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Monday, September 20 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Decolonizing Metadata

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This panel imagines how open media platforms can help underrepresented communities correct data about them in the metadata that accompanies the media files and why it would be important.

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Andrew Lih

Principal, WikiStudio
Andrew Lih is one of the world's foremost experts on Wikipedia and the Wikimedia movement and is the author of the book The Wikipedia Revolution: How a bunch of nobodies created the world's greatest encyclopedia (2009). He currently serves as the Wikimedian at Large at the Smithsonian... Read More →
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Virginia Poundstone

Director of Product and Content, MHz Foundation
Virginia Poundstone applies her skills as a visual artist, educator, and community organizer to lead the product and content strategy and teams for the open access art and cultural heritage project: Curationist. Prior to joining the MHz Foundation she was an art educator at Parsons... Read More →
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Artem Reshetnikov

Researcher, BSC
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Zack Krida

Team Lead on Openverse, Automattic
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George Oates

Executive Director, Flickr Foundation
I am a designer and maker working in cultural heritage.
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Sandra Fauconnier

Wikimedia / OpenRefine
I'm an art historian and I've worked on digital and video projects in the cultural sector since the late 1990s. I'm a passionate advocate of all things open and Linked Data. Active Wikimedian, mainly working on Wikidata and Wikimedia Commons. Currently working with OpenRefine too... Read More →

Monday September 20, 2021 8:00pm - 9:30pm UTC