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Submissions/Why user groups are awesome, and why you should start one!

After careful consideration, the Programme Committee has decided not to accept the below submission at this time. Thank you to the author(s) for participating in the Wikimania 2015 programme submission, we hope to still see you at Wikimania this July.

Submission no.
Title of the submission

Why user groups are awesome, and why you should start one!

Type of submission (discussion, hot seat, panel, presentation, tutorial, workshop)


Author of the submission

for the Affiliations Committee

E-mail address



for the Affiliations Committee

Country of origin


Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)

Affiliations Committee

Personal homepage or blog


Abstract (at least 300 words to describe your proposal)

User groups are a great way to engage in the Wikiverse. The Affiliations Committee will be present in this session and wants to discuss with existing user groups, prospects and interested people about the future of user groups, how they can be supported and about the experiences made so far.

Please join to ask your questions about this topic and bring in your point of view. The Affiliation Commitee tries to be inclusive and diverse, having people from all over the world shaping the way how people can get engage in the Wiki structures.

  • WikiCulture & Community
Length of session (if other than 30 minutes, specify how long)
30 minutes
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