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January 2020
Report


Austrian Award for Free Knowledge[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: For the first time Wikimedia Austria awarded the Austrian Award for Free Knowledge. The Association Open Knowledge Maps was awarded the price in the category for active citizenship for free knowledge. Institution of the year 2020 is the FWF Wissenschaftsfond (science fond) and Prof. Hermann Maurer was awarded with the special category for his life time achievements. The ceremony was part of the Vienna Ball of Sciences on January 25th at the Vienna City Hall. The awards were handed out by Vienna's mayor and governor Michael Ludwig and the Minister of Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology Leonore Gewessler.
  • what we contributed to this activity: hosting and design for website freieswissen.net, award medals and certificates, organization
Program
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 19 (nominees, jury and staff)
More information
freieswissen.net
wissenschaftsball.at

Award Ceremony: Federal Monuments Office – Best of 2019[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: award ceremony "Best of 2019" at Hofburg palace for WikiDaheim, Monuments Day, and Denkmal-Cup competitions and kick-off event for the new year
  • what we contributed to this activity: organization in cooperation with Federal Monuments Office, catering, prizes
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 43
More information
Page in members wiki
Images on Wikimedia Commons
wikidaheim.at

Wikiversity: Free Knowledge[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: university course at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna, about Free Knowledge, with Wikiversity and Wikipedia editing as integral part
  • volunteer organizers: Agruwie, JoKalliauer, Regiomontanus
  • what we contributed to this activity: co-organisation, information material
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 19
  • newly registered The number of participants that create new accounts on a Wikimedia project. These include users who register up to two weeks before the start of the event.: 18
  • content pages A content page is an article on Wikipedia, an item on Wikidata, a content page on Wikisource, an entry on Wiktionary, and a media file on Commons, etc. This metric captures the total number of content pages created or improved across all Wikimedia projects. without media files and pages using media files: 7 (7 new dewiki articles)
  • diversity The number of unique participants and/or organizers who belong to underrepresented groups in the Wikimedia movement in Austria. These groups are defined as women, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, persons belonging to ethnic, language or religious minorities in Austria, foreigners and people with disabilities.: 11 (11 female students)
More information
Course page in German-language Wikiversity
Course description, University of Vienna (in German)

Coordination meeting Government Program AT[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: Austria got a new government and together with our partners in the netpolitical sphere we organized a coordination meeting to analyse the government program regarding common challenging (e.g. transposition of EU copyright reform, plans to prohibit anonymous handles on media platforms etc)
  • what we contributed to this activity: staff time
Program
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 12
  • diversity The number of unique participants and/or organizers who belong to underrepresented groups in the Wikimedia movement in Austria. These groups are defined as women, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, persons belonging to ethnic, language or religious minorities in Austria, foreigners and people with disabilities.: 3 (female)

Wikipedia Café in Linz[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: monthly get-together of the Upper Austrian Wikimedia community in Linz, Upper Austria
  • what we contributed to this activity: project lead, travel costs for staff
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 6
  • diversity The number of unique participants and/or organizers who belong to underrepresented groups in the Wikimedia movement in Austria. These groups are defined as women, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, persons belonging to ethnic, language or religious minorities in Austria, foreigners and people with disabilities.: 3 (3 women)
More information
Wikipedia:Oberösterreich/Wikipedia Café in German-language Wikipedia

Global Diversity CFP Day[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: workshop and peer-to-peer mentoring to support people from marginalized groups to become tech conference speakers
  • volunteer organizers: Ramon
  • what we contributed to this activity: venue and drinks
Program
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 6
  • diversity The number of unique participants and/or organizers who belong to underrepresented groups in the Wikimedia movement in Austria. These groups are defined as women, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, persons belonging to ethnic, language or religious minorities in Austria, foreigners and people with disabilities.: 6 (non-male, non-Austrian, ethnic minorities)
More information
Event page
Twitter

Blue Hour Digital[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: panel on open data in Austria and Europe
  • what we contributed to this activity: staff time (Executive Director as panelist)
Program
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 65
  • diversity The number of unique participants and/or organizers who belong to underrepresented groups in the Wikimedia movement in Austria. These groups are defined as women, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, persons belonging to ethnic, language or religious minorities in Austria, foreigners and people with disabilities.: 23 (non-male, non-Austrian)
More information
Event page and summary in German

Wikidata Wednesday[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: sporadic Wikidata volunteers meeting at the WMAT office
  • volunteer organizers: JeanFred
  • what we contributed to this activity: coordination, equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 1
  • diversity The number of unique participants and/or organizers who belong to underrepresented groups in the Wikimedia movement in Austria. These groups are defined as women, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, persons belonging to ethnic, language or religious minorities in Austria, foreigners and people with disabilities.: 2 (1 woman, 1 non-Austrian)
More information
Wikidata project page

WikiDienstag 2020-01-14[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time open meet-up after Christmas break
  • volunteer organizers: Funke
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 3
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2020-01-21[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: presentation of contents from a workshop in Germany about image licensing and personality rights, additionally about specific issues in Austria, and Q&A with the expert present.
  • volunteer organizers: Ailura, Agruwie, UlliZ
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks; travel support for the participants of the workshop in Germany
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 8
  • diversity The number of unique participants and/or organizers who belong to underrepresented groups in the Wikimedia movement in Austria. These groups are defined as women, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, persons belonging to ethnic, language or religious minorities in Austria, foreigners and people with disabilities.: 3 (3 women)
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2020-01-28[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time preparing an edit-a-thon for International Women's Day
  • volunteer organizers: Ailura
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 5
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

Supported media files and pages using media files[edit]

Basics
Program
Free Content
Metrics
  • new files The number of new media files uploaded on Wikimedia Commons.: 7343
  • pages with files The number of pages in the main namespace of Wikimedia projects using new media files.: 464
  • quality High quality – the number of community decorations for media files (featured, quality, valued) and articles (quality, featured) – and improved quality – the number of improved main namespace pages tagged as having quality issues.: 13 (quality: 13)
  • useful content Number of distinct new media files used in the main namespace of Wikimedia projects.: 183
  • versatile content Number of total usages of new media files files in main namespace.: 777

– last checked: 2020-07-14

More information
Category:Supported by Wikimedia Österreich on Wikimedia Commons


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