You can view the minutes from the meeting on 16 November below. The working group will be taking a break from meetings for the month of December. We will resume again in January 2017.
Happy Holidays to you all! Meeting Minutes-16 November 2016 Attendees: Shannon Eichelberger (SE) Eugene Eichelberger (EE) Rebecca O’Neill (RO) Sharon Flynn (SF) Kelly Fitzgerald (KF) Brian McKenzie (BM) Gabriel Beecham (GB) User Group - Simple APG-RO and SE have a meeting with the WMF representative about this grant on 29 November. The following changes have been made to the budget and schedule for 2017: - Budget - Reduced to just over €58,000 - Includes funds for 1 FTE and 2 short term contract positions - FTE to focus on outreach and education - Contractors to clean up dirty data for WLM and to run WLE - Schedule - We are planning the following: - 5 training workshops - 5 meetups/social meetings - Attend/present at 2 conferences - Wiki Conference 2017-The group needs to choose a representative by 8 January. - GB was contacted by an Irish Language radio station to talk about Vicipéid over the next 2-3 weeks. Workshops - HSTM Workshop-12 November-As it was a lunch meeting, it became more of a Q&A than a workshop. RO made several contacts in DCU and the HTSM Network. - NUI Maynooth -BA is overseeing 1st year University students working with Wikipedia. Mostly adding references, links, ect. Currently they have 351 editors - Upcoming Events - UCD-23 November-O’Brien Science Ctr-9-12 - 91 students expected and is open to the public - Subjects covered-basic Wikipedia editing, uploading images to Commons, and moving information from the Sandbox to the articles - NUI Galway-Neuroscience Project-SF was contacted about 14 Masters students using the Education Extension to work with Wikipedia. SF will ask for admin rights on the extension. - NUI Maynooth-International Women’s Day-8 March 2017-All Day drop-in - NUI Galway-Possible International Women’s Day workshop-8 March 2017 - Trinity College, Dublin-possible Library event in 2017 Conferences No news. WLM - Awards Celebrations to take place on 22 November at 7pm in Dublin. - SE and RO have heard back from several of the winners, some of whom will be attending. - RO has lined up 4 judges for the writing contest. They should have the winners by the end of the month. It was agreed that the draft article for Patrick Whelan will be eligible. Misc - No news. --Shannon Eichelberger ---------------------- Wikimedia Community Ireland Online: Wikimedia Community Ireland <http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Community_Ireland> On Twitter: @WikimediaIE <https://twitter.com/WikimediaIE>
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