Meeting Minutes-18 February 2015

Attendees:

Shannon Eichelberger (SE)

Eugene Eichelberger (EE)

Sharon Flynn (SF)

Rebecca O’Neill (RO)

Joseph Quinn (JQ)

User Group

We have received the final User Agreement from Wikimedia. We are now
officially a user group.

The Outreach Grant is complete and awaiting endorsement. SE will officially
submit in on 23 February.

EE and SE are in the process of becoming certified trainers by Wikimedia
UK. In return we would like to try to hold some outreach in Northern
Ireland. SE will reach out to her contact at the Titanic museum. JQ will
reach out to his contacts as well.

Our Twitter following is slowly increasing, but certainly within range of
other user groups our size. SE will continue to maintain the account while
RO will continue to maintain Facebook.

Edit-a-thons

WWI-Collins Barracks-we had 1 participant at this event. Though the group
was small, we did manage to improve several articles dealing with the Irish
in WWI. Due to an incident at the event it was decided that a code of
conduct should be published before we have another event.

NUIG Writing Centre-10 March-SE will conduct the training on this date. The
follow up Edit-a-Thon will take place sometime during the week of 13 April.
SE and RO will attend.

Ro is working with WITS to join their event in March.

Cochrane Symposium-April-SE confirmed that we will run a masterclass at
this event.

WLM

SE will create a To-Do list for WLM activities. This will be discussed at
the next meeting.

Conferences

CELT Annual Symposium-NUIG-19 June-We have been invited to run a workshop
at this event. More information to follow.

Misc

RO has created a group on Meetup.com for the Wikimedia Community Ireland to
help with recruitment. SE has agreed to personally greet each new member.
We are already seeing some activity. It was agreed that we will start to
organise some social events for the group. EE will arrange for speakers.

Also in recruitment, RO will be speaking at the Girl Geek Dinner meetup on
Thursday.

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 24 February at 7pm in Dublin.
If you would like to attend, either in person or via Google Hangouts,
please send an email to wikimediairel...@gmail.com
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