Ada Lovelace Festival of Wikipedia, Edinburgh event

Date:
3 October 2013

Time:
4.00pm-8.00pm

Venue:
IBM, 21 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 1AY

Synopsis:
BCS Women is joining forces with Wikimedia and Suw Charman-Anderson of Finding Ada, to celebrate Ada Lovelace day.
 
As well as the usual events on Ada Lovelace Day, October 15, this year BCS Women will be running a Festival of Wikipedia to add/update/ improve Wikipedia entries of Women In Computing.

The Edinburgh event will be run on the 3rd October from 4pm until 8pm, in the IBM office in St Andrew Square. Training will be given by the leader and a Wikipedia volunteer.  Refreshments will be provided.  

Watch a video produced by Wikipedia

Find out what was achieved at Ada Lovelace Event 2012 in London

Find out what was achieved in July 2013 at a joint Wikimedia UK, MRC and Royal Society organised ‘Women in Science’ themed editing event in celebration of Rosalind Franklin’s birthday  

Closing date for bookings is 12:00 noon 1 October 2013

No more bookings will be taken after this date

For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS do not issue invitation letters.

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