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Mumbai Meetup[edit]

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Summary[edit]

The Wikipedia/Wikimedia Mumbai meetup is a get-together of wikipedians /wikimedians (contributors and users) to meet up, discuss, share experiences, reach out and advocate for wikipedia and wikimedia. Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikipedia will be attending and is eager to hear from the local community.

There will be a Community meetup at 6 PM IST followed by a Public talk from 6:30 PM IST.

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

Intended Audience[edit]

Anyone interested in Wikipedia/Wikimedia is welcomed to join, regardless of the language or the project including Past, present or future contributors. Anyone supportive or interested in the Wikimedia movement is invited to join us at meetup. Please add your name to the list below and join the india mailing list. shrenik jhaveri

Date and Venue[edit]

Date and Time
31-October-2010
The community meetup with Jimmy Wales - 6:00-6:30 PM IST
Public talk by Jimmy Wales - From 6:30 PM IST
Venue
Sophia Bhabha Hall (800-seater),
Sophia College Campus,
Bhulabhai Desai Road,
Breach Candy,
Mumbai-400 026.
Help Line
98694 78444 (Kundan Amitabh)

Getting there[edit]

The Venue is in South Mumbai. Buses,Taxis are easily available to the venue.

Train[edit]

Mumbai Central and Grant Road of Western Railway are the most nearest Railway Stations from the venue.

Buses[edit]

From Grant Road: take a 155 (outside the station, to the west) or 132 or 81 (from Nana Chowk, 5 mins from the station). From Mumbai Central: take a 63.

Agenda[edit]

Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia will be attending, he wants to hear from the local community. There is no set agenda, so everyone is free to talk about whatever that might be of interest to the Foundation or the projects. This will be followed by a public talk by Jimmy.

Participants[edit]

  • 500 to 600 people attended the meetup.

Attendees[edit]

