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| content=Come forge solutions with other community contributors. We discuss content, best practices, community, and strategy. This is a conference call meeting every '''<span style="font-weight: bold">Tuesday</span>''' from 1:00-2:00 PM ([http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=220 mountain time]). Community members are welcome to suggest topics for the agenda by posting in the [http://forums.familysearch.org/en/forumdisplay.php?f=81 Contributor's Corner Forum thread] or by adding to the weekly agenda discussion pages.
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| content=Come forge solutions with other community contributors. We discuss content, best practices, community, and strategy. This is a conference call meeting every '''<span style="font-weight: bold">Thursday</span>''' from 1:00-2:00 PM ([http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=220 mountain time]). Community members are welcome to suggest topics for the agenda by adding to the weekly agenda discussion pages.
 
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{{Archive box |[[FamilySearch_Wiki_Contributors_Meeting/Archives|2011]]&nbsp;&nbsp;  [[FamilySearch_Wiki_Contributors_Meeting/Archives2|2012]]}}
  
 
=== Upcoming Meetings  ===
 
=== Upcoming Meetings  ===
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=== Future Meetings  ===
  
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*6 Mar 2012 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 6 Mar 2012|Meeting agenda]] First focus: Moderator/Adopter topics??
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*11 April 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 11 April 2013|Meeting]]  
*13 Mar 2012 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 13 Mar 2012|Meeting agenda]]  
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*18 April 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 18 April 2013|Meeting]]  
*20 Mar 2012 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 20 Mar 2012|Meeting agenda]]  
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*25 April 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 25 April 2013|Meeting]]
*27 Mar 2012 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 27 Mar 2012|Meeting agenda]]
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=== Past Meetings  ===
 
=== Past Meetings  ===
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*7 March 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 7 March 2013|Meeting]]&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*14 March 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 14 March 2013|Meeting]]&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*21 March 2013 Cancelled for RootsTech&nbsp;
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*28 March 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 28 March 2013|Meeting]] 
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*4 April 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 4 April 2013|Meeting]] 
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*7 February 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 7 February 2013|Meeting]]
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*14 February 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 14 February 2013|Meeting]]
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*21 February 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 21 February 2013|Meeting]]
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*28 February 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 28 February 2013|Meeting]]
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*3 January 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 3 January 2013|Meeting]]
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*10 January 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 10 January 2013|Meeting]]
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*17 January 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 17 January 2013|Meeting]]
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*24 January 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 24 January 2013|Meeting]]
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*31 January 2013 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 31 January 2013|Meeting]]
  
 
To review the recording of a previous meeting, click [https://chqmpweb1.ldschurch.org/mpweb/scripts/mpx.dll MeetingPlace] Select '''Find a Meeting''' (ID 7770), enter the date (or date range -- such as Jan 1, 2011), and click '''Search'''. Scroll down and select the meeting.  
 
To review the recording of a previous meeting, click [https://chqmpweb1.ldschurch.org/mpweb/scripts/mpx.dll MeetingPlace] Select '''Find a Meeting''' (ID 7770), enter the date (or date range -- such as Jan 1, 2011), and click '''Search'''. Scroll down and select the meeting.  
  
