Asian Chapters Meeting

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Asian chapters meeting is a regional meeting held for Asian chapters. The meeting is under the collaboration of Wikimedia Asia Project.


The proposed meeting of 2011 will be organized with the in Hong Kong, as a session in the conference.


The conference is on 21-25 Feb 2011. The time of the meeting is TBD.


Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre



Other participants[edit]

  • Erik Zachte WMF statistician (requested by Siska Doviana - Wikimedia Indonesia)

Data collection and topic discussions[edit]

  1. Leadership situation for other Asian chapter:
    • how many are yous?
    • how many are active from x members?
    • what are their background?
    • what do you expect when you first establish an organization? where are you now?
    • what is your situation in regeneration of your board?
  1. Monetary situation for another Asian chapter:
    • how much does it take to run an organization in your country? where are you now?
  1. Doing exchange for university students inside a program (this is worldwide - not limited to Asian only - either way works though) for

"free knowledge movement"

  1. Where are our projects in the map and how we can boost it? (needed: Erik Zachte)
    • For example, is Bangladesh people more interested in Wikisource than Wikipedia? How did the community and the chapters interacts?


Meeting Log[edit]

Wikimedia Asia Meeting in Wikimania 2013

Pictures and media[edit]

Photos and media


Ideas of an Asian Conference has sparked discussion on 2017 Wikimania as well as the post-conference chats in social media. In the end, sub-regional and national events will be prioritized.


At the Asia meetup during the Wikimedia Conference 2018 in Berlin, Wikimedia Australia stepped in and offered to host a bigger conference in 2019. The chapter offered to unite all affiliates and individuals across Asia and Oceania into a regional conference similar to Wikimania.