Grants talk:PEG/WikiSym Initiative/2015 OpenSym Conference/Report

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Hi Dirk Riehle, thank you for submitting this report on the 2015 OpenSym Conference. It sounds like the unexpected high costs of catering and low participation due to high travel costs was frustrating. It is good to hear that the organizing team was able to find additional support from local partners and that you have a plan for avoiding this kind of issue in the future. We are pleased that despite these challenges, you were able to develop a strong conference program, with half of the research focused on Wikipedia. In the remaining funds section, you note that event fees, the Google grant and support from other sponsors were significant enough that you could return $6,667 to the WMF. Please see these instructions for returning unused funds to the WMF. Please let us know if you have any questions. --KHarold (WMF) (talk) 20:14, 9 March 2016 (UTC)