WikiConference UK 2011

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Bristol is Down South, but still easy to get to.

WikiConference UK 2011 was held on Saturday 16 April 2011 in Bristol - at the Watershed. The conference incorporated both presentations and talks about Wikipedia/Wikimedia, as well as Wikimedia UK's Annual General Meeting. It was free to attend, and lots of fun. The minutes are available here.

WikiConference UK 2011 - In a nutshell

When: Saturday 16th April 2011, 09:30-17:30
Where: The Watershed Media Centre, Bristol, England. See below for location details.
Cost: Free to attend.
Keynote Speaker: Ollie Bray
Other talks: See below
Hashtag: #wmuk
Calendar: Download as an ics file to add to your calendar.
Wikimedia Commons category: Category:Wikimedia UK AGM 2011

Agenda[edit]

Also see
Annual Conference 2011/AGM Notice
Time Speaker Title
9.30 Gathering for tea and biscuits
9:50 Mike Peel Welcome
10.00 Wikipedia and GLAM (Chair - MP)
10:00 Victuallers QRpedia Codes or What can happen when GLAM meets Wiki
10:20 Moving on from UK GLAM events to long term collaborations, projects and partnerships (Presentation PDF)
10.35 Wikipedia Content (Chair - TD)
10:35 Jezhotwells WikiProject Good articles
10:50 Martin Poulter Psychology on Wikipedia: the Good, Bad and Ugly
11.05 Break
11.15 Wikipedia in Education (Chair - SV)
11:15 Ollie Bray, National Adviser for Learning and Technology Futures, Learning and Teaching Scotland (bio) Watering Ideas: nurturing & nudging learners
11:45 Nick Sturge (University of Bristol) / Tom Abba (University of the West of England) Making Wikipedia work with Universities
12.15 Lunch
13:00 Wikimedia UK AGM (Chair - AT)
13.00 Andrew Turvey Welcome and introduction
13.10 Tellers Election Hustings and Voting
List of Candidates, Candidate Statements and Ballot Paper
13.45 Mike Peel Approval of minutes
2009 AGM, 2010 AGM
14.00 Andrew Turvey Board Report for 2010-2011 (see also: WMUK event summary)
14.25 Mike Peel Resolutions
14.50 Tellers Announcement of the election results
15.00 Tea + Coffee
15.15 Wikipedia in Education (Chair - TD)
15:15 Leutha Wiki in the lecture room
15:35 Sadads Wikipedia Ambassadors UK : Building a program
16:00 Johnbod Content and coverage; where are we 10 years into the project?
16:40 Andrew Turvey Guided discussion about the future of the chapter
17:15 Andrew Turvey Close & Summary
17.30 First meeting of new Board. Others retiring to a nearby pub in typical wikimeet style.

Getting to the conference[edit]

The Watershed in Bristol

The conference was at the Watershed Media Centre in Bristol. The address is:

Watershed,
1 Canon's Rd,
Harbourside,
Bristol,
BS1 5TX

Bristol is easy to get to via car, bus, train or airplane. Directions to the venue can be found on Watershed's website. For National Express buses to Bristol, see their website.

Hotel options include:

For other possiblities, try Visit Bristol's website, Bed and Breakfasts UK, or Lodging World.

Attendees[edit]

  1. Mike Peel 22:45, 10 August 2010 (UTC)
  2. Seddon 20:22, 13 September 2010 (UTC)
  3. Thryduulf 21:23, 13 September 2010 (UTC)
  4. MartinPoulter 09:10, 14 September 2010 (UTC)
  5. WereSpielChequers 13:33, 14 September 2010 (UTC)
  6. Victuallers 23:32, 5 December 2010 (UTC)
  7. AndrewRT 00:28, 17 January 2011 (UTC)
  8. Sadads 02:30, 20 January 2011 (UTC)
  9. 00:03, 6 February 2011 (UTC)
  10. LondonStatto 09:48, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
  11. The Land 12:31, 3 March 2011 (UTC)
  12. Johnbod 14:05, 12 March 2011 (UTC)
  13. Likely but not definite. HJ Mitchell | Penny for your thoughts? 00:47, 22 March 2011 (UTC)
  14. wikipedia:User:Qwfp 07:47, 22 March 2011 (UTC)
  15. Andy Dingley 13:19, 22 March 2011 (UTC)
  16. Colds7ream 15:34, 24 March 2011 (UTC)
  17. Dirkbb 12:11, 26 March 2011 (UTC)
  18. LoopZilla 09:52, 27 March 2011 (UTC) (would like travel costs support)
  19. Steve Woods 13:04 29 March 2011 (UTC)
  20. Deryck Chan 10:40, 30 March 2011 (UTC) (need financial support for travel costs and accommodation)
  21. Andrew Davidson 12:21, 1 April 2011 (UTC)
  22. 109.154.137.246 15:03, 3 April 2011 (UTC)
  23. User:Steve Virgin Steve Virgin 17:01, 4 April 2011 (UTC)
  24. RexxS 19:48, 4 April 2011 (UTC)
  25. Ollie Bray 21:40, 4 April 2011 (UTC)
  26. Michael Corbett ProductBox 09:53, 5 April 2011 (UTC)
  27. Mentifisto 20:14, 6 April 2011 (UTC)
  28. PhilKnight 15:47, 9 April 2011 (UTC)
  29. Wesn 10:05, 14 April 2011 (UTC)
  30. Pyrotec 89.241.83.35 07:23, 16 April 2011 (UTC)
  31. Tom Morris 09:14, 16 April 2011 (UTC)

Apologies[edit]

  • Andy Mabbett - I would have liked to attend, and offer a talk, but am already committed to a museum hackday in the West Midlands.

Metadata[edit]

(Emits hCalendar microformat)

  • WikiConference UK 2011
  • Watershed, 1 Canon's Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX - 51.45149, -2.59802
  • 20110416T1000+01:00-20110416T1700+01:00