Wiki-Conference 2016 — 10th Annual International Forum dedicated to developing Wikimedia projects in the languages of Russia, as well as issues around free knowledge creation and dissemination - has taken place on October 1st & 2nd, year 2016. Serving as a scientific conference and a meeting of the like-minded, the annual Wiki-Conference brings together participants of various Wikimedia projects to deliver reports and make presentations about the ongoing and completed projects, exchange opinions and network. Wiki-Conference participants discuss a diversity of issues ranging from free and opensource software to initiatives of free dissemination of knowledge and Wiki-Projects in the Russian Federation and around the World.
«Wikimedia RU» Non-Commercial Partnership for the Advancement of Encyclopedic Knowledge is a legally independent non-profit organization, established to support activities conducted within the territory of the Russian Federation related to development of free encyclopedic, educational and other information, reflecting knowledge accumulated by humanity.
The leading project of the kind is a free internet-encyclopedia «Wikipedia», whose Russian language edition is one of the main aspects of «Wikimedia RU» activities.