Wikimedia Developer Summit/2017/Remote Participation


The Wikimedia Developer Summit will be hosted in San Francisco on January 9-11, 2017.  Registration is now closed with 172 participants, but remote participation is still possible for anyone interested.

Some selected sessions from Monday, January 9th, and Tuesday, January 10th will be live-streamed between 11:20 am - 5:30 pm PST.

How to participate?[edit]

Before the summit[edit]

  • If you are planning on participating remotely, please fill out the sign-up form. As we get closer to the event; we’ll send you event reminders and instructions on how to participate remotely.
  • Choose the session you are interested in from the Program Schedule. Go to the associated Phabricator task and join the discussion by commenting on the task.

During the summit[edit]

  • View a live broadcast via YouTube, participate in the discussion via IRC, and ask questions directly to the speakers. Links are now available on the Program Schedule.
  • Hack on projects during the Get Stuff Done Day on Wednesday. Hang out on IRC channel #wmhack connect and offer your skill-sets or help answer questions!
  • Set up Phabricator to notify when tasks in your interest areas are updated. You can stay involved in the discussions and interact directly with session leaders and participants.

After the summit[edit]

  • Share how the remote experience was for you by filling out a short survey form that you'll receive after the event.
  • Continue to follow and discuss topics of interest on Phabricator.
  • Follow Wikimedia mailing list wikitech-l for updates on everything related to the technical side of Wikimedia including tech talks and future events.

Remote Participant Advocates[edit]

You will be able to contact event organizers and remote participant advocates who have volunteered to help keep you connected throughout the event.

Name IRC Nick I can help you with.....
Rachel Farrand rfarrand I am the main event organizer, if I am online I can help you with anything you need regarding your remote participation experience!
Srishti Sethi srishakatux I am the event organizer. Ping me on #wikimedia-devrel connect for any questions you might have about how to participate remotely.
Melody Kramer melodykramer I am "remote DJing" the conference for remote attendees. Ping me on #wikimedia-devrel connect with questions, or on Twitter @mkramer!

(other remote participant advocates who will be in-person at the Summit, please sign up above!)

Interested Attendees[edit]

If you are planning on participating remotely add your name below, and DO NOT FORGET to fill out the sign-up form. That way, we'll be able to send you event reminders and instructions as we get closer to the event.

  1. Felipe Schenone
  2. Anirudh S
  3. Senay
  4. Shivaram AC
  5. hmlarson
  6. Andra Waagmeester
  7. Tony Thomas
  8. Vrunda Gadesha
  9. Henrique Andrade
  10. Andrei Cipu
  11. Zhou Zhou
  12. Isarra
  13. Gilles Dubuc
  14. Apoorva Bhalla
  15. Srijan Agarwal
  16. Tobias Schönberg
  17. Afroz Ahamad
  18. Saptak Sengupta
  19. Srikar Kashyap Pulipaka
  20. Jnanaranjan Sahu
  21. Amit Kumar Jaiswal
  22. Maybe for some session. --Nemo 22:00, 7 January 2017 (UTC)[reply]
  23. Abbe98 (talk) 22:25, 7 January 2017 (UTC)[reply]
  24. Amalia Renteria
  25. BrillLyle (talk)
  26. Mohamedudhuman05
  27. Albin Larsson
  28. Amalia Renteria
  29. Steve Slevinski
  30. Pete Forsyth