WALRUS is a monthly online meeting for Wikimedia community organizers in the United States to discuss and collaborate on events and outreach of national interest.
Join the pan-USA Wikimedia local activists' chat on Monday February 17 2020 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 want more privacy and freedom.
How to join the meeting
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Chromebook or Android:
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- +16468769923,,879733944# US (New York)
- +14086380968,,879733944# US (San Jose)
Dial by your location
- +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
- +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose)
- +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
- Meeting ID: 879 733 944
- Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/agcOMmoE4
Chair & secretary for this month
- Meeting host for Zoom: Pharos
- Meeting chair: Pharos (TBC)
- Meeting secretary for minutes: primarily Pine
- Discuss 2020 events:
- Feb 2020 - Wikipedia:Black WikiHistory Month
- 21-22 February 2020 - MisinfoCon at National Academy of Sciences conference to include 2 days of Wikipedia training
- Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2018-20/Recommendations, get your feedback in by Feb 21
- Wikimedia Foundation project grants proposals close 20 February
- proposals for anyone to review, comments welcome - Grants:Project/Browse applications
- rename of "Wikimedia Foundation" to "Wikipedia"
- workshop in India to confirm the WMF's proposal for renaming - https://brandingwikipedia.org/workshops/india
- Rapid grants and one-day conferences
- March 2020 - Art+Feminism + WikiWomen's History Month
- April 2020 - Wikimedia Summit (Berlin)
- Proposed meetups in Berlin
- May 2020 - Queering Wikipedia, LGBT+ usergroup, in Austria + Wikimedia Hackathon 2020 in Albania and travel
- Wikimania and scholarships
- October 2020 - WikiConference North America 2020 (Canada, facilitated by WMCA)
- Lightning talk: Strategic Lessons for the Wiki Revolution Pharos
- Wikidata update(s)
- Movement strategy update FULBERT
- Annual reporting reminder
- Add your agenda items!