Chapters meeting 2009/Preparation/Wikimedia Nederland

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Background[edit]

  • Founded in April 2006, approved in September.
  • ~125 members (end 2008)
  • 2008: Income €30k, expenses €15k

Successes[edit]

  • Annual national conference
  • Green Paper reaction to European Commission
  • Wikiportrait

Headaches[edit]

  • Upscaling Working group Free Media
  • Volunteer development
  • Business development

Future plans[edit]

-specific

  • Continue with the National Conference, improve it
  • Wikiportrait 2.0
  • Wikimania 2010
  • The "small projects"
  • Lobbying at the government

-general

  • More press attention
  • More outreach
  • Active and increasing membership

3 year[edit]

  • Sustainability of the association
  • Active membership
  • Become obvious point of contact for "free knowledge" in the Netherlands
  • Professionalize

Expectations[edit]

  • Clear agreements with each other and the Wikimedia Foundation
  • Get new ideas for activities etc
  • More interchapter coordination