Advisory Board/Meeting August 2007

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An Advisory Board meeting was planned for August 1-2 2007 in Taipei before that year's Wikimania Conference.



  • Angela Beesley
  • Heather Ford
  • Melissa Hagemann
  • Teemu Leinonen
  • Rebecca MacKinnon
  • Wayne Mackintosh
  • Benjamin Mako Hill
  • Erin McKean
  • Achal Prabhala
  • Raoul Weiler
  • Ward Cunningham


  • Jimmy Wales
  • Florence Devouard
  • Jan-Bart De Vreede
  • Erik Möller
  • Kat Walsh(new board member)


  • Manon


  • Sue Gardner

Could not attend[edit]

  • Danny Hillis
  • Mitch Kapor
  • Jay Rosen
  • Peter Suber
  • Trevor Neilson
  • Michael Davis
  • Debbie Garside
  • Ethan Zuckerman
  • Clay Shirky
  • Joris Komen


The retreat is fundamentally a strategic planning retreat with dedicated time to address organization-wide goals and issues. Another objective is for the participants to get to know each other, to find out each others skills, to share insight on free knowledge and non-profits organization, and hopefully, start building teams.

See Advisory Board/Meeting August 2007/agenda and Advisory Board/Meeting August 2007/Program for more information.

A leaflet was produced by Sean and Anthere, and distributed during the meeting. The document can be downloaded at File:Wikimedia Board Retreat 2007 Final.pdf

Notes and reports[edit]

Notes and outcomes may be found here Erik blogged about the meeting