We want to hear from you before arriving to Stockholm! For this reason, we are inviting you to present yourself as well as to answer two important questions: a) what do you want to get out of conference?b) what top 2 skills on-wiki would you like to learn?
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What I would like to get out of the conference is...
The 2 skills on-wiki/off-wiki that I would like to learn are...
Executive Director at Wikimedia Sverige. I have been contributing to our projects in different ways since 2007.
Inputs for how Wikimania 2019 could become an important event for the region, and not just for Sweden. I would also like to discuss and plan for how we can achieve an ongoing and active cooperation between the affiliates in Northern Europe in our day-to-day activities. I strongly believe that we have huge possibilities to save time and effort and to reduce costs by doing so.
(1) What has been the most successful approach to discuss with national politicians about Freedom of Panorama and other legislative issues relevant for the Wikimedia movement. (2) How to successfully engage volunteers in recurrent activities (e.g. translations, administrative work, wiki maintenance etc.)
Devoted volunteer and one of leaders in Wikimedians Of Latvia User Group. My first edit was in 2005, but my offline contributions were kickstarted by CEE Meeting in Kyiv at the end of 2014. I believe in potential of Wikidata. I can take decent photographs, too.
I want to help other members of my community to embrace the wider movement.
(1) How to start a partnership and keep it going (2) New ideas on how to gain new contributors and keep existing motivated
Executive Director at Wikimedia Norge and I work with Glam and Education partnership.
I would like to map out similar partnerships that is already established in the Nordic region and how we can work on them togehter in the future to make them stronger + consider possible Nordic funding options
(1) The possibilities in using Wikidata for Glam partners (2) What kind of support will small langauge communities (like Sami) most benefit from?
Active Wikimedian since 2014. Member of the board of Wikimedia Denmark and sysop on the Danish Wikipedia. In my Wikipedia work I usually focus on behind-the-scenes stuff, in my Wikimedia work I've focused on public policy as well as making it easier for newcomers to get into the community and understand the MediaWiki interface.
Learning how to grow our organization and our impact in the community and from our larger counterparts in other countries. As well as hearing how other chapters/communities have solved various challenges.
How to make people who show up to Wikimedia events (edit-a-thons etc.) also become (a) regular contributors to the community once they're home (b) members of our organization. Various administrative things like working with WMF, planning larger events, managing volunteers etc.
Vice-chairperson of Wikimedia Denmark. Technical writer/communicator by profession.
Networking and collaboration with other Northern European Wikimedia colleagues.
1) How to get more active (diverse) participants for Wikipedia, etc. and 2) how to keep them engaged and happy so we get an active and vibrant community. Bonus: Getting them to become members of Wikimedia Denmark.