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iHub By Joseph / January 14, 2014

Call for Papers from re:publica

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The invention of the WWW has shown us how consumers become broadcasters, how knowledge can be crowd-sourced and how the web can offer immense possibilities for social participation. Since its inception, re:publica has followed the idea of giving and taking: all participants should be part of the final conference. As interlocutor, engaged helper and, of course, as speaker!

Over 50% of our final event programme is curated through our yearly Call for Papers submissions. Over the years we have been able to put together programmes which are hands-down the most colourful, inspirational and controversial – and thus have made re:publica into one of the most exciting and astonishing conferences in Europe.

Under the motto “INTO THE WILD”, re:publica 2014 is looking to reassess the web in the post-Snowden era, dare to explore new avenues and encourage the unpredictability of action. One thing is sure: the digital society will be transformed. We hope, together with your contributions, to cast a glance into the future from May 6 – 8, 2014.

All you have to do is apply to the Call for Papers.

WHAT WE OFFER: A stage and undivided attention for your session. 5 000 international visitors and hundreds of speakers will come together in the STATION-Berlin from May 6 – 8, 2014
– be a part of it.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Your idea, your vision, your project – creative, fresh, audacious. Design your session as a talk, discussion or practice-orientated workshop on the topics of politics & society, knowledge & technology, culture & entertainment, education, health, business or witchcraft… The only requirement: Don’t be boring!

To get an impression of the versatility of the thematic spectrum, check out the event-programme for re:publica 2013 or our YouTube channel, which has documented various talks of years past.

DEADLINE: The deadline for your submissions ends on 31 January 2014.

HOW? Register a speaker profile then access your account and add your session suggestion.

For more information feel free to visit re:publica 2013 FAQ page.

 

 

Author : Joseph

A USIU trained journalist & an aspiring animator Joseph thrives behind the camera. He is a still photography and videography aficionado. Joe is currently the director/editor behind African Tech Bits, an iHub production that features start ups in the tech scene. This Canonite can mostly be seen at the iHub in the company of his Canon 550D.


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