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Wikipedia Meetup St. Louis 20 Wikipedia Day EDIT-PARTY
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When and Where
DateTuesday, January 15, 2019
Time4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
AddressInnovation Hall
4220 Duncan Ave (Ground Floor to left of coffee station, check-in), St. Louis, MO 63110
City, StateSt. Louis, MO 63110
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You use it all the time, but you want to learn more about Wikipedia? Glad to hear it! Join new and seasoned Wikimedia contributors during our Wikipedia Day 2019 celebration. There you can learn more about Wikipedia and find out how you can even edit Wikipedia.

Please RSVP at Eventbrite.

Event information[edit]

  • Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
  • Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Location: Innovation Hall
    4220 Duncan Ave (Ground Floor to left of coffee station ,check-in), St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Cost: Free!
  • Register via Eventbrite
  • Chat Online chat before and during the event
    • Please bring a laptop if possible or tablet to edit Wikipedia :)

There is free parking upon exit at Innovation Hall after 7 pm in the visitor parking lot on South Sarah Street. There is also metered parking on the street. Or take MetroLink to the newly opened Cortex station.

What to expect[edit]

Come celebrate free knowledge with other people who love Wikipedia! The Missouri Wikipedians are hosting a gathering to celebrate Wikipedia Day 2019. This event is aimed at bringing together people in St. Louis and surrounding regions who love Wikipedia. No Wikipedia experience necessary!

Friendly Spaces Policy[edit]

The Wikimedia community is dedicated to providing a welcoming experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, appearance, race, religion, or preferred free license (and not limited to those aspects). We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants. Participants violating these rules may be asked to leave the event at the discretion of the event organizers.

For this event, and all other Missouri Wikimedian events, we will follow the Friendly Space Policy. During the Wikipedia Day celebration, User:Jackiekoerner will serve as the friendly space representative. She will be wearing a red t-shirt to be easily identified in case anyone needs to report a friendly spaces concern or violation.

Event Structure[edit]


A short overview about Missouri Wikimedians:

We'll go around, and each person will say:

  • Your name or username
  • How Wikipedia or other Wikimedia projects are part of your life and work
  • What brought you to this meeting


What have you learned recently about contributing to Wikimedia projects?

  • Learned to deal with deletionist by having Drafts reviewed Jon Phillips (talk) 00:36, 14 January 2019 (UTC)
  • Add your agenda item here! ^

Ask for help[edit]

What kind of help might you need?

  • Learn more about various reviewing of pages tags etc Jon Phillips (talk) 00:36, 14 January 2019 (UTC)
  • Learn more about the mass sender Jon Phillips (talk) 00:36, 14 January 2019 (UTC)
  • I want to record first hand interviews with notable people can this be done and uploaded to where? audio, video text? Jon Phillips (talk) 03:17, 14 January 2019 (UTC)
  • Add your agenda item here! ^

Tell folks about an upcoming event[edit]

What's the event, when is it, and where is it?


We'll go around and each person will say:

  • Your name or username.

Saying our names again at the end helps us all remember one another, now that we have more context for each person.


Event Invite[edit]

How do I start editing Wikipedia?[edit]


External links[edit]