Founded in 2007, re:publica is Europe’s largest internet and digital society conference, taking place annually in Berlin. re:publica 2019 hosted 1135 speakers from 52 countries, and received more than 25 000 participants over the course of the three day event. re:publica addresses all of the ways digitization is changing societies, from its impact on politics, media, social services, to the ways its changing arts, culture, business, and science. At the core of our conference lies a holistic approach to the central question of how to contribute to our digital future. By including a wide range of communities and various stakeholders, we foster dialogue at eye level and ensure exchange, connection and knowledge transfer across all levels of society. re:publica stands for openness, inclusiveness and diversity. 50 percent of re:publica 19 speakers were women, ranking the event as one of the most inclusive of its kind. Check out this re:cap video to get the vibe.
As one of the lighthouse projects of the Year of German-American friendship, re:publica has been on Sequencer Tour since October 2018 with stops in Los Angeles, Austin, New York and Detroit. The last stop of the Sequencer Tour will take place in Portland, Oregon, from October 11 to 12, 2019 as part of the WunderbarTogether PopUp Tour. Together with other participating German institutions, companies, and visitors re:publica Portland celebrates the Year of German-American Friendship and engages in a transatlantic dialogue.
re:publica Portland explores issues regarding sustainability, democracy and future scenarios in the digital age. With speakers from both sides of the Atlantic, rpPortland seeks answers to questions on AI and the environment, food sovereignty in times of advancing climate change, and bottom up movements as a reaction to global crises. In the greenest city in the USA, re:publica Portland is all about "Access to Tomorrow”. We invite you to join the discussion – please register here.
About Wunderbar Together
From October 2018 until the end of 2019, Germany and its deep ties to the U.S. will be on display all across the United States. The campaign “Deutschlandjahr USA” will travel across the entire U.S., bringing with it a collection of events and exhibits revolving around business and industry, politics, education, culture, and science, to highlight the unique importance of transatlantic relations and to strengthen bridges between our societies. Deutschlandjahr is a comprehensive and collaborative campaign of the Federal Foreign Office, the Goethe-Institute, and with support of the BDI, with the goal of presenting today’s Germany to people across the entire U.S.
Further information: www.wunderbartogether.org