Which session formats can be selected?

The re:publica features different formats. You can select between the following in the CfP form:

  • Talk (30 minutes or 1 hour)
    Well-prepared presentation on a topic. Possible as a talk, but also as a reading, interview or fireside chat.1-2 people

  • Discussion (1 hour)
    Balanced discussion on a specific topic. Possible as a panel debate or fishbowl conversation.
    Maximum of 3 speakers plus presenter => The limit on featured persons includes the presenter. We can’t say it often enough and we won’t be making any exceptions here either! GENDER BALANCE applies to all formats. 50 % of the speakers must be female.
  • Workshop (1-2 hours, can be longer in exceptional cases)
    Intensive (practical) session in which knowledge on a specific topic is communicated or specific skills are mediated.
    1-2 workshop leaders

  • Meetup (30 minutes or 1 hour)
    Meeting of like-minded participants or networking on a topic.
    1-2 hosts
  • Activity (varies)
    Flash mob, field test, installation, exhibition, concert, pop-up happening, DJ set, activities with re:publica visitors and working with the results on-location – bring your ideas to re:publica!