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Houcemeddine Turki

Wikimedia Tunisia and Data Engineering and Semantics Research Unit
Research Assistant
Sfax, Tunisia
Houcemeddine Turki is a long-term Wikimedian working since 2009 and contributing to Wikipedia and sister projects. He is also an open science advocate promoting the use of free licenses like Creative Commons Licenses in research and code publishing among Tunisian research scientists for years. He is concerned about the spreading information about the usefulness of free computer resources to develop real-life computer applications at a low cost from the perspective of science policy and scholarly research. As a Wikimedian, Houcemeddine has been among the first members of Wikimedia Tunisia User Group in 2014 serving as GLAM and Education Coordinator for the affiliate between 2018 and 2019 as the Vice-Chair of the group since 2019. Moreover, he has been involved as a member of the Programme Committee of the WikiIndaba Conference, the Premier African Conference of Wikimedia Community, in 2018 and 2019. Furthermore, he currently serves as a member of WikiIndaba Streering Committee, of Wikimedia and Libraries User Group Steering Committee, and of Wikimedia Foundation Affiliation Committee. In real life, Houcemeddine is a medical student and a research assistant at the University of Sfax, Tunisia. He is affiliated to Data Engineering and Semantics Research Unit, a local research structure that focuses on the development of knowledge-based systems based on freely available computer resources.

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Wednesday, September 22

12:30pm UTC

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