Press Release 145/2013

WikiCon 2013: Exchange of Information on Freely Accessible Knowledge

KIT to Host the Largest German Meeting on Wikipedia from November 22 to 24
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About 300 authors of the German Wikipedia and smaller associated projects will meet at the 2013 WikiCon at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) from November 22 to 24. WikiCon is the largest German meeting relating to Wikipedia. The program will include presentations, workshops, and podium discussions relating to freely accessible knowledge as well as the prize ceremony for the monument photo competition “Wiki Loves Monuments”.




Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,800 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,300 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

or, 19.11.2013

Monika Landgraf
Chief Communication Officer
Head of Corporate Communications
Chief Press Officer
Phone: +49 721 608-41150
Fax: +49 721 608-43658
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