Which sessions are you interested in?
Below, check off the box for each session you are interested in. Selecting a session is not a commitment to participate, but will help the Programme Team prioritize its work. You can select as many or as few sessions as you like.
Presentation and Q&A by Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Lila Tretikov
Orientation for newcomers to the Wikimedia movement
Affiliates-only meeting following the Lila Tretikov presentation
Chairpersons Meeting with Lila Tretikov
Organizational Effectiveness Seminar: Review of findings from TCC Group questionnaire and identifying common challenges and how to address them
Board Governance Seminar: Presenting learnings and experiences (Governance reviews) as well as results of board survey, identifying common challenges and next steps
Quality Management: Sharing good practices for quality management of different affiliates
"Wiki Loves" Photo Contests: Shared experiences and coordinating activities for future contests
Volunteer Support Network: Get more people involved in a network for volunteers to share experiences
Communications Best Practices: Telling Movement Stories
Project Pitches: Share your project ideas and get fellow affiliates on board
Sharing Mistakes: In a safe space, WMF and affiiates can learn from each others' mistakes.
Regional Cooperation: How can affiliates share their experience and resources working on one subject together in a thematical partnership, rather than having isolated approaches for the same topic in each country.
AffCom and Affiliates: AffCom shares how it can help affiliates and works with the affiliates on developing a program library
Working on Public & Regulatory Policy (Government Relations): How individual affiliates, the WMF and a European coalition of chapters (FKAGEU) have been actively engaged in advocacacy and how you can get involved.
Learn About the Funds Dissemination Committee: Affiliates new to the Annual Plan Grant process can connect with the FDC
The FDC's Impact Focus, plus Q&A: A discussion of what the FDC means by "impact"
Localisation of Fundraising Banners: WMF Fundraising and stakeholders address concerns regarding the localisation of fundraising banners
Financial Management Seminar
Independent Fundraising Experiences: A discussion on additional revenue streams for your organization
Chapters Dialogue: Persistent and most burning questions
Meet the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees (World Cafe)
Software Development at Wikimedia Deutschland - decentralized innovation for our movement
Executive Director Transition Processes: A session to ensure organizations are better equipped to manage a transition in their high-level staff (Incl. Transition process at WMDE - learnings from the past eight months)
Wikimania 2015: Building bridges from WMCON to future events to ensure sustainability and continuity of conversations
Future of Wikimedia Conference: A discussion on how to focus on the next Wikimedia Conferences
Leveraging volunteers through programs (Programs evaluation 2015 review and recommendations)
Global Metrics Tutorial: A training in measuring the WMF global metrics incl. discussion
Volunteer Management Learning Circle: Facilitated capturing of community knowledge about developing and leveraging volunteer resources. Understand common issues and discuss best practices. Develop documentation for the Evaluation Portal and Learning Pattern Library for further development
Reporting and Storytelling: Train program managers in the art of story telling in the context of Wikimedia programs, including the key aspects of a report (inputs --> outputs --> outcomes --> learning questions), quantitative aspects, and numbers in context. Address difficulties volunteers and organizations have in adequately "telling their story"
Fail Fest / Learning Pattern Hack (optional evening event)
Community Capacity Mapping and Support Framework: WMF has been conducting in-depth interviews with different communities, to learn about community practices, social spaces, and capacities, in preparation to identifying ways to further build community capacity
The Global South: what comes next from the North?: To share experiences and common objetives in order to foster our work together and build community capacity.
What could local organizations bring to the movement?: Get a clearer understanding of how local orgs provide an added value to the movement and how this could be further improved in future
Collective Impact as a framework and method for sustainable and impact-driven collaboration