A reminder that applications to attend WikiCite 2017
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiCite_2017> close on *February 27, 2017*
.

Please consider applying
<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScWnCLfAt88cUWKSu_E-lU8m3te_r4P3ngJtCaPs7cewSwkew/viewform>
if you work on sources and citations (or related tools) in Wikipedia,
Wikidata, Wikisource or other Wikimedia projects. If there are other people
in your network we should consider inviting to the event, please let us
know. You can contact the organizing committee at: wikic...@wikimedia.org.

Best,
Dario
 -- on behalf of the organizers


On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 3:44 PM, Dario Taraborelli <
dtarabore...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> I am happy to announce that applications to attend WikiCite ‘17 officially 
> open
> today <https://goo.gl/forms/Kb9Wl6Xfw2EmFqEr2>.
>
> About the event
>
> WikiCite 2017 <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiCite_2017> is a 3-day
> conference, summit and hack day to be hosted in Vienna, Austria, on May
> 23-25, 2017. It expands on efforts started last year at WikiCite 2016
> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiCite_2016/Report> to design a
> central bibliographic repository, as well as tools and strategies to
> improve information quality and verifiability in Wikimedia projects.
>
> Our goal is to bring together Wikimedia contributors, data modelers,
> information and library science experts, software engineers, designers and
> academic researchers who have experience working with Wikipedia's citations
> and bibliographic data.
>
> WikiCite 2017 will be a venue to:
>
>    -
>
>    Day 1. (Conference) – present progress on existing work and
>    initiatives for citations and bibliographic data across Wikimedia projects
>    -
>
>    Day 2. (Summit) – discuss technical, social, outreach and policy
>    directions
>    -
>
>    Day 3. (Hack) – get together to build, based on new ideas and
>    applications
>
>
>
> More information on the event can be found here
> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiCite_2017>:
>
> How to apply
>
> Participation for this year's event is limited to 100 individuals. In
> order to be considered for participation, please fill out the following
> form <https://goo.gl/forms/Kb9Wl6Xfw2EmFqEr2> and provide us with some
> information about yourself, your interests, and expected contribution.
> PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT THE FINAL REGISTRATION FORM. Your application will
> be reviewed and the organizing committee will extend an invitation by March
> 10, 2017. This application form is to determine the best mix of
> attendees. Not everyone who applies will receive an invitation, but there
> will be a waitlist.
>
> Important dates
>
>
>    -
>
>    February 9, 2017: applications open
>    -
>
>    February 27, 2017: applications close, waitlist opens
>    -
>
>    March 10, 2017: all final notifications of acceptance are issued,
>    waitlist processing begins
>    -
>
>    March 31, 2017: attendee list is finalized
>
>
> Travel support
>
>
> Like last year, limited funding to cover travel costs of prospective
> participants will be available. Requests for travel support should be
> submitted via the application form
> <https://goo.gl/forms/Kb9Wl6Xfw2EmFqEr2>. We will confirm by March 10, if
> we can provide you with travel support.
>
> Contact
>
> For any question, you can contact the organizing committee via:
> wikic...@wikimedia.org
>
> We look forward to seeing you in Vienna!
>
> The WikiCite 2017 organizing committee
>
> Dario Taraborelli
>
> Jonathan Dugan
>
> Lydia Pintscher
>
> Daniel Mietchen
>
> Cameron Neylon
>
>
>
> *Dario Taraborelli  *Director, Head of Research, Wikimedia Foundation
> wikimediafoundation.org • nitens.org • @readermeter
> <http://twitter.com/readermeter>
>



-- 

*Dario Taraborelli  *Director, Head of Research, Wikimedia Foundation
wikimediafoundation.org • nitens.org • @readermeter
<http://twitter.com/readermeter>
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