Wikimania 2012! July 12-15



Wikimania will be hosting its 8th annual Wikimedia Conference.  This year it will be hosted in Washington, D.C. at George Washington University from July 12–15, 2012.

BBG is proud to be a partner/collaborator for this event.  BBG representatives and leaders will also be at the opening reception to honor the World Digital Library at the Library of Congress on July 11.

As the Wikimania 2012 official website states: Meet the wiki community in Washington.

  • Join us for a gathering of experts, enthusiasts, and those who are just curious, in a center of academia, culture, and technology.
  • Engage at the official annual conference of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects.
  • Relish a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.

For more information, visit the conference’s official webpage here.

To see the conference schedule, click here.

To register, click here.  Registration is open through July 4 and prices are very affordable (ranging from $35-$95).

To volunteer, click here.  Positions include registration desk, concierge, session moderators, tours and group dinners, tech & A/V, translation, website & graphic design, organizational & general help (before and during the event).

Click here to RSVP and connect with other conference participants on Facebook.

Click here to follow @Wikimania2012 on Twitter.  Use the Twitter hashtags #Wikimania and #Wikimania2012 to participate in and follow conversations about the event.

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April Deibert

April Deibert

April Deibert is the Multimedia Blogger/Producer for the Office of Digital & Design Innovation. Follow her on Twitter: @BBGinnovate and @AprilDeibert.

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