I have previously emailed regarding this year's AGM for Wikimedia UK, which
will be taking place on Saturday 9th July. This is the point where new
board members can stand for election and where members of the charity have
the opportunity to express their views, raise ideas or discuss issues,
either in the formal context of the AGM itself or informally throughout the
day. We would also like to maximise the opportunity of having a
(hopefully!) large group of Wikimedians together, to deliver training
and/or facilitate discussion and workshops. The day is for volunteers,
editors and members and so it will be essential to involve volunteers in
thinking about and planning these activities.
Several volunteers and members have suggested that it would be good to hold
the meeting outside of London. Without having a real sense of the extent to
which location will impact on people's decision to attend, and what
people's preferences are, it's difficult to fix on a specific location; but
we do need to confirm the venue asap. I think for most people (and I
realise there will be exceptions), London or Birmingham are the best
options and are generally well-connected in terms of public transport. I
would therefore be very grateful if you could complete the doodle poll,
below, as this will give us a sense of the majority view - and also start
to give us an idea of potential numbers. I'm away on holiday next week but
plan to confirm the venue in early April.
Also, please do let me know if you'd be interested in helping to shape the
day as a volunteer!
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