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Op-ed Wikimania—can volunteers organize conferences?
2015-08-26
Should paid event staff supplement the work of volunteers?
Wikimanía report Wikimanía 2015, part 2, a community event
2015-08-12
Our ongoing Wikimanía coverage.
News and notes BARC de-adminship proposal; Wikimania recordings debate
2015-07-29
An RFC proposes to create a "Bureaucrats' Admin Review Committee" (BARC) composed of bureaucrats empowered to remove adminship rights.
News and notes The Wikimedia Conference and Wikimania
2015-07-15
Wikimania 2015 is underway in Mexico City, and one of its sessions—a scheduled follow-up to the annual Wikimedia Conference that was held in Berlin in May—is good reason to provide a retrospective of that Conference.
In the media Wikimania warning; Wikipedia "mystery" easily solved
2015-07-08
The mayor of Esino Lario warns that Wikimedia 2016 is "at risk of disappearing".
Wikimania Choice of small village for Wikimania 2016 ruffles feathers
2015-04-29
Esino Lario is set to host Wikimania 2016, but volunteers and others have raised a host of concerns that raise serious questions about the town's suitability for hosting such a large conference.
Blog Black History Month edit-a-thons tackle Wikipedia’s multicultural gaps
2015-03-04
Black History Month is celebrated annually in the United States in February, to commemorate the history of the African diaspora. For this occasion, Wikipedians worked together to honor black history and to address Wikipedia's multicultural gaps in the encyclopedia, hosting Wikipedia edit-a-thons throughout the United States, from February 1 to 28, 2015.
News and notes Annual report released; Wikimania; steward elections
2015-01-21
The municipality of Esino Lario in Italy will host Wikimania 2016.
Maps tagathon Find 10,000 digitised maps this weekend
2014-10-29
Rather than the usual WikiProject Report, this week our guest author Jheald is telling us about a campaign to identify thousands of old maps which have been digitised, to make them available for georeferencing and upload
Wikimania Promised the moon, settled for the stars
2014-08-13
Wikimania 2014 was held last week in the Barbican Centre in London. Below, the Signpost's former "Technology report" writer Harry Burt (User:Jarry1250) shares his thoughts on a bustling conference.
Technology report A technologist's Wikimania preview
2014-08-06
As the start of Wikimania proper on 8 August approaches, the Signpost looks ahead to what its dozens of presentations might offer the technologically-inclined, whether attending in person or taking advantage of what promises to be a strong digital offering.
Special report Wikimania 2014—what will it cost?
2014-07-09
Last May, James Forrester announced to the world that London had been awarded the 2014 Wikimania conference. Functioning as the Wikimedia movement's annual conference, it is separate from the chapter-focused Wikimedia Conference. The first, located in Frankfurt, took place in 2005 and had 380 attendees. London, the tenth, is now expected to attract 1500. With Wikimania ambition, attention, and attendance rising significantly over the last nine years, how have this year's monetary costs come to be?
Investigative report Hong Kong's Wikimania 2013—failure to produce financial statement raises questions of probity
2014-05-14
On 2 May 2012, the Wikimania jury announced that Hong Kong's bid to hold the 2013 event had beaten four other proposals. Moderator James Forrester wrote: "The Jury has confidence that the Hong Kong bidding team will pull off a magnificent Wikimania,"—and indeed there were positive comments about the event from most attendees.
Wikimania Winning bid announced for 2015
2014-04-23
After just over a month of deliberation, the Wikimania jury has selected Wikimedia Mexico's bid to host Wikimania 2015 in Mexico City, with a proposed date of 15–19 July.
Special report 2014 Wikimedia Conference—what is the impact?
2014-04-23
The annual Wikimedia Conference wound up last Sunday, 13 April—a four-day meeting costing several hundred thousand dollars, hosted in Berlin by Wikimedia Germany and attended by more than 100 Wikimedians.
Special report On the cusp of the Wikimedia Conference
2014-04-02
The annual Wikimedia Conference is about to start in Berlin, hosted by Wikimedia Germany, which won the bid to hold the event over three others. This will be the fifth time the chapter has hosted the Wikimedia Conference—it did so from 2009 to 2012, with attendance ranging from 100 to 180 Wikimedians. This year 160 people are expected at the four-day event, which is mainly for representatives of affiliated Wikimedia organisations. The conference has been built around two themes: Organisation, structures, and grants and Success and impact.
News and notes Wikimedia conferences—soul-searching about costs, attendance, and future
2014-04-02
The run-up to the conference has seen the unfolding of two fractious threads on the Wikimedia public mailing list, both of which may serve as background for the last session at Berlin: "Future of the Wikimedia Conference".
Special report Jimmy Wales: media favors entertainment over raising public awareness
2013-08-14
Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia and its public face to most of the media, has declared that media organizations are missing out on the "opportunity of the century" by not conducting true investigative reporting into American surveillance practices, a debate kindled by information leaked by Edward Snowden.
