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Wikimedia chapters/Reports/Wikimedia Österreich/May 2012

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  • The basic conditions of the contract of the planned CEO have been discussed and compared to the financial possibilities of WMAT. The text for the announcement has been prepared.

Literature scholarships[edit]

  • A relation to Austria is no longer required for an application for a literature scholarship. Several non Austria-related request could be supported therefore.


  • We supported the travel of an attendee to the German Hackathon.

Wiki Woman Camp[edit]

  • WMAT supported the Wiki Woman Camp with EUR 2000,--.

Photography project[edit]

  • A case for transportation and shipping of the equipment has been bought.
  • We will buy a monopod and a tele-converter for the existing tele photo lens system.


  • WMAT increased the budget for the WikiCon, since we will not only participate, but organize the event.

Infrastructure, etc.[edit]

  • A concept for buying merchandise-articles had been prepared.
  • We also have our own facebook-account now.
  • We are now member of the Austrian fundraising accociation.


The concept of the project had been proposed to us by the organizers.


  • 10 scholarships had been provided to the applicants. In addition 2 board members attended.

Niederösterreichischer Wanderzirkus (local meetup)[edit]

  • There had been a bigger local meetup in the small Lower Austrian town "Sitzendorf". Travel and a small ammount of food & drinks is payed by WMAT.