In reading the documentation about hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, we see that if you expect to create more than 6 new Wikipedia accounts, you need to request permission. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mass_account_creation#Requesting_temporary_lift_of_IP_cap
We are planning a Wikipedia edit-a-thon at Woodward Library at the University of British Columbia on September 21st. We hope for a good turnout and that there will be many accounts created.
The event time frame of your event: 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM September 21, 2016 and the time zone is Pacific Standard Time.
The IPs to allow:
We are requesting participants bring their own laptops, so the majority will be using wireless devices.
The whole range of wireless networks IP ranges (per this document: https://it.ubc.ca/services/email-voice-internet/list-ubc-ip-addresses)
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52 184.108.40.206/19 UBC Vancouver - ubcsecure wireless network
220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168 22.214.171.124/18 UBC Vancouver - ubcsecure wireless network
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52 184.108.40.206/21 UBC Vancouver - ubcsecure wireless network
220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168 22.214.171.124/21 UBC Vancouver - ubcsecure wireless network
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52 184.108.40.206/21 UBC Vancouver - ubcsecure wireless network
220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168 22.214.171.124/19 UBC Vancouver - ubcsecure wireless network
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52 184.108.40.206/21 UBC Vancouver - ubcsecure wireless network
220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168 22.214.171.124/21 UBC Vancouver - ubcsecure wireless network
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52 184.108.40.206/21 UBC Vancouver - ubcsecure wireless network
We will also be using some workstations from the following IP ranges:
We are hopeful to have 50 people attend this event.
We will be editing Wikipedia pages and creating new ones. Here is our project page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Vancouver/LocalWomeninScience#Event_information
Please contact me to let me to confirm. Thank you!