What are the formats?

Per festival section you can bring your contribution in the following formats:

CONFERENCE Session Formats

  • Lightning Talk: One speaker, 15-minute talk plus 15-minute Q&A.
  • Lecture: One or two speakers, 30 minutes or 1 hour including Q&A.
  • In Conversation With: two speakers without moderation, 45-minute talk plus 15-minute Q&A
  • Panel Discussion: maximum of three speakers plus moderator, 45-minute conversation plus 15-minute Q&A
  • Live Podcast: live production at the event, no time limit
  • Meet Up: Free format for casual exchange on an area of interest, light moderation by meet up organizers if necessary, 60 min

HANDS ON Session Formats

  • Workshop: intensive practical session with 1-2 workshop leaders.
  • Tutorial: intensive learning program with 1-2 workshop leaders
  • Dialogue format: e.g. fishbowl discussion, world café, speed geeking with moderation
  • Games: develop, try out or play a game together with others at the re:publica.

OFF STAGE Session Formats

  • Intervention: temporary action, partly interaction with participants, to draw attention to a topic.
  • Performance: temporary artistic presentation
  • Installation: permanently installed object for all three festival days
  • Contest: Competition of any form
  • Screening: short or long, we have the screen for your film
  • Theater & Musical: acting project of any form
  • Special format: here is the place for surprising ideas