User:Jimbo Wales/2005 Completed Trips

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Countries I have visited so far in 2005:

  1. United States
  2. Israel
  3. Finland
  4. Belgium
  5. India
  6. Croatia
  7. Serbia
  8. The Netherlands
  9. Denmark
  10. France
  11. Spain
  12. United Kingdom
  13. Austria
  14. Hungary
  15. Brazil
  16. Germany
  17. Lithuania
  18. Tunisia


Jerusalem, Israel (GuruNet): 8-11 January 2005[edit]

Visit to Israel arranged by Bob Rosenschein. I had public talks/Wikipedia meetups at both Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University.

Cambridge, Massachusetts (Harvard): 21-22 January 2005[edit]

"Blogging, Journalism and Credibility: Battleground and Common Ground", organized by the Berkman Center

Palo Alto (Stanford): 9 February 2005[edit]

Stanford University lecture series organized by en:Howard Rheingold and en:Andrea Savari.

Helsinki, Finland: 16 February 2005[edit]

"Internet as a Platform for Value Creation" at Nokia

Joichi Ito will be there, too.

St. Petersburg, Florida: 20-22 February 2005[edit]

"Journalism and Business Values Conference: Smart Strategies, Sound Decisions" at the en:Poynter Institute here in my home town.

I'll be on a panel discussion on the 22nd facilitated by Bill Mitchell and Al Thompkins, and featuring Kinsey Wilson and some Google and Yahoo folks, apparently. (Details are still being finalized.)

Brussels: 26-27 February 2005[edit]

FOSDEM - few details yet, but it seems that I will be speaking and Wikipedia can have a booth. [1]

  • If you need help working up display materials for this, let me know. --Baylink 19:33, 14 Jan 2005 (UTC)

Tampa, Florida: 3 March 2005[edit]

Local radio interview

San Diego, California: 14-17 March 2005[edit]


New Delhi: 21-26 March 2005[edit]

Doors of Perception 8 conference on the topic of "platforms for social innovation" 21-26 March 2005.

Family Holiday: 9-16 April 2005[edit]

Santa Clara, California: 18-21 April 2005[edit]

MySQL Users Conference 18 April 2005 - 21 April 2005

Harvard Law School, Boston, Massachusetts: 26 April 2005[edit]

Fellows' hour in the morning, presenting at Tuesday lunch, sitting in on cyberlaw class in the afternoon.

Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania: 27 April 2005[edit]

Speaking at Collection, the oldest tradition at Haverford College.

New York, New York: 28-29 April 2005[edit]

Gel Conference 2005

MIT Media Lab: 5 May 2005[edit]

Digital Life Sponsor Meeting

Zagreb, Croatia: 10-15 May 2005[edit]

This trip included a trip to Belgrade, Serbia.

Personal Holiday: 25-28 May 2005[edit]

in Florida

Amsterdam, The Netherlands: 30-31 May 2005[edit]

Holland Open free software conference

Hamburg, Germany: 2 June 2005[edit]

Deutscher Trendtag (German Trend Day) 2005 - confirmed

"The intelligence of Wikipedia" ----Title okay?

Greetings from Hamburg Trendbüro

Dresden, Germany: 3 June 2005[edit]

Wikipedia-Tag in Dresden with lectures and workshops.

Copenhagen, Denmark: 10-11 June 2005[edit]


Cornell University, Ithaca, New York: 15-18 June 2005[edit]

A conference on developing and evaluating educational web sites, sponsored by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology and the Exploratorium, and funded by the National Science Foundation.

Note that from 20 June to 20 July, with the sole exception of a very fast trip to Chicago, I will be in Europe (mostly in France). Making new trips to the United States during that time will be essentially impossible.

Karlsruhe, Germany: 21-23 June 2005[edit]


I will be speaking on the 23rd it seems, or maybe on the 22nd.

San Sebastian, Spain: 24 June 2005[edit]

Free culture event

Chicago, Illinois, United States: 27 June 2005[edit]

Monday, 27 June, 2005 - American Library Association conference

Oxford, UK: 12-15 July 2005[edit]


"Ideas Big Enough to Change the World - July 12-15, 2005. Oxford, UK."

Barcelona, Spain: 14-18 July 2005[edit]

Free Culture Event


Frankfurt, Germany: 4-8 August 2005[edit]

Wikimania 2005 -- Wouldn't miss it for anything!

San Francisco, California: 11 August 2005[edit]

Presentation on Wikipedia at OSAF. See photos posted on Flickr (licensed CC-by-nc).

Los Angeles, California: 16 August 2005[edit]

en:Attack of the Show -- television appearance

Minneapolis, Minnesota: 23 August 2005[edit]

Presentation on Wikipedia to Best Buy and The Geek Squad


Graz, Austria: 8-11 September 2005[edit]

Elevate - free culture event

National Press Club, Washington, D.C.: 12 September 2005[edit]

Keynote dialogue on participatory news

2005 Batten Awards

Salvador, Bahia, Brazil: September 20-23, 2005[edit]

ICML9 - World Congress on Health Informations and Libraries, September 20-23 2005 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts: September 28-29, 2005[edit]

Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT


Chapel Hill, NC: October 5 and 6, 2005[edit]

ibiblio speaker series and School of Journalism and Mass Communications visitor University of North Carolina

when: 3:30 Wednesday October 5

where: freedom forum conference center 305 carroll hall Moved to 209 Manning Hall [2]

Greensboro, NC: October 8, 2005[edit]

Converge South

Budapest, Hungary: October 14-16, 2005[edit]

Conference on 21st Century Activism, Central European University

On this trip, it is also possible that I will revisit Belgrade, Serbia and Zagreb, Croatia.

San Diego, California, United States: October 17-18, 2005[edit]

OOPSLA and WikiSym and Wiki-Meetup


Vilinius, Lithuania, October 25-29[edit]


San Francisco, November 1-5[edit]

  • Various meetings

New York City, November 9[edit]

  • Esquire Magazine

Las Vegas, NV November 13-15, 2005[edit]


San Francisco, November 15-16[edit]

  • Award Ceremony

Tunis, November 17-21[edit]

London, England November 27-30, 2005[edit]

Three events:


Colloquium at Nature Magazine, details still to be determined

Keynote at Online Information 2005


Washington, DC: 1-2 December 2005[edit]

12/1: 11am-12:30pm Wikipedia and Global Development, Center for Global Development

NextGens Technologies Forum One Communcations