As indicated on the wiki page, I'd like to make a short presentation and
have some discussion regarding some current issues (BLP, the semiprotection
and flagged revisions proposals, etc.) if time permits.
On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 12:40 AM, Pharos <pharosofalexand...@gmail.com>wrote:
> Come one, come all!
> Our next meeting for Wikimedia NYC is Sunday January 18 at Columbia
> This is a meeting for volunteers to the projects of the non-profit
> Wikimedia Foundation, and everyone else too, who has ever looked at
> Wikipedia and wondered what's going on behind it.
> One big topic of discussion, out of many, will be a special planning
> session for our February 'Wikipedia Loves Art' event with Shelley from
> the Brooklyn Museum and Alex from the Metropolitan Museum of Art:
> We're also on Flickr:
> And Facebook:
> So spread those links around :)
> Other topics will be the next stage of our progress as a chapter and
> projects we might pursue such as classes at the New York Public
> Library (we may be officially approved as a chapter by meeting time),
> and discussing issues like Biographies of Living Persons articles.
> We'll also be collecting folks to join our little 'Wikipedia Takes the
> Subway' adventure which will be held the day after the meeting.
> We welcome all guests. If you support open education and free
> culture, we are your people. If you have a project you want to work
> on with us, this is a great opportunity to get acquainted. If you want
> someone to give a talk or teach a class with an inside view of
> Wikipedia, meet your volunteers. And if you just have any questions,
> we'd be glad to try to answer them.
> Remember, the agenda here is up to you! I encourage anyone who is
> interested to sign up to give a presentation or suggest a topic for
> general discussion at our wikimeetup page (given below).
> ---Meeting details---
> 2:30 PM - 5:00PM:
> Room 1402 Pupin Hall, Columbia University. Take the elevator to the
> 13th floor and then walk up one flight of stairs. Meeting to be held
> in the library at the east end of the hall.
> 5:00 PM onwards:
> Meetup at Pupin Hall, and then walk together to The Symposium, a local
> Greek restaurant with an oddly appropriate name..
> Page on Wikipedia:
> You can officially 'sign up' at that page, and please add your ideas
> to the agenda!
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