Wikidata:Events/Wikidata Wahldaten Workshop 2017

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  • Date: Saturday, 30 September 2017, 2 pm – 6 pm
  • Location: Wikimedia Österreich office, Stolzenthalergasse 7/1, 1080 Wien
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What we do[edit]

Two weeks before the 2017 Austrian legislative election on Wikidata 2017 Austrian legislative election, we use election data ("Wahldaten" in German) for introducing beginners to Wikidata. The workshop addresses Wikimedia adepts (like Wikipedian on Wikidata Wikipedians, Wikimedia Hackathon 2017 on Wikidata Wikimedia Hackathon newbies ...) as well as election aficionados (like data journalists, election researchers, political science students ...) in particular.

It is organized by Open Knowledge Österreich on Wikidata Open Knowledge Österreich – which operates offenewahlen.at – and Wikimedia Österreich on Wikidata Wikimedia Österreich. Since not all experts are German speakers, the workshop is held in English.

How to register[edit]

Just send an email with your name to info@offenewahlen.at in order to register for the workshop.

The workshop is for free. The number of participants is limited.

Required from you[edit]

What to take with you to the workshop:

  • Laptop + mouse + power supply (not older than 10 years); JS capable browser (= basically newest Firefox or Chrome)

If you don't have a Wikimedia user account, create one before the workshop. In case of any difficulties, reach out to Raimund Liebert: raimund.liebert@wikimedia.at.

Wikimedia Österreich's event guidelines apply.

Our schedule[edit]

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start time 2 pm – end time 6 pm
45 mins Welcome and introduction
with Stefan Kasberger and Raimund Liebert (WMAT)
Why Wikidata is amazing
with Jean-Frédéric
What is election data in the realms of Wikidata
with Stefan Kasberger
break
90 mins For Wikimedia adepts, round 1
with Simeona and Tobias1984
For election aficionados, round 1
with Stefan Kasberger and Peter Grassberger
break
60 mins For Wikimedia adepts, round 2
with Simeona and Tobias1984
For election aficionados, round 2
with Stefan Kasberger and Peter Grassberger
10 mins Conclusion and feedback
with all experts/facilitators

Experts/facilitators: Jean-Frédéric, Stefan Kasberger, Peter Grassberger, Tobias1984, Simeona, Raimund Liebert (WMAT)

Etherpad for documentation and communication during the workshop