Thanks for the update.
To Winnie and 2021 organizers - please put wikimania-l in the "to" field
rather than the "bcc" field in future announcements, because public mailing
lists don't like being bcc'd!
On Sat, 7 Aug 2021 at 20:13, Winnie kabintie <kabinte(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Dear Community Members,
Wikimania 2021 is around the corner, kickstarting with Hackathon this
Friday, August 13, and we just can’t wait. We would like to share some
reminders and important updates with you.
We are nearing 2500 registrants already! That’s bigger than any in-person
Wikimania. We want to ensure everyone’s safety and as such, will be closing
registration on Thursday, August 12 @ 23:59 UTC. If you haven’t done so
already, please register now
will allow you to receive updates from the organizers, immerse in the
virtual platform, and most importantly, interact with other participants
and host sessions.
And speaking of registering, we hope to share participant information on
Monday, including links to Remo
our virtual platform space, and other important information to prepare you
for Wikimania 2021.
We are still looking for volunteers
<https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2021:Volunteer> for various roles.
If you are interested, sign up to help. There are different roles and your
help is greatly appreciated.
As with every Wikimania, and even more so a virtual one, we have awesome digital
assets <https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2021:Resources> to share
with you so you can use and share on yourself. Want to print a t-shirt for
you and your friends? Need social media posts or cool backgrounds, we got
We will be kickstarting Wikimania 2021 with an all-day Hackathon
<https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2021:Hackathon>! Please make sure
to register your session on the Hackathon schedule and join us for a day
full of collaborative work around the clock and around the world!
Community Village + Unconference
After the Hackathon, we have 4 full days of programming starting at
different times each day. As with every Wikimania, we will also have a Community
There are 140 tables available where you can share information for people
to see, and you don’t even have to be there. Finally, we will also be
hosting an Unconference space where any attendee can host a session and
gather with up to 20 other attendees. Reserve your Unconference space now
Winnie Kabintie (User:Ms_Kabintie
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Ms_Kabintie>), on behalf of the
Wikimania 2021 Core Organizing Team.
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