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From Wikimania 2012 • Washington, D.C., USA
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Meet the wiki community in Washington.

  • Join us for a gathering of experts, enthusiasts, and those who are just curious, in a center of academia, culture, and technology.
  • Engage at the official annual conference of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects.
  • Relish a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.

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Wikimania is the annual international conference of the Wikimedia community. Wikimania allows the community and the general public to learn about and share their experiences with free knowledge initiatives all over the world.

Wikimania wordt elk jaar georganiseerd door een ander plaatselijk team. In 2012 vindt de conferentie plaats in Washington, D.C.. De voorgaande conferenties werden gehouden in Frankfurt, Duitsland (2005), Boston, VS (2006), Taipei, Taiwan (2007), Alexandrië, Egypte (2008), Buenos Aires, Argentinië (2009), Gdansk, Polen (2010), en Haifa, Israël (2011).

Partners and Collaborators

Department of State, Office of eDiplomacy

the Wikimedia Foundation

Library of Congress
Opening Reception Co-host

Broadcasting Board of Governors

National Archives and Records Administration
National Archives and Records Administration

Wikimedia DE

Hackathon Partner



Ask.com Wikia The Saylor Foundation wikiHow The Richard Lounsbery Foundation Encyclopedia of Life Zoomph

Travel Discounts Provided By

For information on air and train travel discounts from these providers, email WikimaniaTravel@wikidc.org

United Skyteam Amtrak

» 6–9 juli: Wikimania Takes Manhattan
» 10–11 juli: Hackathon
» 12–14 juli: Hoofdconferentie
» 15 juli: Unconference


Learn more about the events we planned.

Meer informatie
Lees de veelgestelde vragen (FAQ), of kom meer te weten over de stad, het verblijf, het vervoer, visa en de bezienswaardigheden.

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