Wikipedia Weekend in Tirana 2016

Wikipedia Weekend is the main event of the Albanian speaking Wikipedia community located in Albania. The event is organized by Albanian speaking Wikipedians, Open Labs Hackerspace and in collaboration with other partners and institutions. It features presentations, meetups, workshops and edit-a-thons. The goal of the event is to socialize with other Wikipedians from the region, inspire potential new Wikipedians, get introduced to new exciting Wikimedia projects, host hands-on edit-athons and raise awareness in the local media and institutions about the importance of knowledge sharing through wiki-related projects.

Goals edit

  • recruit more Wikipedians of the Albanian language;
  • collaboration of various Wiki projects between Wikipedians in the region;
  • addition of content in the Albanian speaking Wikipedia;
  • strengthen the sense of belonging and community culture among contributors.

History edit

Wikipedia Weekend in Tirana was organized for the first time in November 2014 with participation from Wikipedians from Albania, Kosova and Serbia. The first edition of the event documented with photos can be found here (first day) and here (second day) also in Commons.

Second edition Wikipedia Weekend in Tirana 2015, was last year, on 5 & 6 December with participation from Wikipedians from Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia and Switzerland. Photos from the 2015 edition are published in Commons Wikipedia Weekend Tirana 2015 Photos.

Dates edit

Date: 3 & 4 December 2016.

Venue edit

We are finalising the details for the venue

Friendly space policy edit

See Friendly space policy

Schedule edit

To be added soon.

Call for speakers edit

Call for volunteers edit

Promotional materials edit

To be added soon.

Registration Form edit

Participation in the event is free, but you need to register online to join the event. Registrations will open in October 2016.

Visiting Tirana? edit

Here you can find some tips to make the most out of your visit in Tirana:

During the event edit

Your first steps at Wikipedia edit

Shqip (Abanian language)
Në ndihmën tënde janë faqet:
Wikipedia:Pesë shtyllat
Wikipedia:Pyetje dhe përgjigje

StampaːUser WWT2016 edit

To be created soon.

Contact edit

The best way to get in touch is to add your content at this meta page. If you definitely need to send us an email: info (at) openlabs (dot) cc.