Roboticist Lisa Winter is flying in from the Bay Area for #rp 17 and she’s packed her BattleBot LadyBug.


Heads up! The final deadline for submissions for the #FASHIONTECH LAB BERLIN at the #rp17 is coming up on January 31st. We look forward to all of your ideas surrounding the topic of fashion, textiles and technology.


A new year, a new round! The re:health conference track is back again and ’re looking for your ideas and projects regarding the digitalization of health.


How are people radicalized online and what can be done to counter the process? These are the questions that Peter Neumann grapples with: as a sought-after terrorism expert and political advisor he looks back on an intense and arduous 2016.


Perceiving shifts, being empathetic –Zygmunt Bauman, sociologist, thinker and rp speaker has passed away at the age of 91. An obituary. 


We hope you all had a great start into 2017! And we are already at it again: Our second deadline for the Call for Participation passed yesterday. More than 300 submissions have reached us! WOW!


We are issuing the Call for Participation: Digitizing the Greenery as part of our renewed cooperation with the International Garden Exhibition (IGA), and are already looking forward to your entries concerning the topic of urban life.


Clemantine Wamariya, speaker at re:publica 2017, has a very touching biography. Having fled civil war in Rwanda, she eventually arrived in the US after six years, where she won a high school essay competition that kick-started her career as a storyteller and journalist.


We wish you a peaceful end to the year, stress-free holidays and a fresh start into 2017!


Cognitive scientist Elisabeth Wehling dissects our online and offline discourses. We are very happy to be able to announce her as a speaker at the re:publica 2017!


Last year, we successfully worked together with a programme committee for the first time. We’d like to repeat that for #rp17 and expand it further. We’re thrilled about the commitment of these experts, who will be offering up their time to support the program team in an advisory capacity!


We are so happy to announce the first sessions! By now several of 2017’s sessions and speakers from our Call for Participation are up on our website and many more will certainly be added within the next few weeks.