*14 Feb 2012&nbsp;[[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 14 Feb 2012*21 Feb 2012 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 21 Feb 2012|Meeting agenda]]
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== Discussion and Proposal page  ==
*28 Feb 2012 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 28 Feb 2012|Meeting agenda]]
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A page has been created to list ongoing suggestions and ideas that evolve from these meetings. It is hoped that possible changes and projects will not be forgotten, and will eventually reach a resolution. See [[FamilySearch Wiki:Community Discussions and Proposals|Community Discussions and Proposals]] for the list.
*7 Feb 2012 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 7 Feb 2012|Meeting agenda]] First meeting: Moderator/Adopter topics?
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*31 Jan 2012 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 31 Jan 2012|Meeting agenda]]
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*24 Jan 2012 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 24 Jan 2012|Meeting agenda]]
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*17 Jan 2012 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 17 Jan 2012|Meeting agenda]]
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*10 Jan 2012 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 10 Jan 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*3 Jan 2012 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 3 Jan 2012|Meeting agenda]] First meeting of the month: Moderators/Adopters: please add agenda items.  
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*27 Dec 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 27 Dec 2011|Meeting agenda]] Meeting ended up being cancelled, we just learned.[[User:AdkinsWH|AdkinsWH]] 20:11, 27 December 2011 (UTC)
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*20 Dec 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 20 Dec 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*13 Dec 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 13 Dec 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*6 Dec 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 6 Dec 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*29 Nov 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 29 Nov 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*22 Nov 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 22 Nov 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*15 Nov 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 15 Nov 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*8 Nov 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 8 Nov 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*1 Nov 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 1 Nov 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*25 Oct 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 25 Oct 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*18 Oct 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 18 Oct 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*11 Oct 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 11 Oct 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*4 Oct 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 4 Oct 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*27 Sep 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 27 Sep 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*20 Sep 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 20 Sep 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*13 Sep 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 13 Sep 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*6 Sep 2011&nbsp;[[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 6 Sep 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*30 Aug 2011&nbsp;[[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 30 Aug 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*23 Aug 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 23 Aug 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*16 Aug 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 16 Aug 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*9 Aug 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 9 Aug 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*2 Aug 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 2 Aug 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*26 July 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 26 July 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*19 July 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 19 July 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*12 July 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 12 July 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*5 July 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 5 July 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*28 June 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 28 June 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*21 June 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 21 June 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*14 June 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 14 June 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*7 June 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 7June 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*31 May 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 31 May 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*24 May 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 24 May 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*17 May 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 17 May 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*10 May 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 10 May 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*3 May 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 3 May 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*26 April 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 26 April 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*19 April 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 19 April 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*12 April 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 12 April 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*5 April 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 5 April 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*29 March 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 29 March 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*22 March 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 22 March 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*15 March 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 15 March 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*8 March 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 8 March 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*1 March 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 1 March 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*22 February 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 22 February 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*15 February 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 15 February 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*8 February 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 8 February 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*1 February 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 1 February 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*25 January 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 25 January 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*18 January 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 18 January 2011|Meeting agenda]]
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*11 January 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 11 January 2011|agenda]]
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*04 January 2011 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 04 January 2011|agenda]]
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=== Historical Perspective  ===
 
=== Historical Perspective  ===

Revision as of 21:31, 4 April 2013

Welcome to the Wiki Contributors Meeting
Join the discussion, ask questions, and share
The Wiki currently has 77,809 articles in English

Purpose and Time

Come forge solutions with other community contributors. We discuss content, best practices, community, and strategy. This is a conference call meeting every Thursday from 1:00-2:00 PM (mountain time). Community members are welcome to suggest topics for the agenda by adding to the weekly agenda discussion pages.



Archives
2011   2012

Upcoming Meetings

Click meeting agenda below for a meeting date. Please add what you would like to discuss and see what is planned. You can join the meeting from there.

Or join now:

  1. Click to Join the meeting
  2. Sign in as a guest.
  3. Enter your phone number. MeetingPlace will connect you by phone and computer. It's amazing and easy.

Future Meetings

Past Meetings

  • 7 March 2013 Meeting  
  • 14 March 2013 Meeting  
  • 21 March 2013 Cancelled for RootsTech 
  • 28 March 2013 Meeting 

To review the recording of a previous meeting, click MeetingPlace Select Find a Meeting (ID 7770), enter the date (or date range -- such as Jan 1, 2011), and click Search. Scroll down and select the meeting.

Discussion and Proposal page

A page has been created to list ongoing suggestions and ideas that evolve from these meetings. It is hoped that possible changes and projects will not be forgotten, and will eventually reach a resolution. See Community Discussions and Proposals for the list.



Purpose of the meeting

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  • To forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • To discuss content, community, best practices, current issues, and strategy.<br>

First half of meeting:

  • Introduce new members
  • Outstanding discussion items that need resolution (Forum issues, Policies/Manual of Style)
  • What are you working on? Do you need people to come in and help?
  • Ratings from Thumbs up/down

Second half of meeting: Rotation of topics

  1. Moderators and adopters: Learn from one another. What are you doing? Obstacles and getting the help to move beyond them. Collaborating.
  2. Training wanted: Add to the agenda early so experts and interested parties can be specifically invited
  3. Projects needing volunteers:
  4. Improve the Wiki: Resolve current issues and pending decisions
  5. Open: add your own agenda items



Historical Perspective

The Contributor's meeting was spurred by discussions from the Contributor's Corner Forum, including:

  • Define the roles of moderators and adopters and the impact upon other contributors
  • Discuss content isssues, such as the manual of style, creating informative links, and more.
  • Share best practices, ideas, and suggestions
  • Move from talk to decision and implementation

The Technical Meeting previously handled many of these issues. It has recently evolved into technical issues that may not interest all contributors.

Stay Informed

Stay informed by visiting and adding your comments to the Wiki Contributor's Corner forum. Discussions in the forum are not just talking to be talking. You will be a vital part of making community decisions that affect the FamilySearch Wiki and its users.


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