From Wikimania 2016 • Esino Lario, Italy
Esino Lario
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Daytime Meetups (9.00-10.00), book swapping and exhibitions around the city.

10.00 Messa e processione di San Giovanni. Patron Saint's celebrations: Catholic mass in San Giovanni church and procession with an aperitif in San Giovanni square.

Four guided tours of 30 minutes each of the cultural heritage of Esino Lario at 9.30, 12:15, 13.15.

9.00 - 19.00 Animagus. Permanent sound/objects site-specific installation by Roberto Paci Dalò. Villa Clotilde, First Floor.

Artisanal market, from 14.00.

10.00 - 10.30 Q&A with the executive director of Wikimedia Foundation
Katherine Maher (video)
10.00 - 10.30
10.30 - 11.00 WMF
by Tilman Bayer
Anyone Involved in governance and policies
Contributors Projects

Understanding Editor Behavior on Wikipedia by Jeph Alapat

The system of interdependent Wikimedia projects by Susanna Mkrtchyan

The one true international language is translation: addressing the language barrier by Johan Jönsson, Benoît Evellin

Contributors Projects (images)

Images and NPOV: A Shaky Relationship by Johan Jönsson

Global images initiative; adding images to 50.000 articles by Mike Nicolaije

Working with the Media to Promote Wikimedia Projects: The Case of the Uzbek Wikipedia by Nodir Ataev

Contributors Involved in governance and policies Training
Understanding copyright by Federico Morando, Subhashish Panigrahi
Anyone Involved in outreach Training
Growing a Wikipedia Library Branch by Alex Stinson
Involved in outreach Contributors The way forward

Wikimedia projects and Wikimedia movement in the Global South: the way forward (room 11)

Involved in outreach Contributors The way forward
Edit review & curation tools: Creating a supportive process for new users (room 30)
Wikimedia Affiliations Committee
(room 50)
10.30 - 11.15
11.00 - 11.30 Wikimedia Affiliates - The What, Why and How
by AffCom
Anyone Involved in governance and policies
Women and Gender Gap: the way forward (room 11) The balance of references and footnotes: How far to go for optimal quality (room 30) 11.15 - 12.00
11.30 - 12.00 Community
by Nataliia Tymkiv
Anyone Involved in governance and policies
12.00 - 14.00 Lunch, WikiWomen's Lunch 12.00 - 14.00
14.00 - 14.30 Tools and extensions by Maarten Dammers
Anyone Technicians
Involved in outreach Contests

Present and Future of Wiki Loves Monuments by Philip Kopetzky, Jean-Fred Berthelot
followed by
How You and the Rest of the Wikimedia Movement Can Help Preserve the World’s Cultural Heritage – or How to Beat the Deadline by John Andersson, Axel Pettersson, André Costa

The Wikipedia Asian Month panel: how we did it, and how you can do it too by Josh Lim, Addis Wang

Contributors Researchers Projects

Wikiversity Journal of Medicine by Mikael Häggström

The interest of the world's most influential health organizations in Wikipedia's coverage of medical topics by Lane Rasberry, Fred Trotter

Wikipedia Addiction and its Comorbidities - what role does mental health play in a community that wants to create an encyclopedia? by Kritzolina

Contributors Training
OpenStreetMap by Simone Cortesi
Involved in outreach Training
Esino Refugee Community Editathon
Involved in governance and policies Governance

Rethinking community representation and its role in Wikimedia governance (room 11)

Wikimedia Affiliations Committee
(room 50)
14.00 - 14.45
14.30 - 15.00 Adapting for mobile consumption by Jon Katz
Anyone Technicians
The future of Wikimania (room 11) 14.45 - 15.30
15.00 - 15.30 Wikidata, API
by Lydia Pintscher
Anyone Technicians
15.30 - 16.00 Break - go and say goodbye and thank you to Marta 15.30 - 16.00
16.00 - 17.30 Closing with the opening ceremony of the collaborative space of Esino Lario dedicated to Wikimania (main square Piazza Pietro Pensa). The Esino Lario marching band will accompany the event (video).

Group photo at around 17.00.

16.00 - 17.30
Evening Exhibitions around the city and artisanal market.

Charity aperitif "Passo dalla Quercia”, La Quercia, via Cainallo 23, from 17.00. From 17.30 Music around Esino Lario with the folk group l'Allegra Brigata di Mandello del Lario.

18.30 I bagni di Gong, sound experience at the Museum.

Dinner - Please reach the restaurant between 19.00 and 21.00.

Chocolate corner by ICAM at the (small) Tensile structure from 19.30.

After dinner with cocktails with liquid nitrogen and snacks at the tensile structure from 21.00.

21.00 Theremin performance Culiarsi, the performance at 21.00 with the theremin by Invernomuto at the Gym Palace.

22.00 Concert and music by Roberto Paci Dalò at the Gym Palace.