  1. Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia
  2. Bishakha Datta, (User:Bishdatta), Board of Trustees, Wikimedia Foundation
  3. User:Angpradesh, Kundan Amitabh (coordinating the meetup), founder Angika Wikipedia
  4. User:Aalaap (talk), Aalaap Ghag
  5. User:Arunram (talk) President, Wikimedia India chapter.
  6. User:AshLin (talk), Ashwin Baindur
  7. debnathsandeep(talk), bhuto
  8. User:Clintong (talk), Clinton Gonsalvez (Wikipedia Contributor / Independent Content Management Consultant)
  9. User:HPN (talk), Hari Prasad Nadig, founder Kannada Wikipedia
  10. User:i5bala (talk), Balakumar Muthu, CEO/Chief Architect SweetCircles.com, LoveLogger.com
  11. User:Kartik mistry (talk), (Just another Wikipedia lover)
  12. User:Pranab.salian (talk), Pranab Salian
  13. kn:User:Radhatanaya (talk)ರಾಧಾತನಯ
  14. User:Mahafreed (talk)
  15. User:Mokshjuneja (talk), Moksh Juneja
  16. User:prad2609,Pradeep Mohandas,@pradx
  17. User:Siddhesh_j (talk), Siddhesh Joglekar, Product Manager, Rediff and blogger, Strat.in
  18. kn:User:Shreekant.mishrikoti (talk), Shreekanth Mishrikoti, Kannada Wikipedian
  19. User:Utcursch (talk)
  20. User:Aads6690 (talk), Aadish Shinde
  21. User:Agr mk (talk), Manish Kr. Agrawal (New Delhi)
  22. User:Ankz123 (talk), Ankitraj Thakkar - student, Dwarkadas .J. Sanghvi College of Engineering.
  23. User:annkur (talk), Annkur P Agarwal , Founder OnlyGizmos.com
  24. User:chan625 (talk), Chandrakin Agashe, A Regular User & Small Time Contributor
  25. Shailesh Birla (Online Market Analyser and Search Engine Executive)
  26. Abhinav Pande (Webmaster and SEO Executive)
  27. Vivek Varghese Cherian
  28. User:dhavalhirdhav (talk), (Dhaval Faria)
  29. User:Piykumar (talk), Piyush Kumar
  30. User:prolificdyslexic Prolific Dyslexic
  31. User:Gryphusnick (talk)
  32. User:reddy2go (talk), Dr. Ritesh Reddy
  33. User:Rahman infosys (talk), Mujeeb Rahman, Pulpally, Wayanad
  34. Sagar Savla fb
  35. User:sumeetm90 (User talk:sumeetm90), Sumeet More
  36. Lajpat Dhingra
  37. Pranav Kapoor
  38. Prakash Advani
  39. Aakanksh
  40. Isar Qureshi, Trainer and consultant
  41. Milin Abraham
  42. Aditya Venkata Ch
  43. Ameaya
  44. Gopi Aravind
  45. Eshan Arif, Media Student and Entrepreneur.
  46. Sandeep Pokkali
  47. Akshay T.
  48. Swapnil Rajput
  49. Rashida S. Arsiwala, Sub-Editor, Spenta Multimedia
  50. Ashwani
  51. Arjun Bajaj
  52. Rekha Bajaj
  53. Saptarshi Biswas - student, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
  54. S. Basu, Founder, DaulatGuru.com
  55. S.S.Behera - Mumbai
  56. Unnikrishnan Bhaskaran
  57. Prashant[1]
  58. Anvita Budhraja
  59. Harini CalamurA POVCogito TV
  60. Harsh Chaitany
  61. Apurva Chaudhary [2] , twitter: @Unitechy
  62. Arcopol Chaudhuri [3] , senior correspondent , Daily News Analysis
  63. Manish Chauhan - SAP ABAP Consultant - Ivitesse Technologies
  64. Dr.Sajith Chandran (Asst. Professor-Jai Hind College)-Indica language-Malayalam (Discussions on Introduction/Contributions)
  65. Ronojoy Chatterjee
  66. Nivedita Dalvi
  67. Samuel Darwin
  68. Abhishek Deshpande, Wikipedia Fan, Innovation Consultant
  69. Prajakta Dhatrak
  70. Surya Dontharaju- Mumbai
  71. Naveen Dhanuka
  72. Diwaspati, Mumbai
  73. Devansh Dixit ( Project Management Consultant)
  74. Divyasha Doshi- featurs editor abhiyaan gujrati magazine
  75. John D'Souza
  76. Ekta M, user
  77. Tejas Nair User:Mr._57 (talk) : Creative Writer.
  78. Shahid Farooqui, IIT Bombay
  79. Alpesh Gajbe (Web Manager - Tata Institute of Social Sciences)
  80. Dhiren Gala, Marcom Manager, MAIA Intelligence
  81. Darshan Gole, Mumbai
  82. Arun Gopal
  83. Rohit Gupta
  84. Hasitbhai Hemani
  85. Tanmay Haldar
  86. Hari Iyer
  87. Santosh Iyer
  88. Suraj Shetty
  89. Gaurav Kankariya - SEO and Wikipedia Fan
  90. Karan Kashyap, Admin Explore the Web Network, Karan Kashyap
  91. Vikash Kashyap
  92. Saif Khan , Thane
  93. Mohsin Khazi
  94. Sandeep Kothari, Software Engineer, Rediff.com
  95. Ajit Kulkarni
  96. Anand Kulkarni
  97. Varun Jain
  98. Kashyap Juthani Co-founder www.pocketsafe.in www.bucketbolt.com
  99. Denzil Lewis - Geologist
  100. Ameya Mahajan
  101. Gaurav Makkar
  102. Dhruv Matani
  103. Vishal Malviya
  104. Maitri, Gujaratilexicon
  105. Manish Lad
  106. Nishant Parekh
  107. Sumit Kumar, wikiuser
