Meeting Minutes-18 October 2017
Shannon Eichelberger (SE)
Eugene Eichelberger (EE)
Rebecca O’Neill (RO)
Sharon Flynn (SF)
Brian McKenzie (BM)
Bhargav Panth (BP)
Simple APG Grant Report-SE and RO had a meeting with WMF about the
mid-point grant report. Some changes need to be made to the layout and the
project stories. It was also recommended that the contests section be
changed to outreach. SE and RO will work on the changes over the next few
weeks and bring it back to the group for approval.
Project Coordinator Update (RO)
UCD Workshop-11 October-the workshop went well. The class is working
on articles on Irish WOmen. The follow up workshop is on November.
Train the Trainer-NUIG-4 Irish speakers attended the workshop. They
were shown how to use Vicipéid including the newly added Sandbox. Looking
into improving the citation tool and the translation dashboard.
Meeting with DRI about 30 November workshop-the event is in
conjunction with TCD and RIA. The focus will be on obsolete file formats.
TCD has a recently donated collections of old computers that may be
available for the workshop. RO, SE and EE will attend.
Open Street Map meeting-21 Ocotober 11-4 at TOG-they are looking to
form a User Group. RO will attend.
TOG editing event on 25 October in conjunctions with European Maker
Wiki Awareness Workshop-NUIG-20 October-SF will be running the 2nd
annual Wiki Awareness workshop at NUIG. As part of it they will be
uploading images to Wikimedia COmmons. 14 members of staff are currently
DRI Workshop-30 November
UCD Workshop-22 November
Wiki Science-November-landing page is live. The Science Gallery, Science
Foundation of Ireland and Women in Science, Technology and STEM (WITS) will
promote it. The prizes are donated by the Designists. There is a possible
workshop for the contest in TOG during Science Week.
Possible Future Events
Wikipedia Conference-NUI Maynooth-June 2018-BM spoke to Dean of Teaching
and Learning who has agreed to sponsor a conference on Wikipedia. It will
be a one day conference focused on research into WIkipedia and it’s use in
Third Level education. The call for papers will go out in November. SF and
RO will help choose the papers. Currently 7 teachers in Maynooth are using
Diversity Conference-10-12 November-RO invited to attend.
Round 1 voting under way.
Awards ceremony-possibly held in Science Gallery
-- Shannon Eichelberger
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Project Coordinator - Rebecca O'Neill
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