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⧫ Collaboration of the Open ⧫

Every year, hundreds of Wikimedians come together to celebrate free knowledge at the annual Wikimania global conference. The 19th edition of Wikimania will happen in Katowice, Poland from 7–10 August as a partnership between Wikimedians of the Central and Eastern Europe region and the Wikimedia Foundation. It will host free knowledge leaders from around the world to discuss issues, report on new projects and approaches, build networks, and exchange ideas.

Program

The deadline to apply for the program has passed. The team is reviewing all proposals and will communicate decisions starting in May.

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Registration

Registration is now open.

Wikimania Katowice will be held in person and online. The cost of in-person registration will be subsidized by the Wikimedia Foundation and will cost USD $100. The virtual event will be fully funded by the Wikimedia Foundation and will remain free.

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Scholarships

The scholarships process has concluded, with 252 full and partial scholarships awarded to individuals and 19 seats awarded to hubs and regional groups.

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Side & Satellite events

Side events such as meetups, photo walks, edit-a-thons, tours and excursions will be taking place throughout the event. More information to come following the publication of the formal program.

Affiliates interested in hosting local events during Wikimania can apply for General Support Funds or reallocate GSF funds already obtained.

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About Wikimania

Wikimania is the annual conference celebrating all the free knowledge projects hosted by the Wikimedia FoundationCommons Wikimedia Commons, MediaWiki MediaWiki, Meta-Wiki Meta-Wiki, Wikibooks Wikibooks, Wikidata Wikidata, Wikifunctions Wikifunctions, Wikinews Wikinews, Wikipedia Wikipedia, Wikiquote Wikiquote, Wikisource Wikisource, Wikispecies Wikispecies, Wikiversity Wikiversity, Wikivoyage Wikivoyage, and Wiktionary Wiktionary – with days of conferences, discussions, meetups, training, and workshops. Hundreds of volunteers and Free Knowledge leaders from around the world gather to discuss issues, report on new projects and approaches, and exchange ideas.WikiquoteWikiquoteWikispeciesWikipedia



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