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Submissions/Community Advocacy and the WMF

From Wikimania 2012 • Washington, D.C., USA

This is a rejected submission for Wikimania 2012.

Submission no.


Title of the submission
Community Advocacy and the WMF
Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)
Author of the submission
Philippe Beaudette
E-mail address
Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)
The Wikimedia Foundation has created a new department: Legal and Community Advocacy. What does this mean? What is the role of this department in supporting the projects, and how will it work? The "legal" bit is simple, but "community advocacy" is as clear as mud. Join Philippe Beaudette, Maggie Dennis, and Geoff Brigham to discuss.
Track (Wikis and the Public Sector; GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums); WikiCulture and Community; Research, Analysis, and Education; Technology and Infrastructure)
WikiCulture and Community
Length of presentation/talk (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
25 Minutes
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
Slides or further information (optional)
Special request as to time of presentations (for example - can not present on Saturday)

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  1. Do fill out the submission. Resident Mario 00:09, 16 February 2012 (UTC)[reply]
  2. Tom Morris 21:15, 20 February 2012 (UTC)[reply]
  3. --Poupou l'quourouce (talk) 20:42, 13 March 2012 (UTC)[reply]
  4. --Jan Engelmann (WMDE) (talk) 09:45, 14 March 2012 (UTC)[reply]
  5. Tbayer (WMF) (talk) 07:54, 19 March 2012 (UTC)[reply]
  6. -- DQ (ʞlɐʇ) 06:36, 21 March 2012 (UTC)[reply]
  7. Graham87 (talk) 12:12, 31 March 2012 (UTC)[reply]