Preconference

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Participation in pre-conference events requires prior invitation.
For details about pre-conference logistics and bookings, contact Louise Wo <lwo@wikimedia.org>

Rooms[edit | edit source]

Day 1 of the hackathon

The pre-conference events will be across two hotels, very nearby to each other in downtown Cape Town The venue website meeting rooms floorplan diagram and room capacity information. During the conference we are renaming the conference rooms at the main venue (the Cape Sun hotel) after the host cities of previous Wikimanias.

Cape Sun hotel

  • Montreal Flag of Montreal.svg is “VOC North”, maximum capacity 325
  • Mexico City Flag of Mexican Federal District.svg is “VOC South” maximum capacity 325.
  • Esino Lario Flag of Italy.svg is “Paarl”, maximum capacity of 60
  • London Flag of the City of London.svg is “Constantia”, maximum capacity of 180
  • Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong.svg is “Stellenbosch”, maximum capacity of 180
  • Washington DC Flag of the District of Columbia.svg is “Villa”, maximum capacity of 100

Sun Square hotel

  • Castle, maximum capacity 140.
  • Strand, maximum capacity 70.
  • Loop, maximum capacity 50.
  • Wale, maximum capacity 70.


Events[edit | edit source]

  • Registration for the main conference is open all day in the Cape Sun hotel, 3rd Floor foyer
Tuesday 17 July
17:00 – 19:00
Happy hour
Wednesday 18 July
Room
Cape Sun hotel, main venue
City Bowl hotel, nearby venue
Elsewhere
Montreal Flag of Montreal.svg Mexico City Flag of Mexican Federal District.svg Washington DC Flag of the District of Columbia.svg Esino Lario Flag of Italy.svg London Flag of the City of London.svg Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong.svg Castle Strand Loop Wale
09:00
Hackathon
Learning Days
Decolonising the Internet
Wikimedia and Education
10:00
11:00
12:00
13:00
14:00
15:00
16:00
17:00
Hackathon reception
18:00

Learning Days reception

(2nd Floor Foyer)
19:00
Social Media One-Night Stand
(Social media training)
20:00
Hackathon
20:30 – Late
Screening Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Thursday 19 July
Room
Cape Sun hotel, main venue
City Bowl hotel, nearby venue
Elsewhere
Montreal Flag of Montreal.svg Mexico City Flag of Mexican Federal District.svg Washington DC Flag of the District of Columbia.svg Esino Lario Flag of Italy.svg London Flag of the City of London.svg Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong.svg Castle Strand Loop Wale Room 3206 (32nd floor of Cape Sun hotel, main venue) Room 3204 (32nd floor of Cape Sun hotel, main venue) Cape Town Tourism - City Centre office
09:00
Hackathon
Learning Days
Decolonising the Internet
Wikipedia 101 for Librarians
Introduction to Wikimania
WMCON Follow-Up Day
10:00
Water sustainability edit-a-thon
11:00
12:00
13:00
14:00
Globalising Copyright User Rights
15:00
16:00
17:00
Public Policy Meetup
18:00
19:00 - Late
Welcome reception