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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Wikipedia Tambayan Talk on June 18

The Wikipedia Tambayan Talk will be held on June 18, 2011 (Saturday) from 11am to 5pm at the Wikimedia Philippines Benchmark Corporate Center in Makati City. It is the first informal brainstorm discussion in three years that solely discuss the existing cloud projects made by Filipinos or relates to the Philippines. These include Wikimedia projects (Wikipedia, Wikibooks, Wiktionary, Wikisource, Wikinews, etc.) in Philippine languages. Currently there are projects, existing and proposed, in Tagalog/Filipino, Cebuano, Ilokano, Waray-Waray, Kapampangan, Bikol Central, Zamboanga Chavacano, Pangasinan, Hiligaynon, Kinaray-a, Capiznon, Pandan Bikol, Rinconada Bikol, Maranao and Tausug.

The aim is to gather ideas on how to expand and improve the articles in those projects and set standards in orthography, translation, and resource building. Admission is FREE.
Should you be interested in coming, here are the directions:

Via Private Vehicle:  View the following maps -
http://tinyurl.com/wikipediaph
https://foursquare.com/venue/19666867

Via Public Transportation:
*From Ayala MRT Station, walk to Park Square on Pasay Road and take a Pasay Road-Libertad or Ayala-Mantrade jeepney (P8). When the jeepney turns at Amorsolo St. (the Skyway ramp), stop and unboard at the 3rd building near the intersection.
*From Pasay Road railway (PNR) station, from Estacion St., turn right to Arnaiz Ave. (Pasay Road). Walk up Arnaiz Ave. until the corner with Amorsolo St., then turn left. The venue is the third building to your right.

Nearest landmarks:
McDonald's and Don Bosco Technical Institute

RSVP thru : http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=156127221122008
  
Time : Saturday, June 18 · 11:00am - 5:00pm
Location : Wikimedia Philippines Benchmark Corporate Center
                   G/F Gervacia, Amorsolo St. near cor. Pasay Road

Contact Wikimedia Philippines:
Phone: +63 (2) 812-7177
Email: wikimediaphilippines@facebook.com
info@wikimedia.org.ph


"Ang hindi magmahal sa kanyang salita, mahigit sa hayop at malansang isda" 
-- Mula sa "Sa Aking Mga Kababata" ni Dr. José Rizal (b. June 19, 1861)

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