Call for Volunteers for Wikimania

Picture1Wikimania, the annual conference celebrating the Wikimedia Foundation’s free knowledge projects – such as Wikipedia – is coming to Cape Town soon and you can be a part of it! This is a great opportunity to participate in a truly global and inspiring event.The theme of Wikimania 2018 is “Bridging knowledge gaps: the Ubuntu way forward”. Join this event for free by volunteering some of your time during the university holiday to help host the first-ever-in-Sub-Saharan-Africa Wikimania conference.

As a volunteer you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Free access to the conference/two parties
  • Free catering
  • Transportation to and from UCT
  • Great opportunity to meet the people behind Wikipedia, e.g. Jimmy Wales
  • Participation in open technology/open knowledge forums
  • Endorsement as an open knowledge promoter
  • Immersion in the global free knowledge movement

You can find more information and register at:

Note: there is a limited number of volunteering places so register as soon as possible! (There will be no commitments or meetings during the exam period.)