  108. Jaykrishna Nair (http://justonesmartclick.wordpress.com)
  109. Jitu Manghnani, wikuser
  110. M.K.Menon, Wikipedia User
  111. Dr.Dheeraj More, Clinical Physician
  112. V R Nataraj
  113. Nirliptha BV- student, BIT
  114. Prosenjit Mukherjee , Oracle/Teradata DBA.
  115. Prakash Paghdal , Wikipedia User
  116. Kedar Bhanudas Pagdhare
  117. Agam Panwar, A search engine marketing expert
  118. Netra Parikh, Pinstorm
  119. Kaushal Parsekar, History Student, Wikipedia user and Wikpedia editor
  120. Deepak Patel (Pune)
  121. Karan Patel
  122. Kishor Patel ,Goregaon Mumbai
  123. Arun Pattnaik, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, InstaPress
  124. Peterson Peter petersonpeter, Entrepreneur
  125. Sushanth Poojary - Virtual labs, IIT Bombay
  126. Bharat Prajapati
  127. Rohan Ranade
  128. Shanta Rao
  129. Swapna Rao, Thane
  130. Suruchi Rao
  131. Vallabh Rao, Asst Editor , YourStory.in
  132. Siva Prasad Sahoo - Software Engineer(Oracle Apps Technology) - Accenture
  133. Priyanko Sarkar
  134. Prathmesh Sawant
  135. A R Sandeep, Wikimanic
  136. Rashmi Sasidharan
  137. Dr. Varun Saxena, Corporate Strategy, MNC Pharma firm
  138. Aditya Sengupta
  139. Prashant Serai - Student, V.E.S. Institute of Technology
  140. Anbu Shan, Wikuser, Pm from Pune
  141. Neeraj Sharma, wikiuser
  142. Shradha Sharma, Founder, YourStory.in
  143. Abhishek Singh, Wikipedia User, working @ reliance energy
  144. Paramjeet Singh,
  145. Chitraparna Sinha
  146. Jubin Soni
  147. Werner Egipsy Souza, Sales Head, Burgeon Systems
  148. Rishiraj Srivastava
  149. Kaushik Subramaniam- MM- BIT
  150. Subramanian Kalpathi
  151. Satish Suggala
  152. Abhijeet Tamhane
  153. Sandeep D Targe - SEO Manager and a Wikipedia Fan
  154. Jitu Teron
  155. Alastair Trueger
  156. Ranjeet Walunj ranjeet_walunj , Co-Founder thesaplingproject.com
  157. Hardik Vaidya-NIT Nagpur,Civil Engineer
  158. Shlok Vaidya, Ghatkopar
  159. Prashant Vedpathak (IPM @ Accenture)
  160. Ishita Verma
  161. Vikrant, Nashik
  162. Vishal
  163. D.Raja Sekhar(AP IIIT),VIZAG.
  164. Abhishek Sharma Mba Student
  165. Shubham Tayal
  166. Niranjana Krishnan
  167. Tanvi Bendre
  168. Mrunmaiy Abroal, Opera Software
  169. Bikram Kesharee Badajena, Business Development Manager, MRH India Pvt. Ltd.
  170. Faisal S
  171. Vishal J
  172. Mamta B. Badajena
  173. Bhavesh B Shah
  174. Rajesh Bhatia
  175. Jinay Gala - student, Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of Engineering, Mumbai.
  176. Prakash Maharaj
  177. Vijay Kishore
  178. Claylan
  179. Selena Huang
  180. Amith Prabhu
  181. Kuldeep Sharma
  182. Ishan Parekh - Student, NMiMS University
  183. Venkatesh G - @venkatg
  184. Sreekanth Kolamala
  185. Indranil Bhattacharya - Freelance Digital Artist
  186. Sohel Pandorwala - Freelance Digital Artist
  187. Deepak Saxena
  188. Jyoti
  189. Rishabh Chandra
  190. Jaya Arya
  191. Parul Srivastava
  192. Mohammed Alimuddin Ahmed
  193. Gourav Nigam
  194. Rishikesh
  195. Shailendra Pandey
  196. Shweta Karwa, UDCT/ICT, Mumbai
  197. Jetin Anand
  198. Aakash Jain [4]
  199. Saffy
  200. Pranav Pallav
  201. Pravin Gandhi [5], Software marketing Consultant, Mumbai
  202. Ashish Kakar
  203. Ramendra Maitra - BPO Services
  204. Ajay Anand
  205. Pratik Sawant
  206. Navjot S Dhanoa- Web Developer
  207. Tejas Suthar
  208. Anuj Rane
  209. Mayank Vijekar
  210. Mahesh Makhijani - Associate Consultant(SAP Technical), Capgemini.
  211. Sreeyesh Vijayan
  212. Anshul Jindal
  213. Anshum kawatra
  214. Santosh Jayaram
  215. Shahzad Wakeel,I.I.T,Mumbai
  216. Akshay Kodoori
  217. Mayur Meshram
  218. Bhumish Khudkhudia
  219. Kiran Paranjape
  220. Kunj Karia
  221. ShahzadWakeel (IITB)
  222. Dilkash Wakeel( TISS)
  223. Aditi Mittal
  224. Amey Morajkar
  225. Neeladri Bihari Otta - Associate Business Analyst
  226. Sarthak Nevgi- student,VJTI
  227. Vinod Patil-Student ICT Mumbai
  228. Venu
  229. Shashank Singh, VJTI,Mumbai
  230. Nimitha Sarma, UMIT,SNDT, Mumbai
  231. Rihen Ajmera, Mumbai
  232. Jugal Mundra, Mumbai
  233. talk:Srini2k9|talk]]),[6],[7] - Technology Evangelist, Travel Writer, Blogger
  234. Charmaine Mirza, Mumbai
  235. Bhagirathi singh, NIT Rourkela
  236. Abhishek Sthalekar, Student
  237. Ashish Waingankar, Student
  238. Prasun Bhowmik, Teach For India Fellow
