Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] [Covid-19] Postponing Wikimania Bangkok until 2021

2020-03-18 Thread Samat
Dear Katherine, dear ESEAP Wikimania Organizing Team, Thank you for your announcement. This decision was expected and it is understandable. The most important is for everybody now, to stay healthy. See you next time and take care. Kind regards, Samat On Thu, 19 Mar 2020 at 03:33, Roman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] [Covid-19] Postponing Wikimania Bangkok until 2021

2020-03-18 Thread Thomas Shafee
Regarding remote participation Wikimania 2020: The *Research Data Alliance* has moved it's current conference that was meant to be over the next five days to in stead be online across 18 march - 10 Apr (several sessions of high interest to wikimedians): -

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] [Covid-19] Postponing Wikimania Bangkok until 2021

2020-03-18 Thread Roman Bustria Jr.
Thank you Katherine for this update. We at ESEAP confirm that Wikimania will not happen this year. We appreciate your support and understanding on this recent development. We will continue to collaborate with the Wikimania Steering Committee and the Wikimedia Foundation with the remaining tasks

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Covid-19] Postponing Wikimania Bangkok until 2021

2020-03-18 Thread Mónica Pinedo Bajo
Hi, I'm sorry to read this but it's completely understandable and surely the best decision. Thanks a lot for taking the time to give us that big amount of information! Best, Mónica Katherine Maher schrieb am Mi., 18. März 2020, 21:58: > Dear everyone, > > As a part of the Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Covid-19] Postponing Wikimania Bangkok until 2021

2020-03-18 Thread Alphos OGame
Hello all, As sad at it is, it's probably for the best - I'd hate for people to get sick in a time of joy and celebration, best be on the safe side. And it's probably better to take the decision sooner rather than later. It lets people know in advance, cancel plans far ahead, without rush. I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Covid-19] Postponing Wikimania Bangkok until 2021

2020-03-18 Thread ktsquare
Hello Wikipedians: For scholarships and registrations, I also anticipate that who was unavailable or opted out themselves from application example, shall register again or apply to scholarship comes 2021? Wikipedia user ktsquare ___ Wikimedia-l mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Covid-19] Postponing Wikimania Bangkok until 2021

2020-03-18 Thread Todd Allen
Unfortunate, but certainly the right call. Todd On Wed, Mar 18, 2020, 2:57 PM Katherine Maher wrote: > Dear everyone, > > As a part of the Wikimedia movement’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 > pandemic, we are postponing Wikimania Bangkok 2020. This decision was made > with the full support

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Covid-19] Postponing Wikimania Bangkok until 2021

2020-03-18 Thread Katherine Maher
Hi Andy, Yes, we anticipate that to be the case. As per my email, more information about how we will handle scholarships for 2020 and 2021 will be available in coming weeks. On Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 2:14 PM Andy Mabbett wrote: > On Wed, 18 Mar 2020 at 20:57, Katherine Maher > wrote: > > > *==

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Covid-19] Postponing Wikimania Bangkok until 2021

2020-03-18 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Wed, 18 Mar 2020 at 20:57, Katherine Maher wrote: > *== What does this mean for scholarship applications? ==* > > We are working on a plan for how to process Wikimania 2020 scholarship > applications. We will share more information in the coming weeks. The deadline for scholarship

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Covid-19] Postponing Wikimania Bangkok until 2021

2020-03-18 Thread Tito Dutta
Hello, Thanks for the message and the information. This is a difficult situation, thanks for the care WMF has shown. Regards. On Thu, Mar 19, 2020, 2:27 AM Katherine Maher wrote: > Dear everyone, > > As a part of the Wikimedia movement’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 > pandemic, we are

[Wikimedia-l] [Covid-19] Postponing Wikimania Bangkok until 2021

2020-03-18 Thread Katherine Maher
Dear everyone, As a part of the Wikimedia movement’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are postponing Wikimania Bangkok 2020. This decision was made with the full support of the ESEAP host team and Wikimania Committee. Together, we will hold Wikimania in Bangkok in 2021. We are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Research Showcase] March 18, 2020: Topic Modeling

2020-03-18 Thread Janna Layton
The Research Showcase and that coveted human interaction via a Q is starting in about 30 minutes! On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 12:29 PM Janna Layton wrote: > Hi all, > > The next Research Showcase will be live-streamed on Wednesday, March 18, > at 9:30 AM PDT/16:30 UTC. We’ll have a presentation on