Activities/2019

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On this page we collect activities in 2019 related to Wikimedia that took place in Belgium or by volunteers from Wikimedia Belgium. We collect all our general assemblies, board meetings, meetings with other organisations and people, project meetings, presentations, workshops, edit-a-thons, conferences, press releases, publications, invitations and newsletters, (photo) contests, and many other activities and milestones.

2019[edit]

Long-running projects:

January 2019[edit]

WikiUilen during new year's event
Public domain day edit-a-thon in the Royal Library of Belgium
  • 1 January - Public domain day: 1954 previously uploaded (and deleted) images restored on Wikimedia Commons as they entered the public domain   (project page)
  • 7 January - Preparational meeting for the upload of images and public domain day edit-a-thon   (info) (Romaine)
  • 10 January - Report published in the Wikimedia GLAM newsletter This Month in GLAM   (info | report)
  • 11 January - Wiki Loves Heritage evaluation with Flemish partners in Brussels   (info) (Romaine)
  • 12 January - New year's event of Wikimedia Nederland for the Dutch language community in the Royal Burgers' Zoo in Arnhem   (event page | photos) (Romaine)
  • 12 January - Award ceremony of WikiUilen (WikiOwls) of the Dutch Wikipedia during the new year's event   (award page 2018 | photos | announcement) (Romaine)
  • 15 January - Preparational meetings for activities in Brussels   (info) (Romaine)
  • 15 January - Wiki Club Brussels meeting (5th) during Civic Lab Brussels in BeCentral   (info | en-wiki meetup page)
  • 16 January - Online meeting with WMF about our 2018 and 2019 Simple APG grant   (info) (Geertivp)
  • 21 January - Public domain day event for staff museums and institutions in the Royal Library of Belgium in Brussels
  • 26 January - Public domain day edit-a-thon in the Royal Library in Brussels   (info | activity page | photos)
  • 26 January - Wikimeet in Brussels
  • 29 January - Grant request annual plan grant request of Wikimedia Belgium 2019 in Belgium approved by the Wikimedia Foundation   (info | grant | annual plan)
  • 29 January - Hack The Gender Gap edit-a-thon in BeCentral in Brussels   (info | activity page | photos)
  • 30 January - Final report of Wikimedia Belgium 2018 in Belgium grant submitted   (info | grant | report | spending report)
  • 30 January - Publication of activity report for 2018   (info | report)
  • 30 January - Publication of financial report for 2018   (info | report)
  • 31 January - Articles from the Hack The Gender Gap edit-a-thon reviewed and published   (info | activity page)
  • 31 January - Creative Commons Belgium meeting at BeCentral   (info)

February 2019[edit]

Opening session FOSDEM
Wiki Club Brussels, 12 February 2019
  • 2-3 February - Present at FOSDEM   (info | photos)
  • 5 February - Conversion address to new property (P969 -> P6375) for all of monuments from the German-speaking Community in Wikidata   (info) (Romaine)
  • 8 February - Meeting with Open Knowledge to prepare next week's Wiki Club   (info) (Romaine)
  • 8 February - Meeting with Iedereen Leest about edit-a-thons and more   (info) (Romaine)
  • 8 February - Meeting with Packed about import monuments Flanders to Wikidata   (info) (Romaine)
  • 8 February - Mailing with invitation for next week's Wiki Club Brussels sent to participants edit-a-thon of 29 January   (info) (Romaine)
  • 9 February - Report published in the Wikimedia GLAM newsletter This Month in GLAM   (info | report)
  • 9 February - Board meeting (20th) in our office in Brussels   (documentation)
  • 6-10 February - Conversion address to new property (P969 -> P6375) for all of monuments of Brussels in Wikidata   (info) (Romaine)
  • 11 February - Meeting at BeCentral as preparation for Tuesday   (Romaine)
  • 11 February - Preparational meeting for the organising of Wiki Loves Heritage with our Flemish partners   (info) (Romaine)
  • 11 February - Meeting with Erasmushogeschool Brussel to start Wikipedia classes this month   (info | project page) (Romaine)
Hack the Gender Gap, Brussels
  • 12 February - Preparational meetings for Wiki Club Brussels, community event and more   (Romaine & Geertivp)
  • 12 February - Wiki Club Brussels meeting (6th) in BeCentral   (info | en-wiki meetup page)
  • 14 February - Jury meeting Wiki Loves Heritage 2018 - Oost-Vlaanderen in Gent   (Geertivp)
  • 15 February - Meeting in Tilburg of WMNL + WMBE representatives to talk about situation with WMF
  • 18 February - Start education program at Erasmushogeschool in Brussels and two groups of students got an introduction in Wikipedia and started editing   (info | project page) (Romaine)
  • 18 February - Evaluation Wiki Club Brussels in BeCentral   (info) (Romaine)
  • 23 February - Meeting with Annelore of library in Liège about upcoming edit-a-thon   (AnneJea)
  • 23 February - Award ceremony for the Flemish winning photos in the PhotoMuseum in Antwerp, coordinated by the Departement Cultuur, Jeugd en Media of the Flemish Government   (info | winners Flemish jury | Flemish jury report | photos)
  • 26 February - Wiki Club Brussels meeting (7th) in BeCentral   (info | en-wiki meetup page)
  • 27 February - Meeting with the Europeana Vlaanderen Overlegplatform in Leuven   (info)
  • 27 February - Preparational meeting for Creative Commons Casino   (info)
  • 28 February - Meeting with King Baudouin Foundation about project accounts and more   (Romaine | Geertivp)

March 2019[edit]

Winnaar Wiki Loves Heritage Vlaanderen 2018 Benoit Brummer
Winnars Wiki Loves Heritage Vlaanderen 2018 exposition

April 2019[edit]

Wikipedia writing workshop at Amnesty International Vlaanderen

May 2019[edit]

BeCentral, 7 May 2019
First Widawiwo meeting in Breda

June 2019[edit]

July 2019[edit]

UGent Wikidata and Wikibase Workshop drink

August 2019[edit]

Wikimania, Stockholm

September 2019[edit]

WikiConvention francophone 2019 Ouverture
WMBE Informatiestand Informatie aan Zee 2019

October 2019[edit]

November 2019[edit]

Training "Writing for Wikipedia", Boekentoren, Gent

December 2019[edit]

See also[edit]