Canada and United States affiliates meetup

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Chapters

Wikimedia Canada
Wikimedia Canada

Wikimedia DC
Wikimedia DC

Wikimedia New York City
Wikimedia NYC
User Groups

Cascadia Wikimedians User Group
Cascadia
Wikimedians
User Group

The GLAM-Wiki US Consortium
The GLAM-Wiki
US Consortium

New England Wikimedians
New England
Wikimedians

North Carolina Triangle Wikipedians
North Carolina
Triangle
Wikipedians

The Canada and United States (CAN/US) affiliates meetup is an opportunity for Wikimedians from both countries to meet and greet each other and to find opportunities for collaboration. The goal is to encourage activities in both Wikimedia projects and relevant WikiProjects amongst chapters and user groups, both on the Web and on the ground.

Dates and Times

  • Friday, July 17 at 17:30
  • Saturday, July 18 at 18:00

Venue

Topics

  • Meet and greet
  • WikiConference USA 2015
  • What's doing with GLAM in your region of Canada or the US?
  • Cross-border collaboration in the Cascadia bioregion (British Columbia, Oregon, and Washington) via CWUG
  • [Add your topic above here]

Interested participants

Please indicate whether you plan to attend Friday, Saturday, or both, and which topics you are interested in.

Friday, July 17 at 17:30

Probably attending

  • Peaceray (talk): I am interested in Cascadian cross-border collaboration and GLAM
  • Blue Rasberry (talk) 12:48, 7 July 2015 (UTC)
  • Braveheart (talk) 22:14, 8 July 2015 (UTC)
  • Brion VIBBER (talk): New to Portland area, interested in Cascadia regional activity
  • Jarekt (talk) 18:48, 14 July 2015 (UTC)
  • Interested in learning what's going on with local U.S. affiliates in general, and particularly the PA/NY area. Mattflaschen (talk) 01:35, 15 July 2015 (UTC)
  • Just got back from a 12-day whitewater rafting trip in the Canadian Arctic, so this issue is very fresh in my mind. Daniel Case (talk) 16:24, 17 July 2015 (UTC)
  • Econterms (talk) 20:53, 17 July 2015 (UTC)
  • AGreen (WMF) (talk) 22:20, 17 July 2015 (UTC)

Maybe attending

Probably not attending

  • Will be at Medicine meetup, which is in parallel. Interested in exploring Wikimedia collaborations with NIH and other scientific, medical, GLAM or federal institutions. --Daniel Mietchen (talk) 03:51, 15 July 2015 (UTC)

Saturday, July 18 at 18:00

Probably attending

  • Peaceray (talk): I am interested in Cascadian cross-border collaboration and GLAM
  • Vaughn88 (talk) 21:13, 14 July 2015 (UTC)

Maybe attending

  • Quiddity: I'm interested in topics related to Canada, Cascadia, site-design, newcomer onboarding, documentation, and local (Vancouver Island) meetups.
  • Interested in exploring Wikimedia collaborations with NIH and other scientific, medical, GLAM or federal institutions. --Daniel Mietchen (talk) 03:51, 15 July 2015 (UTC)

Probably not attending

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