CIS-A2K/Activities

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CIS-A2K

CIS-A2K (Centre for Internet and Society - Access to Knowledge) is a campaign to promote the fundamental principles of justice, freedom, and economic development. It deals with issues like copyrights, patents and trademarks, which are an important part of the digital landscape.
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This page lists all the events and activities the CIS-A2K has undertaken in the period between September 2012 till date.

Outreach eventsEdit

Workshops, Introductory sessionsEdit

Serial No. Date Language Institution/Organization (City) Blog entry/Report/Event page press coverage Pictures/Videos
1 25.09.2012 Kannada Tumkur University, Tumkur Kannada Wiki Workshop at Tumkur University
2 04.10.2012 English Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, Wadala, Mumbai Wikipedia Women's Workshop in Mumbai
3 10.10.2012 Odia Academy of Media Learning (Bhubaneswar) An Odia Wikipedia Workshop at Academy of Media Learning
4 17.10.2012 English Inmantec College, Ghaziabad Wikipedia workshop @ Inmantec College, Ghaziabad
5 19.10.2012 English Bharati Vidyapeeth, Delhi Follow up to Wikipedia Introductory Session at Bharati Vidyapeeth — More Interested and More Involved Participants
6 27.10.2012 Odia PAI International Learning Solutions,Pune First Pune Odia Wikipedia Workshop Organized!
7 18.11.2012 Odia KMBB College, Bhubaneswar An Odia Wikipedia Workshop at KMBB College, Bhubaneswar
8 12-13.12.2012 English University of Goa, Goa Two-day Wiki Workshop in Goa University: An Introduction
9 13.12.2012 Commons/GLAM Goa State Central Library, Goa Promoting GLAM in Goa
10 14.12.2012 English St. Xavier's College, Mapusa, Goa Wikipedia in St. Xavier's College, Mapusa, Goa
11 08.12.2012 Marathi Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai Marathi Wiki Workshop at Tata Institute of Social Sciences
12 21.12.2012 English/Kannada NITTE, Karkala, Karnataka A Wikipedia Workshop at NMAIT
13 29-30.09.2012 English, Odia, Telugu BITS, Pilani, La Makaan, Hyderbad Wikipedia comes to Hyderabad!
14 17.01.2013 English Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology, Ghaziabad A Wiki Workshop at Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology, Ghaziabad
15 07.03.2013 English BITS, Goa Introductory Wikipedia session at BITS Goa
16 09/03/2013 Kannada Servolets, Bengaluru Wiki women's meetup on account of Women's day (Event page on Kannada Wikipedia)
17 08.03.2013 English Nirmala Institute of Education (NIE), Goa Wiki Women's Day in Goa
18 07.02.2013 English Department of Arts, Delhi University Digital Literacy Workshop at Department of Arts, Delhi University
19 09.03.2013 Hindi IIT Bombay, Mumbai Wikipedia Indian Languages Workshop at IIT, Bombay
20 17.03.2013 Kannada KRVP, Bengaluru Kannada Wikipedia workshop for science writers
21 24/03.2013 Kannada Institute of Engineers, Mysore Kannada Wikipedia workshop Kannada Wikipedians meetup at Mysore
22 09:04:2013 English SCEM, Mangalore Wikipedia workshop for students Wikipedia Workshop at SECM Mangalore, April 9, 2013
23 10:04:2013 English SMVIT, Udupi Wikipedia workshop for students Wikipedia Workshop SMVIT Bantakal, Udupi
24 18:04:2013 Kannada Visthar, Bengaluru Kannada Wikipedia workshop for Kalike team Wikipedia Workshop for Kalike Team
25 29:04:2013 Kannada MGM College, Udupi Kannada Wikipedia workshop Kannada Wikipedia workshop at MGM College Udupi
26 30:04:2013 Kannada Reg Res Centre, Udupi Kannada Wikipedia training

