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Wikimania 2011

Wikimania 2011 was held in Haifa, Israel, 2011.

General information:

  • Location: Haifa, Israel, Haifa Auditorium
  • Attendance: 726[1]
  • Conference languages: English with some session in Hebrew and some translations[2].
  • Cost to attend:
  • Accommodation: Hotels and student dormitories: Technion Dorms - Technion Campus (25 beds), German Colony Technion Dorms (25 beds), Haifa University Dorms (Talia Dorms) (50 beds), University Shikma Dorms (50 beds), Port Campus Dorms (nn.)


  • Keynote speakers: Yochai Benkler, Joseph Reagle[3]
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  • Themes: (5 tracks) Wiki Culture and the Community; Wiki and Education - Wiki in Knowledge Collaboration; Wiki Infrastructure and Technology; Wikis, free knowledge and copyright law; Wiki Technology - Communication and Business.
  • Types of submissions: presentations, panels and workshops, open space meetings and lightning talks.
  • Parallel sessions: 5.
  • Program committee: Harel Cain, Wikimania 2011 local team, program chair; Asaf Bartov, Wikimedia Foundation; Deror avi, Wikimania 2011 local team; OrsolyaVirág, Wikimedia Hungary; Aude, Wikimedia Washington DC + Wikimania 2012 team; Beria, Wikimedia Portugal + Wikimania 2009 program committee; TXiKi, Wikimania 2010 program team; Sasha, Harvard University, Wikimania 2006 program committee[4].


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Budget and funding:

  • Total budget: $ 271,715[5]
  • Scholarship budget:
  • Total scholarships awarded: 77 full scholarship recipients and 52 partial scholarship recipients awarded by Wikimedia Foundation[6]
  • Funds from the WMF:
  • Registration costs[7]
Type Wikimedia contributor (US$) Without Wikimedia projects username(US$)
Early bird (all 3 days) 45 70
Early Registration (all 3 days) 55 90
Regular registration (all 3 days) 75 120
Price per day Wikimedia contributor (US$) Without Wikimedia projects username(US$)
Early bird 20 30
Early Registration 25 40
Regular registration 35 50


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