Excellent news! :) I look forward to seeing a continuing fruitful collaboration. We at WMF are eager to support and help both organizations' work in any way we can.
Cheers, Asaf On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 10:58 AM, ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ) < viswapra...@gmail.com> wrote: > 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. >> > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Asaf Bartov Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! https://donate.wikimedia.org
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