Thursday, February 5, 2015, Helsinki

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Thursday February 5, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

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9.00 Coffee

9.30 Working together

  • Welcome Susanna Ånäs Wikimedia Suomi ry
  • Historical Aleksanterinkatu and Helsinki bombardments of WWII Martti Helminen, City of Helsinki.
  • Historical aerial images from the metropolitan area Arend Oudman.
  • Introduction by Lars Lundqvist, Riksantikvarieämbetet, Sweden
  • Showcase of GLAM* projects with Wikimedia from Finland (Sanna Hirvonen), Sweden (André Costa) and Estonia (Joonas Loide).

11.15 Case studies

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Maps hackathons & other innovations

14.30 Coffee

15.00 DIY history

  • Discussion Platforms and projects for citizen historians Sanna Jokela, Lounaispaikka; Kaisa Kyläkoski, Sukututkijan loppuvuosi; Kimmo Lehtonen, Albumit Auki!, Lasipalatsin Mediakeskus; Pauliina Latvala, University of Turku and Lars Lundqvist, Riksantikvarieämbetet.
  • Presentation Maptime – a worldwide open learning environment for mapmakers Bert Spaan, Waag Society, Netherlands

* GLAM = Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums.


The language of the seminar is English. The hackathon will be bilingual: Finnish and English


Please register for the seminar and/or the hackathon in advance!

Social media

Twitter and Instagram hashtag #wikilovesmaps


All materials from the seminar will be posted in the Lanyrd pages of the event and Wikimedia Commons.