This is just a reminder of the upcoming Wikimania event that we will be
hosting in Cape Town and Johannesburg next week. You can check out the
South Africa Wikimania schedule at the link here
<http://wikimedia.org.za/wiki/Template:/Wikimania_2022>. Here are the
details and current schedule:
- *International event: *will be held digitally from 11 -14 August. You
will be able to attend this event at the Cape Town and Johannesburg events
as well. You can learn more about it at the Wikimania website
<https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/Program>. Please remember to
register <https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/Registration> on the
international Wikimania event page to attend that event.
- *Cape Town:* will take place at the iNtaka Law Tech Lab
the Krama Law Building, University of Cape Town. If you want to attend the
international Wikimania then please bring a laptop or other device to
attend it from; we will have a quiet room where people can attend the
digital event. Food and drink will be available at all hours while we are
open. People are free to come and go as and when they please.
- *12 August (Friday) *we will be open from 16:00 to 20:00. From 18:00
to 20:00 we will have a finger foods and drinks reception. Anyone with an
interest in Wikipedia or the free knowledge movement is welcome.
- *13 August (Saturday)* we will be open from 09:00 to 22:00. During
that time we will be hosting a roundtable discussion on copyright (from
12:45 to 13:35) and an edit-a-thon from 14:00 to 19:00. We will have full
catering throughout the day. We will be syncing with the Johannesburg event
as much as possible for shared video presentations and networking.
- *14 August (Sunday)* is expected to be slightly quieter but we will be
open from 10:00 to 20:00
- *Johannesburg*: will take place at the Constitutional Hill at 11 Kotze
Road, Braamfontein. The Johannesburg event will be open for *Saturday,
August 13* only. It will be open from 09:00 to 17:00.
A very special word of thank you goes out to our event partners for making
this event happen. The iNtaka Law Tech Lab at the University of Cape Town
for giving us our Cape Town venue and the museum at Constitution Hill for
our Johannesburg venue.
Douglas Ian Scott
South African mobile number: +27 (0)79 515 8727
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