Wikimedia Summit 2019/Thematic, regional, language-specific meetups
|Program||Fringe Events||Registration & Participants
|Venue and Hotel|
If you are planning a thematic/regional/language-specific meetup, please add it to the overview below. Please sign up if you want to join an existing meetup!
Meetups are intended to take place at the WMDE Office from 19:30 to 23:00 on Friday, March 29.
Please note that we are trying to fulfill all meeting requests as good as possible, we are however restricted to the amount of available rooms at our office. Consequently, we will assign the meeting rooms for the meetups on a first come, first serve basis.
|Meetup Name||Description||Initiator/Contact Person||Participants||Date&Time||Location
(suggested by event team)
|Affiliate Chairpersons meeting||This meeting is open only for chairs of Wikimedia organizations, chapters and thematic organizations.||Frans Grijzenhout (chair WMNL)||List||Friday from 19ː00 to 21ː00||Alphabet||Affiliate Chairpersons meeting March 29, 2019
|User Groups Affiliates Meeting||This meeting is intended for representatives and members of User Groups affiliates to discuss the coming Affiliate Selected Board Seats (ASBS) of the Board of Trustees, as well as means of future organization.||Shani Evenstein (Chair, WikiProject Medicine User Group; Chair Wikipedia & Education User Group)||List of attendees||Saturday from 17ː00 to 18:30||Kindl 1+2||User Groups Affiliates Meeting
|Asia-Oceania Wikimedia meeting||This meeting is open to all participants interested in collaboration programmes and/or development of the movement in the Asia and Oceania region.||Butch Bustria (ESEAP & Wikimedia Asia-Oceania Forum)||List
|Friday from 19ː00 to 21ː00||Synkope||Agenda:
|Arab Wikimedians Meeting||Dedicated for discussing projects, activities and topics of interest to the Arabic-speaking Wikimedia Community.||Abbad (Chair of Wikimedia Levant)||List||Friday from 19ː30 to 21ː00||Abakus||If you don't speak Arabic and you'd like to participate, kindly let the contact person know in advance in order to arrange for an English language session (typically, all conversations are conducted in Arabic, but most attendees are also fluent in English).|
|Wikimedia and Libraries User Group Meeting||Join us if you are interested in discussing the connections between Wikimedia projects and libraries and find out what the Wikimedia and Libraries User Group is up to!||Merrilee||Friday from 20:00 to 20:45||Okular||
|Wikimedia Central and Eastern Europe meetup||Meeting of affiliates from Central and Eastern Europe, but open to everyone interested||The CEE affiliates
Contact: User:Philip Kopetzky
|~25 attendees, List||Friday from 19ː00 to 21ː00||Viadukt||Topics: CEE Spring, CEE Meeting, Affiliate-selected board seats, ...
|African Meetup||Dedicated for discussing projects, activities and topics of interest to the African Community.||co-hosts: Emna & Felix||List||Saturday from 18ː00 to 19ː00||Britz||updates on Wiki Indaba and updates from WISCOM.
Any potential collaboration between the African community and diaspora will be welcomed.
|Wikidata & Wikibase meetup
||Meetup for everyone active or interested in Wikidata or Wikibase! It's the occasion to discuss with other community members and with the development team.||Léa Lacroix (WMDE)||Friday from 19:00 to 21:00||Nukleus + Polygon||
|Francophone Meetup||This meetup will gather French speaking wikimedians and members of affiliated groups or chapters staff. The main subject will be WikiFranca and its development in these next 2 years.||Rémy Gerbet WMFr||List
21ː15 to 22ː30
|Alphabet||WikiFranca is the partnership between french speaking wikimedians. If you wish to attend and cannot speak French, please feel free to contact Rémy or Adélaïde.|
|LGBT+ Meetup||Meetup of the LGBT+ User Group||Shikeishu||List||Friday from 21:15 to 22:30||Polygon|
|Wiki Science Competition||Dedicated for discussing international Wiki Science Competition.||co-hosts: Alessandro & Ivo (WMEE)||page||Friday
21ː15 to 22ː30
|Nukleus||Chapters and affiliates which will take part in the WSC2019 organization.|
|Wikimania Meetup||Dedicated for discussing Wikimania preparations.||Co-hosts: Eric Luth & Wittylama||Page under preparation||Friday 21:15-22:00||Abakus||Discussing how this year's Wikimania program will be created, and identifying any gaps among the submissions received.|
|Iberocoop Meetup||Iberocoop is the initiative between Spanish, Italian and Portuguese wikimedians.||Oscar Costero||List||Saturday 12:00-13:30||Britz||Agenda
|Commons Photographers Meetup||Dedicated for discussing projects, activities and topics of interest to Wikimedia Commons Community.||Hamed Gamaoun||List||Friday from 21ː15 to 22ː00||Synkope|
|Public Policy Meetup||Come meet with others interested in discussing how Communities, the Movement, and the Foundation can work together to affect public policy for the better.||Sherwin Siy||List||Friday 19:00-21:00||Teleskop|
|AffCom Lunch Meetup||Come have lunch with the AffCom members attending the conference and ask any questions you have regarding affiliates!||Kirill Lokshin||Link||Saturday 12:00-13:30||Hotel Restaurant|
|Wiki Indaba Steering Committee (WISCom)||Meeting for WikiIndaba Steering Committee (WISCom).||Bobby Shabangu||List of attendees||Sunday from 17ː00 to 18:00||Hotel restuarant||Wiki Indaba Steering Committee (WISCom)|