A2K Events

by kaeru — last modified Jul 29, 2011 05:04 AM
Odia Wikipedia and Orientation Training Programme Jan 31, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal, by Prasad Krishna
An Odia Wikipedia orientation and training programme is being organized by the Centre for Internet & Society's (CIS-A2K) team on 31 January 2017 at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal in Odisha.
Seminar on Rethinking Copyright and Licensing for Digital Publishing Today (Delhi, January 23) Jan 23, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, First floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, near G block market, after Crunch, New Delhi, 110016, by Anubha Sinha
Against the backdrop of a growing global and domestic digital publishing industry on one hand and the recent judgment by the Delhi High Court that upheld the education exception to reproduction of academic and literary works, Pro Helvetia - Swiss Arts Council, Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi, and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) are organising a seminar to discuss and reflect on the relevance and functions of copyright and licensing within the transforming market practices and legal structures of the publishing industry today.
Wikipedia WikiMeetup at Bangalore Aug 14, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, No.194, 2nd, 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near Domlur Club and TERI Complex), by Prasad Krishna
Bangalore based Wikipedians will gather for a meeting at the Centre for Internet and Society on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 3.00 p.m.
Tools orientation session for Telugu Wikimedians of Hyderabad Jul 10, 2016 from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM Golden Threshold, Abids, Hyderabad, by Pavan Santhosh S.
A tools orientation session is being organised on July 10 at Hyderabad during the regular monthly meetup. Telugu Wikimedians who would be interested to learn about advanced editing tools like citation templates and Twinkle are welcome to join.
Wikipedia edit-a-thon at TEDSummit 2016, Banff, Canada Jun 29, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM by Abhinav Garule
The TEDSummit 2016, an annual conference of the TED community, is taking place during June 26-30, 2016 at Banff, Canada. Wikimedians Netha Hussain, Ayyappadas along with Abhinav Garule, Programme Associate, CIS-A2K will be conducting a 90-minute long workshop to educate the participants through Wikipedia's guidelines and help them write their first articles.
Train the Trainer 2016 from Jun 15, 2016 10:00 AM to Jun 17, 2016 05:30 PM No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bengaluru, 560071 (near TERI and Domlur Club), by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS-A2K) team is organizing the Train the Trainer programme at its office in Bengaluru from June 15 to 17, 2016.
Tulu Wikipedia Editathon to Improve Quality of Articles in Tulu Wikipedia from Apr 26, 2016 10:00 AM to Apr 30, 2016 05:00 PM Shri Ramakrishna, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) organized a Wikipedia editathon for improving Tulu Wikipedia. Dr. U.B. Pavanaja conducted the sessions.
IP Meetup #02: Prabir Purkayastha on the CRI Guidelines and software patenting in India Mar 20, 2016 from 03:30 PM to 06:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, B 1/8, Near Crunch Gym, Hauz Khas, Delhi, 110016 , by Anubha Sinha
Digitisation sprint at Andhra Loyola College Vijayawada to bring more books on Telugu Wikisource from Feb 12, 2016 02:00 PM to Feb 14, 2016 03:00 PM Andhra Loyola College, Off Eluru Road, Behind Vinayak Theater, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520008, by Pavan Santhosh
This 12th, A digitisation sprint is being organised for student Wikipedians of Andhra Loyola College Vijayawada. Students will learn about scanning books, will use OCR engine and digitise books on Telugu Wikisource. The event is organised by CIS-A2K where Telugu Wikimedian Viswanadh will be participating to mentor the new Wikimedians.
IP Meetup #01: Prof. Biswajit Dhar on 'Intellectual Property issues: The Way Forward post Nairobi WTO Ministerial' Feb 07, 2016 from 03:30 PM to 06:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, B 1/8, Near Crunch Gym, Hauz Khas, Delhi, 110016, by Anubha Sinha
Prof. Biswajit Dhar will deliver a short talk on what the WTO Nairobi Ministerial means for intellectual property issues, and the way forward, on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at the Centre for Internet & Society's Delhi office, at 4 p.m.
