Affiliate Chairpersons meeting November 24 - 25, 2018

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Affiliate Chairpersons meeting November 24 - 25, 2018[edit]

Location: Wikimedia Česká republika, Slovenská 1705/21, Praha 2, 120 00.

Date/time: November 24 - 25, 2018 from 9:30 to 18:00 hrs

For notes see Etherpad or click on the Talkpage.


  1. Frans Grijzenhout, chair Wikimedia Netherlands
  2. Susanna Mkrtchyan, Chair Wikimedia Armenia
  3. Itzik Edri, chair Wikimedia Israel
  4. Laurentius (talk), chair of Wikimedia Italia
  5. Philip Kopetzky (talk), vice-chair of Wikimedia Austria
  6. Tim Moritz, chair of Wikimedia Deutschland
  7. Hogne Neteland, Chair of the Board - Wikimedia Norge
  8. Pierre-Yves Beaudouin, chair Wikimedia France
  9. Vojtěch Dostál, chair Wikimedia Czech Republic
  10. Geert Van Pamel (WMBE) (talk) 18:05, 15 September 2018 (UTC), chair Wikimedia Belgium[reply]
  11. Biyanto Rebin, chair of Wikimedia Indonesia
  12. Santiago Navarro Sanz, chair of Wikimedia Spain
  13. Josie Fraser, chair Wikimedia UK
  14. Mattias Blomgren, chair Wikimedia Sverige
  15. Michał Buczyński, chair of Wikimedia Polska
  16. Yulianna Tsaruk, board member, representative of Wikimedia Ukraine
  17. Nataliia Tymkiv, board member, chair of the BGC, Wikimedia Foundation
  18. Aboubacarkhoraa (talk), chair of Wikimedia Guinea Conakry


Moderator: Koenraad Van Brabant

Day 1 - Saturday 24 November 2018, 9:30 - 18:00

Morning session: Effective & accountable board. Leadership & followship

Afternoon session: Team dynamics, interpersonal skills

Evening: social dinner with all the participants

At 18:30 we will meet at Vinohradsky Parlament restaurant (Korunní 1 120 00 Praha 2 – Vinohrady) for a group dinner. (Dinner is included in the participation fee).

Day 2 - Sunday 25 November 2018, 9:00 - 17:00

Morning session: Effective meetings, Failures and how to continue

Afternoon session: Financing across the network

  • Main session: Financing across the network – facilitated discussion, possibly with some small group work to enable greater inclusion and reduce language barriers. Input for discussion
  • Last session: What next? Looking back on our two-days, and closure
Group Photo
Group Photo


Please note that Czechia is not a part of the Euro zone. 100 Czech Koruna is about 4 euro's or 4,50 dollars. A typical price of a beer is 25-40 Czech Koruna and you can have a dinner in most places for 100-200 Czech Koruna.

Participant Fee[edit]

Participant Fee is 150 Euro. Fees are to be paid to the following account of Wikimedia Czech Republic:

  • IBAN: CZ0720100000002400498636
  • Bank name: Fio banka, a.s
  • Bank address: V Celnici 1028/10, 117 21, Praha 1, Czech Republic
  • Please state your full name and organization in the "Note for Recipient"

Wikimedia Czech Republic will send you a receipt to your e-mail once we process the payments.


The meeting will take place in the offices of Wikimedia Czechia, Slovenská 1705/21, Praha 2, 120 00.

Getting there
  • It will take you about 30 minutes from the Central Railway Station by metro line C and then tram number 4 or 22.
  • Travelling from the airport will take about 60 minutes. You can use Uber or take a bus number 119 to "Nádraží Veleslavín" metro station, transfer to metro line A, go to Náměstí Míru, from which you can walk or take tram number 4 or 22.

Exchanging money at the airport is not recommended due to very poor exchange rates.

Recommended accommodation[edit]

Recommended hotels:

  • Czech Inn (tourist hotel but nice) - website, (5 min on foot from the venue, breakfast included)
  • Family Lorenz and Coffee House (small calm hotel but will less amenities) - website, (5 min on footfrom the venue, café available in the building)
  • Hotel Claris (*** hotel) - website, (8 min on foot from the venue, breakfast included)
  • La Fenice (**** hotel) - website, (8 min on footfrom the venue, breakfast included)

You have to make a reservation by yourself. Credit cards are accepted. Another option is AirBnb, or just browse for more offers in the vicinity of the venue.