The Call for Papers details the various tracks of the conference. There are also some side-events.
Developer meetings (hacking days), a mini Chapters Meeting and other pre-conferences (see Meetings) will take place on Tuesday, August 2nd, and on Wednesday, August 3rd, in the Hecht House.
|Tuesday, August 2nd|
|09:00 – 18:30||Movement Roles Meeting
|Developer Days||Global South Meeting
|openZIM Developers Meeting||Developing for Beginners|
|20:30||Waterloo – Abba song Festival at Gan Ha'em, across from the Dan Panorama Hotel|
|21:45||Movie Screening at the garden across from the venue|
|Wednesday, August 3rd|
|09:00 – 13:00||Chapters Meeting
|Developer Days||Communications Committee Meeting||openZIM Developers Meeting||Lounge|
|14:00 – 17:00|
|17:00 – 20:00|
|20:00 –||Welcome Party at Tiltan College |
Selected images of the party
Video - Pre conference summary
Main Event Programme
Early Comers Party at Tiltan – Wednesday, August 3rd
On Wednesday, August 3rd, at 20:00 we will host an early comers' party.
- Location: Tiltan College of Design, On the roof - with a panorama of the Haifa port and Mount Carmel.
- Transportation: Shuttles will leave the conference area near the beginning of the event. Shuttles back to the dorms and to the hotels area will be provided at the end of the event. Google Map.
- Selected images of the party
Thursday, August 4th
|Thursday, August 4th|
|08:00 – 09:30||On-Site Registration|
|09:30 – 10:45||
|10:45 – 11:15||Coffee break|
|11:15 – 12:45||Wiki Academy: Wikipedia in Schools (Hebrew)
Panel headed by prof. Judit Bar-Ilan
|Plenary by Sue Gardner, Executive Director, Wikimedia Foundation Inc.|
Wikimedia Foundation: The Year In Review and The Year Ahead. Wikimedia Foundation executive director will recap the Foundation's activities of the past year, and look ahead to the opportunities and challenges facing the Wikimedia projects in 2011–12.
|12:45 – 14:00||Lunch break (foyer)|
|14:00 – 15:30||Wiki Academy: Wiki Technology: Uses in Education and Business
(Hebrew, translation to English will be provided)
|Wikipedia editorial policy
|Editor surveys and analysis
|15:30 – 16:00||Coffee break|
|16:00 – 17:30||Wiki Academy: Uses of Wiki Technology in Higher Education (English, translation to Hebrew will be provided)
Panel headed by Dr. Ory Amitay – University of Haifa
|Copyright and Intellectual Property
Panel headed by Prof. Niva Elkin-Koren
|18:00 – 20:30||Opening cocktail and buffet dinner (Auditorium Garden) |
Images from the party
Friday, August 5th
Saturday, August 6th
|Saturday, August 6th|
|08:30 – 09:00||Coffee Break|
|9:00 – 10:30||Wikipedia reconsidered
Finding Hidden Value - Panel sponsored by ISOC, headed by Dr. Yesha Sivan
|Influence of Wikipedia
Outreach projects I
|10:30 – 11:00||Coffee Break|
|11:00 – 12:30||Event organization
|Wikipedia, the Law and the Real World
|Wikipedia and/as the community
|Semantic, better wikis
|Chapters and co. II
|12:30 – 13:45||Lunch Break (foyer)|
|13:45 – 15:15||Events; Fundraising
|Wikipedia as UNESCO World Heritage
Outreach projects II
|Wikiversity and Wikinews
|15:15 – 15:30||Micro-Break|
|15:30 – 16:45||Closing ceremony:
|16:45 – 17:15||Wiki photo session (Auditorium Garden)|
|17:15 – 19:30||Break (time to go to hotel/dorms to get ready for the beach)|
|17:15 – 19:30||Beach Time (optional) |
Selected images of the Beach time
|19:30 – 23:30||Closing party and dinner at the beach|
Selected images of the Beach Party
Video – Beach Party video clip
Beach Party – Saturday, August 6th
On Saturday, August 6th, at 19:00 we will host the closing event - a beach party.
- Location: Nirvana Restaurant, Carmel Beach, David Elazar St. see location.
- Transportation: Shuttles will be provided from the venue, the dorms and the hotels. Shuttles back to the dorms and to the hotels area will be provided at the end of the event.
- Entrance only with your participant tag.
- Seleceted images of the Beach Party
Sunday, August 7th
Tours are offered free of charge, but need be booked in advance and are based on availability and on minimum number of participants.
|Sunday, August 7th|
|Tour to Jerusalem
||Tour to Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee
||Tour to Baha'i Gardens and the German Colony
||Tour to Acre (Acco)||Beach Day|