  239. Rukmani Kapoor, Teach For India Fellow
  240. Yash Re
  241. Karthik.S,IBM india pvt LTD
  242. R. Prabhu student, blogger, wikipedia enthusiast.
  243. Arindam Ghosh makghosh [at] gmail [dot] com (User:Makghosh)
  244. Rishi Arora (User:Arora Rishi)
  245. Abhishek Kumar, Associate at Morgan Stanley
  246. KEEN intrested:(couldn't come, this time in Delhi)
  247. Krishna Singh Nagarkoti Almora Khadiya
  248. H Mathur
  249. Er. Simanchal Patra
  250. Sonu Martolia
  251. Saurabh Kumar
  252. User:Digamber.tawde
  253. Vaseem Khan
  254. User:Prabodh1987
  255. User:StewDaDa
  256. Mehul Ved
  257. Yorick Pinto
  258. VK Bharadwaj
  259. Kishor Kulkarni
  260. Siji Sunny
  261. User:Joy1963 - Jayanta Bhattacharya, almost sure to attend this time.
  262. Urja K
  263. DR R K Sharma
  264. User:Sachinvenga
  265. Arjav Mehta }
  266. Rishaad Amlani } childhood friends of Jimmy Wales
  267. Jalaj P. Jha [8]
  268. Puneet Rekhade - WikiUser
  269. Nikhil Akhouri- Wiki lover
  270. Arun Gopal-Wikimaniac
  271. Tejas a
  272. Max Viwe
  273. Sohini Dey
  274. Josevivekk (talk) 07:04, 28 October 2010 (UTC)Jose Vivek K - Not a wide user of Wikipedia, but loves all features and using from 5 years.Reply[reply]
  275. Mukesh Yadav
  276. Azam Ansari--wiki fan
  277. Haroon Bijli, Enthusiast
  278. Saurabh Garg
  279. Dhanraj Chakraborty - Website Content Writer
  280. Naresh Agrawal - Wiki lover and frequent visiter
  281. Amith Chandhran User:Amithchandhran Business Lawyer - Wikilover.
  282. Rohith RUser:Rohithmvk
  283. Ravi Kartheek User:RaviKartheek
  284. Ninad Watve --Poticecream (talk) 12:17, 28 October 2010 (UTC) WikianReply[reply]
  285. Abhishek Sarangan
  286. Arnab Ghosal
  287. Aman Singh
  288. Ashish Chavan
  289. Gourav Sally- Journalist
  290. Abhishek Mane
  291. Shyam Suresh --[Someone who worships this website]
  292. User:vgautham_91
  293. Abhinaba Mukherjee
  294. Nivedita Misra , student
  295. keval malde
  296. Dr.Siddhesh Shere
  297. Sushanth.Nair a.k.a Aristocrat[hope to catch up with it]
  298. Sorabh Talwar
  299. Bandia Bhau
  300. Rajesh
  301. Naveen
  302. Venkat Iyer - BSDE
  303. Rupesh Bhurke from DgFlick Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
  304. Shrijeet Raorane
  305. Galaxy Web Services
  306. Kunwar Manoj Kumar Raghav
  307. Ashish Cecil Murmu
  308. Bandish Bhoir, Dombivli
  309. Swadesh Saxena,Indore (one who love this website)
  310. Ajay Rathore,Bhopal
  311. Mutembei Kariuki
  312. Priyank Shah
  313. Kishor Patel
  314. User: K. Jimreeves
  315. user: Jayesh Panchal
  316. Noorul Ameen K
  317. Anirban Mitra
  318. Dr.Abhishek Ghosh [9]
  319. Preyas Pandya
  320. M. Naga Laxmi,hyderabad
  321. Prof. KR Chowdhary, MBM, Jodhpur
  322. Sapna Ranka
  323. BRIJESH KUMAR SINGH,HYDERABAD (A.P)- http://twitter.com/brijkrsingh
  324. User: Nandan Vaidya http://identi.ca/gotunandan
  325. User:Mital_d_vora
  326. Sambit Mitra, Opera House.
  327. Hatim Kanpurwala.
  328. Narendra Kumar Jarugu
  329. Vikas Mulchandani
  330. Phani Bhaskar Nadella [Freelance Business Consultant, Bangalore, India]
  331. Alim Ahmed [Automobile Expert, Mumbai, India]
  332. Krishna Mohan Jha (Interactive Media Professional, Mumbai, India)
  333. Kaustav Kanti Paul (Student, ITM, Navi Mumbai)
  334. Daniel Christopher (Musician) Bangalore India
  335. Shardul Vaidya
  336. Manoj Barhate - Vfx Artist n (Wiki Lover)
  337. Sambath Kumaar (FaceBook) - Engineering Student, Coimbatore
  338. Arun Kamath
  339. ER. DIGVIJAY SINGH KATARIA
  340. Vineeth V G (to see you all and to hear ya all) [10]
  341. Ranjith Sutari(talk) Don't want to miss this event but........
  342. Zameer Vikamsey
  343. Dikssha Dinesh
  344. Divyajana Prashansa
  345. Shafique Ansari User:shafiqmodern
  346. Binoy Lobo
  347. Vikram Sabbithi
  348. Paritosh Sanghavi
  349. Shruti Goswami (wiki addict)[want to desperately attend but may not b able to! :( ]
  350. Mohammed Wasim
  351. Mayur Bakhai
  352. Raghunandan Hegde
  353. Roshni Nuggehalli
  354. NASIRUDDEEN SALEEM LOHARBold text
  355. Akshay Kashyap
  356. Farha Shaheen:):(
  357. Sagar jamadar
  358. Uden Zimba
  359. Praveenkumar Batra
  360. Vikas Maurya "not in Mumbai now :("
  361. Mahalakshmi Srinivasan
  362. Prathamesh
  363. Vedang
  364. Roshan Jadhav
  365. TejasChaudhari

