Submissions/Have no fear, AffCom is here!

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After careful consideration, the programme committee has decided not to accept the below submission at this time. Thank you to the author(s) for participating in the Wikimania 2013 programme submission, we hope to still see you at Wikimania this August.

Submission no.
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Title of the submission

Have no fear, AffCom is here!

Type of submission


Author of the submission

Affiliations Committee

Country of origin



Wikimedia Affiliations Committee

E-mail address


N/A (User:Bdamokos, etc.)

Personal homepage or blog

Affiliations Committee


This presentation is especially for those organizations and user groups which are interested in achieving recognition from the Wikimedia Foundation and becoming an affiliate - be it a Chapter, Thematic Organization or User Group.

Detailed proposal
  • What the AffCom is and its role within the Wikimedia movement
  • The different models of affiliates, their role and purposes, their responsibilities within the Wikimedia movement and what they can do
  • The procedure to be followed in order to achieve recognition and affiliation -how can we help?
  • Q&A session with AffCom members
  • Open discussion about how to improve what the AffCom does
  • WikiCulture and Community
Length of presentation/talk
60 minutes preferred (we can keep it shorter if it does not fit into the schedule otherwise)
Language of presentation/talk


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