- Did you know that you can attend the re:publica as part of your official educational leave for further education? Then why not come to #rp18 as part of your training! Employees and trainees in Germany can put in a request with their employers for educational leave.
- This year, we’re inviting our specialist audience to symposia on 3rd and 4th May. We’ll be focusing on "digital food", "digital retail", "women in fintech" and "experience marketing".
Some of you have already inquired and the time to register is March. If you are employed in Germany you can officially attend the 12th re:publica as an educational event for your professional advanced training. That's right, #rp18 is an official training event! Employees and trainees can put in a request to their employers for educational leave. You will need the confirmation of the individual federal states to apply for educational leave with your employer. We will upload these at the bottom of this page.
- The last week of the Call saw a huge surge of great ideas! The number of sessions received climbed from 400 to 950. Read more on the end of the Call here.
- Thanks to the huge amounts of work done by activists, journalists and scientists, the general facts have become clear to a section of the population: The internet is broken.
- This year, we not only have the honour of welcoming speakers Wendy Chun and Safiya Umoja Noble from the US. Katherine Roberts Maher, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation (US), will also be flying in for #rp18.
- To all female techmakers, to all tech pioneers, to all the coders out there: Take part in the Call for Participation 'Fe:male Digital Footprint'! Attention: We’re extending the Call for Participation for 'Female Digital Footprint' until 31 January 2018!
- We’ve unfortunately had a bug creep into our system that made it unnecessarily hard for some of you to submit your session proposals. We’ve already managed to find a solution and have decided to add an extra week to the Call’s runtime. New Deadline: 14 January 2018.
- The Berlin pop critic Jens Balzer will be explaining present-day mass cultural phenomena to us and #rp18. Clear the stage for an introduction into pop!