Hi all.

Bids for Wikimania 2009 are going to open on Saturday. There is already an unofficial India bid made at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania_2009/India . Should we bid for Wikimania? By that time we should (hopefully) have an active India chapter and more people too. Take a look at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania_2009 for more details. For all those who are not aware - Wikimania is the annual conference of the Wikimedia foundation. Wikimania 2007 was held in Taipei, Taiwan and was attended by close to 500 people. Wikimania 2008 is going to be held in Alexandria, Egypt (home to the first library in the world).

Do think and write your suggestions regarding Wikimania in India. We can then decide a city and make the official bid.