Canadian Music Canada 150 Wikipedia Campaign Workshop/Summit

This workshop is made possible through a Canada 150 Grant from York University and a project grant from the Wikimedia Foundation.


A full day workshop and summit focused on the Canadian Music Canada 150 project.


Thursday, May 25th, 2017


Gerstein Library, University of Toronto. Map.


8:30-9:00 mingle/coffee

9:00-10:15 Welcome and panel discussion & best practices for event planning for local edit-a-thons

Panelists: John Dupuis, York University; Amy Furness, Art Gallery of Ontario; Carolyn Doi, University of Saskatchewan

10:15-10:30 Coffee break (provided)

10:30-12:00 Workshop discussion of content areas/overview of Canadian music landscape

12:00-1:15 Lunch 

1:15-2:15 Tutorials

Introductory level: basic editing, best practices, citations

Lead by Stacy Allison-Cassin, York University

Wikidata and advanced editing

Lead by Dan Scott, Laurentian University

2:15-2:30 Coffee break (provided)

2:30 – 4:00 Working small group sessions on content creation / open discussions

4:00 – 4:15 Closing remarks