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Wikipedia and Free Culture

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Bangalore International Centre, in collaboration with the Centre for Internet and Society, hosts a discussion focusing on Wikipedia and free culture, with Jimmy Wales (Founder, Wikipedia) and Sue Gardner (Wikimedia Foundation)

Event details

When

Dec 13, 2008
from 12:30 PM to 02:30 PM

Where

Bangalore International Centre Auditorium, Bangalore

Contact Name

Bangalore International Centre

Contact Phone

+91 80 2535 9680

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Bangalore International Centre, in collaboration with the Centre for Internet and Society, 

cordially invites you to an interactive discussion

Wikipedia and Free Culture

with

Jimmy "Jimbo" Wales

Founder, Wikipedia

and

Sue Gardner

Executive Director, Wikimedia Foundation

 

 

Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, will deliver a presentation about the history, growth, and prominence of Wikipedia on the internet today. Since its inception in 2001, Wikipedia has risen quickly to become the largest information resource and free knowledge repository in history, now with over 11 million articles in over 250 unique language editions.

 

Sue Gardner, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, will speak on the origins of the Wikimedia Foundation, the San Francisco based non profit organisation that operates Wikimedia and other free knowledge projects.

 

Lawrence Liang, member, Alternative Law Forum, and author of A Guide to Open Content Licences, will steer the discussions.

 

Date and Time: Saturday, 13 December 2008, 6.00 pm-8.00 pm

Venue:

Bangalore International Centre Auditorium

TERI Complex,

4th Main, 2nd Cross,

Domlur II Stage,

Bangalore 560 071

Registration:

Please register for the event with the Bangalore International Centre (phone: +91 80 2535 9680).

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