We are looking for members of the 2018 Wikimania program committee.
The committee will help put together the program and schedule for
Wikimania 2018, to be held on July 18-22 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Committee member responsibilities include helping promote the call for
presentations, recruiting speakers, and reviewing program
submissions. Review dates this year will be in the March-April timeframe
rogram committee members
will need to c
ommit to having availability
for reviewing submissions and weekly meetings during this time.
Themes of the conference include the advancement of Free Knowledge,
the role of academic and cultural institutions within the movement, privacy
and rights, and the role of technology to further those objectives.
will specifically focus on the gaps - gender, cultural, demographic and
and strategies for reducing them.
If you are a Wikimedian interested in building a great Wikimania
based around the above theme
are welcome to apply! We are especially looking for committee members
with experience with (one or more of) sister projects, non-English
speaking communities, technical projects, or GLAM and education
Please let us know if you are interested by contacting
wikimania-program@lists. wikimedia.org with your name, interest, and
availability. We will be forming the committee quickly.
Liam Wyatt, Emna Mizouni, and Felix Nartey
Program Committee Co-Chairs, Wikimania ‘18
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