Wikipedia for Peace at Europride 2019 in Viennaedit
in a nutshell: support of the Wikipedia4Peace spin-off, very productive international multi-day editing event in Vienna on LGBT+ issues, additionally meetings on movement strategy and future development of the LGBT+ user group (possibilities of staff support, conference in 2020)
113 new articles, 5 improved articles; in 10 language versions (ar, de, en, es, fa, fr, it, myv, nl, sr)
21 new Wikidata items, 9 improved Wikidata items
1112 new media files on Wikimedia Commons, 124 distinct images used in main namespace of Wikimedia projects, with 134 total image usages
last checked: 2019-06-28
Wikiversity: Digital Media in History and Political Educationedit
in a nutshell: university course by professors Andrea Brait, Christopher Treiblmayr and Christian Wagner at the University of Vienna, with students learning Wikipedia editing and writing articles together
what we contributed to this activity: consultation and visit/lecture by WMAT staff
in a nutshell: site visit by the WMF with the obligatory due dilligence check which gives us the opportunity to showcase our programs and projects and WMF staff to understand our local context better. This time we had a focus on our diversity-related projects (e.g. wiki♥vielfalt, EuroPride) and our governance reform (expert groups)
what we contributed to this activity: staff and volunteer time, organisation and preparation, catering
in a nutshell: WMAT's general assembly with elections of the board, the auditors and the good governance committee. Also discussing topics like the growth of number of members and the regulations of future elections of the board.
what we contributed to this activity: coordination, venue, catering, travel costs for board members
in a nutshell: We co-hosted 6 netpolitical evenings as of June 2019, with an average of 50 participants, covering topics from EU advocacy to state of the art research around AI, open data or e-privacy. The event also has a loyal remote audience via live stream and broadcasting of various free radio stations across Austria. In addition, it became a valuable platform to find partners, participants, or multipliers for WMAT activities. The initiative is mainly volunteer run and cost neutral, the venue is an in-kind donation by the local hackspace metalab.
volunteer organizers: NetzPAT volunteer team:
what we contributed to this activity: coordination, PR/social media
Selected results from all previous community surveys
Which of the following groups support you in your work in Wikipedia and/or other Wikimedia projects?
To what extent does this statement apply to you: I was supported by Wikimedia Austria directly and/or participated in activities supported by Wikimedia Austria (competitions, events ...) which motivated me to continue contributing content to Wikipedia and/or another Wikimedia project.
in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time with the offer to review the results of last weeks photo project. Since no guests appeared the time was used to do some research for the image descriptions.
what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks, one staff member
in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time about the ideas for a further development of WMAT's photographic equipment to use it for video production; concerning useful software Davinci Resolve was reviewed.
what we contributed to this activity: equipment from our tech pool, accreditations for events, travel grants, post-processing software, skill transfer activities and/or support related to other activities