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Registration and Information about pre-conference events besides the hackathon (e.g., workshops, WMF meetings, etc.) will be posted here.

Note: you will not register for these as part of the conference registration process on Eventbrite.

Register

Registration will be on second floor foyer, Hilton Hotel.

Wednesday, July 15 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 16 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday, July 17 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday July 18 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday July 19 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Pre-conference events

Wednesday, July 15

Time Hackathon Workplace 1 - Don Américo Hackathon Workplace 2 - Don Genaro Hackathon Workplace 3 - Don Julián Hacking Hall 1 - Don Diego 4 WMF - Don Diego 3 Education - Doña Adelita
60 classroom & video recording equipment.
Newcomer-friendly sessions preferred.
60 classroom This room is still mostly empty! Add your sessions! (60 classroom) 300 with rounds of 10 By invitation By invitation, registration closed
07:00 On-site registration
Registration 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Second floor foyer, Hilton Hotel
09:00 Opening plenary session (Hackathon) in Don Diego 4 WMF Learning Day
(etherpad)
Education Pre Conference
10:00 Introduction to Wikimedia Tech for newcomers and their buddies Hacking!
11:00 Introduction to Phabricator (Wikimedia's task and bug tracking tool) for newcomers Tutorial: Drinking and Filtering the Recent Changes Stream
12:00 Lunch Don Diego 1 (Hackathon attendees only)
13:00 Training: MediaWiki-Vagrant install party Sprint: Making the Wiki Ed dashboard work for outreach projects OTRS Meetup Hacking!
14:00 Training: Wiki Front-End in 40 LOC, and other Parsoid tricks (slides) Meeting: Wikidata - Find a project, ask your question OTRS Meetup Continued
15:00 Presentation/Discussion: How Mapillary can be used with wiki Workshop: Doing Research on Wikimedia things as a volunteer - tools and communities
16:00 Hacking Tools that use Revision Scoring Workshop: CI: automated tests on patch upload and merge
17:00 Meeting: MediaWiki RFC: Streamlining Composer usage IdeaLab Mixer
18:00 End of Hackathon program. Dinner provided for Hackathon Participants @ 18:00 in Don Diego 1. Don Diego 4 remains open for quiet hacking overnight.
20:30 to 01:00 Hackathon Social Event: Drinks and food, bring your badge and get a discount. Location: Cancino Alameda, Calle Doctor Mora 9 Cuauhtemoc, Centro. Two minutes walking from Hilton. Map here

Education Pre-Conference

Thursday, July 16


Time Hackathon Workplace 1 - Don Américo Hackathon Workplace 2 - Don Genaro Hackathon Workplace 3 - Don Julián Hacking Hall 1 - Don Diego 4 Education - Doña Adelita WMCON Follow-Up Day Press - Don Diego 3
60 classroom & video equipment.
Newcomer-friendly sessions preferred.
60 classroom 60 classroom 300 with rounds of 10 By invitation, registration closed room C/D;
in Fiesta Inn Hotel (close by)
80 room (by invitation)
08:00 On-site registration
second floor foyer, Hilton Hotel
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. , 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
09:00 Hacking! Education Pre Conference Press Conference
10:00 Learn about Puppet Learning SQL with Quarry Spanish track:

Introducción a las tecnologías del movimiento Wikimedia. Un espacio para los novatos y sus compañeros de hackeo.

(Introduction to Wikimedia Tech for newcomers and their buddies.)

Wikimedia Conference Follow-Up Day (no registration needed, just come along)
11:00 Adding (interactive) graphs and maps to articles How to get Grant Funding for your Hacking Project
12:00 Hackathon Group Photo @ 12 in Don Diego 4! Lunch (Hackathon attendees only)
13:00 Workshop: Learn about and evaluate our web API client libraries! Hacking!
14:00 Discussion: Researchers in our midst: Subject recruitment in Wikimedia communities WMF Engineering Management Q&A Ally Skills Workshop
15:00 Workshop: Getting started (and making better!) tools and bots on Tool Labs Best Practices for Hackathon Showcase Presenters Code of conduct/Phabricator etiquette/Friendly Spaces/etc breach consequences and escalation paths
16:00 Sprint: VisualEditor's "translathon", 2nd edition Citathon 2015 Building a Visual Video Editor for the Web
17:00 Clean up Ruby code with RuboCop!
18:00 End of program. Welcome Reception in Salon Don Diego. Hacking Hall 2 - Doña Adelita opens at 8pm for 24h hacking for the remainder of Wikimania
20:30 to 01:00 Hackathon Social Event: Drinks and food, bring your badge and get a discount. Location: Cancino Alameda, Calle Doctor Mora 9 Cuauhtemoc, Centro. Two minutes walking from Hilton. Map here

Education Pre-Conference

Wednesday, 15th July

On-site registration - 08:00-17:00

Hour Activity Room
09:00-16:00 Hackathon (rooms available in evening as well) Don Diego 3 & 4, plenary sessions.
Lunch provided (Hackathon attendees only) at Don Diego 1
See Hackathon section for reference
WMF Board of Trustees Meeting TBC on Business Center
09:00-17:30 WMF Learning Day
(by invitation, registration closed.)
Don Diego 3
09:00-17:30 Education Pre Conference
(by invitation)
Doña Adelita (4th floor)
16:00-20:00 WMF Learning Day
(by invitation)
Don Diego 3
WMF Learning Day Mixer and Poster Session
(by invitation; WMF scholarship recipients welcome)
Don Diego 3

Thursday, 16th July

On-site registration - 08:00-18:00

Hour Activity Room
09:00-17:00 Education Pre Conference
(by invitation, registration closed.)
Doña Adelita
09:00-16:00 Hackathon (rooms available in evening as well) Lunch provided (Hackathon attendees only) at Don Diego 1
See Hackathon section for reference
09:00-17:00 FDC Meeting
By invitation>
Don Emiliano
09:00-17:00 Wikimedia Conference Follow-Up Day Fiesta Inn Centro Histórico Hotel (200 m from the Hilton)
09:30-11:00 Press Conference
by invitation for journalists. Please refer Press section for accreditations.
Don Diego 3
14:00-17:00 Ally Skills Workshop
(by application - preference given to administrators and other functionaries on Wikipedia)
Don Diego 3
14:00-17:00 WMF Board of Trustees Meeting TBC on Business Center

Post-conference events

For those who have time after the conference, considering joining any of these -

Monday 20 July