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Pre-conference Workshops: Wednesday, March 22 & Thursday, March 23, 2017
Main Conference: Friday, March 24 - Sunday, March 26, 2017 
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Sunday, March 26 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
IA Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

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Grab your lunch and join your fellow IA subject matter experts in improving information about IA-related topics by attending this year's IA Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. 

Noreen Whysel will provide an introduction to WikiProject:Information Architecture. We will discuss activities for attendees interested in general Wikipedia editing, contributions to Wikimedia Commons, and information architecture tools and linked open data applications in Wikipedia.

New to editing the Wikipedia? No problem. Noreen will offer beginners guidance in organizing editing groups, planning working sessions, and executing edits. All are welcome. 

Interested? Create an Account
If interested in participating, be sure to create an account before you attend the Edit-a-thon. It will ensure that our site can be up as running right away and avoid crowding the signup server. Create a Wikipedia account at: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ACreateAccount&returnto=Main+Page

IA and Wikimedia Tutorial
You can also review an introductory presentation to get a background on the content guidelines and principles of Wikipedia editing: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0By4jVfIRGeOlSk1qZGtlTmI1ckk/edit?usp=docslist_api&filetype=mspresentation

Become a Member
And be sure to sign up as a member of the WikiProject: Information Architecture: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Information_Architecture

Speakers
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Noreen Whysel

Co-Founder/COO, Decision Fish
I am a NYC based UX researcher, entrepreneur and mapping enthusiast. I currently direct operations for a startup, financial application helping people align big life decisions with personal values. I am also exploring the creation of a 9/11 geographic archive with the Fund for the City of New York. I consult, teach, mentor and organize local community activities. In addition to volunteering with my local Wikimedia community, I also work with GIS... Read More →


Sunday March 26, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Balmoral