Interested But Not attended[edit]

  1. veryintrested:(couldn't come "Shivam Sharma" (shivam28sharma@yahoo.com)
  2. Looking forwad to meet in future events. I will be attending the next event in USA."Rasananda Behera, DTM" (behera.r@gmail.com)

Announcements / Event Notices / Pre-Meetup Media Coverage[edit]

Post-meetup Reports/Minutes/News/Blogs/Micro-blogs[edit]

Audio[edit]

Jimmy Wales speech at the Mumbai Wikipedia Meetup #3 on 31 October 2010. Intro by User:Bishdatta & User:Arunram. (Recorded by User:AshLin.)
Tinyurl - http://tinyurl.com/32qdkdo

Slide Presentation[edit]

Media coverage / News / Reports[edit]

Please list coverage of this event by media here.

  1. BBC: Wikipedia to open first office outside the US in India
  2. Hindustan Times: Wikipedia woos Indians, wants them to be more active
  3. (AFP): Wikimedia sees boost for languages online with India office
  4. The Hindu: Wikipedia turns to India
  5. The Financial Express: WIKIWALLAHS
  6. memeburn.com: Wikipedia to open first office outside US in India
  7. Tech2.in.com The Near Future Of Free Knowledge In India: Jimmy Wales Speaks
  8. duniyalive.com Wikipedia to launch its office in India
  9. datacenterdynamics.com Reports say India growth spurs Google and Wikipedia data center projects
  10. (Spanish Wikinews): Fundación Wikimedia abrirá oficina regional en India
  11. thomsons.asia: Wikipedia to expand to India
  12. thinkdigit.com: Wikipedia looks to set up its second office in India to power its next growth spurt
  13. Bangalore Mirror : "The benevolent monarch"
  14. Hindustan Times : Wikipedia to set up office in India
  15. Sify : Wikimedia to open first non-US office in India
  16. Indiamag.in : Wikipedia to Open its First Non-US Office in India
  17. Wootnews: Wikipedia sets up in India
  18. Mynews.in : Wikipedia’s office to be set up in Mumbai
  19. Rediff : India: Wikipedia's next target
  20. Wiki’s new home in India by Suruchi Gupta, Hindustan Times, Kolkata.

Blogs/Micro-blogs[edit]

  1. Parallel Spirals - Jimmy Wales and the third Wikipedia Meetup
  2. Vivek Varghese Cherian's Blog on the 3rd Wikipedia Meetup 2010,Mumbai
  3. OnlyGizmos feature on the Wikipedia Mumbai meetup, with an interview

Twitter[edit]

Photos / Videos[edit]

Please upload to commons and add category Commons:Category:Mumbai Meetup 31Oct10

  1. Pradeep's photos on Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pradx/tags/wpmmu3/ - please help move to Commons
  2. Vivek Varghese Cherian's Photos - http://vivekvc.freeshell.org/photos/wikipedia-mumbai-meetup-2010/
  3. HPN's photos on Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/hpnadig/sets/72157625169890509/with/5138475339/