Communications/Wikimedia Conference 2017

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This page outlines the Wikimedia Foundation Communications Department's activities at Wikimedia Conference 2017.

Overview

The Communications Department attended Wikimedia Conference 2017 to provide capacity building training opportunities for Wikimedia movement affiliates, network with affiliate leaders, increase awareness of department activities, support the movement strategy discussions, and discuss with the community initiatives the department is considering.

Attending

Photo Name Title Tasks
Barbara, Juliet February 2015.jpg Juliet Barbara Communications Director
  • General communications support
  • Movement strategy
  • Networking
  • Workshops
Erhart, Ed January 2016.jpg Ed Erhart Editorial Associate
  • Social media support and awareness
  • Networking
  • Workshops
Zachary McCune - October 29, 2015.jpg Zachary McCune Global Audience Communications Manager
  • Brand awareness
  • Movement strategy
  • Networking
  • Workshops
Varnum, Gregory January 2016.jpg Gregory Varnum Communications Strategist
  • General communications support
  • Meetups
  • Networking
  • Workshops
06 Heather Walls - Wikimedia Foundation 04.jpg Heather Walls Interim Chief of Communications
  • Brand awareness
  • General communications support
  • Networking
  • Workshops

Activities

The department will be facilitating these workshops and activities:

Objectives

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

  • Support Foundation communications at conference
  • Provide workshops on requested communications topics
  • Support Learning Days effort
  • Provide a space for communications discussions
  • Participate in conference activities
  • Support movement strategy discussions

Meetings

The Communications Department met with a number of affiliates at Wikimedia Conference 2017. If you would like to arrange for a future meeting, please post a comment on this talk page, or email communications(_AT_)wikimedia.org.