Reminder to fellow WMF scholarship recipients:
You must complete your report by October 1st. If you do not submit a report
> by this date, you will not be eligible for future funding or scholarships
> from the WMF.
Big part of recipients still have not submitted anything.
while telling my WMDE colleagues what great highlights and wonderful
sessions happened at Wikimania, I was trying to find *any* recording of
"The Big Open", the conversation/panel between Katherine, Ryan Merkley
(Creative Commons), and Mark Surman (Mozilla).
As I didn't find anything: Did someone take notes? Recorded anything? It's
not even listed on
Program and Engagement Coordinator (PEC)
for the Wikimedia Conference
Wikimedia Deutschland e.V. | Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24 | 10963 Berlin
Tel. (030) 219 158 26-0
Stellen Sie sich eine Welt vor, in der jeder Mensch an der Menge allen
Wissens frei teilhaben kann. Helfen Sie uns dabei!
Wikimedia Deutschland - Gesellschaft zur Förderung Freien Wissens e. V.
Eingetragen im Vereinsregister des Amtsgerichts Berlin-Charlottenburg unter
der Nummer 23855 B. Als gemeinnützig anerkannt durch das Finanzamt für
Körperschaften I Berlin, Steuernummer 27/029/42207
The Wikimania Steering Committee and Wikimedia Foundation are seeking
expressions of interest from interested parties for hosting Wikimania in
2019. Please see the following for more information:
If you are interested in discussing the possibilities and working with the
WMF Events Manager in preparing a proposal to host and organize Wikimania
2019, please contact eyoung(a)wikimedia.org by October 15th. Also, if you
know of an individual or group that we should approach about hosting, we
encourage nominations as well. The Steering Committee and WMF expect to
make a decision by early 2018.
Please note the following:
Wikimania '17 Montréal. There were 915 who attended.
You can find the keynotes here: https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/
ll of the available session notes, streams, and presentations here:
WMF Scholarship Recipients: All of you who were awarded a scholarship and
were able to attend Wikimania '17 in Montreal should have recently received
an email requesting that you complete a conference report by October 1st. For
more instructions on what to write and on how to submit your report, please
click here <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:TPS/Wikimania_scholars>.
As was announced in Montréal by the WMF Executive Director, scholarship
recipients who were denied a Visa to attend this year's conference will be
offered a scholarship to attend Wikimania '18 in Cape Town. We will be
contacting these people directly to reconfirm this soon.
And finally, Wikimania 2018 will be held July 18-22, 2018 at the University
of Cape Town, South Africa. The conference wiki is now up at:
along with an introductory video
shown last month. There will be more information in the next couple of
months regarding scholarships, program, etc.