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Amical Wikimedia/October-December 2011

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Amical Viquipèdia has used this last quarter of 2011 to take stock of the past year, close the Wiki Loves Monuments contest with an awards ceremony and hold the annual assembly at Citilab. Meanwhile, it has organized relevant events such as the Global Forum on Building Digital Commons and Collaborative Communities or the GLAM-WIKI Girona seminar & workshop.

Wiki Loves Monuments[edit]

Conferences, Forums, Presentations[edit]


  • October 7th: The jury for the Viquifabricació contest met in Barcelona to decide on the winners of the awards granted by the Sociedad de Ingenieria de Fabricación (Manufacturing Engineering Society - SIF). The jury consisted of 3 members of SIF and 3 Wikipedians who were members of Amical Viquipèdia.
  • Meetings with Barcelona's Picasso Museum and the Miquel Crusafont Catalan Institute of Paleontology to launch educational projects. Kippelboy
  • The Barcelonese Llotja design school, Escola Superior de Disseny i d'Art "Llotja", and Amical Viquipèdia are undertaking a pioneer collaborative project in which 6 students majoring in Illustration will do their internships at Amical Viquipèdia, creating images that will be added under free licenses to the Wikimedia Commons collection in order to illustrate Wikipedia articles. In November there was a meeting with the Llotja school. For further information, see this note (in Catalan). Dvdgmz


Relations with Government Agencies and NGOs[edit]

Editing Workshops[edit]