Geographical Indications in India Edit-a-thon from Jan 25, 2016 12:00 AM to Jan 31, 2016 11:55 PM India, by Prasad Krishna
Between 25 January and 31 January 2016, CIS-A2K is organizing an edit-a-thon to celebrate India's republic day. The goal of this edit-a-thon is to create and improve Geographical Indications articles.
Telugu Wikipedia Education Program at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada from Jan 12, 2016 12:00 AM to Jan 13, 2016 12:00 AM Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, by Pavan Santosh
In collaboration with Andhra Loyola College (ALC), Vijayawada, Access to Knowledge programme (CIS-A2K) of the Centre for Internet and Society is opening up a Wikipedia Digital Centre in the college so that students and local Wikimedians could grow Wikipedia and other Wikimedia content in Telugu and other Indian languages. To begin with this, a two-day long Wikipedia Education Program is also being initiated which will continue to grow further by expanding local content on Wikipedia.
English and Telugu Wikipedia edit-a-thon in Hyderabad Dec 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM by Pavan Santosh
After a long time, a collaborative Telugu and English Wikipedia edit-a-thon is being organised in Hyderabad on December 20.
Odia Wikimedia community meetup at Cuttack Dec 03, 2015 from 10:10 AM to 12:00 PM by Sailesh Patnaik
Odia Wikimedians are planning to gather in Cuttack and discuss about future project ideas for the community.
Talk on bringing 1000 books about the culture of Maharashtra on Marathi Wikipedia Dec 01, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM The Energy Resources Institute(TERI), near Domlur Club, Domlur, Bangalore 560071, by Subhashish Panigrahi
Maharashtra Granthottejak Sanstha, a Pune based non-profit that was founded in Justice Mahadev Govind Ranade and colleagues in 1894, has recently announced to digitise their 1000 volumes of books centred around Peshwa culture. A discussion about digitising these books and making them available online on Marathi Wikisource is being organised on December 1 at the Energy Resources Institute(TERI), Bengaluru. Avinash Chaphekar, Joint Secretary of MGS will be addressing this talk.
Workshop on Digital Annotation and Content Generation with research scholars in Pune from Oct 30, 2015 11:00 AM to Oct 31, 2015 05:00 PM KSP Women’s Studies Centre, Pune, by Abhinav Garule
The Centre for Indian Languages in Higher Education (CILHE) is conducting a two-day workshop on Digital Annotation and Content Generation with research scholars at KSP Women’s Studies Centre, Pune on October 30-31, 2015.
Wikipedia workshop at Sinhgad Institute of Technology and Science, Pune Oct 09, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Sinhgad Institute of Technology and Science, Opp. Bank of Maharashtra, Narhe, Pune, by Abhinav Garule
The goal of this Wikipedia workshop is to increase awareness about Wikipedia and equip its participants with the rudiments of contributing to Wikipedia, and to introduce it as a concept to them. The participants will be learn about Wikipedia and its sister projects. Furthermore, they will be encouraged to contribute in these projects.
Tulu Wikipedia edit-a-thon in Mangalore from Aug 14, 2015 12:00 AM to Aug 16, 2015 12:00 AM by U.B.Pavanaja
This edit-a-thon is aimed to encourage more Tulu speakers to contribute to Tulu Wikipedia which is currently in incubator. The edit-a-thon is being organised by the Tulu Wikimedia community in Mangalore.
Telugu Wikipedia edit-a-thon at Annamacharya library to preserve rare Telugu literature text Aug 06, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Andhra Loyola College, Vijaywada, by Rahmanuddin Shaikh
Telugu Wikipedia Community and the Centre for Internet & Society are conducting the Annamaya Library edit-a-thon on August 6, 2015 at Andhra Loyola College, Vijaywada.
Odia Wikipedia Turning 13 this June 3 Jun 03, 2015 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Institute of Physics, Sachivalaya Marg, Sainik School PO, Gajapati Nagar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751005, by Subhashish Panigrahi
The Odia Wikipedia is turning 13 this June 3. To celebrate this long time of the editor community's tireless effort to make it to the largest Odia-language online encyclopedia an event is being organised in Odisha' capital Bhubaneswar. Centre for Internet and Society's Access To Knowledge (CIS-A2K) is proudly sponsoring for this event. Subhashish Panigrahi and Rahmanuddin Shaik are representing CIS at this event.

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