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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, 13-March-2011 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
CIS Domlur Office, the venue
  • 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]

  • Introductions
  • Talks
    • How you can help Wikipedia ? - Tinu Cherian
    • Uploading bulk photos to Wikimedia commons using commonist tool.
    • Talk about prototype SMS based App for Wiki Search - prototype Apps developed by Amrit Bera based on the Android 3G Gateway which helps an user from any corner of the world by accessing Wiki information by SMS without any GPRS connectivity. - ସୁଭ ପା/Subhashish Panigrahi
  • Discussions
  • Updates
    • Outreach event updates.
  • Networking & Snacks

Participants[edit]

Add your name as " # ~~~ " if you have an username or else add " # Name"

Attended[edit]

  1. Tinu Cherian
  2. ସୁଭ ପା/Subhashish Panigrahi

Signedup[edit]

  1. Tinu Cherian
  2. Gautam John
  3. ସୁଭ ପା/Subhashish Panigrahi
  4. Nidhin Chandrasekhar
  5. Ramesh Akula

Tentative[edit]

  1. Srirambms (talk)

Regrets[edit]

  1. Amrit Bera: I am not be able to some, but will ask 122.172.41.151 (talk) 12:12, 12 March 2011 (UTC) to display the use of SMS based gateway for retrieving Wikpedia data.

Best wishes[edit]

  1. Vaibhav Jain 14:14, 10 March 2011 (UTC) HOPE WIKIPEDIANS WILL COME UP WITH SOME BRILLIANT IDEAS

Announcements/Event Notices[edit]

Please list external links announcing the meet-up here.

Twitter[edit]

Media coverage[edit]

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Photos[edit]

Please upload to commons and add category Commons:Category:Bangalore Meetup March2011