Communications/Wikimania 2018

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This page outlines the Wikimedia Foundation Communications Department's activities at Wikimania 2018.

Overview[edit]

The Communications Department will be attending Wikimania 2018 to provide capacity building, collect input, increase awareness, and network with community members.

Attending[edit]

Photo Name Title Tasks
Erhart, Ed January 2016.jpg Ed Erhart Senior Editorial Associate
Johnson, Aubrie June 2016 01.jpg Aubrie Johnson Social Media Associate
Kinyanjui, Kui - August 2017.jpg Kui Kinyanjui Vice President Communications
Lien, Samantha April 2015.jpg Samantha Lien Communications Manager
  • Event communications support
  • General communications support
  • Press relations outreach
Zachary McCune - October 29, 2015.jpg Zachary McCune Senior Global Audiences Manager
  • Brand development
  • Networking
Varnum, Gregory January 2016.jpg Gregory Varnum Communications Strategist
06 Heather Walls - Wikimedia Foundation 04.jpg Heather Walls Chief Creative Officer

Activities[edit]

Objectives[edit]

With its participation in the conference, the department hopes to achieve these objectives:

  • Help community projects expand their communications capacity
  • Network with members of the community
  • Engage community members in Wikimedia Foundation's communications efforts
  • Increase awareness of department activities and efforts to support the community
  • Discuss initiatives the department is considering

Meetings[edit]

The Communications Department is planning to meet with a number of community members at Wikimania 2018. If you would like to arrange for a meeting, please post a comment on this talk page, or email communications@wikimedia.org.