Meeting Minutes-30 July 2014 Attendees:
Eugene Eichelberger (EE) Shannon Eichelberger (SE) Rebecca O’Neill (RO) Roy Murray (RM) Sharon Flynn (SF) Wikimania -RO will compose a blog post about the event for the website Edit-a-Thons -We missed the deadline for the Collins Barracks talk. RO is going to see if we can still have a presence there -The Ada Lovelace edit-a-thon is still searching for a venue -RM will reach out to librarians about organising edit-a-thons -SF will reach out in NUI Galway about edit-a-thons User Group -Planned meetup with user group facilitator at Wikimania did not happen Wiki Loves Monuments -E-vites were sent out to launch event. Launch was also registered on Heritage Week -Insurance has been secured. All events for the next year are covered -37 new monuments for Cork City have been added to the maps on the website -SE did a few test runs uploading images and all seemed to be working fine. Categories for the contest are now activated -The Awards Ceremony date and venue have been confirmed. The ceremony will be held at Pearse Library on Friday 7 November from 2-5 -RO is moving forward with the Marketing plan, interacting with influencers on social media -EE came up with a plan for the judging process. Each judge will select their top 7 pictures to move forward to the semi finals. They will then pick their top 10 out of the semi finalists. That should allow enough overlap to pronounce a winner. If there is a tie the organising committee will choose a winner -SF will try to get volunteers to translate some of the contest pages into Irish -SE has ordered stickers to hand out at the launch. In lieu of flyers it was decided to print out business cards instead -EE will contact framers to cost the printing and framing of the winning photgraphs to sell as a fund raiser The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday 21 August @ 6pm. If you would like to attend the meeting via Skype send an email to wikimediairel...@gmail.com.
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