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From Wikimania 2013 • Hong Kong
Wikimania is the conference you can run.

Our volunteers and organizing team are what will make Wikimania 2013 the best conference it can possibly be. In addition to performing vital functions and providing much-needed help, volunteers will aid with organization in the months leading up to the conference.

Local volunteer

Main article: Local volunteer

Recruitment for local volunteers for Wikimania 2013 has ended.

Non-Local Volunteer

If you're flying in for the conference, you also want to offer some on-site help, Please sign you name here, we will contact via your user page, if we need you. Sign with four tildes. (~~~~).

Organizing team

Main article: Organizing team

Wikimania 2013 will be led by the organizing team, a group of volunteers from Wikimedia Hong Kong, the local Wikimedia chapter. Among the Wikimedian community, Hong Kong is best known for its youthful Wikimedians. According to Jimmy Wales during his visit to Hong Kong in 2006, Hong Kong has the "youngest Wikimedian community" in the whole world in terms of participants' age.

If you wish to contact the local team, please e-mail wikimania-p at wikimedia.hk .

Programme committee

Main article: Programme committee

The programme committee collaborates remotely prior to Wikimania 2013 are to review conference submissions and draw up the conference schedule. During Wikimania, the programme committee will assist the local team to deliver the programme.

Scholarship committee

Main article: Scholarship committee

The scholarship committee sets out the process and criteria for Wikimania 2013 scholarship applications. They review applications and make recommendations to the scholarship-granting bodies, which include Wikimedia Foundation and several Wikimedia local chapters.