Wikimania 2007, the third annual international Wikimedia conference, is in procession during August 3-5 in Taipei, Taiwan at Chien Tan Overseas Youth Activity Center (CTOYAC).
Both a scientific conference and a community event, Wikimania brings together members of various Wikimedia projects in order to exchange ideas, build relationships, and report on research and project efforts.
It also provides an opportunity for Wikimedians and the general public alike to meet and share ideas about free and open source software, free knowledge initiatives, and wiki projects worldwide.
We are accepting submissions for posters, presentations, workshops, and discussion groups. We are also accepting nominations for speakers and speaker panels, and suggestions for other activities. Please be bold in your submissions!
- Important dates
- Mar. 1 – Apr. 30: Submission (The deadline has been extended to May 15.)
- May 1 – May 31: Feedback and notification of acceptance
- Conference Themes include
- Wikimedia Communities
- Free Content
- Technical infrastructure Read more...
Please register on site. Our events include:
- Wikimania 2007 Program in a Nutshell
- Hacking Days - Teaching Hall Room 333
- Hacking Days Extra - Teaching Hall Room 334
- Citizen Journalism Unconference - Chih Ching Building 1st floor Hall
- Free Culture Space - Teaching Hall Room 319
- Wikimania Party & Film Festival
- Social Events , Tours with local communities
The check-in counter is located in the Teaching Hall Room 319. Open hour: 08:30 to 17:00.
The host, Wikimedia Foundation, is offering a limited number of scholarships to help attendees defray part of the costs of attending Wikimania 2007.
Criteria for selecting recipients are determined by Scholarship Committee, in accordance with the goals and focus areas of Wikimania and Wikimedia. We aim to make Wikimania 2007 Taipei successful and productive, and to support the success of Wikimedia projects.
Applying for scholarship was closed on April 15, 2007. Stay in tune to know who will get help. Read more...
- August 1, Check-in starts.
- July 20, Rules of Wikimania Awards for Wikimania 2007 is out.
- July 11, Press page is on line for latest news release regarding Wikimania 2007.
- July 10, Conference Schedule is up.
- July 10, Community Portal is online.
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Chien Tan Overseas Youth Activity Center is a comprehensive convention center in a large and quiet landscape garden by Keelung River in a scenic location at the heart of Taipei metropolis. There are three connected buildings: a 10-story residential building facing the large lawn with views of Keelung River, an education center by Chien Tan Pond, and in between, stands the newly renovated Grand Hall. More information can be found at Venue.
Thanks to our generous sponsors:
- Sunlight Foundation
- National Youth Commission
- Frontier Foundation
- Dept. of Computer Science and Information Engineering,National Taiwan University