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Wikimania 2012, the 8th annual international conference, is to be held in Washington DC, United States of America on on July 12-14 , 2012. Are you attending Wikimania 2012 this year? Did you get scholarships from the Wikimedia Foundation for attending Wikimania this year? Add your name in this page so that others can know who all are traveling from India. It will help organize and get information from each other.

The following people are planning to attend :

# Name UserName Home wiki City/Town Scholarship (Yes/no) / Office bearer Start Date from India Return Date from US Presentation/Talk
1 Viswanathan Prabhakaran Viswaprabha Malayalam Thrissur Yes TBD TBD
2 B. Poongothai booradleyp Tamil Coimbatore Yes (Partial)
3 MikeLynch MikeLynch English Bangalore Yes TBD TBD Administrator panel
4 Arnav Sonara Rangilo Gujarati Gujarati Jamnagar Yes TBD TBD
5 Abhiram C Sbblr0803 English Bangalore Yes TBD TBD
6 Yuvi Panda YuviPanda Chennai Contractor TBD TBD The Wikipedia Smartphone Apps Story
7 Srikeit Srikeit English Mumbai Yes (Partial) TBD TBD
8 Dr. Rajasekhar Angajala Rajasekhar1961] Telugu Hyderabad Yes
9 Bishakha Datta Bishdatta English Mumbai Office bearer 29 June 15 July

Presentation/Talk proposals from Indian Wikipedians/ India


* Apply for Wikimedia Foundation Scholarship. (If you don't wish to travel by own means)

  • Reply and confirm your scholarship acceptance. ( Once you get the scholarship selection mail)
  • Confirm your travel date for Foundation approved travel agent for booking flight tickets. Please note that the delay in this may result in not getting your preferred dates.
  • Are you planning to presentation/workshop/seminar at Wikimania?
  • Deadline for submitting proposals: 18 March 2012
  • Notification of acceptance: 8 April 2012
  • Contact your personal travel agent to know the required documents for visa application for US.
  • Start collecting the required documents.
  • Here is a list of them. ( TBD) This list is just for informational purposes. Please check with your personal travel agent or US Consulate for complete list of documents required for B1 (Business/Meeting/ Conference) VISA.
  • Early Registration starts: January 23, 2012
  • Regular Registration starts: April 23, 2012
  • Late registration starts: June 23, 2012
  • Online registration deadline: July 5th, 2012