom
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)

A brief overview of the projects I have been doing the past two years in my role as Wikimedian in Residence at UNESCO including:

Much of the work I have done is based at Wikiproject United Nations

What will attendees take away from this session?
  • Ideas for projects
  • An understanding the requirements of working with UN agencies
  • Awareness of new tools and documentation created as part of the project
  • Potential opportunities for collaboration
Theme of presentation
  • GLAM
For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?

All welcome, the talk is intended to provide a broad overview and will not be technical (although I'm happy to talk about this with people)

Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
5 minutes (lightning talk)
Will you attend WikiIndaba if your submission is not accepted?
Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
If my workshop submission is accepted I would like to present this first.
Is this Submission a Draft or Final? Final

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