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Session 1: 9:30 to 11:00
Panel 1: Medicating Wikipedia, room SE011 Chair: Denis Casey, Maynooth University

The Rate of Information Diffusion from Scholarly Journals into Wikipedia Medical Articles
Gwinyai Masukume, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Dariusz Jemielniak, Kozminski University,
Maciej Wilamowski, University of Warsaw
Wikipedia in Healthcare Education - Observations and Opportunities
Conor Malone, National Doctors Training and Planning (NDTP), Health Service Executive (HSE); Sligo University Hospital,
Gwinyai Masukume, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Maeve O’Connell, Cork University Maternity Hospital
Bringing Information Literacy into the “Real World”: How to Teach Key Concepts and Research Skills using Wikipedia
Lydia Dawe, University of Notre Dame Australia
Roundtable: Persistent, Systemic Bias on Wikipedia: Experiences of Students and Faculty, room SE012 Facilitator: Brian McKenzie, Maynooth University
Brian Martin, Wollongong University
Susan Giblin, Jonathan Brown, Máire Ní Mhórdha, Maynooth University
Panel 2: Academic Encounters with Wikipedia (I), room SE013 Chair: Alison Hood, Dean of Teaching and Learning, Maynooth University
Wikipedia in Higher Education: an Empirical Study on Faculty Perceptions and Attitudes
Eduard Aibar, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
MediaWiki in Academic Online Publications – Asset or Drawback?
Corinna Salomon, Universität Wien, David Stifter, Maynooth University
An Osprey’s View of Open Education in Scotland, Wales and other Nations
Robin Owain, Wikimedia Wales and Wikimedia UK
Session 2: 11:30 to 1:00
Panel 3: The Languages of Wikipedia, room SE011 Chair: Máire Ní Mhórdha, Maynooth University

Mind your (Irish) Language! Knowledge Creation in Minority Languages on Wikipedia
Sarah McMonagle, University of Hamburg Niamh Ní Bhroin, University of Oslo
Mouse vs. Ratón: a Study of Attitudes and Contributions to Language Mixing in English-to-Spanish Translations of Wikipedia Articles
José Gustavo Góngora-Goloubintseff, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Panel 4:  Students and Wikipedia, room SE012
Chair: Susan Giblin, Maynooth University
Turkish University Students as Consumers and Producers of Wikipedia Content
Leman Pınar Tosun, Uludag University, Funda Turhan, Uludag University
Student Use and Perceptions of Wikipedia in Algeria
Laeed Zaghlami, Algiers University
The Role of Wikipedia in Supporting the Engagement and Participation of Students in Research
Loretta Anthony-Okeke, University of Manchester
Panel 5: Academic Encounters with Wikipedia (II), room SE013
Chair: Brian McKenzie, Maynooth University
Wikipedia and Higher Education - the Relationship that should be Renegotiated
Nebojša Ratković and Djordje Stakić, Wikimedia Serbia

Measuring the Impact of Wikimedians in Academia
Ewan McAndrew, University of Edinburgh
Evidence and Editing: Case Studies from Wellcome Library's Work with Academics and Wikipedia
Alice White, Wellcome Library
 Science is Shaped by Wikipedia: Evidence From a Randomized Control Trial
Neil Thompson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Session 3: 2:30 to 4:00
Roundtable: From Poetry to Palmerstown: Editing Wikipedia with 452 Students, room SE011 Facilitator: Brian McKenzie, Maynooth University
Faculty members of the Critical Skills Programme at Maynooth University
Panel 6: Information Literacy and Wikipedia, room SE012
Chair: Sharon Flynn, NUI Galway
Information Literacy and the Wikipedia Assignment: Teaching Students in a ‘Post-Truth’ World
Zachary McDowell, University of Illinois, Chicago
Students’ Perceptions about Wikipedia’s use in their Studies
Muhammad Sajid Mirza, International Islamic University
Sharing our Heritage Collaboratively Through Wikipedia
Crystal Fulton, University College Dublin
Panel 7: Writing and Righting Wikipedia, room SE013
Chair: Rebecca O'Neill, Wikimedia Ireland
Writing for Wikipedia: Scaffolding Process and Authority for First Year University Writing Students
Randi Gray Kristensen, George Washington University
Pedagogical Innovations using Wikipedia as a Participatory Writing Platform
Frances Di Lauro, University of Sydney