News and notes "Beautifully smooth" Wikimania with few hitches
2013-08-14
About a thousand Wikimedians journeyed to Hong Kong this week for the annual Wikimania conference, the annual gathering of the Wikimedia movement. Wikimania, which has been held since 2005, serves as the principal physical meetup for Wikimedians around the world.
News and notes Chapters Association self-destructs
2013-08-07
The opening days of the annual Wikimania, referred to as the "pre-conference", are not typically newsworthy. This changed dramatically when the Chapters Association council met on Thursday.
News and notes Gearing up for Wikimania 2013
2013-07-31
The ninth annual Wikimania conference will open in just over a week at the Jockey Club Auditorium, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Wikimania is for people worldwide who have an interest in Wikimedia Foundation projects. It features presentations and discussions on those projects, on free knowledge and content, and on related social and technical issues.
News and notes Candidates nominating for Foundation elections; Looking ahead to Wikimania 2014
2013-05-06
Although not yet in great numbers, candidates are coming forward for Wikimedia Foundation elections, which will be held from 1 to 15 June.
News and notes Wikimedians and London 2012; WMF budget – staffing, engineering, editor retention effort, and the global South
2012-07-30
Wikimedians and London 2012; WMF budget – staffing, engineering, editor retention effort, and the global South; Telegraph{{'}}s cheap shot at WP: Wikimedia Foundation published its Annual Plan, focusing on technical improvements, editor retention, and structural reforms over the coming year. The movement's total revenue, including almost all chapter funding, is slated to rise by 35%, from $34.2 million to $46.1 million, and global spending to more than $42.1 million. The foundation's own core spending will grow by 15% to $30.2 million in 2012–13.
Wikimania Young chapter shows experience beyond its years
2012-07-16
Nearly 1400 Wikimedians and others from 87 countries descended on the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C., for Wikimania 2012. Even with an unprecedented number (1400) of conference attendees — the previous two Wikimanias, held in Gdańsk (Poland) and Haifa (Israel), were attended by fewer than 1100 people combined – Wikimania 2012 was a complete success, with attendees' reaction to the conference coming out as ecstatic and laudatory.
Technology report Tech talks at Wikimania amid news of a mixed June
2012-07-16
As Wikimania, the annual conference targeted at Wikimedians and often well attended by those with a technical slant, draws to a close, comments have already begun to come in from attendees regarding the many tech-related features of the conference.
News and notes WMF enacts reforms at Wikimania; main page redesign; 4 millionth article milestone
2012-07-16
During Wikimania (July 12-15), the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) board finalized and enacted long-discussed reforms of the movement's financial structures, and considered procedures for creating new ways for Wikimedians to organize themselves into offline communities. The board moved on the controversial image filter issue, approved the 2012–13 annual plan, and issued a statement on the wikitravel proposal. It also appointed the two new chapter-selected trustees and elected the four office-bearers.
News and notes "Mystical" Picture of the Year; run-up to Wikimania DC; RfA reform 2012
2012-06-25
News and notes Hong Kong to host Wikimania 2013
2012-05-07
Recent research Quantifying quality collaboration patterns, systemic bias, POV pushing, the impact of news events, and editors' reputation
2011-11-28
Wikimania Seventh annual Wikimedia conference concluded in Haifa, Israel
2011-08-08
Technology report Wikimania technology roundup; brief news
2011-08-08
News and notes Wikimania a success; board letter controversial; and evidence showing bitten newbies don't stay
2011-08-08
In the news Israeli news focuses on Wikimania; worldwide coverage of contributor decline and gender gap; brief news
2011-08-08
News and notes Wikimania; why Board of Trustees elections attract few votes; brief news
2011-08-01
In the news Egyptian revolution and Wikimania 2008; Jimmy Wales' move to the UK, Africa and systemic bias; brief news
2011-02-21
Accreditation Gaining accreditation as Wikimedia photographers at sports events
2011-02-14
2010 in review Review of the year
2011-01-03
News and notes Wikipedia fundraiser event, Frankfurt book fair, news in brief
2010-10-18
Technology report Bugs, Repairs, and Internal Operational News
2010-07-19
In the news Wikimania, Former Wikimedia employee looks back, Editing controversial articles
2010-07-19
Technology report Bugs, Repairs, and Internal Operational News
2010-07-12
News and notes Board changes, Wikimania, Public Policy Initiative
2010-07-12
Wikimania preview Gearing up for Wikimania in Gdańsk
2010-07-05
Technology report Bugs, Repairs, and Internal Operational News
2010-07-05
News and notes Usability rollout, downtime, admin phishing, Wikimania scholarships and more
2010-03-29
News and notes Wikimania 2011, Flaggedrevs, Global sysops and more
2010-01-11
