Submissions/Commons categorizer meetup 2017

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This is a Completed submission for Wikimania 2017 ready to be reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.

Submission no. 9001 Suject - MC
Title of the submission
Commons categorizer meetup 2017
Type of submission
Roundtable or BoF
Author of the submission
Matti Blume (MB-one)
type of submission
Roundtable or BoF
Language of presentation
E-mail address
Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)

The annual Commons Categorizer Meetup seeks to provide a platform, where topics regarding metadata in Wikimedia Commons in general and more specifically the category system can be openly discussed in person.

Anyone interested in attending the meetup is invited to name discussion topics below this text, which will be included in the session:

What will attendees take away from this session?

Attendees will be able to discuss topics, that are relevant to their daily work on Commons. Less experienced users can meet Commons veterans. Furthermore the meetup is intended to create and foster a sense of community between highly active Commons users from all over the world, which does not exist so far.

Theme of presentation
  • WikiCulture & Community
For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?
Everyone is welcome, but previous knowledge in the category system on Commons will improve ability to engage in the conversation
Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
45-60 min
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?


Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
  • projector needed
  • try to avoid scheduling conflicts with other commons or structured data themed events

This is a Completed submission for Wikimania 2017 ready to be reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.

Interested attendees

If you are interested in attending this session, please sign with your username below. This will help reviewers to decide which sessions are of high interest. Sign with a hash and four tildes. (# ~~~~).

  1. Jmabel | talk 00:41, 14 February 2017 (UTC)[reply]
  2. Spiritia 12:45, 19 February 2017 (UTC)[reply]
  3. Anne Delong (talk) 01:46, 26 February 2017 (UTC)[reply]
  4. --Carschten (talk) 20:23, 11 March 2017 (UTC)[reply]
  5. Rhododendrites (talk) 13:20, 30 March 2017 (UTC)[reply]
  6. Daniel Mietchen (talk) 02:57, 9 April 2017 (UTC)[reply]
  7. Freddy2001 (talk) 09:04, 11 April 2017 (UTC)[reply]
  8. Wuselig (talk) 10:38, 12 April 2017 (UTC)[reply]
  9. SandraF (WMF) (talk) 13:12, 11 August 2017 (UTC) (Structured Data Community Liaison)[reply]
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Regrets, but interested in future discussions

  1. I'm on the BAnQ tour during this block, but am interested to see the notes to appear in Etherpad! DanielPenfield (talk) 17:36, 11 August 2017 (UTC)[reply]