Wikimedia chapters/Reports/Wikimedia Nederland/201108

This is the chapter report for Wikimedia Nederland for August 2011.


A large group of members of Wikimedia Nederland attended Wikimania 2011 in Haifa. Among them several members of the board: Ziko van Dijk, Austin Hair, Siebrand Mazeland and Marco Swart. Some of the Wikimedia Nederland members gave presentations:

Cultural heritage

The preparation of Wiki Loves Monuments (WLM) went on. On August 20th there was a meeting in the Utrecht office.

Meetings etc.

  • WCN meeting 18 augustus
  • Stamtafel Utrecht 17 augustus
  • Wiki Loves Monuments meeting 20 augustus

The board has decided on a "WikiSaturday" every second saturday, for an experimental time of two months. Those saturdays volunteers can come together at the WMNL office and collaborate on Wikimedia related subjects.

Press and outreach

Begin August, there was a little wave of "Wikipedia loses authors" stories in the Dutch media.


  • September: Wiki Loves Monuments
  • November 5: Wikimedia Conferentie Nederland