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Summary[edit]

The Wikipedia Bangalore meetup is a monthly get-together of wikipedians (contributors and users) to meet up, discuss, share experiences, reach out and advocate for wikipedia and wikimedia.

As discussed in the Bangalore Meetup 3 in July, Wikipedians in Bangalore (Bangapedians) will meet up every month on the 2nd or 3rd Sunday at 3 PM. The meetups are intended to be structured as follows —Introductions, a few focused talks by Wikipedians to share experience / expertise followed by demos and open discussions on topics of common interest.

Pre-Meeting discussions can be on the talk page please.

Date and Venue[edit]

Date: : Sunday, 14-Novemeber-2010 3:00 PM IST

Venue:
The Centre for Internet and Society
No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross,
4th Main
Domlur 2nd Stage
Opposite to Domlur Club
Bangalore 560 071
Karnataka

Intended Audience[edit]

Anyone interested in Wikipedia (user, contributor or curious about it). Wikipedians from any part of India or the world and anyone who is interested in Wikipedia! Meetup is open to members of all Wikimedia projects and Wikipedians from all languages. All are welcome, and we are especially interested in seeing newcomers to join the experienced Wikipedians/Wikimedians. If you are interested in coming, please add your name below.

Getting there[edit]

See Directions- Click on the picture to enlarge
  • By Road:
    • From MG Road, Brigade Road, Central Business District, Vidhan Soudha - Come straight on Old Airport Road towards Domlur, and take a Left after Steves Gym / Paratha House. Go straight, and continue straight after the Domlur BDA Complex crossroads. Further, go straight, cross bridge over storm water drain, and take Left AFTER The Energy Research Institute [TERI]. You will see Domlur Club on the LEFT. Take a right onto the SECOND lane, opposite the gate of the Club. The CIS building has a white gate and is on the RIGHT-hand side, first gate.
    • From Hosur Road, Electronics City, Koramangala, Sarjapur, Bannerghatta - Take Inner Ring Road/Intermediate Ring Road towards the Domlur-Old Airport flyover. Proceed straight towards Indra Nagar by taking the flyover. Take a Left just AFTER the flyover, before the Pedestrian Foot Over Bridge [FOB]. Proceed forward and take the Third LEFT towards TERI. Take a Right before TERI and proceed as above.
    • From Old Airport, HAL, Marathalli, Varthur - Come on Old Airport-Varthur Road, cross Domlur flyover, take a Right AT the flyover proceed towards IndraNagar and proceed as per above to reach.
    • From Old Madras, Road, Indira Nagar, Ulsoor - Take 100feet Road [Under Metro] to Domlur flyover. Take a Right BEFORE the flyover, at the Pedestrian Foot Over Bridge [FOB]. Proceed forward and take the Third LEFT towards TERI. Take a Right before TERI and proceed as above.
  • By Bus:
    • From Kempegowda Bus Station [Majestic], KR Market, Shivaji Nagar, take a bus towards Old Airport, Domlur and get down at the Water Tank and Proceed as above.
    • From Banashankari, Central Silk Board - Take a bus terminating at Domlur. Get down after the Indira Nagar FOB, and walk towards TERI as mentioned above. Take a bus going toward Indira Nagar. Get down before the flyover, walk towards, the Water tank, and proceed as above.

Agenda[edit]

  • Meet and connect: Introductions by Wikipedians.
  • Talks
  • Activity
    • Wiki Marathon . The aim of Wiki-Marathon is to do something hands-on instead of just talking / listening. WikiMarathon will attempt to bring back old time editors to spend solid time contributing as well as helping new editors understand more about how to contribute while doing it. More details Wikipedia:Meetup/India/Marathon1. Come with a laptop, help others by bringing any extra ones you have :)
  • Discussions
    • Discuss about 10th Wikipedia Anniversary on Jan 15,2011 & chapter / community plans for the same.
  • Updates
  • Networking & Snacks

Participants[edit]

Attended[edit]

  1. Gautam John
  2. naveenpf (talk)
  3. SBC-YPR
  4. Netra Parikh
  5. Please complete the list

Signed up[edit]

  1. Harsha D - I'm in :) -
  2. Arunram (talk) 10:33, 17 October 2010 (UTC)
  3. Dipen Lodaya Wikipedia Lover.
  4. anazcp - Wikipedia, My knowledge treasure
  5. Jaimoen- I love Wikipedia. I will be there. I'm sure.
  6. Srinivas Atmakur & Manoj Kumar.
  7. Amitnme - Will be there.
  8. Neeladri Bihari Otta - Associate Business Analyst
  9. Ravikiran Sastry P V- I'm in!
  10. R.Vedaraj - Wikipedia lover  !
  11. Kiran Jonnalagadda
  12. Aprabhala (talk)
  13. SBC-YPR (talk)
  14. Anil Kumar M - Will be there!
  15. Adarsh Patil
  16. Akshay V Joshi
  17. Gautam John
  18. Ashwani Sharma
  19. Naren Datha
  20. Kishan Choubay BNS
  21. Rameshng (talk)
  22. naveenpf (talk) 03:14, 14 November 2010 (UTC)
  23. Sayed Mohammad Faiz Haidertcs
  24. Essmath Khaleeli
  25. Anandan Shanmugam
  26. Phaneendra Brahmadevara (Proud to be wikipedian)
  27. Chunnu kumar
  28. Rajan Vaish
  29. MikeLynch (talk) 13:27, 30 October 2010 (UTC) Maybe.

Regrets[edit]

  1. Srikanth (Logic) 05:02, 28 October 2010 (UTC) Confirmed, attending WP:MCH2, may be talking as well. :( :)
  2. -- Tinu Cherian .. Attending Chennai meetup on the same day.
  3. --H P Nadig \Talk \Contributions 07:07, 14 November 2010 (UTC)

Announcements/Event Notices[edit]

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Post-meetup summary/Blogs/News[edit]

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No major news coverage. Microsoft Research presentation on Wiki Basha followed by Naveen and Manish's mini Wiki Academy and Wiki Marathon.

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