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Wikimania 2008

The BA International School for Information Science (ISIS), the BA Information and Communication Technology Department and the Wikimedia foundation are co- organizing Wikimania 2008, the fourth annual international conference for Wikimedia foundation, from 17 to 19 July at the BA. The Conference will be proceeding on four different tracks; Wikimedia communities, free knowledge, technical infrastructure, and the scientific track.

Presentations  
Opening Ceremony
Ahmed Darwish


17/07/2008
Wikimedia Foundation Board Panel
Domas Mituzas, Jan-Bart de Vreede, Jimmy Wales, Kat Walsh, Michael Snow


17/07/2008
Freedom of speech, human rights, and free culture
Jimmy Wales


17/07/2008
New Paradigms For New Tomorrows
Ismail Serageldin


17/07/2008
Keeping the Media accountable
Rhonda Shearer


17/07/2008
Wikimedia and libraries
Jakob Voss, Phoebe Ayers, Sohair Wastawy, Tim Spalding


18/07/2008
Free Knowledge & Wikimedia Projects
Oliveir Hugot


18/07/2008
Open culture and the Internet in the Middle East
Ahmed Tantawy


18/07/2008
LibraryThing and Social Cataloging
Tim Spalding


18/07/2008
Recent Developments in Search Technology
Usama Fayyad


18/07/2008
Closing Ceremony
Florence Devouard, Ismail Serageldin, Jimmy Wales, Michael Snow, Noha Adly, Sue Gardner


19/07/2008
Diplopedia: Wiki Culture in the U.S. Department of State
Eric M. Johnson


19/07/2008
Communication issues : Musings of a Dinosaur
Florence Devouard


19/07/2008