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Coordinate "how to maintain bots" workshop (August)
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(for organizers and/or mentors)

More details on the workshop:

Detailed guide:

Before the workshop
  • Finalize on a topic
  • Recruit mentor(s)
  • Finalize on a date and time
  • Pick a communication medium for the workshop
  • Add details on a wiki page and setup a process for registration
  • Promote the workshop via mailing lists
  • Develop or review workshop material in collaboration w/ mentors
  • Send reminders to participants and share any prerequisites
    • Email reminder on mailing lists
    • Message on talk pages
    • Message on the workshops' talk page
  • Message on the small wiki toolkits page
During the workshop
  • Run a quick introduction round
  • Take notes (discussion questions, resources, attendees usernames and their wiki communities)
  • Facilitate and/or run the presentation
  • Record the meeting
After the workshop
  • Share with all participants / mentor(s) link to join Telegram chat for follow-up conversations
  • Share a follow-up message and a feedback survey in 1-2 weeks
  • Add all attendees to a metrics data sheet for tracking contributions
  • Upload all workshop materials to Wikimedia Commons (Category:SWT)
  • Analyze survey results


Due Date
Aug 18 2022, 9:00 PM

Event Timeline

srishakatux triaged this task as Medium priority.Jul 8 2022, 3:03 AM

This workshop is postponed. We will share a new date and time w/ interested attendees soon.

Aklapper renamed this task from Coordinate "how to maintain bots" workshop (July) to Coordinate "how to maintain bots" workshop.Jul 31 2022, 9:37 PM
Aklapper renamed this task from Coordinate "how to maintain bots" workshop to Coordinate "how to maintain bots" workshop (August).Aug 9 2022, 9:31 AM
Aklapper set Due Date to Aug 18 2022, 9:00 PM.

Sent updated workshop reminders to all ~35 interested candidates and shared the same message on the mailing lists.

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UsernameLanguage wiki / ProjectNotes
User:GeertivpnlwikiWikimedia Belgium board member
User:WolfgangFahlWikidataImport of Scientific Event Data to Wikidata see
User:RoySmithenwikimaintainer of spi-tools on toolforge
User:TholzheimWikidataImport of Scientific Event Data to Wikidata
User:Exec8cbk-zamwikimostly working on small wikis and en wiki
User:WAqilmswikiworking on mswiki and intended to use Bots in it
User:Ninjastrikersmywikimaintainer of User:Welcome-Bot and User:NjsBot on mywiki
User:AramckbwikiI've been joined Wikipedia since 2017 till now and have administrator rights on ckbwiki from 2018 till now.
User:Md. Golam Mukit Khanbnwiki-
User:Nawaraj Ghimirenewiki-