Wikimania 2008/Judging process

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The process for the selection of the location of Wikimania 2008 will occur as follows:

  • Establishment of the judging criteria
    A judging grid will be established with a certain number of criteria, used to determine a total number of point for each city
  • Weighting of the judging criteria
    Each criteria will be given a maximum number of points it can be attributed so as to make sure a certain balance in individual jury votes is balanced.
  • The jury will confirm the list of running cities following the published schedule.
  • The jury will follow the development of bids and provide input when/where needed.
  • Members of the jury will be present at a public IRC meeting with the bidding teams. All interested community members are invited to participate.
  • The jury will discuss and enter the Q&A phase, asking specific or general questions to the bidding cities for one week. Bidding teams are expected to answer the jury's questions. The jury will, during the Q&A period, vote and refine its votes on the aforementioned grid
  • Once the Q&A period is over, the jury will announce the winning city.

Jury[edit]

The Jury to decide of Wikimania 2008 location is composed of the following people:


The jury for deciding of the location of Wikimania 2008 is composed of the following (note that we are still waiting for answers from a few people):

Voting members of the jury[edit]

Advisors[edit]

Further Board members may act as advisors to the jury if they so choose.

Moderators[edit]

Note that Moderators are neutral aides and will not act as representatives.

See also[edit]

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