Wikimania 2013 BiddingEdit
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Many have said that the bidding needs to be brought forward to give teams longer to organise the conference, to enable it to be run more professionally and smoother and to give teams more time to arrange things like sponsorship which can take significant amounts of time. This year an active effort is being made to bring the start of official bidding to before the fundraiser (around September/October, to have a longer bidding period that will run till the end of January and a decision made by the end of February.
Although this clashes with the fundraiser, the significantly longer bidding period is to give those teams from chapters involved in the fundraiser more time. It should hopefully allow teams to create better and more detailed bids. Going forward the idea would be that eventually the bidding would occur entirely before the fundraiser. I though it best to not jump immediately to this to not catch teams off guard.
Just to recap: Bidding will start in September/October and not in January
Any thoughts and comments on this would be greatly appreciated.
Seddon 12:07, 1 June 2011 (UTC)
Hi Around the Globe,
I don't want any thanks. I want a first class ticket to WCI. ;)
Hi, We need to add other wikimedia projects also -- Naveenpf 05:52, 26 July 2011 (UTC)
- Conference is conducted to promote the initiatives.Success of conference is how much we can bootstrap for this projects. Dont you think so ? --Naveenpf 05:57, 26 July 2011 (UTC)
- Wikimania is a already established event. So I dont think we need copy paste everything from there -- Naveenpf 05:59, 26 July 2011 (UTC)
- Max of 600 people will be there in Conference. Even if someone is not attending the conference and would like to contribute to wikipedia we should encourage that. That is why I have created Wikireach program for 100 days. --Naveenpf 06:02, 26 July 2011 (UTC)
- Removed kept only the internal link. Can I develop that link ? adding other wikimedia projects ? --Naveenpf 06:11, 26 July 2011 (UTC)
Can you please give me contact of Arnav in Wiki Outreach team --Naveenpf 00:59, 2 September 2011 (UTC)
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