Wikimania is the annual international conference of the Wikimedia Foundation.
Note: this page was written before the name change from Wikia to Fandom
Wikimania 2017 was held on August 9-13 in Montréal.
Wikimania 2016 was held on June 21–28 in Esino Lario.
Wikimania 2015 was held on July 15-19 in Mexico City.
Wikimania 2014 was held on August 6-10 in London.
Wikimania 2011 was held on August 4-7, 2011 in Haifa, Israel.
Wikimania 2010 was held in Gdańsk in Poland in July. Many Wikia staff attended, especially from Wikia's Polish office.
Wikimania 2009 was held in Buenos Aires in Argentina, South America. Wikia was pleased to be able to provide sponsorship to Wikimania again this year. Jimmy, Angela, and Juan David attended and hosted a Wikia Party.
Wikimania 2008 was held in Alexandria, Egypt from 19-21 of July. Wikia's gaming and entertainment divisions each sponsored Wikimania. From Wikia, Jimmy, Angela, and Juan David attended.
Wikimania 2008 video by Frank Schulenburg
Wikians met for several meetings during Wikimania 2007 in Taipei.
On August 2nd, early arrivers to Wikimania met for pizza at lunchtime to discuss users' common problems, what new features we need most, what existing features need improvements, and more.
On August 3rd, Angela's 30th birthday dinner was held at Chopstix
We met for lunch on the 4th to talk more about Wikia! In the evening, we joined the official Wikimania party and film festival at the Red Theater.
Wikians joined the Creative Commons Party.
Following Wikimania, we held a Taipei City Tour and visited the National Palace Museum, Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, and Taipei 101. We had lunch at Dintaifung and dinner at Shintori.
Who was there?
Alexmoskowitz, Angela, Angies, BillK, Bobo12345, CatherineMunro, Charles Matthews, David Beall, dbslikacheung, Dumos, Eloy, Emil, Geo24, Gil, Inez, Jimbo Wales, Johnq, KaurJmeb, PanSola, Pedist, Ppiotr , Rataube, Sannse , Shoichi, Stewartcc, Tim Starling, Yujeromyu, Yukichi, and Zuirdj.
Wikimania 2006 took place in August in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on the Harvard Law School campus. Many members of Wikia staff attended, along with some Wikia users and Uncyclopedians. The conference provided the first opportunity for a general Wikia meetup.
The following Wikians attended Wikimania 2006.
- Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikia, Chair of Wikia, Inc. Board.
- Angela Beesley, co-founder of Wikia.
- Gil Penchina, Wikia Inc. CEO and investor.
- Tim Starling, former Wikia technical staff.
- GreenReaper (Laurence Parry), founder of WikiFur and GalCiv, co-founder of Creatures.
- sannse (Lisa Carter), Wikia community staff.
- Mindspillage (Kat Walsh), former Wikia community staff
- River, former Wikia technical staff
- Keitei, Uncyclopedia administrator
- KJ, Wikia community staff.
- Jason Richey, Wikia CTO
- John Q, Wikia staff
- Tristan Harris, Wikia staff
- Emil Podlaszewski, Wikia staff
- Danny Horn, founder of Muppet Wiki.
- Jonathan Huang, founder of Uncyclopedia
- John Santino, Uncyclopedia Admin
- Sean Black, Doctor Who Admin / Bureaucrat
- Joe Kiff, founder of Psychology and SeedtextART wikis
- CocoaZen (Robin Lampert)
- Bill Kaufmann, Wikia staff
- Suisui just somebody on wikia!
- Chaerani enthusiast of 24, Muppet, and setting up Asuh
- Eric Johnston, Uncyclopedia administrator
- Official Wikimania 2006 website
- Official Wikimania 2007 website
- Official Wikimania 2008 website
- Forum:Wishlists for wikimania (2006)
- Uncyclopedia's report of Wikimania 2006
See Wiki conferences for other wiki events.