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A kit for events, large and small.

Maker Faire, San Francisco, 2008

Resources[edit]

Wikimania 2005, Frankfurt

Publicizing[edit]

Wikimania 2007, Taiwan
  • events calendar
  • press release from local Chapter
  • WMF Blog


For organizers[edit]

2009 NIH Wikipedia Academy

For participants[edit]

  • cheatsheet
  • swag -- can come from the WMF
  • sample featured picture & article -- what does featured content look like
  • usb drive with stuff on it?
  • stuff to buy: tshirts ?
  • A welcome page on Meta to welcome newcomers and give them an gentle introduction to Wikipedia:
Academy/NIH 2009/Welcome,
Molecular and Cell Biology Project Welcome

Handouts, cheatsheets, etc[edit]

Recruiting volunteers[edit]

  • geonotices

Potential resources[edit]

  • need a .ppt slide template ... for presentations
  • and basic presentation resources

People[edit]

People who have organized events, large and small. List yourself!

  • svHannibal 11:59, 30 July 2009 (UTC) (two Wikipedia Academies, two other conferences, several workshops, etc)
  • Frank Schulenburg (several Wikipedia Academies, several workshops, one exhibition)
  • phoebe 18:02, 31 July 2009 (UTC) (4+ Wikimanias, classroom visits, local meetups, Maker Faire)
  • Elitre (small local events in Italy)
  • Nicole Ebber (several Wikimedia Conferences, Hackathons, Wikipedia Academies, BarCamps, local and international events in DE)

Lists of events[edit]

Things to consider[edit]

For classes[edit]

  • How many IP addresses will there be? Normally only 6 accounts can be registered at one time per IP.
  • The Account creator user right currently only available on the English Wikipedia could be enabled on other wikis if needed.

General[edit]

  • planning meetings -- finding good meeting times, (volunteers mainly work on the weekends; staff don't) (see also IRC guidelines)
  • technical support
  • room reservations
  • catering/food/drink

Other links[edit]