Way to go! Congratulations, both CIS-A2K and WMIN for continuing to keep the momentum we are slowly building up.
:) On 6 March 2015 at 00:23, Yohann Thomas <yohan...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > Bengaluru > > March 4, 2015 > > A Joint statement on collaboration between WMIN and CIS-A2K > > Representatives from WMIN and CIS-A2K met during the Train the Trainer > Workshop that was held in Bengaluru on February 28, 2015. > > The meeting was productive and paves the way for a long lasting > partnership between the two organizations. It was decided in the meeting > that WMIN and CIS-A2K teams shall work closely and contribute to each > other’s activities and growth. Following are the points towards > collaborative engagement that WMIN and CIS-A2K will work towards: > > > - > > CIS-A2K and WMIN will revive quarterly team hangouts to enable better > communication and coordination between them. The meeting that happened on > February 28th, 2015 is the first in this series of regular meetings > planned. > - > > As a first step to signal the collaborative nature of WMIN and > CIS-A2K, we will sign a joint MoU with a leading academic institution that > will provide access to many language computing tools including OCR. We are > already at an advanced stage of discussion. > - > > WMIN will work together with CIS-A2K for conducting the proposed MediaWiki > TTT in May 2015. > - > > Setting up a public calendar to keep all communities, CIS-A2K and WMIN > informed about various movement related activities and events. > - > > A strategy will be put in place to revive the Bengaluru Wiki Community > meetups which were very active in the past. This will be a community led > initiative facilitated by CIS-A2K and WMIN. > - > > The synergy between the two organizations will also extend beyond > Wikimedia domain. For example, close coordination will be seen in Creative > Commons India related activities. > - > > CIS-A2K team will be working closely with the WMIN team towards > developing its next round of FDC proposal. > - > > Both CIS-A2K and WMIN acknowledge the role of India Community > Consultation 2014 facilitated by WMF that paved the way for better > understanding between the organizations. > > > We plan to keep the community updated about the progress on these > agreements. We will also inform when new activities are planned. > > We kindly request the community to extend their support for these > initiatives. > > Thanks. > > Released on behalf of Wikimedia India and CIS-A2K. > > > -- > Regards, > Yohann Thomas > Executive Committee Member > Wikimedia India > > -- > Disclaimer: The Wikimedia India Chapter (WMIN) is an autonomous entity > with no direct control over the Wikipedia project and other websites hosted > by the Wikimedia Foundation, USA. > > This mail is sent to the members of the Chapter as part of the official > communications between the Chapter, its Director Board and the members. > --- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "wmin-members" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to wmin-members+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > To post to this group, send email to wmin-memb...@googlegroups.com. > Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/wmin-members. > To view this discussion on the web visit > https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/wmin-members/CAGJ8y3OcwYo1yUDFL2sM0g7kaoQM65c%3D-8NAmvHu-Wnk6h0c1Q%40mail.gmail.com > <https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/wmin-members/CAGJ8y3OcwYo1yUDFL2sM0g7kaoQM65c%3D-8NAmvHu-Wnk6h0c1Q%40mail.gmail.com?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer> > . > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. >
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