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