re:publica GmbH’s re:publica Berlin is Europe’s largest internet and digital society conference. re:publica 19 counted more than 25.000 visits during the three conference days. The participants came together to discuss current issues of digital society at the three-day festival. re:publica participants represent a cross-section of (digital) society, which include professionals from economics, politics, business, hacker culture, NGOs, media, and marketing, as well as bloggers, activists, artists, and social media experts. Roughly 50 percent of re:publica 19 speakers were women, ranking the event as one of the most inclusive of its kind.
[…] At the end of 2018, re:publica celebrated its Africa debut in Ghana’s capital, Accra: The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and re:publica joined forces to bring the digital festival to West Africa. Goal of this African edition of re:publica was to strengthen Afro-German dialogue about digital issues, while utilizing intersections between digitalization and collaborative developmental efforts.