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Wikimania 2014

Updated Wednesday 14th May 2014

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Wikimania 2014 is "a 4000-person conference, unconference, festival, meetup, workshop, hackathon, and party, spread over five days in August 2014, preceded and followed by fringe events. There shall be a full programme of talks, workshops and discussions where you can learn about what people are doing and how you can take part".

It was initiated by government; artists & cultural organisations; designers & developers; non-governmental organisations/charities; social movement activists; researchers, scientists & educators; media organisations, and for-profit enterprises and encourages people to participate through a special event. Wikimania 2014 is global orientation and concerned with research, knowledge production & information access

It takes place in August 2014.

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