Wikimania - annually, with South Africa in 2018?

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Re: Wikimania - annually, with South Africa in 2018?

waxmiguel
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On 19/07/2016, waxmiguel <[hidden email]> wrote:

> On 08/07/2016, Chris Keating <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> Hoi,
>>
>> I was interested to read the minutes of the most recent Wikimania
>> Committee
>> meeting, which decided that Wikimania will be held annually from now on,
>> and that it will be in sub-Saharan Africa (effectively meaning South
>> Africa) in 2018.
>>
>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania_Committee/Minutes/2016-06-26
>>
>> Interestingly, I couldn't see any sign of the Committee's decision being
>> informed by the WMF's consultation on the future of Wikimania, or anyone
>> from the WMF's community engagement department being present.
>>
>> I have to say I'm a bit confused, not least about who actually makes the
>> decision about how frequently Wikimania happens. Is anyone able to shed
>> any
>> more light on this?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Chris
>>
>
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On 08/07/2016, Chris Keating <[hidden email]> wrote:

> Hoi,
>
> I was interested to read the minutes of the most recent Wikimania Committee
> meeting, which decided that Wikimania will be held annually from now on,
> and that it will be in sub-Saharan Africa (effectively meaning South
> Africa) in 2018.
>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania_Committee/Minutes/2016-06-26
>
> Interestingly, I couldn't see any sign of the Committee's decision being
> informed by the WMF's consultation on the future of Wikimania, or anyone
> from the WMF's community engagement department being present.
>
> I have to say I'm a bit confused, not least about who actually makes the
> decision about how frequently Wikimania happens. Is anyone able to shed any
> more light on this?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Chris
>


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