News and notes Strategic planning, November conference, brief news and milestones
2009-11-02
Wikimania Report on Wikimania 2009
2009-08-31
Technology report Bugs, Repairs, and Internal Operational News
2009-08-31
In the news WikiTrust, Azerbaijan-Armenia edit wars
2009-08-31
News and notes $500,000 grant, Wikimania, Wikipedia Loves Art winners
2009-08-24
Wikimania 2009 Preliminary program released for Wikimania 2009
2009-07-20
News and notes Wiki Loves Arts winners, Wikimania Conference Japan, and more
2009-05-18
News and notes Wikimania 2010, usability project, link rot, and more
2009-05-11
News and notes Commons, conferences, and more
2009-03-09
News and notes Stewards, Wikimania bids, and more
2009-03-02
News and notes Wikimania, usability, picture contest, milestones
2009-02-23
Wikimedia events Wikimedia Events Roundup
2008-11-17
Wikimania 2008 Wikimania 2008 wrap-up
2008-07-28
Maker Faire Two wiki events held in San Francisco Bay Area
2008-05-12
News and notes News and notes: Wikimania security, German print Wikipedia, milestones
2008-04-21
Wikimania 2009 Wikimania 2009 to be held in Buenos Aires
2008-03-31
News and notes News and notes: New bureaucrat, Wikimania bids narrowed, milestones
2008-03-13
News and notes News and notes: Wikimania Call for Participation, milestones
2008-02-25
Wikimania 2009 Wikimania 2009 bidding ends, jury named
2008-01-14
News and notes News and notes: Stewards, fundraiser, milestones
2008-01-02
News and notes News and notes: Stewards, Senate testimony, milestones
2007-12-26
News and notes News and notes: Elections, Wikimania 2009, milestones
2007-12-17
News and notes News and notes: Elections, Wikimania 2009, milestones
2007-12-10
WikiProject report WikiProject Report: Military history
2007-10-15
Wikimania 2008 Wikimania 2008 awarded to Alexandria
2007-10-15
WikiProject report WikiProject Report: Biography
2007-10-08
News and notes News and notes: Wikimania 2008, Flickr image tool, milestones
2007-10-08
News and notes News and notes: Commons uploaders, Wikimania 2008/2009, milestones
2007-10-01
News and notes News and notes: Times archives, conferences, milestones
2007-09-24
News and notes News and notes: Template standardization, editing patterns, milestones
2007-09-17
News and notes News and notes: Fundraiser, Wikimania 2008, milestones
2007-09-03
News and notes News and notes: Court case, BJAODN, milestones
2007-08-27
News and notes News and notes: Wikimania '08, 200 x 100, milestones
2007-08-20
In the news Wikipedia in the news
2007-08-13
From the editor From the editor: Another experiment and Wikimania
2007-07-30
Wikimania2007 Update on Wikimania 2007
2007-05-07
News and notes News and notes: Wikimania 2007, milestones
2007-03-12
News and notes News and notes: Picture of the Year, milestones
2007-03-05
Interwiki report Report from the Japanese Wikipedia
2006-10-30
Wikimania Taipei Wikimania 2007 to be held in Taipei
2006-09-25
News and notes News and notes
2006-09-18
Wikimania series Wikimania recap
2006-08-28
News and notes News and notes
2006-08-21
Wikimania series Wikimania recap
2006-08-14
News and notes News and notes
2006-08-14
Wikimania tech Single-user login, stable versioning planned soon
2006-08-07
Wikimania announcements Wales, others announce new projects at Wikimania
2006-08-07
Wikimania series Wikimania last-minute information
2006-07-31
Wikimania series Events: Contests, parties, and the local area
2006-07-24
Wikimania series Wikimania updates
2006-07-17
Wikimania series Wikimania updates
2006-07-10
Wikimania series Meetups And Newsworthy International Assemblages
2006-07-03
Wikimania series More featured speakers at Wikimania
2006-06-26
Wikimania series Hacking Days
2006-06-19
Wikimania series Featured Speakers at Wikimania
2006-06-12
Wikimania series Other international meetups
2006-06-05
Wikimania series About Wikimania
2006-05-29
Wikimania series About Wikimania
2006-05-22
Wikimania series About Wikimania
2006-05-15
Wikimania series About Wikimania
2006-05-08
Wikimania series About Wikimania
2006-05-01
Wikimania series About Wikimania
2006-04-24
Wikimania series Three years of meetups : 2003-2006
2006-04-17
Wikimania report Introduction to a series: Looking forward to Wikimania 2006
2006-04-10
News and notes News and notes: Wikimania papers due soon, milestones
2006-04-10
News and notes News and notes: One million users, milestones
2006-02-27
News and notes News and notes: Arbitrators granted CheckUser rights, milestones
2006-02-06
Board activity Board plans fundraiser, seeks Wikimania organizer
2005-11-28
News and notes News and Notes: Wikimania 2006 dates, milestones
2005-11-21
Wikimania Wikimania 2006 to be held in Boston
2005-10-24
2006 Wikimania bids Official Wikimania host bids identified, two finalists chosen
2005-10-03
In the news Wikipedia citations abound; Wikimania article published
2005-08-15
Hype over no announcement Media hypes Wikimania announcement that wasn't
2005-08-08
From the editor From the editor: Help wanted with Wikimania coverage
2005-08-01
Award and press citations Even without London events, Wikipedia draws media coverage, award
2005-07-11
Meetings and events Recent meetings and events
2005-05-09
Papal scoop New Pope sparks wave of edits to Wikipedia
2005-04-25



       

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