Wikimania/2007

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Wikimania 2007[edit]

Wikimania 2007 was held in Taipei on August 3-5, 2007.

General information:

  • Official wiki: wikimania2007.wikimedia.org
  • Location: Chien Tan Oversea Youth Activity Center, a youth hostel with integrated conference rooms and accommodation
  • Attendance: 440[1]
  • Conference languages: English, Chinese
  • Cost to attend:
  • Accommodation: on-site at CTOYAC (889 beds), some housed in hotels

Program:

  • Keynote speakers: Joi Ito[2] and welcome speeches by Florence Nibart-Devouard (Anthere) and Jimmy Wales (Jimbo).
  • Program information: Schedule
  • Link to CfP: Call for participation
  • Link to program proceedings:
  • Session videos:
  • Pre- and post- conferences: hacking days, citizen journalism days, WMF Board and Advisory Board retreat
  • WMF organizational meetings, special meetings: WMF Board panel, open to all conference attendees
  • Program software used:
  • Program review process used:
  • Themes: (3 themes) Wikimedia Communities; Free Content; Technical infrastructure.
  • Types of submissions: presentations, posters, workshops, panels, Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF), artistic artifacts.
  • Parallel sessions: 6
  • Program committee: Tzu-Chiang Liou (Academia Sinica), coordination for program committee; Andrew Lih; Angela Beesley (Wikia, Inc. / Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.); Erik Moeller ; Jakob Voss; James D. Forrester ; Phoebe Ayers; Samuel Klein; Mel Chua[3].

Media:

Planning:

  • Lead organizers (note!please add to and/or correct if necessary): [1], Theodoranian, general coordination for Taipei team; KJ, (local general organizers); Delphine
  • Planning wiki: mostly on teamwiki, some on the '07 wiki, lots of info in private documents
  • Program/registration software used:
  • Planning mailing list:
  • Bid page:: Taipei (Wikimania 2007/Bids)

Budget and funding:

  • Total budget:
  • Scholarship budget:
  • Total scholarships awarded:
  • Link to budget breakdown:
  • Funds from the WMF:
  • Sponsors: Patron: Chunghwa Telecom. Benefactors: National Science Council, udn.co & United Daily News Group, Epson, Answers.com, wikiHow. Friends: wikia, Peopo, Google, Open Society Institute, fon, Government Information Office Republic of China. Supporters: Galaxy Software Service, Digital Garage, yam, Business Weekly, 3D-JP, Fudia, National Digital Archive Program, Dot Asia, Afilias, Ministry of Education, Socialtext. Contributors: AIESEC TAIWAN, Cottingham & Co. Ltd, Sunlight Foundation, National Youth Commission, Frontier Foundation, Accton, Geng-Feng Elementary School, NTU CSIE. Media Sponsors: PTT, MaWa, Clavis, ChinaTimes, Yahoo, American Institute in Taiwan, udnDigital, Intelligent Time. Local Co-sponsor: ADCT. Local Co-organizer: Institute of Information Science - Academia Sinica. List of the sponsors.
  • Registration costs[4]

without Wikimedia projects username
Wikimedia Contributor
Hacking Days/Citizen Journalism Unconference
US$20
Main Conference Single Day
US$25
US$20
Two days
US$40
US$35
8/3 - 8/5
US$45
US$40
On-site
US$30/day

Reports:

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References[edit]

  1. "In Taipei, Wikipedians Talk Wiki Fatigue, Wikiwars and Wiki Bucks". New York Times. Noam Cohen, Saul Hansell (ed). August 3, 2007.
  2. https://wikimania2007.wikimedia.org/wiki/Speakers/Joichi_Ito
  3. https://wikimania2007.wikimedia.org/wiki/Team_and_Volunteers.
  4. https://wikimania2007.wikimedia.org/wiki/Registration