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This is the archive of Meta-Wiki Goings-on in 2009. See also the full archives.

December 2009

26–27: Chinese Wikimedia Conference 2009 in Macau.
7–31: new Wiktionary logo vote Round One.

November 2009

25: Wikimedia Unconference 2009 in São Paulo, Brazil
22: Wikimedia Conference Japan in Tokyo.
18: Wikimedia Unconference 2009 in São Paulo, Brazil
10: Wikimedia Fundraising 2009 campaign started

October 2009

28: Wikimedia Outreach wiki launched

September 2009

11–13: Where? Whither? How? Conference in Sopot, Poland.

August 2009

26–28: Fifth annual Wikimania Conference in Buenos Aires. Hosted by Wikimedia Argentina.
12: Results of Board elections.
10: End of 2009 Board elections vote.
6–7: Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums & Wikimedia: Finding the common ground at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

July 2009

28: 2009 Board elections vote begins.
27: Proof of identity deadline for 2009 Board elections candidates
25–26: Wiki-Conference New York at NYU
23: strategy.wikimedia.org comes online. See Strategic planning 2009
6: Beginning of 2009 Board elections candidacy submissions
4: Denmark, Portugal and Ukraine have been approved by the Foundation and are now officially recognised as Wikimedia chapters.

June 2009

8: The 2008 Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year competition result is out. Horses on Bianditz mountain was chosen as the winner.

May 2009

21: The results of the Licensing update vote have been made public – content is now to be additionally available under CC-BY-SA 3.0.
7: Gdańsk is selected to host Wikimania 2010.
3: The Licensing update vote has ended, and the result will be announced in mid-May.

April 2009

24: The final of the 2008 Commons Picture of the Year competition has begun, and is open for votes until 23:59 UTC 30 April.
18: Wikimania 2009 scholarship applications are being accepted until April 30.
15: Wikimania 2009 call for participation deadline is extended to April 30.
12: The Licensing update vote has started, and ends on May 3. Please participate!

March 2009

14: A proposed timeline for the licensing update has been published.

February 2009

28: 9 new Stewards have been elected.
20: Wikinews 2008 picture of the year vote (round 2) is now open. All eligible Wikimedians are invited to vote.
12: Round one of the 2008 Commons Picture of the Year competition has begun and ends on the 26th. If you meet the eligibility criteria, please consider participating.
1: The 2009 Stewards Elections have begun. They end on the 22nd.

January 2009

24: Wikinews 2008 picture of the year vote (round 1) is now open. All Wikimedians are invited to vote.
16: DialectWiki as a proposal to preserve dialects for the future has been made. Your are invited to join in on the discussion.
15: Russian Wikisource published its first press release about the project in 2008 (see Русская Викитека: итоги 2008 года in Russian).
14: Wikibooks has a new logo.
10: Candidates in the 2009 steward elections are invited to submit statements before January 25th. The election starts 1 February.