Department of Mass Communications and Al Madhyam of the St. Aloysius College, Mangalore in collaboration with Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore are holding a State-level Wiki-Academy in Mangalore on 22nd August, 2009. The one-day workshop will focus on the use of Indian languages in Wikipedia, editing and its application in academics.

Registration is free. Register before 21st August for the workshop. Registration is open on the day of the event, as well.

Wikipedia editors will speak about the history of Wikipedia and its role in making information freely available to people in several languages.
They will also provide hands-on training on editing and improving articles on Wikipedia.

The talks for this edition will be presented by:
Prashanth N S  (editor, English Wikipedia)
Hari Prasad Nadig (sysop, Kannada Wikipedia)

More details on the program is at:

(Feel free to pass this on to your friends in Mangalore)