Wikimedia chapters/Reports/Wikimedia España/2013-07-09


Activity report

July/August/September 2013

This is the chapter report of Wikimedia España for the months of July, August and September 2013.


Concert of Deep Purple
  • 04.07.2013: Meeting with María Calzada, professor of UJI. Evaluation of the 3rd year of using Wikipedia in a subject of Translation degree
  • 08-31.07.2013: Course on "Wikis in education: an introduction" at the University of Cádiz (4 sessions). It includes a lesson on "Wikipedia edition" (Free resources updated for the course: slides and exercises)
  • 11.07.2013: Presentation of a paper about UCAC2/wikiArS project in "X Jornadas Internacionales de Innovación Universitaria", conference about educational innovation in Madrid Proceedings (pages 917-924)
  • 15.07.2013: Meeting with Fundación Isonomia to explain the gender gap in Wikimedia, show activities done by other chapters and talk about doing activities next year
  • 17.07.2013: Collaboration with Quo (magazine) in a report about conflicts in Wikipedia [1]
  • 19.07.2013: Collaboration in an article about Wikipedia conflicts for the newspaper El Confidencial Opus Dei y Athletic de Bilbao, entre los artículos más controvertidos de Wikipedia
  • 27.07.2013: Photo coverage of music festival Músicos en la naturaleza 2013. Pictures of Deep Purple, Loquillo and Bebe [2]


  • 01-30.08.2013: Organization of Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 in Spain
  • 08-11.08.2013: Participation of 7 members of the chapter in Wikimania with intensive exchange with members of other chapters, along with an extensive summary of everything that happened there in order to keep all chapters members informed
  • 09-10.08.2013: Co-organization of a photowikimeetup on-site in Hong Kong by "Poco a poco" (WMES member) to take pictures of the city, as well as of monuments for WLM13
  • 11.08.2013: Attendance to the Iberocoop meeting on-site in Hong Kong
  • 11.08.2013: Talk by David Gómez about wikiArS in Edu-III (Wikimania)
  • 11.08.2013: Press interview to Jorge Sierra, president of Wikimedia España, for the newspaper El Confidencial "Hay empresas que pagan por hablar bien de ellas, pero siempre se detecta"
  • 16.08.2013: Agreement between the Department of Physical Electronics of the School of Telecommunication Engineers of the Polytechnic University of Madrid and Wikimedia España. The first agreement comprises the improvement of articles about physics in the Spanish Wikipedia that need to be expanded or improved (wording or references). Discussion is going on to expand and formalize the collaboration
  • 28.08.2013: Register the Internet domain after several years


Soccer game between Atlético de Madrid and UD Almería
  • 01-30.09.2013: Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 [3]
  • 09.09.2013: Meeting with Eugenio Monesma, film producer and director and owner of the largest ethnographic archive in Spain
  • 10.09.2013: Press interview to Jorge Sierra, president of Wikimedia España, for the newspaper La Vanguardia "Mis alumnos me han entregado a veces trabajos copiados de Wikipedia escritos por mí"
  • 13.09.2013: Meeting with Fundació Globalis
  • 13.09.2013: Photo coverage of a stage of Vuelta a España 2013 [4]
  • 14.09.2013: Photo coverage of the soccer game between Atlético de Madrid and UD Almería, of the Liga (Spanish Premier League) [5]
  • 17.09.2013: Meeting with María Calzada, professor of UJI to prepare the new academic year of Wikipedia project Aprendices de traducción con la Wikipedia [6]
  • 17.09.2013: Meeting with Vila-real city council to organize Wikimedia Conference and GM of WMES in Vila-real
  • 17.09.2013: Radio interview in Radio Intereconomía
  • 18.09.2013: Attending the UPM: Convocatoria ETSI de Telecomunicación: Edición Wikipedia 2013_14 session, an event to give students of the Polytechnic University of Madrid an introduction to a Wikipedia editing activity
  • 24.09.2013: Press conference at Vila-real city hall about Wikimedia Conference in Vila-real
  • 24.09.2013: Radio interview in Radio Vila-real [7]
  • 24.09.2013: Radio interview in Onda Cero
  • 25.09.2013: Follow-up session with the students of the Wikipedia editing activity at ETSIT, Polytechnic University of Madrid
  • 27.09.2013: Workshop about Wikimedia projects in Vila-real
  • 28.09.2013: Photo hunting in Vila-real
  • 28.09.2013: Wikimedia and education Conference in Vila-real, with two talks and one debate, in Vila-real
  • 29.09.2013: III General Assembly of WMES in Vila-real
  • During the month; wikiArS online work. David Gómez. Adaptation of UploadWizard for wikiArS using Campaign: Campaign:wikiArS, creation of mechanisms to create assignments and other improvements of templates, categories and documentation in Commons, and Outreach
Wiki Loves Monuments 2013
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(264 new)
22 582 WLM 2013      

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