User:Jimbo Wales/2005 Completed Trips

Countries I have visited so far in 2005:

  1. United States
  2. Israel
  3. Finland
  4. Belgium
  5. India
  6. Croatia
  7. Serbia
  8. The Netherlands
  9. Denmark
  10. France
  11. Spain
  12. United Kingdom
  13. Austria
  14. Hungary
  15. Brazil
  16. Germany
  17. Lithuania
  18. Tunisia

Jerusalem, Israel (GuruNet): 8-11 January 2005Edit

Visit to Israel arranged by Bob Rosenschein. I had public talks/Wikipedia meetups at both Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University.

Cambridge, Massachusetts (Harvard): 21-22 January 2005Edit

"Blogging, Journalism and Credibility: Battleground and Common Ground", organized by the Berkman Center

Palo Alto (Stanford): 9 February 2005Edit

Stanford University lecture series organized by en:Howard Rheingold and en:Andrea Savari.

Helsinki, Finland: 16 February 2005Edit

"Internet as a Platform for Value Creation" at Nokia

Joichi Ito will be there, too.

St. Petersburg, Florida: 20-22 February 2005Edit

"Journalism and Business Values Conference: Smart Strategies, Sound Decisions" at the en:Poynter Institute here in my home town.

I'll be on a panel discussion on the 22nd facilitated by Bill Mitchell and Al Thompkins, and featuring Kinsey Wilson and some Google and Yahoo folks, apparently. (Details are still being finalized.)

Brussels: 26-27 February 2005Edit

FOSDEM - few details yet, but it seems that I will be speaking and Wikipedia can have a booth. [1]

  • If you need help working up display materials for this, let me know. --Baylink 19:33, 14 Jan 2005 (UTC)

Tampa, Florida: 3 March 2005Edit

Local radio interview

San Diego, California: 14-17 March 2005Edit


New Delhi: 21-26 March 2005Edit

Doors of Perception 8 conference on the topic of "platforms for social innovation" 21-26 March 2005.

Family Holiday: 9-16 April 2005Edit

Santa Clara, California: 18-21 April 2005Edit

MySQL Users Conference 18 April 2005 - 21 April 2005

Harvard Law School, Boston, Massachusetts: 26 April 2005Edit

Fellows' hour in the morning, presenting at Tuesday lunch, sitting in on cyberlaw class in the afternoon.

Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania: 27 April 2005Edit

Speaking at Collection, the oldest tradition at Haverford College.

New York, New York: 28-29 April 2005Edit

Gel Conference 2005

MIT Media Lab: 5 May 2005Edit

Digital Life Sponsor Meeting

Zagreb, Croatia: 10-15 May 2005Edit

This trip included a trip to Belgrade, Serbia.

Personal Holiday: 25-28 May 2005Edit

in Florida

Amsterdam, The Netherlands: 30-31 May 2005Edit

Holland Open free software conference

Hamburg, Germany: 2 June 2005Edit

Deutscher Trendtag (German Trend Day) 2005 - confirmed

"The intelligence of Wikipedia" ----Title okay?

Greetings from Hamburg Trendbüro

Dresden, Germany: 3 June 2005Edit

Wikipedia-Tag in Dresden with lectures and workshops.

Copenhagen, Denmark: 10-11 June 2005Edit


Cornell University, Ithaca, New York: 15-18 June 2005Edit

A conference on developing and evaluating educational web sites, sponsored by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology and the Exploratorium, and funded by the National Science Foundation.

Note that from 20 June to 20 July, with the sole exception of a very fast trip to Chicago, I will be in Europe (mostly in France). Making new trips to the United States during that time will be essentially impossible.

Karlsruhe, Germany: 21-23 June 2005Edit


I will be speaking on the 23rd it seems, or maybe on the 22nd.

San Sebastian, Spain: 24 June 2005Edit

Free culture event

Chicago, Illinois, United States: 27 June 2005Edit

Monday, 27 June, 2005 - American Library Association conference

Oxford, UK: 12-15 July 2005Edit


"Ideas Big Enough to Change the World - July 12-15, 2005. Oxford, UK."

Barcelona, Spain: 14-18 July 2005Edit

Free Culture Event


Frankfurt, Germany: 4-8 August 2005Edit

Wikimania 2005 -- Wouldn't miss it for anything!

San Francisco, California: 11 August 2005Edit

Presentation on Wikipedia at OSAF. See photos posted on Flickr (licensed CC-by-nc).

Los Angeles, California: 16 August 2005Edit

en:Attack of the Show -- television appearance

Minneapolis, Minnesota: 23 August 2005Edit

Presentation on Wikipedia to Best Buy and The Geek Squad


Graz, Austria: 8-11 September 2005Edit

Elevate - free culture event

National Press Club, Washington, D.C.: 12 September 2005Edit

Keynote dialogue on participatory news

2005 Batten Awards

Salvador, Bahia, Brazil: September 20-23, 2005Edit

ICML9 - World Congress on Health Informations and Libraries, September 20-23 2005 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts: September 28-29, 2005Edit

Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT


Chapel Hill, NC: October 5 and 6, 2005Edit

ibiblio speaker series and School of Journalism and Mass Communications visitor University of North Carolina

when: 3:30 Wednesday October 5

where: freedom forum conference center 305 carroll hall Moved to 209 Manning Hall [2]

Greensboro, NC: October 8, 2005Edit

Converge South

Budapest, Hungary: October 14-16, 2005Edit

Conference on 21st Century Activism, Central European University

On this trip, it is also possible that I will revisit Belgrade, Serbia and Zagreb, Croatia.

San Diego, California, United States: October 17-18, 2005Edit

OOPSLA and WikiSym and Wiki-Meetup


Vilinius, Lithuania, October 25-29Edit


San Francisco, November 1-5Edit

  • Various meetings

New York City, November 9Edit

  • Esquire Magazine

Las Vegas, NV November 13-15, 2005Edit


San Francisco, November 15-16Edit

  • Award Ceremony

Tunis, November 17-21Edit

London, England November 27-30, 2005Edit

Three events:


Colloquium at Nature Magazine, details still to be determined

Keynote at Online Information 2005


Washington, DC: 1-2 December 2005Edit

12/1: 11am-12:30pm Wikipedia and Global Development, Center for Global Development

NextGens Technologies Forum One Communcations