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Wikimedia Technical Conference/2018/Schedule

Daily schedulesEdit

Location for all sessions:

Eliot Center
1226 SW Salmon St
Portland, OR 97205

Google Calendar with all events on it: https://calendar.google.com WMTC 2018

Monday 22 October 2018Edit

Room 1 (B101 - 103) Room 2 (Classroom A108) Room 3 (Channing Room) Atrium
9:00 - 10:00 Arrive and review questions of the day (light breakfast at venue) 9:30 sync with the day's Session Leaders, Facilitators & Scribes Registration
10:00 - 10:15 Logistics/Announcements No sessions
10:15 - 11:00 Keynote on Platform Principles - Victoria No sessions
11:00 - 11:30 Morning Break (snack & coffee) (room reserved: Victoria)
11:30 - 12:10 Product Vision Presentations WMF/WMDE No sessions
12:10 - 12:30 Process and Action - Corey No sessions
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch (room reserved: Victoria)
1:30 - 2:30 Product Vision Station Rotation No sessions
2:30 - 3:30 Improving the translation process Building MediaWiki to Support Collaboration Making curation and contribution mechanisms equitable and consistent
3:30 - 4:00 Afternoon break (snack & coffee)
4:00 - 5:00 Fireside Chat Victoria Coleman, Toby Negrin, Erik Moeller. Franziska Heine No sessions
5:00 - 5:30 notes / documentation (Everyone is encouraged to help out with 'end of day' tasks and get a goat sticker!)
Social event details Small group dinners. Attendees will be able to sign up to join a small group dinner somewhere around the city with a group of 5-8 other attendees. Locations and times will vary by group.

Note takers and facilitators assigned to each session / session leader can be found here: Wikimedia Technical Conference/2018/Schedule/Roles

Tuesday 23 October 2018Edit

6:45AM - Wikimedia Technical Conference/2018/Schedule/Running Club for anyone interested

Room 1 (B101 - 103) Room 2 (Classroom A108) Room 3 (Channing Room) Atrium
9:00 - 10:00 Arrive and review questions of the day (breakfast at venue) 9:30 sync with the day's Session Leaders, Facilitators & Scribes (room reserved: Victoria)
10:00 - 11:00 How do we work together?
11:00 - 11:30 Morning Break (snack & coffee) (room reserved: Victoria)
11:30 - 12:30 How do we work together? cont...
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch Guest: Professor Burnett (eat and listen!) (room reserved: Birgit & Greg)
1:30 - 2:15 How do we work together? cont...
2:15 - 3:30 Applying the Architecture Principles
3:30 - 4:00 Afternoon break (snack & coffee) (room reserved: Victoria)
4:00 - 5:00 Integrating data into our products Integrating machine learning into our products Choosing installation methods and environments for 3rd party users
5:00 - 5:30 notes / documentation (Everyone is encouraged to help out with 'end of day' tasks and get a goat sticker!)
Social event details Pizza, drinks and continuing your conversations!

Note takers and facilitators assigned to each session / session leader can be found here: Wikimedia Technical Conference/2018/Schedule/Roles

Wednesday 24 October 2018Edit

Room 1 (B101 - 103) Room 2 (Classroom A108) Room 3 (Channing Room) Atrium
9:00 - 10:00 Arrive and review questions of the day (breakfast at venue) (room reserved: Lydia) 9:30 sync with the day's Session Leaders, Facilitators & Scribes
10:00 - 11:00 Mapping our data and content pipeline Identifying and extracting data trapped in our content
11:00 - 11:30 Morning Break (snack & coffee)
11:30 - 12:30 Determining use cases and requirements for the APIs that we build Identifying the requirements and goals for the parser
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch (TechCom meeting in Room 3 / Channing, starting at 12:45)
1:30 - 2:30 Choosing the technologies to build our APIs Identifying the requirements and goals for dependency tracking and events
2:30 - 3:30 Identifying our storage and search use cases

Building our storage systems for flexibility and scale

Improving frontend testing and logging
3:30 - 4:00 GROUP PHOTO AT 3:30!!! Afternoon break (snack & coffee)
4:00 - 5:00 Storage sessions continue Standardizing frontend development tooling
5:00 - 5:30 notes / documentation (Everyone is encouraged to help out with 'end of day' tasks and get a goat sticker!)
Social event details No scheduled events or dinner. Take it easy, visit with your local friends, explore the city or organize your own meetings. Use this etherpad to self organize.