Meetups/Other eventsEdit

Serial No. Date Language Institution/Organization Blog entry/Report/Event page press coverage Pictures/Videos
1 07.10.2012 Kannada/Sanskrit Centre for Internet and Society, Bengaluru 5th Kannada Wikipedia meetup page on Kannada Wikipedia
Bengaluru: A Hub for Kannada and Sanskrit Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects! (Blog)
2 30.10.2012 English/Bengali Kolkata Kolkata: Tasting the Sweetness of Wikipedia!
3 17.12.2012 English SRM University, Chennai A Wikipedia Workshop at SRM University, Chennai
4 25.12.2013 IIM Bangalore Fifty-fourth Bangalore Wikimedia Meet-up at IIM, Bangalore
5 15, 24, 24.02.2013 Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research
Centre for Internet and Society, Bengaluru
Creative Commons comes to India Creative Commons meet 25February2013 photos on Commons
6 16.03.2013 Odia Cuttack Odia Wikipedia - Cuttack Community Meetup (March 16, 2013)
7 17.03.2013 Odia Bhubaneswar Odia Wikipedia - Bhubaneswar Community Meetup (March 17, 2013)
8 14.12.2012 Konkani University of Goa, Goa Bringing Konkani Encyclopedia in Public Domain

Celebratory eventsEdit

Serial No. Date Language Institution/Organization Blog entry/Report/Event page press coverage Pictures/Video
1 04.10.2012 Gujarati Rajkot Gujarati Wikipedia Article Competition – 10 schools, 200 students, 20 articles on Gujarati Wikipedia
Gujarat Wikipedia Education Program: Rajkot
2 Nov 2012-Jan 2013 Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal Odia Wikipedia Community Brings Wikipedia Education Program to IIMC, Dhenkanal ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆ ଶିକ୍ଷା ପ୍ରକଳ୍ପ Category:Odia Wikipedia Education Program
3 29.10.2012 Malayalam Schools in Anchal, Kerala Malayalam Wikipedia Education Program: August to October Updates
4 14.10.2012 Assamese Guwahati University, Guwahati Launch of Assamese Wikipedia Education Program at Guwahati University
5 28.10.2012 English, Marathi, Hindi, Bengali PAI International Learning Solutions,Pune Event: WikiWomenDay Celebration
Blog: Bridging Gender Gap in Pune: WikiWomenDay 2012 Celebrated with Success!
Category:WikiWomenDay Pune 2012
6 29.01.2013 Odia Academy of Media Learning, Bhubaneswar Odia Wikipedia's 9th Anniversary
Celebrating Odia Wikipedia's Ninth Anniversary
ଲିପ ବ୍ୟାକରଣ ଓ ମାନକ ଭାଷାର ପ୍ରୟୋଗ ଜରୁରୀ, The Sambad (30 January 2013) Category:Bhubaneswar Odia Meetup 2013Jan29
7 09.04.2013 - 11.04.2013 Telugu
  • April 9, 2013: Wikipedia Academy at Centre for Good Governance, Hyderabad (Vishnu Vardhan will be one of the trainers.
  • April 10, 2013: Wikimedia Meeting with Media Heads. (In one of the sessions Vishnu Vardhan will talk about CIS-A2K work).
  • April 11, 2013: Telugu Wikipedia General body meeting (Vishnu Vardhan has been asked by Telugu SIG to speak about A2K's plans for the growth of Telugu Wikipedia during 2013-14), Telugu Wikipedia Academy (Vishnu Vardhan will be one of the Trainers), and Wiki Chaitanya Vedika ((A public event), Vishnu has been asked by the Telugu Wiki Community to talk about 'Access to Knowledge' in the digital era).
తెలుగు వికీపీడియా మహోత్సవం 2013
Telugu Wiki Mahotsavam 2013
Category:Telugu Wikipedia Mahotsavam

Technical eventsEdit

Serial No. Date Institution/Organization Blog entry/Report/Event page press coverage
1 26.10.2012 BITS, Hyderabad Wikipedia Hackathon at BITS Hyderabad
2 11.11.2012 Centre for Internet and Society, New Delhi A Wikipedia Mini-hackathon in Delhi