I forgot, if we do want to go forward and do a Asian chapters meeting
- we will need Erik Zachte to be there. You can not plan without
numbers and he has that.
And any other persons that may be a good addition - that anyone here
can think of?
Siska Doviana | Pendiri (Co-Founder) | Wikimedia Indonesia
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On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 9:29 AM, Siska Doviana
> Thank you for the perspective, I still remember Anirudh saying how the
> Wikimania in Taipei is the "cleanest" (meaning the most organized) -
> and he was saying that after Argentine (so I was drawing a conclusion
> I have no doubt you can deliver, I kept saying the opposite here that
> (may) sound discouraging because I know for a fact that the European
> is paying (most of it), and for them, unlike Wikimania, they see
> chapter's meeting as "business meeting" instead of "fun/ vacation/
> wikimania" type. Sure WMF people wants to go to Hong Kong, I would
> too, I mean my last experience in the German Embassy for schengen visa
> is a bit traumatic compare to Hong Kong "walk in" no visa required.
> What I meant to say is this, if you do have energy to spent, focused
> on the Asian chapter's meeting. It seem like a mutual agreement
> already - not just venue, not just transport, you don't even have to
> worry about sponsors - even if you bill the whole thing to WMF and
> insist: "We need this, we need a good facilitators too - consultant
> for non profit - a three day training identifying what our weakness
> is, what our strength - how we can push the movement together - the
> Asian way - how we can fill each other's weaknesses" - everyone would
> say - YES - let them meet - they need to push forward in synergy.
> I even thought about hiring Indonesian best facilitators for this,
> surely they will not bill in Euros.
> Siska Doviana | Pendiri (Co-Founder) | Wikimedia Indonesia
> Ph. +62 816 484 5052
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Just wanna let you know about Hong Kong is planning to take the Chapters
We already contacted our main possible sponsor Cyberport, to support the
accommodation and local transportation (maybe even air tickets). We are
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberport>So if there are any update, i will
post it here ASAP.
Director and Commissioner of Communications, Wikimedia Hong Kong
Member of Communications committee, Wikimedia Foundation