The first ‘Celtic Knot’ – Wikipedia Language
will take place 5 & 6 July 2017 at the University of Edinburgh in collaboration with
This Wikimedia event will focus on showcasing innovative approaches to open education,
open knowledge and open data that support and grow Celtic and Indigenous language
Please note: the ‘call for proposals’ closes midnight on Friday 17th March 2017.
Following enquiries, the criteria for submissions is that presentations/workshops should
* Relevant to Wikimedia<https://www.wikimedia.org/>
* Address interests in-keeping with Wikimedia’s
* Be of interest to
Therefore, any proposals should make it very clear how their presentation will be of
interest to this audience.
To assist with seeing areas of commonality and links with the Wikimedia
you can click
If you would like to attend as a delegate then we are asking people for expressions of
interest and to save the date until booking is open. If you would like to present then we
are asking for suggested ideas to be no longer than 100-200 words showcasing the best of
your work which both addresses the conference themes and satisfies the above criteria.
(Submitted ideas which already explicitly address this criteria need not resubmit.)
To find out more about the conference themes and the format of sessions please visit the
page. Email your session proposal to
firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> indicating the session type,
conference theme and how it meets the criteria by no later than Friday 17th March.
Please feel free to forward this event to interested colleagues in your network. If you
would like to learn more then please contact me direct at
Very best regards,
Wikimedian in Residence
Tel: 07719 330076
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Edinburgh, EH3 9DR.
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