Board Meeting 16 October 2019

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===Apologies===
 
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* Bobby
 
* Bobby
 
* Ian
 
* Ian
 
* Raymond
 
* Raymond
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=== Report back on Moleskine Event - 5 Oct ===
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* 139 attendees - teachers, students, Haarambee and Wikipedians
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* 114 minus Harambee and Wikipedians
 +
* Bobby, Howard, Rossouw, ?
 +
* Managed to log in ~60 out of 80 laptops to the dashboard.
 +
* Almost everyone present worked on non-english Wikipedia
 +
* Michael's friend Howard (first Wikipedia event) whent as a qualified teacher/mentor and enjoyed it.
 +
* Dashboard is up. They think more than 100 articles were edited.
 +
* Photos need to be uploaded
 +
 +
=== Update WikimediaZA SA Survey ===
 +
*Douglas needs to email Jamie with questions to be included in the survey and set a date. Last date was April/May 2018.
 +
*(formalize discussion started at Wikimania)
 +
 +
=== Update on Website, domain and Media monitoring ===
 +
* The site went down a few weeks ago as the invoice wasn't paid. It's been sorted out now.
 +
* Coenraad to set up accounting calendar to be reviewed at every meeting
 +
 +
=== Johannesburg book club edit workshop ===
 +
* Bobby to feedback next time
 +
 +
=== Afrikaans Skryfweek - Expanding on articles on topic Namibia ===
 +
* Any updates on how it went Rossouw
 +
* Check Skryfweek page
 +
 +
=== Afrikaans Editithon: Deon is organising an event in December ===
 +
* Catering budget - moving funding from Michael(STB)&Bobby's(KZN Activation) projects - Adri pledged remainder from her grant
 +
* Possibly from Puku primary project.
 +
* Updates on the Afrikaans destubathon in December
 +
 +
=== Afrikaans writing competition - Dec/Jan ===
 +
* Rossouw talked to Marola Media and they pledged support for prizes
 +
* Want to do like last year - incl. gift vouchers
 +
 +
=== AGM ===
 +
* Final Date? (8, 14 or 15 Dec?)
 +
* Dec 14: Workshop
 +
* Dec 15: AGM - Codebridge/C4A have a venue for us - want to focus budget on getting people there - ~R30k
 +
* Douglas to send to list
 +
* Adri will update FB
 +
* Coenraad to send travel grant form
 +
* 3 free beds offered to attendees between Adri, Coenraad & Douglas
 +
 +
=== Set top box project ===
 +
* Michael raising additional funds based on fact that we already have a bit of funding. (Do not confuse with WikiFundi project - which also involves Pi - was misnamed on budget)
 +
 +
 +
=== Letter about school outreach to follow up on Moleskine event ===
 +
* WMF offering funding to incubate Wikipedia into school curriculum - email on mailing list - WMF has a team, but needs support from local chapters.
 +
* Reach out to Moleskine for partnership
 +
* Find someone who already doing some aligned project
 +
 +
 +
=== UN Wikimedian in Residence update ===
 +
* UN has reviewed their post
 +
* There's a conversation between UN and WMF, our only updates have been from WMF
 +
 +
=== Meetups ===
 +
* 20th Wikimedia meetup co-hosted with Creative Commons ~15 people attended
 +
* 21st meetup same venue, followed by design workshop
 +
 +
=== Design workshop ===
 +
* encourage designers to add their works to Wikipedia
 +
* highlight need for illustrations in Wikipedia
 +
* and cc license benefits
  
  
 
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Revision as of 22:46, 16 October 2019

Contents

Attendees

  • Adri
  • Coenraad
  • Deon
  • Douglas
  • Michael
  • Rossouw

Apologies

  • Bobby
  • Ian
  • Raymond

Report back on Moleskine Event - 5 Oct

  • 139 attendees - teachers, students, Haarambee and Wikipedians
  • 114 minus Harambee and Wikipedians
  • Bobby, Howard, Rossouw, ?
  • Managed to log in ~60 out of 80 laptops to the dashboard.
  • Almost everyone present worked on non-english Wikipedia
  • Michael's friend Howard (first Wikipedia event) whent as a qualified teacher/mentor and enjoyed it.
  • Dashboard is up. They think more than 100 articles were edited.
  • Photos need to be uploaded

Update WikimediaZA SA Survey

  • Douglas needs to email Jamie with questions to be included in the survey and set a date. Last date was April/May 2018.
  • (formalize discussion started at Wikimania)

Update on Website, domain and Media monitoring

  • The site went down a few weeks ago as the invoice wasn't paid. It's been sorted out now.
  • Coenraad to set up accounting calendar to be reviewed at every meeting

Johannesburg book club edit workshop

  • Bobby to feedback next time

Afrikaans Skryfweek - Expanding on articles on topic Namibia

  • Any updates on how it went Rossouw
  • Check Skryfweek page

Afrikaans Editithon: Deon is organising an event in December

  • Catering budget - moving funding from Michael(STB)&Bobby's(KZN Activation) projects - Adri pledged remainder from her grant
  • Possibly from Puku primary project.
  • Updates on the Afrikaans destubathon in December

Afrikaans writing competition - Dec/Jan

  • Rossouw talked to Marola Media and they pledged support for prizes
  • Want to do like last year - incl. gift vouchers

AGM

  • Final Date? (8, 14 or 15 Dec?)
  • Dec 14: Workshop
  • Dec 15: AGM - Codebridge/C4A have a venue for us - want to focus budget on getting people there - ~R30k
  • Douglas to send to list
  • Adri will update FB
  • Coenraad to send travel grant form
  • 3 free beds offered to attendees between Adri, Coenraad & Douglas

Set top box project

  • Michael raising additional funds based on fact that we already have a bit of funding. (Do not confuse with WikiFundi project - which also involves Pi - was misnamed on budget)


Letter about school outreach to follow up on Moleskine event

  • WMF offering funding to incubate Wikipedia into school curriculum - email on mailing list - WMF has a team, but needs support from local chapters.
  • Reach out to Moleskine for partnership
  • Find someone who already doing some aligned project


UN Wikimedian in Residence update

  • UN has reviewed their post
  • There's a conversation between UN and WMF, our only updates have been from WMF

Meetups

  • 20th Wikimedia meetup co-hosted with Creative Commons ~15 people attended
  • 21st meetup same venue, followed by design workshop

Design workshop

  • encourage designers to add their works to Wikipedia
  • highlight need for illustrations in Wikipedia
  • and cc license benefits
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