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Wikimania 2008

Alexandria, Egypt • July 17–19 2008

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, Egypt has recently hosted the 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...)

Details

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 effort was an eye opener to those new to Asia and to the growing communities in the region. This year Wikimania transcended its role as a gathering of Wikimedia projects, becoming the local event of the year for the free culture community in Taiwan. Wikimania became a reason for Creative Commons and Debian Linux to create parallel events, showing Wikimedia's influence worldwide. — Andrew Lih