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Wikimania 2008
Alexandria, Egypt • July 17–19

Thanks to all for helping make Wikimania 2008 a terrific event!

Watch sessions at Bibalex.org site, give feedback at Comments, post article in your Weblog (tagged with "wikimania2008"), and upload media to Commons with "Category:Wikimania 2008" to share your experience!

The 2009 Wikimania conference will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. You can visit the 2009 conference site for more information.

Pictures from Alexandria!
See you next Wikimania!
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Welcome

Welcome to the official website for Wikimania 2008! Alexandria was the host to the Wikimania 2008 conference in the prestigious new Library of Alexandria (Bibliotheca Alexandrina).

What is Wikimania?

Wikimania is a regular conference for all Wikimedians who contribute to one of the many Wikimedia Foundation projects. Past conferences have been held in popular cities around the world such as Frankfurt, Germany (Wikimania 2005 website), Boston, USA (Wikimania 2006 website) and Taipei, Taiwan (Wikimania 2007 website). (more...)

Wikimania 2008 planning

Presentation streams

General details

Want to help us?

  • List of advertisements that you can place on your website or personal blog!
  • If you blog about Wikimania, tag with "wikimania2008".
  • You can talk with other people about Wikimania on IRC.

Coordination


From Previous Wikimanias

From previous Wikimanias!
Taipei, Taiwan (2007) • Boston, USA (2006) • Frankfurt, Germany (2005)
The constant presence of people available to help. I guess we all felt very cared for. I did not see the Wikimania welcome team at the airport (I was there too early), but many commented on this and loved it. As for me, I remember that a few times, I was coughing as if I was going to die, and I was amazed to find next to me someone with a tea. I am not sure we will be able to do that again elsewhere (have this whole group of volunteers to help), but it sure felt like heaven. — Florence Devouard