Wikimania 2015

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Wikimania 2015 was the 11th Wikimania conference, an annual event for the international Wikimedia community, and was held in Mexico City, July 15–19, 2015.[1]

Final Attendance was 800.

The following are some statistics on registration:

82 of the above were volunteers

143 were press (not included above in final figure above)

137 Scholarship & Speaker/Organizers s (includes WMF-funded scholarship recipients, IEG, PEG, 2015 bid team, invited speakers and 2014 organizers)

174 WMF staff, board and committee registrations

60 different countries represented

By region: 53% Global South/ 47% Global North

Gender Balance by registration:

69% Male/ 30% Female

Budget Summary
Budget Item Notes Amount (USD)
Revenue - Sponsorships $80,000
Revenue - Registration $25,000
Total Revenue $105,000
Expense - WMF Scholarship Travel/Accommodation Travel & Accomodations for WMF Scholarship recipients and other Grantees $275,000
Expense - Wikimania direct Conference expenses such as venue, catering, audiovisual needs, public relations expenditures, etc. $489,000
Expense - Staff management Project management from WMF, project manager for host team, and conference registration support $130,000
Total Expenses $894,000
Net Expenses $789,000
Related Expenses
Expense - WMF Travel/Accommodation Travel & Accomodation for Staff, Board, Committees $383,000


Please visit the official conference website, wikimania2015.wikimedia.org, for more information. Also, please check out our Facebook event page and official Twitter account.

See also
Wikimania/2015

Bids

Wikimania 2015 candidate cities:

Arusha | Bali | Cape Town | Dar es Salaam | Esino Lario | Mexico City | Monastir


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