WikiMeetups/Bangalore

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Wikipedia | Wikimedia meetups are opportunities to make friends with other Wikipedians, discuss Wikipedia-related topics, and exchange knowledge and experiences from the universe that is Wikipedia – an online collaboration by millions of users around the world. This page is intended to coordinate gatherings in Bangalore, India's third most populous city.If you are interested in Wikipedia or other Wikimedia projects, regardless of your level of experience or involvement, or if you are otherwise involved in with Free content you are invited and welcome.

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Contents: Spread the word · Mailing list  · Organize  · Meetups  · Photo Gallery


Bangalore city skyline

Spread the word

Spread the word by contacting people who may be interested, such as Wikipedians contributing to India-related articles. Post the invitation above on the following pages: Wikipedians who have attended or are interested in the meetups, Wikipedians in Bangalore, WikiProject India, WikiProject Karnataka, and Bangalore's talk page.

Mailing list

Meetup #1: An evening with Jimmy Wales

Join the mailing list if interested https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-in-blr

Organize Meetups

Bangalore Wikipedia/Wikimedia Wikimeetups are run and organised by volunteers. If you are free, motivated and interested, you are highly encouraged to help organise the next Wikimeetup. We usually meet on every second sunday of each month.

Here is a To do list/step by step guide on setting up & organising the Wikimeetups in Bangalore.

Upcoming Meetups

  • LVII, (Bangalore Wiki Meetup)

Past Meetups

2014

2013

  • LIII, 25-Dec-2013
  • LIII, 09-June-2013
  • LIII, 25-Feb-2013
  • LIII, 20 Jan 2013 (Wikipedia Day 2013 celebrations)


2012

Meetup #50: New chapter EC with outgoing chapter EC
  • LII, 2 Dec 2012 (Focused on Wikidata)
  • LI, 18 Nov 2012 (Wikivoyage, Wikiproject Karnataka, Women's workshop)
  • L, 13 Oct 2012 (50th meetup, Bishakha's talk, Panel discussion, WLM, New EC intro)
  • XLIX, 12 Aug 2012 (Wikimania 2012 sharing)
  • XLVIII, 8 Jul 2012
  • XLVII, 10 Jun 2012 (Wiki loves monuments)
  • XLVI, 13 May 2012 (Kannada celebrations planning, WCI discussion)
  • XLV, 29 Apr 2012 (Barry's visit)
  • XLIV, 8 Apr 2012 (Kannada Wiktionary)
  • XLIII, 11 Mar 2012 (Native lang. transliterations, Kerala Sarvavijnanakosham, Kannada outreach)
  • XLII, 12 Feb 2012 (QRpedia, Wiki loves monuments)
  • XLI, 15 Jan 2012 (Wikipedia 11 celebrations)

2011

Meetup #26: Wikipedia X Bangalore celebrations
  • XL, 11 Dec 2011 (WCI 2011, Academy planning)
  • XXXIX, 13 Nov 2011 (Victor Grigas and storytelling)
  • XXXVIII, 23 Oct 2011 (Contributing to commons)
  • XXXVII, 11 Sep 2011 (Community engagement with chapter)
  • XXXVI, 14 Aug 2011 (Geocoding images, Wikimania update)
  • XXXV, 10 Jul 2011 (Oral citations)
  • XXXIV, 12 Jun 2011 (Tory Read on recording history of Wikipedia, Images of Czech Villages by Juan de Vojníkov)
  • XXXIII, 08 May 2011 (Wikipedia Campus Ambassadors Initiative)
  • XXXII, 10 Apr 2011 (Wiki conference Berlin, North east outreach)
  • XXXI, 13 Mar 2011 (Commons & commonist, Wiki search SMS prototype)
  • XXX, 25 Feb 2011 (Hisham Mundol's visit)
  • XXIX, 19 Feb 2011 (Liam Wyatt's visit, GLAM)
  • XXVIII, 17 Feb 2011 (Thomaz Finc & Arthur Richards' visit)
  • XXVII, 13 Feb 2011 (Wiki loves monuments talk by Lodewijk Gelauff via skype, W10 recap, Sanskrit book fair, Kannada Sahithya sammelana)
  • XXVI, 15 Jan 2011 (Wikipedia 10th anniversary celebrations)
  • XXV, 09 Jan 2011 (Chapter updates, Wiki 10 planning)

2010

Meetup #12: Liam Wyatt on GLAM Wiki via Skype
  • XXIV, 25 Dec 2010 (Kannada Wiki special)
  • XXIII, 18 Dec 2010 (Erik/Danese/Alolitha's visit)
  • XXII, 12 Dec 2010 (FOSS.in stall, chapter updates)
  • XXI, 14 Nov 2010 (Wiki Bhasaha, Wiki Marathon)
  • XX, 10 Oct 2010 (Josh Lim via skype, Mumbai meetup connect)
  • XIX, 24 Sep 2010 (Barry Newstead's visit, Signpost article)
  • XVIII, 12 Sep 2010 (Wikimedia Israel: Asaf Bartov via skype, Project Mgmt in Wiki projects, Chapters and other forms of affliation)
  • XVII, 15 Aug 2010 (DYK bot, chapter plans)
  • XVI, 18 Jul 2010 (Wikimania Poland Experience, Wikiproject India Newsletter)
  • XV, 13 Jun 2010 (Bots, vandal fighting)
  • XIV, 16 May 2010 (Wiki conference Berlin updates, Boots on the ground, Wikiproject birds, TN govt contest, Wikimania 2010, Malayalam WP meetup)
  • XIII, 11 Apr 2010 (Bishakha Datta's visit)
  • XII, 14 Mar 2010 (GLAM Wiki: Liam Wyatt via skype, chapter updates)
  • XI, 14 Feb 2010 (Sanskrit wikipedia outreach, Karnataka wikipedia content)
  • X 16 Jan 2010 (Wikipedia Day celebrations, Signpost article)
  • IX, 10 Jan 2010 (AWB, Kingbotk plugin, Localisation, Samskrita Bharathi interaction)

2009

  • VIII, 20 Dec 2009 (Google Translator toolkit by Jagjit Chawla @google, Working with academia)
  • VII, 22 Nov 2009 (Bots by GaneshK,FOSS.in participation)
  • VI, 11 Oct 2009 (Pywikipedia, Kannada wikipedia)
  • V, 13 Sep 2009 (Vector illustrations using Inkscape, Wikimania 2009 takeaways)
  • IV, 16 Aug 2009 (Open Street Map, Tamil Wikipedia)
  • III, 5 Jul 2009 (Indian Wikipedians meet in Bangalore, Signpost article)

2006

  • II, 14-15 Oct 2006
  • I, 29 Sep 2006 (Jimmy Wales meets with Wikipedians in Bangalore, Signpost article)

Wikipedia Academy

Photo Gallery

Commons:Category:Wikipedian meetups in Bangalore

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