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Mumbai Meetup[edit]

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Summary[edit]

The Wikipedia Mumbai 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 Wikipedia:Meetup/Mumbai/Mumbai1 in September,2010, Wikipedians in Mumbai & Suburbs will meet up at least once every month. 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, 10-October-2010 4:00 PM IST

Venue:
Ang India Technologies
CH-2/52,
Kendriya Vihar
Sector-11
Kharghar
Navi Mumbai 410 210
Mumbai
Contact No. : 9320255450 (Kundan Amitabh)

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]

  • By Train:
    • It is at walking distance from Kharghar Railway Station on Harbour line.
  • By Bus:
    • From Borivali,Andheri,Bandra, Dadar, Chembur, Thane, Vashi direct AC or Non AC buses of BEST / NMMT are available for Kharghar.

Agenda[edit]

  • Meet and connect: Introductions by Wikipedians.
  • Talks
Remote Connect Skype bridge with Bangalore meetup participants
  • Discussions
  • Updates
  • Networking & Snacks

Participants[edit]

The Wikipedians at Mumbai Meetup-2
(L to R) Standing - Madhuri, Angpradesh, Tania, Mokshjuneja
Sitting - Yohan, AshLin, Diwakar, Mohan.
The Experience sharing moment with young Shashwat joining in.

Attendees[edit]

  1. Kundan Amitabh (User:Angpradesh)(talk)
  2. Ashwin Baindur or User:AshLin (talk)
  3. Moksh Juneja ([[User:Mokshjuneja) (talk)
  4. Shailendra Mohan
  5. Diwakar Srivastava
  6. Yohan Mathew (User:Y not math)(talk)
  7. Madhuri Singh
  8. Tania Juneja
  9. Rajni Prakash
  10. Shashwat

Interested but not attended[edit]

  1. Prad2609 (talk) 15:25, 28 September 2010 (UTC)Pradeep Mohandas. Things will get clear after October 5, 2010.
  2. Joy1963 Talk 05:15, 30 September 2010 (UTC) Jayanta Bhattacharya. I will try my best to attend, but still not sure.
  3. User:chirag64(@Chirag64), MCA Student at MU
  4. Nikhita Dingwani
  5. Mustafa Sidhwa
  6. Nagesha Madapura
  7. Awadh Naresh Kumar
  8. Gopish Prasad

Announcements/Event Notices[edit]

Please list external links announcing the meet-up here.

Post-meetup summary/Blogs/News[edit]

Please list post meeting coverages here.

Minutes[edit]

  1. Introduction to Wikipedia for newbies.
  2. The advantages of registering.
  3. The rationale for "free" images.
  4. Discussion on permissions and authority of the registered Wikipedia user
  5. Why Wikipedians edit.
  6. User:Angpradesh was kind of introduce and explain Wikipedia:Five pillars
  7. Angika - a little known language, now an Indian language wikipedia of its own - a complete awesome.
  8. Bigg Boss on Wikipedia.
  9. Join WikiProject India.
  10. The different forms of citations and the importance of citations on Wikipedia
  11. Lament of so few making it to Kharghar - is this the fate of Wiki Meetups?

Twitter[edit]

Tweet with #WPMMU2 twitter hashtag http://twitter.com/#!/search/wpmmu2

Media coverage[edit]

Please list coverage of this event by media here.

Photos[edit]

Please upload to commons and add category Commons:Category:Mumbai Meetup Oct2010