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Welcome to the official website for Wikimania 2008! Alexandria will be hosting Wikimania 2008 this summer in the prestigious new Library of Alexandria (Bibliotheca Alexandrina). Work is currently underway to provide information for the event, such as a city guide, Wikimania registration, generation of online interests, and call for papers.

If you wish to volunteer to organize and make Wikimania 2008 an outstanding event, please consider joining one or more of the organizational committees, which consists of either helping entirely online, or giving a hand with tasks at the conference. Thank you for your interest in Wikimania!

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

General details

Pictures

Photos of Wikimania 2008 on Wikimedia Commons

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)
Monday the conference started to wrap up, and the journalism unconference began to unfold. They only took up one first-floor room, but they managed almost 100 people and a great deal of discussion afterwards.
Meanwhile, Wikimaniacs were gathering and lounging about under the portico outside the Harkness Commons, talking much of the day through. By evening, many day-trips had been completed, and all broke for low-key dinners and trips to the airport. As the dorms cleared out, there was still a hint of Wikimania in the air, with shirts floating down the street, and people saying "oh, were you at that Wiki conference? I heard about that..." — Samuel Klein