Jump to content

Submissions/Gathering new ways to engage with Wiki*

After careful consideration, the Programme Committee has decided not to accept the below submission at this time. Thank you to the author(s) for participating in the Wikimania 2015 programme submission, we hope to still see you at Wikimania this July.

Submission no.
Title of the submission
Type of submission (discussion, hot seat, panel, presentation, tutorial, workshop)


Author of the submission

Jon Robson and Joaquin Oltra Hernandez

E-mail address
jrobson@wikimedia.org AND jhernandez@wikimedia.org
Country of origin

USA / Spain

Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)

Wikimedia Foundation

Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (at least 300 words to describe your proposal)

This talk will focus on the new project mw:Extension:Gather from the Wikimedia Foundation, which aims to create a new way for users to interact with Wikimedia projects beyond editing. It will talk about the current state of the project; our approach to building it; the issues we encountered building it and the project's long term goals/vision (including multiple watchlists for editors).

  • WikiCulture & Community
  • Technology, Interface & Infrastructure
Length of session (if other than 30 minutes, specify how long)
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?

Unclear (out of my control as a Wikimedia employee).

Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests

Interested attendees

If you are interested in attending this session, please sign with your username below. This will help reviewers to decide which sessions are of high interest. Sign with a hash and four tildes. (# ~~~~).

  1. Sage (Wiki Ed) (talk) 00:50, 25 February 2015 (UTC)[reply]
  2. Ocaasi (talk) 18:00, 3 March 2015 (UTC)[reply]
  3. Amir E. Aharoni (talk) 15:00, 6 March 2015 (UTC)[reply]
  4. Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 06:27, 23 March 2015 (UTC)[reply]