May 4, 2017

How Technology Can Move the World

Re:publica is one of the most important conferences on digital culture. Founded in 2007 in Berlin, it has steadily grown into an international event. This year’s conference will take place at STATION Berlin, from May 8-10, 2017.

This Year’s Focus – Human Rights             

Since its inception as a blogger meeting with 700 participants, re:publica has grown into an influential “society conference”. In 2016 alone, over 8,000 participants and 770 speakers from 60 countries participated in the 500 hour-long program.

Re:publica Berlin covers a wide-range of topics pertaining to digital culture. From net politics and technical innovations, to culture, media, health, and education – people from all walks of life can come together and share ideas.

(Source: (cc) Gregor Fischer | re:publica)

Re:publica 2017 will provide a platform to those who fiercely support human rights. This year’s motto “Love Out Loud!” will put the spotlight on people and organizations that fight against hate, violence, and injustice.

What’s in Store?

This year’s diverse group of speakers will be giving lectures, supervising workshops, and participating in panel discussions. You will have the chance to hear well-known personalities such as Joanne Pransky (World’s First Robotic Psychiatrist®) and Caroline Sinders (Buzzfeed + Eyebeam Open Lab Fellow). Some of the topics being explored are software for political protest, Turkey’s current social and political dynamics, and how artificial intelligence is affecting creative processes.

(Source: Miriam Feuls * (cc) dirk haeger | re:publica)

In addition to the regular program, re:publica 2017 will also be offering some fun activities and events. Cartoon artists will be on-site illustrating highlights of re:publica 2017. Participants can enjoy tea tastings or visit an exhibit exploring the relationship between data and everyday life.

Guests will also have a chance to unwind with post-conference entertainment. You can enjoy a drink while listening to live music, sing some karaoke, or dance the night away.

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