Note takers and facilitators assigned to each session / session leader can be found here: Wikimedia Technical Conference/2018/Schedule/Roles

Thursday 25 October 2018Edit

Room 1 (B101 - 103) Room 2 (Classroom A108) Room 3 (Channing Room) Atrium
9:00 - 10:00 Arrive and review questions of the day (breakfast at venue) 9:30 sync with the day's Session Leaders, Facilitators & Scribes
10:00 - 11:00 Architecting Core: layers/components/libraries Architecting Core: concepts
11:00 - 11:30 Morning Break (snack & coffee)
11:30 - 12:30 Architecting Core: stand-alone services Architecting Core: extension interfaces
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch and 3rd Party MediaWiki presentation (starting at 12:45 in main room)
1:30 - 3:30 Working together to develop our roadmap
3:30 - 4:00 Afternoon break (snack & coffee)
4:00 - 4:30 Report Outs
4:30 - 5:00 Closing Remarks
5:00 - 5:30 notes / documentation (Everyone is encouraged to help out with 'end of day' tasks and get a goat sticker!)
Social event details Celebrate the event and finish up any conversations by joining us at Sauce Box restaurant (TIME CHANGE. Dinner now starts at 7pm. )followed by drinks and pool at a local brewery, Rock Bottom Brewing (starting at 9:30pm).

Note takers and facilitators assigned to each session / session leader can be found here: Wikimedia Technical Conference/2018/Schedule/Roles

Room DescriptionsEdit

  • Room 1 (B101 - 103): Main Room: Classroom for 60, projector, whiteboard, and microphones, power outlets/strips
  • Room 2 (Classroom A108): Breakout Room: 30 person classroom, projector, whiteboard
  • Room 3 (Channing Room): Breakout Room: 20 person, small tables. Projector & whiteboard & additional power strips.
  • Atrium: Lobby space / registration / food service area
  • Courtyard: private outdoor space with a few tables to get some fresh air

Social Event DetailsEdit

Our evening events are meant to provide spaces for the conversations to continue informally! They are not big parties with lots of activities and they are also not mandatory for participants.

Join the social telegram group! https://t.me/joinchat/FYZ0Sw1kJER56TjtM1nUnw

Monday NightEdit

Small group dinners. Sign up to join a group of other attendees around the city at a dinner venue.

Signups and details coming soon.

Tuesday NightEdit

Starting at 7pm we will be meeting at Old Town Brewing for Pizza, drinks and to continue conversations from the day.

Google Map: 226 NW DAVIS ST. 97209

(Note: NOT the MLK Blvd. location that appears when you Google "old town brewing")

Wednesday NightEdit

Unscheduled night. No organized dinner or plans for participants. This is a good opportunity to take a rest if you are feeling over socialized or schedule a meeting or meetup as you like.

We will have an informal etherpad for people to suggest ideas and meetups. Use this etherpad to self organize! https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/WMTC18_Social

Thursday NightEdit

Dinner at Sauce Box at 7pm, followed by a relaxed reception at Rock Bottom Brewery staring at 9:30pm. If you are not planning to attend dinner at Sauce Box event please email rfarrand@wikimedia.org so I can adjust the reservation.

Sauce Box: please arrive around 7pm for drinks, everyone will be seated and served by 7:30pm. Everyone will receive drink tickets

Rock Bottom will have a semi-private room, provided drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), pool tables, and lounge furniture.