Wikimedia chapters/Reports/Wikimedia Österreich/January 2020


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January 2020
Report


Austrian Award for Free KnowledgeEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: For the first time Wikimedia Austria awarded the Austrian Award for Free Knowledge. The Association Open Knowledge Maps was awarded the price in the category for active citizenship for free knowledge. Institution of the year 2020 is the FWF Wissenschaftsfond (science fond) and Prof. Hermann Maurer was awarded with the special category for his life time achievements. The ceremony was part of the Vienna Ball of Sciences on January 25th at the Vienna City Hall. The awards were handed out by Vienna's mayor and governor Michael Ludwig and the Minister of Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology Leonore Gewessler.
  • what we contributed to this activity: hosting and design for website freieswissen.net, award medals and certificates, organization
Program
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 19 (nominees, jury and staff)
More information
freieswissen.net
wissenschaftsball.at

Award Ceremony: Federal Monuments Office – Best of 2019Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: award ceremony "Best of 2019" at Hofburg palace for WikiDaheim, Monuments Day, and Denkmal-Cup competitions and kick-off event for the new year
  • what we contributed to this activity: organization in cooperation with Federal Monuments Office, catering, prizes
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 43
More information
Page in members wiki
Images on Wikimedia Commons
wikidaheim.at

Wikiversity: Free KnowledgeEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: university course at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna, about Free Knowledge, with Wikiversity and Wikipedia editing as integral part
  • volunteer organizers: Agruwie, JoKalliauer, Regiomontanus
  • what we contributed to this activity: co-organisation, information material
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 19
  • newly registered  : 18
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 7 (7 new dewiki articles)
  • diversity  : 11 (11 female students)
More information
Course page in German-language Wikiversity
Course description, University of Vienna (in German)

Coordination meeting Government Program ATEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: Austria got a new government and together with our partners in the netpolitical sphere we organized a coordination meeting to analyse the government program regarding common challenging (e.g. transposition of EU copyright reform, plans to prohibit anonymous handles on media platforms etc)
  • what we contributed to this activity: staff time
Program
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 12
  • diversity  : 3 (female)

Wikipedia Café in LinzEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: monthly get-together of the Upper Austrian Wikimedia community in Linz, Upper Austria
  • what we contributed to this activity: project lead, travel costs for staff
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 6
  • diversity  : 3 (3 women)
More information
Wikipedia:Oberösterreich/Wikipedia Café in German-language Wikipedia

Global Diversity CFP DayEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: workshop and peer-to-peer mentoring to support people from marginalized groups to become tech conference speakers
  • volunteer organizers: Ramon
  • what we contributed to this activity: venue and drinks
Program
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 6
  • diversity  : 6 (non-male, non-Austrian, ethnic minorities)
More information
Event page
Twitter

Blue Hour DigitalEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: panel on open data in Austria and Europe
  • what we contributed to this activity: staff time (Executive Director as panelist)
Program
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 65
  • diversity  : 23 (non-male, non-Austrian)
More information
Event page and summary in German

Wikidata WednesdayEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: sporadic Wikidata volunteers meeting at the WMAT office
  • volunteer organizers: JeanFred
  • what we contributed to this activity: coordination, equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 1
  • diversity  : 2 (1 woman, 1 non-Austrian)
More information
Wikidata project page

WikiDienstag 2020-01-14Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time open meet-up after Christmas break
  • volunteer organizers: Funke
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 3
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2020-01-21Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: presentation of contents from a workshop in Germany about image licensing and personality rights, additionally about specific issues in Austria, and Q&A with the expert present.
  • volunteer organizers: Ailura, Agruwie, UlliZ
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks; travel support for the participants of the workshop in Germany
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 8
  • diversity  : 3 (3 women)
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2020-01-28Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time preparing an edit-a-thon for International Women's Day
  • volunteer organizers: Ailura
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 5
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

Supported media files and pages using media filesEdit

Basics
Program
Free Content
Metrics
  • new files  : 7343
  • pages with files  : 464
  • quality  : 13 (quality: 13)
  • useful content  : 183
  • versatile content  : 777

– last checked: 2020-07-14

More information
Category:Supported by Wikimedia Österreich on Wikimedia Commons


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