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Thematic/regional/language-specific meetups[edit]

If you are planning a thematic/regional/language-specific meetup, please indicate your interest in the overview below. The event team suggests to use the rooms at the conference venue Mercure Hotel Berlin Tempelhof Airport from 19:30 to 23:00 on Friday, March 31, for this purpose. In order to be able to better plan ahead, we would like to kindly ask you to indicate your interest in hosting the get-together on Friday in the overview below.

Meetup Name Description Initiator/Contact Person Participants Date&Time (suggested by event team) Location (suggested by event team) Comments
Arabic Wikimedians Meetup for Arabic speaking Wikimedians, of the six user groups (Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Levant, Iraq, and Morocco) Fjmustak Farah Mustaklem
Emna Mizouni
Mounir TOUZRI
Anass Sedrati
East and South East Asia Wikimedians Meetup for East and South East Asia Wikimedians (Related participants such as members ofTaiwan and Indonesia Chapter; Korea, China, Thailand, Philippines Usergroup, and Malaysia Wikimedians) Liang_(WMTW) Aaron (WMTW), Biyanto (WMID), Filipinayzd (PH-WC), Kartika (WMID), Erick (CN), Motoko(KO)
Wikimedians from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Meetup for Wikimedians from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Magalia ~ 40, including
Sakhalinio (WMTR)
Firday 31.03, from 19:30 room at venue - tba. Meeting program and minutes
Wikidata meetup Come and meet other Wikidata editors, ask questions, chat about your favorite tools and topics. All Wikidata editors, beginners or experienced, are welcome. English and German spoken. Léa see the list here Friday 31.03, from 19:30 Schiller Bar (Herrfurthstraße 7), very close to the conference venue
African Meetup Meetup for all African Wikimedians, come lets meet and discuss the future of Indaba and Indaba 18! Felix Emna Mizouni
Mounir TOUZRI
Georges Fodouop
Alice Backer

Blossom Ozurumba
Anass Sedrati

Friday 31.03, from 19:30 - 20:00
Wikimedia DC Open House Come and chat with the Wikimedia DC team! Let's talk about how we can collaborate on programs in the United States and around the world! Kirill Lokshin 10–20
WM Minority languages Europe Meetup for minorities languages in Europe or other, discussing common grounds and challenges, as well as future prospects Iñaki LL Kippelboy (Amical Wikimedia), Rodelar, Mboix (Wikimujeres, Viquidones, Wikiemakume)
Wiki Loves Monuments Informal meetup in a bar for WLM previous, current and future organizers (and others). To hang out, inspire each other and have fun. Because built heritage is cool! Effeietsanders (probably aiming for a bar on Thu/Fri evening)
WikiWomen WikiWomen meet up during the Friday afternoon break to say hello to old friends and make new ones! Looks like the largest gathering of WikiWomen at WMCon ever! Anasuyas and Rosiestep Alice Backer, Mboix, Blossom Ozurumba, Camelia(Wikimujeres, Viquidones, Wikiemakume, WikiDonne) Sameichel, Astrid Carlsen (WMNO), Shouston (WMF), Alex Wang Friday, 31.03, 15.45 to 16.30 Hasenheide (hotel venue)
Esperanto Wikimedians Meet-up of members of the Esperanto User Group, another Esperanto speaking participants and interested non-speakers. KuboF Hromoslav (talk) 5-10 (tbc) (tbc) The meet-up language will be Esperanto. You are welcome also if you are interested how it sounds :-)
Cooperation between Iberocoop and WikiIndaba Meet-up of members of Iberocoop and WikiIndaba affiliates User:Flixtey, User:Anna Torres (WMF), User:Bimbo, User:Bachounda, User:Rberchie, User:Islahaddow, User:ProtoplasmaKid 5-10 Friday, 17:45 to 18:30 Hasenheide (hotel venue)