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Wikimedia South Africa/Annual General Meeting 2017

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2017 Annual General Meeting

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Wikimedia South Africa's Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday the 26th November 2017. Anyone who contributes to a Wikimedia project (Wikipedia, Wikidata, Wikimedia Commons, WikiNews, Wikiversity, etc.) or WikiHow or Open Street Map in South Africa is eligible to join the Wikimedia ZA chapter and is invited to participate in this Annual General Meeting.

If you are unable to attend the event in person in Cape Town then please let us know at douglas.scott{at}wikimedia.org.za so we can invite you to join us on Google Hangout to participate electronically.


If you would like to attend digitally we will be broadcasting the event over Google Hangouts, to join click on the link here or let us know at douglas.scott{at}wikimedia.org.za.

Date: Sunday, 26 November 2017
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: 6 Spin Street Restaurant (in the Tutu room at the back), ground floor, 6 Spin Street, in the Cape Town city bowl area. (next door to the "Bread, Milk, and Honey" cafe')

The AGM is open to all South African based Wikipedia and other Wikimeddia project editors. Membership is required to vote on resolutions but not required to attend. People are able to sign up as members at the AGM or they can signup before hand at the details on the Wikimedia ZA website.

Proposed Agenda

  • The past
  • 2016/17 year in review
  • Community updates (State of the Wiki ZA, Wikimania 2017, Wikimedia 15 year strategy)
  • Our Simple Annual Grant for 2018
  • The future

Minutes of the meeting can be found here.