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Please sign up here if you are planning (or hoping) to attend Wikimania.

Invitations and visas

  • If you will need an invitation to attend Wikimania, or if you need help in obtaining a visa, make note of this below. Once registration opens, there will be an email address you can write to with such requests.

Other information to note

  • If you are driving and would like to rideshare, note where you are coming from and the route you plan to take. Also see theWikimania travel page for similar ride sharing opportunities.
  • If interested in sharing a rental car, note where you are coming from.
  • If you live near Cambridge and can put up visitors, note this and what languages your household knows, if appropriate :)
  • Wikimania will include a large 3-day conference (Friday - Sunday) and a separate 3-day hackfest (Tueday - Thursday, August 1-3) for wiki developers. Please note that you would like to come [only] to the hackfest with (hacking [only]).
  • Event on upcoming.org



  • Dustin (2 couches for crashing, 7 min walking distance from the yard).
  • Sj+ (can put up 2-3 visitors)
  • Tobacman (Couch space for 3. Languages: es/id)
  • Angela
  • Bennington Purcell - Excited! (could put up someone or maybe two, college apartment)
  • Mindspillage
  • Gmaxwell
  • Paul August (Guest room for 2)
  • BCorr|Брайен Woo-HOO'!'
  • Kyle - I would never miss it! hopefully we can get relatively similar gear as last time for streaming too!
  • Alkivar, 2hr drive from Maine but I assure you I will be there (any Mainiacs south of Lewiston I can give you a lift.)
  • Jtkiefer

can't* Linuxbeak - I am not missing it, especially when it's so close to me.



  • Theo (probably, subject to business demands)
  • brian0918 (if I'm still alive and in general working condition, probably)
  • Thryduulf (subject to being able to get the time off work, will know when the dates are announced. Will by flying from UK)
  • Wikipedius subject to work schedules, (but i'll strive to be there!!!)
  • dlkereluk(subject to work schedules and the availability of registration applications; I can switch shifts to attend if I can register in advance)
  • jredmond (subject to work schedules)
  • Kingboyk (see below)
  • Chuck SMITH (almost definitely, flying from Germany)
  • User:JDunck (maybe, depends on both cost and job.)
  • Hinotori (very probably; barring unforeseeable events)
  • Lightdarkness (Finalizing plans with local relatives)
  • Andylandandrew(Seriously considering, live in NJ, able to drive there)
  • Schzmo (live about 40 min away, depends on whether I will be busy that day)
  • TML1988 (I'm only 17 at this time, and while my parents will be on a business trip during this time period, they may or may not want me to participate in this kind of activity. If I do decide to go, however, I'll most likely take Amtrak/Acela from NYC.)
  • Phaedriel (Pretty good chance I'll drop by - depends on many factors (work & distance mostly) and not all of them subject to my will, so I'll keep you updated)
  • --Bennyp77 00:20, 26 June 2006 (UTC) The date may be a problem but I might be able to weasel out of my arrangement and catch a Greyhound... :)[reply]


If you won't be able to come because of expense, or have a probable conflict, you can note "(cost)" or "(conflict [dates])" below; this gives us a sense of how many people might benefit from scholarships if they become available.


  • Well, first of all, cost is an issue. Then, as you know, I am 16, so I'd have to have parental permission (though depending on the specific date, I may be 17 by then). However, I might be able to find a cheap airfare (US$100 roundtrip is a bit too low to expect though... not that I don't have more money, but rather that I don't have $200 or $300 to spend on travel expenses.) Then, there is the lodging issue. I really don't think my mother would be comfortable with me crashing at somebody's place if I'd never met them (though she'd not nessecarily have to know...), and hotels are obviously expensive. If I were able to get to Boston, though, travel around the city wouldn't be an issue because I can drive (for a while now, with lots of experience). --Node ue 03:10, 3 November 2005 (UTC)[reply]
  • Waerth 06:58, 16 December 2005 (UTC) - Cost[reply]
  • Definitely interested, but being a student from the UK cost is an issue. --Kingboyk 18:30, 18 December 2005 (UTC)[reply]
  • Datrio 18:46, 18 January 2006 (UTC) - Cost, but maybe I'll manage[reply]
  • Effeietsanders 10:23, 14 March 2006 (UTC) - Cost , but i hope to find some way.[reply]

Crash space needed/available[edit]

If you have crash space to offer, or need a place to crash, before/during/after the conference, list yourself and the dates below.

  • Sj - may have space for 1-2.
  • PZFUN - I have a car, and three guest bedrooms in Newton.
  • Gozar - possibly both crash space and car,speak fair amount of French
  • Tobacman (Couch space for 3. Languages: es/id)
  • Dustin (2 couches for crashing, 7 min walking distance from the yard).
  • Others who offered space in the past: See Wikimania 2006/Boston.
  • --Bennyp77 00:19, 26 June 2006 (UTC)I MIGHT (emphasis on might) need a place for 1 for the first day confrence. Big maybe. Fluent in English and Spanish...[reply]
  • NEEDED: 1 night, from 7th to 8th -- I decided to stay in hostel. Takot

Travel arrangements[edit]

If you have any special (potential) travel arrangements other than ride-sharing, or need a space to coordinate a large shared ride, list them below. Partner fares on airlines? Taking the ferry from Toronto? Find a travel partner, or get advice, here.


en: A list of people interested in Wikimania

es: Una lista de la gente interesada en Wikimania

fr: Une liste de personnes intéressées par Wikimania

it: Una lista della gente interessata a Wikimania

ja: Wikimaniaに興味を持っているユーザーの一覧

ro: O listă de persoane interesate de Wikimania

pt: Uma lista de pessoas interessadas na Wikimania

zh: 对Wikimania有兴趣人士列表

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