Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/2016-02

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The February 2016 NYC WikiWednesday salon and skill-share with the Wikimedia NYC community was held Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Babycastles, a co-working space and gallery located near 14th Street / Union Square in Manhattan.

Details[edit]

Wikimedia NYC presentation - WikiPhotography at WikiWednesday July 2015 3 crop.jpg
Wikimedia NYC signage at WikiWednesday July 2015 1.jpg
A few of our participants

Agenda[edit]

Wikipedia Meetups
   October 2019 +/-
BLT @ NYC October 1, 2019 (2019-10-01)
BLT @ NYC October 2, 2019 (2019-10-02)
Cape Town 20 October 5, 2019 (2019-10-05)
Penang 2 October 9, 2019 (2019-10-09)
Wellington, NZ October 12, 2019 (2019-10-12)
Chapel Hill, NC October 13, 2019 (2019-10-13)
London 147 October 13, 2019 (2019-10-13)
San Diego 45 October 13, 2019 (2019-10-13)
Stanford University October 14, 2019 (2019-10-14)
Cork, Ireland October 16, 2019 (2019-10-16)
Oxford 77 October 20, 2019 (2019-10-20)
Chapel Hill, NC October 24, 2019 (2019-10-24)
Wellington, NZ October 26, 2019 (2019-10-26)
San Diego 46 October 27, 2019 (2019-10-27)
Chapel Hill, NC October 28, 2019 (2019-10-28)
   November 2019 +/-
Cape Town 21 November 2, 2019 (2019-11-02)
Editing as Activism: Correcting
Systemic Bias, Seattle, WA
November 2, 2019 (2019-11-02)
Wellington, NZ November 9, 2019 (2019-11-09)
Full Meetup Calendar
For meetups in other languages, see the list on Meta
Thank you Babycastles!

Bring your own ideas!

  • 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Introductions for visitors
    • Newcomer's Wiki Workshop!
  • 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Meeting, Part I (roundtable on ongoing projects)
  • 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Meeting, Part II (new project proposals and ideas)

Chapter business[edit]

2016 budget: Grants on Meta[edit]

As always, Grants are on our Meetup page, "Projects & Grants" tab
Meeting notes are on our Meetup page, "About" tab

Check in - ongoing projects[edit]

New and upcoming projects[edit]

See Friendly space policy
February - Zoology
March - Chemistry
April - Environmental science
May - Psychology
June - Astronomy
July - Plant biology
August - Sociology
September - Linguistics
October - Computer science, technology, and math
November - Medicine
December - Physics
  • WikiProject Women scientists - Worklist (for reference, ties into Year of Sci)
  • Press!
    • Knipel, Richard (February 12, 2016). "Connecting Wikipedia with the Guggenheim". Guggenheim Museum.

Speakers, workshops and roundtable discussions[edit]

Lightning talks[edit]

5 minutes; includes other discussions and skill-shares
Sign up here!

Sign up[edit]

You can also RSVP at our Meetup.com page.

Likely attendees[edit]

  1. Pharos (talk)
  2. BrillLyle (talk)
  3. Roman Spinner (talk)
  4. Ronald Sexton (talk)
  5. Shanluan (talk)
  6. Becksguy (talk)
  7. Katellington (talk)
  8. Quantumavik (talk)
  9. Jim.henderson (talk)
  10. Mozucat (talk)
  11. Poohlaga (talk)

Possible attendees[edit]

  1. I have a scheduling conflict this date but hopefully not for the whole evening. Newyorkbrad (talk) 21:15, 1 February 2016 (UTC)
  2. DGG ( talk ) 05:54, 12 February 2016 (UTC)

Regrets[edit]

  1. kosboot (talk) 03:20, 18 February 2016 (UTC) - had a conflict I forgot about

Food tonight[edit]

Comments / feedback / suggestions about food and/or for food selection? Please let us know!

  • Hello folks! We are going to have food from Coppelia
    • Cubanos, empanadas, and a veg option
    • If a lot of vegetarians are coming please let us know!

External links[edit]