FYI, the following was sent out from the Foundation’s press office earlier today. Still time for press registration for Wikimania:
PRESS REGISTRATION FOR WIKIMANIA 2008 IN ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT CLOSING JUNE 18, 2008
SAN FRANCISCO, CA June 13, 2008 – Press Registration for Wikimania 2008, the annual conference for the volunteers, contributors, and stakeholders of Wikimedia’s free knowledge projects, concludes next week on Wednesday, June 18. Wikimania 2008 will take place July 17-19, 2008 in Alexandria Egypt, on and around the grounds of the new Library of Alexandria.
Wikimania is an exceptional opportunity to explore topics related to the global expansion of free knowledge and internet-based collaboration. Hundreds of Wikimedia volunteers and software developers from around the world, as well as regional experts and enthusiasts will be in attendance.
Accredited members of the press can register on-line at:
Limited bookings for accommodations in Alexandria are available on a first-signed-up, first-offered basis.
For more information about Wikimania 2008, visit:
For more information about Bibliotheca Alexandria, visit:
For more information about the Wikimedia Foundation’s projects, including Wikipedia, visit:
For further questions, use the contact information in the Wikimedia Press room.<