- What is Wikimania?
Wikimania is the annual conference celebrating all the free knowledge projects hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation – Commons, MediaWiki, Meta-Wiki, Wikibooks, Wikidata, Wikinews, Wikipedia, Wikiquote, Wikisource, Wikispecies, Wikiversity, Wikivoyage, Wiktionary – with three days of conferences, discussions, meetups, training, and workshops. Hundreds of volunteers and Free Knowledge leaders from around the world gather to discuss issues, report on new projects and approaches, and exchange ideas.
- What is the Wikimedia Foundation?
The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that supports and operates Wikipedia and its sister free knowledge projects. Wikipedia is the world’s free knowledge resource, spanning more than 40 million articles across nearly 300 languages. Every month, more than 200,000 people edit Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects, collectively creating and improving knowledge that is accessed by more than 1 billion unique devices every month. This all makes Wikipedia one of the most popular web properties in the world. Based in San Francisco, California, the Wikimedia Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charity that is funded primarily through donations and grants.
- Where do I register?
Registration is not open yet. Please come back later.
- If I don't want to be photographed, what should I do?
Please ask for a special lanyard at any time at the registration desk to indicate that you would not like to be photographed.
- Are there any discounts or scholarships?
Please read Scholarships.
- What should I bring?
- If you have one: a laptop and its charger,
- Power adapters,
- Phone charger.
- Do you provide childcare?
No, but we will try to provide a list of options.
- I have a question. Who should I contact?
Have a look at the Contact page!