Date and time
We'll meet for a pan-USA Wikimedia local activists chat on Thursday April 20 at 6:00 PM Pacific / 9:00 PM Eastern.
Zoom videoconference information
Getting set up with Zoom
- We will use a meeting tool called Zoom instead of Google Hangouts. Please sign up for an account on www.zoom.us and then take a look at https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362033-Getting-Started-on-PC-and-Mac
- Note that Zoom provides a telephone interface and that the Zoom software applications are proprietary; use the telephone interface if you care about your freedom.
How to join the meeting
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Chromebook or Android: https://zoom.us/j/884234801
Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll): +14086380968,884234801# or +16465588656,884234801#
- Dial: +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll)
- Meeting ID: 884 234 801
- International numbers available: https://zoom.us/zoomconference?m=bLX_A8iHToP8y08eq8_53sfTHy9TPMaq
Chair & secretary for this month
- Meeting host for Zoom: Kirill Lokshin
- Meeting chair: Kevin Payravi
- Meeting secretary for minutes: multiple, including Lane Rasberry
(please rearrange and add anything you want to discuss)
- 0:00-0:15 - "One minute updates" from each chapter and user group.
- Bay Area WikiSalon one year anniversary
- 0:15-0:20 - Reports from Wikimedia Conference 2017, which was 31 March to 2 April, 2017
- 0:20-0:25 - Wikimedia Foundation board elections upcoming! Nominations ending 20 April, voting 1 to 14 May 2017
- 0:25-0:30 - Scholarship applications for Wikimania - how to improve the process (Checkingfax and others)
Possible agenda items suggested - add your own
- How did your local Art+Feminism events go?
- Encouraging new Wikimedia user groups in Minnesota, Chicagoland, Allegheny, etc,
- Rapid Grants for small groups up to $2k
- Great American Wiknic - Summer 2017
- WikiConference North America in Montreal (and NYC wiki-train) as preconference to Wikimania - August 2017
- (Is not there one scheduled in San Diego?)
- Wikipedia Day Wormhole - January 2018
- Wiki Loves Monuments 2017 (preliminary info) from SuperHamster
- Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together update and invitation to collaborate Shameran81 (talk)
Notes (via Etherpad)