Co-creation of Knowledge in Technology-Enhanced Communities of Learning

Host name: 
IDC
Event location: 
Herzlyia

Wikipedia Academy

The leading conference center featuring the Wikimedia Foundation projects and wiki technology in Israel
Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 09:30

The Wikipedia Academy  is the leading conference center featuring the Wikimedia Foundation projects and wiki technology in Israel . The Wikimedia Academy Conference is a professional, academic meeting that examines the integration of Wiki systems and systems of free content in the academic , educational, and business systems, as well as the effect of wiki technology accessibility information on the Israeli public. The conference has been held for sixth consecutive years since 2009. Every year hundreds of participants , including academics, experts and media content producers participate in the conference.

The Wikipedia Academy Conference will be held this year on Friday June 1st  at the IDC, and it will put special emphasis on the question of the future of Wikipedia, and whether the online encyclopedia will remain  the world's largest knowledge data base?.

The main speaker at the conference will be Mr. Jan Bart De Vreede, Chairman of the International Wikimedia Foundation.