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What is WikiTree Day?

WikiTree first opened in November 2008. Last year, 2022, we decided to celebrate our 14th anniversary by officially designating November 5 as WikiTree Day. We marked the anniversary with a symposium, a party, and a whole lot more.

We had so much fun last year, we are doing it again! Only bigger. And better. Because this year it's WikiTree's 15th anniversary!

There will be a virtual anniversary party, presentations about all the opportunities our community offers, videos about the different projects on WikiTree, a panel discussion about genealogy and artificial intelligence ... plus games, door prizes and much more!

It's more than 60 hours of events. We start with a free genealogy symposium with a variety of leading speakers on genealogical topics. The symposium starts Friday, November 2, at 5pm EDT (9pm UTC) and runs non-stop for 36 hours, ending at 8pm EDT (midnight UTC) on Saturday, November 4. Then our WikiTree Day will officially kick off at 8am EDT (noon ETC) on Sunday, November 5.

Registration

Registration is now open for this event.

This is entirely free and open to anyone! You can attend without registering, but registration is necessary for certain events, invitations, and to be eligible for door prizes.

Speakers

We are excited to have many wonderful speakers presenting for this event. You can view the list of the speakers here. For a more detailed list with presentation descriptions see here.

Event Schedule

Symposium Schedule (November 2-4)

WikiTree Day Schedule (November 5)

How to Be Involved

Add the WikiTree Day Attendee Sticker/Category

Let others know you are attending and see how you are connected to other attendees.

WikiTree Day
WikiTree Day Attendee: 2023
Add this sticker to your profile: {{WikiTree Day|2023}}.

The sticker will add you to the WikiTree Day Attendees category. On the upper-right of this category page you'll see a "My Connections" button. Click it to see how you are connected to all the other attendees!

If you don't want to have the sticker, you can add the [[Category:WikiTree Day Attendees]] category tag to your profile.

Live Chat via Discord

We've created a special Discord chat just for this event. Click here to be able to chat live via video or text with others before and during the event. If this is your first visit to Discord, you will need to register for a free account. When you're done, click here again.

WikiTree Day Merchandise

Commemorate the event with cool WikiTree Day merchandise! Visit this store to check out t-shirts, mugs and more. Use the code WIKI15 at checkout to save 15% on your order. That code is valid until November 30.

Door Prizes

There will be door prizes awarded randomly to those who register!

Winners can pick from the following gift sets:

  1. Where Genealogists Collaborate Welcome Mat, 15th Anniversary Sticker
  2. WikiTree Logo Welcome Mat, 1<3 WT Sticker
  3. I <3 WT Pullover, Enjoy Genealogy Sticker
  4. Where Genealogists Collaborate Long-Sleeve Tee, I <3 WT Pint Glass
  5. Enjoy Genealogy Crewneck, I <3 WT Tumbler
  6. I <3 WT Weekend Tote, 15th Anniversary Logo Sticker, Where Genealogists Collaborate Sticker
  7. WikiTree Logo Pendant, Enjoy Genealogy Black Mug, I <3 WT Sticker
  8. I <3 WT Pint Glass, WikiTree Logo Notebook, Enjoy Genealogy Sticker
  9. I <3 WT Apron, 15th Anniversary Logo Sticker, Where Genealogists Collaborate Sticker
  10. 15th Anniversary Comfort Tee, Enjoy Genealogy Pendant

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No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.

Door prize donors are independent and not officially affiliated with WikiTree. Prize winners will be put into contact with prize donors for delivery. WikiTree is not responsible for prizes that are not delivered or otherwise unsatisfactory.

WikiTree is not responsible for technical outages or problems that may prevent an individual from participating or claiming a prize.

By participating, you agree to release and hold WikiTree harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize.

By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of WikiTree and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the rules. All decisions regarding selecting winners will be made by WikiTree whose decisions shall be final.



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