930 submissions to our Call for Papers – a new record! We are giving you a first glimpse of the #rp15 schedule, with almost 50 sessions from the program now online. Find an overview over the individual tracks and focus topics after the jump.


The close partnership between MEDIA CONVENTION Berlin and re:publica was been strengthened even further with a joint ticket this year. Participants can look forward to a broader range of contents. Here is a first taste of some of this year’s prestigious speakers from the media track.


We have embarked on a journey through continental Europe, searching for its digital communities. Now we want to make these places visible – and locatable – for you.


“Learning by doing” is the motto of Johanna Frelin, CEO of Hyper Island. Her innovative school form spread rapidly around the world in less than ten years. 


You are from a European country, but can’t come to the conference? Apply now before March 23 as a Sensor Host for our trans-European Internet-of-Things project Finding Europe with Lights – and you will become part of a light installation at #rp15!


Today we start a new series under our heading Finding Europe: in the first piece our media partner euro|topics looks at how whistleblowers are viewed across the continent.


Bring on the European Republic, says the publicist and #rp15 speaker Ulrike Guérot. In our interview, she explains how the democracies of Europe can grow together, and why participation is not always the best way.


Can an algorithm be a crime? Just recently, media art combo !Mediengruppe Bitnik had some of their exhibits, which a bot had ordered for them on the illegal Darknet, seized by authorities. Let’s see what they have to show us at re:publica...


Finding Europe: Our creatives have been searching for Europe, and on top of crafting us a brilliant CI and web design, they also made a wonderful trailer, to give you a taste of the upcoming #rp15!


We are embarking on a journey, searching for the digital communities in Europe. Look out for our Twitter activities in the next few weeks under the hashtags #FindingEurope and #rp15!


He is an expert in civic media, co-founder of the Global Voices blogger network, has worked in the online world since its beginnings and argues, “It's not too late to build a better web” – Ethan Zuckerman.


Hacking is a personal right, not a weapon! Artist Addie Wagenknecht examines security and control in the digital world.


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