peteforsyth at gmail
Jan 12, 2012, 8:31 PM
Post #2 of 2
Thanks for this, James -- I'm honored to be named to the jury, and pleased
Re: Wikimania 2013 - Announcement of Jury and invitation to bid
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to see the array of talent you have assembled!
Looking forward to engaging with the bids in development, and to figuring
out a way to make things easier in future years.
[[User:Peteforsyth]] on Meta, English Wikipedia etc.
On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 11:52 AM, James Forrester <jdforrester [at] gmail>wrote:
> Dear all,
> As promised, for Wikimania 2013 I hereby announce the Jury to
> select the winning bid, and invite everyone to consider putting a
> bid together:
> == Jury ==
> * [[User:80686|Manuel Schneider]]
> * [[User:Beria|Béria Lima]]
> * [[User:Deror avi|Deror Avi]]
> * [[User:Effeietsanders|Lodewijk Gelauff]]
> * [[User:Ilario|Ilario Salvatore Valdelli]]
> * [[User:Kiril Simeonovski|Kiril Simeonovski]]
> * [[User:Peteforsyth|Pete Forsyth]]
> * [[User:Philippe|Philippe Beaudette]]
> * [[User:Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington|Anirudh Bhati]]
> * [[User:Theo10011|Theo10011]]
> * [[User:Thogo|Thomas Goldammer]]
> There are a further two individuals who I have asked to confirm that
> they are happy to serve on the Jury, and who I will add on-wiki if and
> when they confirm.
> As in previous Juries, any Wikimania Foundation Board members may act
> as (non-voting) advisors to the Jury if they so choose. I know that
> Bishakha Datta and Phoebe Ayers have agreed to take on this role, and
> other Board members may join if they wish.
> I will serve as a moderator (a neutral non-voting aide to the Jury),
> along with another individual who will hopefully confirm that this is
> OK with them later today.
> Thank you for everyone who contacted me to nominate themselves,
> others, or give suggestions; the suggestions were very helpful, and I
> hope the resulting Jury will be a success.
> == Invitation to bid ==
> To re-iterate my comment in November, I'm sure the whole Wikimedia
> community would love to see as many good bids as possible. There are
> already a few bids on Meta, but if you or your local community are
> thinking about putting one in, you need to get it started and in a
> reasonable state by the end of 28 January 2012 at the very latest.
> Please also consider passing this message on (and translating it!) for
> your wiki's community forum for those that don't read these mailing
> Thank you, and good luck to all Bids.
>  - https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania_2013
>  - https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania_2013_jury
>  - https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania_2013_bids
>  - https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania_2013_bids/Timeline
> James D. Forrester
> jdforrester [at] wikimedia | jdforrester [at] gmail
> [[Wikipedia:User:Jdforrester|James F.]]
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