Open Foundation West Africa Community Hackathon 2022/Schedule


The African WikiMedia Technical Community- OFWA Hackathon will take place on 23rd and 24th July, 2022. The Hackathon will be held in person and will host developers, translators, testers and technical documentation writers. Participants who are interested in referring to the duration of this event can refer to the schedule below.

Community Hackathon
Day One
Session Duration Session Host
Arrival & Signing-in 09:30am - 10:00am Christabel
Opening Ceremony 10:00am - 10:05am
Introduction to the African Wikimedia Technical Community 10:05am - 10:10am Joris
Ask anything about Phabricator 10:10am - 10:30am Joris
SNACK BREAK 10:30am - 11:00am
Introdution to Mediawiki Testing 11:30am - 12:15pm Elena
Internationalisation and localisation (i18n and L10n) 12:15pm - 13:00pm Joris
LUNCH 13:00pm - 13:45pm
Pywikibot 101 13:45pm - 14:25pm Seyram
Movement Strategy and Implementation Grant Q&A session 14:25pm - 14:55pm Zita
Closing Remarks 14:55pm - 15:00pm Ruby
Community Hackathon
Day Two
Session Duration Session Host
Arrival & Signing-in 09:30am - 10:00am Eugene
Wikimedia Developer Portal 10:00am - 10:30am Gbemisola
SNACK BREAK 10:30am - 11:00am
Mediawiki Installation & Configuration 11:00am - 12:00pm Joris
Challenges of the underrepresented language communities 12:00pm - 13:05pm DaSupremo
LUNCH 13:05pm - 13:50pm
Wikimedia Technical Opportunities 13:50pm - 14:20pm Joris
Ask anything about PAWS 14:20pm - 14:25pm Joris
Explore Wikimedia Data using Python 14:30pm - 14:40pm Joris
Closing remark 14:55pm - 15:00pm