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What is Wikimania?
Wikimania is the official annual conference of the Wikimedia Foundation. Topics of presentations and discussions include Wikimedia projects such as Wikipedia, other wikis, open-source software, free knowledge and free content, and social and technical aspects related to these topics.
What is Wikimania 2018 about?
Wikimania 2018 will host a wide range of activities including master lectures, unconferences, workshops, a hackathon, quick meetings, encounters, parties and regular chit-chat between wiki enthusiasts from around the world. There will be many events to attend and be part of!
Where do I register?
Please see Registration.
Are there any discounts or scholarships?
Please read Scholarships.
What should I bring?
  • If you have one: a laptop and its charger,
  • Power adapters (15 A 3-pin similar to BS 546 type M Adaptors for several international power plugs are available at most supermarkets and hardware stores, except for Australian and Chinese 3-pin plugs, which can be very difficult to find), If in doubt. the Europlug flat, two-pole, round-pin domestic AC power plug adaptors are a safe bet and these are in common use in South Africa, but usually cannot be plugged directly into the power socket.
  • Phone charger.
Do you provide childcare?
What kind of meals will you be providing?