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Thanks to the 720 participants from 56 countries who took part in Wikimania 2011.
See you next year on Wikimania 2012, Washington, D.C..


Once a year,
Hundreds of participants from around the globe,
Meet at the central conference of the Wikimedia movement
to create 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. It's organized by a different local team each year – in 2011 the conference was taking place in Haifa, Israel. Wikimania allows the community and the general public to learn about and share their experiences with free knowledge initiatives all over the world.

The previous conferences were held in Frankfurt, Germany (2005), Boston, USA (2006), Taipei, Taiwan (2007), Alexandria, Egypt (2008), Buenos Aires, Argentina (2009) and Gdańsk, Poland (2010). (2011).

First Ever Wikimedia-Related Stamp - issued by Israel Post, August 2, 2011:
WIKIMANIA 2011, Haifa, Israel
The stamp ("postage label")
The First Day Envelope of the stamp

Wikimania 2011 was sponsored by:

Diamond Sponsorship

Israel Internet Association Wikimedia Foundation City of Haifa Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Gold Sponsorship Tiltan College of Design and Visual Communication


Silver Sponsorship

East Jerusalem Development Ltd. Sagy Center for Internet Research University of Haifa Babylon


Sponsoring Chapters

Wikimedia Deutschland Wikimedia CH Wikimedia Italia Wikimedia Polska Wikimedia Österreich


Conference Production

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Wikimania 2011 • Haifa, Israel
August 4–7, 2011


Watch the full videos from the conference according to our schedule or on our Youtube channel

Find more information about the conference schedule.