This satellite event is organized In connection with Wiki Conference India. The event aims at spreading the message of open initiatives among indic language wikipedians.
The satellite event session would be conducted collaborating with Open Access India. The session will cover:
- What is OpenCon? - Open Access India and why research and educational resources should be as open as possible -Sailesh Patnaik, Open Access India Ambassador.
- Bridging research discourse in Wikipedia : The Role of Open Access - Abhinav Srivastava, Wikimedia India EC.
- Brief about OpenCon , Wikimedians and Open Access collaboration (Remote Participation)- Joseph McArthur, Assistant Director, Right to Research Coalition.
- Experience sharing: Creating open access learning materials using free licensed content spread across wikipedia, commons and similar sources -Kavya Manohar
- Get views and ideas from participants to enhance open initiatives in their communities.