On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 11:21 AM, Amir E. Aharoni
But all of the above are nice dreams about the future.
Is there any
proven experience from the past that demonstrates why personal
meetings between Wikimedians are not just fun for them, but actually
beneficial to the Wikimedia community, the Internet, the Humanity?
Well, the board has real life meetings and, like David, most of the
chapters do. :-)
There's also been "WMCON" where a bunch of board members, developers,
and chapter members had meetings in the same place at the same time,
which seems to have been very beneficial, because they've had
There was also a fundraising summit hosted by Wikimedia UK
<http://uk.wikimedia.org/wiki/2010_Fundraising_Summit>, which Thomas
could tell us more about.
anyone here give me solid examples of successful projects that were
born thanks to past Wikimanias?
Something obvious is hacking days, which hopefully Brion could tell us
more about. :-) Pages about previous hacking days: