SMWCon Spring 2015/Program

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SMWCon Spring 2015SMWCon Spring 2015/Program
Tutorial Day - Wed, May 6
8:30 am
Coffee break
Doors open - Registration & Breakfast
9 to 9:30 am Introductions and overview for SMWCon - Chris Koerner & Paul Boal
9:30 to 10:30 am Introduction to MediaWiki - Chris Koerner
10:30 am
Coffee break
Coffee break
11:00 am Morning Session 1
11:00 to 11:45 am Introduction to Semantic Concepts - Wolfgang Fahl
11:45 am to 12:30 pm Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki - Yaron Koren
12:30 pm
Lunch
Lunch provided onsite from Caruso's Deli (menu)
1:30 pm Afternoon Session 1
2 pm to 2:45 pm How to make a basic parser function - James Montalvo
2:45 pm to 3:30 pm SNPedia Build Steps - Mike Cariaso
3:30 pm
Coffee break
Coffee break
4 pm Afternoon Session 2
4 pm to 5 pm These are some of my favorite things - SMW Extensions to supercharge your wiki - Chris Koerner
5 pm End of Tutorial Day


Conference Day 1 – Thu, May 7
8:30 am
Coffee break
Breakfast (on-site)
9:00 am Morning Session 1
9 am to 9:45 am SMW in the Office - John McClure
9:45 am to 10:30 am Page ownership in MediaWiki - Yaron Koren
10:30 am
Coffee break
Coffee break
11:00 am Morning Session 2
11 am to 11:45 am smartMediaWiki - Wolfgang Fahl
11:45 am to 12:30 pm Cargo and the future of SMW - Yaron Koren
12:30 pm
Lunch
Lunch break with suggestions for nearby lunch spots
2:00 pm Afternoon Session 1
2 pm to 2:45 pm So you want to write an SMW extension - Yaron Koren
2:45 pm to 3:30 pm The Why and How of Wiki Farms - Cindy Cicalese
3:30 pm
Coffee break
Coffee break
4:00 pm Afternoon Session 2
4 pm - 4:45 pm SMW Grammars & Variables - John McClure
4:45 pm to 5:30 pm Quantifying Accountability - James Montalvo, Daren Welsh
5:30 pm End of Conference Day
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Social event
Social event - bowling, drinks, and food at Flamingo Bowl
Conference Day 2 & Community Day – Fri, May 8
8:30 am
Coffee break
Breakfast (on-site)
9 am Morning session 1
9 am to 10:30 am MediaWiki Stakeholders Group Meeting - Everyone!
10:30 am
Coffee break
Coffee break
11 am Morning Session 2
11 am to 11:45 am Panel on Future of Semantic Web + SMW + MW - Cindy Cicalese, Yaron Koren, Mark Hershberger
11:45 am to 12:30 pm Skepticism with Scientific Wikis - The Strengths and Weaknesses - Andrew Geary, Isaac Farley
12:30 pm
Lunch
Lunch provided onsite from Caruso's Deli (menu)
2 pm Afternoon Session 1
2 pm to 2:45 pm How to get your bug fixed in MediaWiki - Mark A. Hershberger
2:45 pm to 3:30 pm smartMediaWiki Workshop - Wolfgang Fahl
3:30 pm
Coffee break
Coffee break
4 pm Afternoon Session 2
4 pm to 4:45 pm What can the SMW Community Learn from Other Open-Source Communities? - Chris Koerner
4:45 pm to 5 pm Closing Remarks
5 pm End of Conference, suggestions on where to go in St. Louis for those hanging around for the evening.

Lightning talks

If you want to give a lightning talk (5 minutes) at the end of any day, add your name and the title of your talk here:

  • Daren Welsh: Qualifying validity of semantic properties. Open discussion about how everyone validates claims with source data. (ref: issue 985)
  • The SMW wiki of the month - Yaron Koren
  • Brett Miller: Expertise location, mentor program