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Summary[edit]

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

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: : Saturday, 11-December-2010 2:30 PM IST

Venue:
The Computer Society of India (CSI)
Bhawanipur College
5, Lala Lajpat Rai Sarani (Elgin Road),
4th Floor
Kolkata,
West Bengal 700020

Mailing list[edit]

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 Air Port,(It is suggested for who is new in kolkata take prepaid Taxi, Book for Bhawanipur College Elgin Road ) come straight through VIP Road and EM bye Pass. When Science City Crossing Comes you take right towards Park Circus 5 Point. After Park Circus 5 Point take AJC Bose fly Over Road towords Vidhyasagar Setu,but dont take the fly over, you should go through straight below the bridge towards Minto Park. From Minto Park take left for Sarat Bose Raod and you see first crossing take right for Elgin Road.

Agenda[edit]

  • Meet and connect: Introductions by Wikipedians.
  • Talks
    • Introduction to Wikipedia
    • Introduction to Bengali Wikipedia / Wiki projects
  • Discussions
    • Lightening Talks / Discussions (Open forum)
    • 10 years of Wikipedia Saturday, January 15, 2011
    • Google Translation
    • WikiBhasa
  • Networking

Participants[edit]

To add your name, click "edit" on the right side. Then add your name and click "save page" button below the edit box. You are also welcome to attend the event without registering your name here.

Attended[edit]

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  1. Tinu Cherian - 14:21, 26 November 2010 (UTC)
  2. Jayanta Nath
  3. Shijualex (talk)
  4. Dr Diptanshu Das
  5. Indranil Das Gupta
  6. Prof T K Dey
  7. Debashis Sikdar
  8. Kalyan Sarkar
  9. Soma Sen Gupta
  10. Pinaki Banerjee -Anandabazar Patrika reporter
  11. A K Banerjee
  12. Aniruddha Nag
  13. Kalyan K R Das
  14. GuruDas Nag
  15. Shiv Mishra
  16. Krishnendu Das
  17. A Sajid Ali
  18. Suruchi Gupta-The Hindustan Times reporter
  19. Debiprasad Chakraborty
  20. Jaydip Bhattacharya

Signedup[edit]

  1. -- Tinu Cherian - 14:21, 26 November 2010 (UTC)
  2. -- Jayanta Nath 14:32, 26 November 2010 (UTC)
  3. --Shijualex (talk) 14:36, 26 November 2010 (UTC)
  4. --DiptanshuTalk 16:55, 28 November 2010 (UTC)
  5. Indranil Das Gupta
  6. Kalyan Sarkar
  7. Sanjib Gourh
  8. Debashis Sikdar
  9. Sharath Ghosh
  10. Krishnendu Sanyal
  11. Krishnendu Das
  12. Shubhankar Mazumdar
  13. Arjun Pakrashi
  14. Abhijit Ghosh
  15. Aveek Mondal
  16. Ulhas Vardhan Golchha
  17. Suprobhat Hazra
  18. Najmun Nessa
  19. Paushali Sahu
  20. Avik Sengupta
  21. Jaybrata Bhattacharyya
  22. Indranil Dasgupta
  23. Soumyabrata Ghosh
  24. Kamanashish Roy
  25. Boudhayan Gupta
  26. John Bose
  27. Hemant Chabria
  28. Kuntal Gupta
  29. Abhinaba Dey
  30. Stephanie Das Gupta
  31. Diti Bhattacharyya
  32. Sudeep Deb
  33. Arnab Dutta
  34. Subhamoy Nath
  35. Ranajit Dey
  36. Kausik Nath
  37. Jayanta (Talk) 12:18, 27 November 2010 (UTC) - because currently away from Kolkata
  38. Binil Varghese
  39. Avijit Patra
  40. Arindam Ghosh
  41. Debamitro Chakraborti
  42. Subhodip Biswas
  43. Vishnu Gupta
  44. Saugat Pal
  45. Bhaskarjyoti Roy
  46. Jitendra Adhikari
  47. Tanweer Morshed
  48. Sandipan Dhar
  49. Krishnendu Paul
  50. Surjya Kumar Das
  51. Meejanur Rahaman
  52. Harsh Verma
  53. Anindya Kumar Banerjee
  54. Debleena Bose
  55. Soumya Kanti Chakraborty
  56. Bastab Chakraborty
  57. Sruti Mukherjee
  58. Amit Das
  59. Debajit Biswas
  60. Barid Tarafdar

Regrets[edit]

  1. --Iball (talk) 17:49, 26 November 2010 (UTC)
  2. -- rueben_lys (talk · contribs) 21:19, 26 November 2010 (UTC)
  3. Legolas (talk2me) 04:09, 27 November 2010 (UTC) I'm staying in Bangalore at present, hence will be attending that seminar. If by chance I come to Kolkata at that time, I will come for sure.
  4. --Dwaipayan (talk) 19:56, 3 December 2010 (UTC) . Not in Kolkata :(
  5. -- Rimi talk contribs 11:46, 9 December 2010 (UTC) Conducting a Creative Writing Workshop at Creative Arts Studio on 11 and 12 December from 10 to 6. Sorry.
  6. -- Leif edling (talk) 16:30, 26 December 2010 (UTC) Had my semester exams :(
  7. DebPokeEditList ‖ 06:01, 4 January 2011 (UTC) Why is it behaving like gecho-dada? I was there & all the fun was here at Bangalore, now finally it's at Kolkata & I can't attend! Wouldn't Saraswati Puja have been a better time? :-|

Wishes[edit]

  1. Great to see this very welcome event.. For the last few years I have been seeing only the Bangladesh chapter active and really wondered if only they cared for their mother tongue or their wikipedia... So here we are- no longer at the back.. I am proud of you guys.. Keep up the good work. I am in the US and in the middle of a professional rush hour.. But I would be very eager to know how it goes.. My very best wishes. --Dr.saptarshi (talk) 19:46, 29 November 2010 (UTC)

Press[edit]

  1. Pinaki Banerjee -Anandabazar Patrika reporter
  2. Suruchi Gupta-The Hindustan Times reporter

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