Two weeks ago, we asked you to apply for our Finding Europe With Lights project. Thank you so much for the numerous applications we received from all over Europe! Let’s hear what the applicants have to say.


My home is not only my castle, but my glass(le) – as part of our sub-­‐ conference "Future City", Sarah Kember will expose the anachronistic gender stereotypes in advertisements for so-­‐called Smart Homes, in her talk about "Smart Cities, Gender and Privacy". 


re:presenting the #rp15 team! So now we’ve jumped onto the Selfie wagon too, and here’s why: We’d like to introduce the team organizing this year’s re:publica. Meet the people from the "Events", "Communication" and "Program" units in our first part.


She is the “Godmother of Virtual Reality", a pioneer of immersive journalism, and the initiator of the Oculus Rift "Project Syria" – and in May, Nonny de la Peña will share her insights on the future of journalism with us. 


In our new series, we introduce the activities, program and other details of our Global Innovation Gathering sub-conference, GIG. Read all about GIG in the introduction here!


Our special conference track re:health is breaking new ground in healthcare. We are presenting first parts of the program here.


20 years of blogging – not many of us can say that; Justin Hall can. Meet the pioneering blogger, who started “Justin’s Links from the Underground” in 1994, at this year’s re:publica.



True to their motto, "All For Water, Water For All", the mineral water brand Viva con Agua shows how a social business model is put into practice. Viva con Agua is also coming to re:publica – help us and have a drink!


Today we present the second piece of our Finding Europe series by our media partner euro|topics: Europe debates the costs and benefits of big data.


His Weltschmerz breaks our hearts, his gloomy dialectics fill us with delight - we look forward to #FailedIntellectual and #rp15 media partner Eric Jarosinski, better known by his Twitter handle, NeinQuarterly.


Help us out for a day, and you will be rewarded with three full days of re:publica! Register now to become a #rp15 helper.


“Wir bauen eine neue Stadt” (We’re building a new city), the New Wave band Palais Schaumburg sang in 1982. But what does it look like, the city of tomorrow? We will be presenting the first program items that are part of the #rp15 sub-conference “Future City” in the next few weeks. 


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