It’s Berlin Web Week and re:publica features discussions about how the future of our digital society should and might look

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The Berlin Web Week, running 5th-10th May, is a one-week festival on current trends in digital industry and society. For seven years now each May, the Berlin Web Week pools numerous events around the subjects internet, digital industries, technologies and digital media – and turns Berlin into an international gathering place of the digital world.
Running from 6th – 8th May, re:publica is one of the highlights of the festival.

re:publica, Europe’s largest conference on weblogs, social media, and digital society, is opening its doors from 6 – 8 May at STATION-Berlin. re:publica defines itself as a political and cultural event and it’s evolved into to THE event for internet enthusiasts and professionals.

In 2014 and with its motto INTO THE WILD, re:publica will explore unexpected tech-solutions, unique impulses from the worlds of science, business and politics, as well as untamed internet culture. The revelations by whistle-blower Edward Snowden are the latest sign that a re-examination of the usual approaches and methods is urgently needed and this is exactly what re:publica is focusing on.
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It includes international conventions, BarCamps, trade shows, pitches, hackathons, matchmaking dinners, parties and meet-ups.

The Berlin Web Week is a gathering place for key decision-makers, users and personalities from the world of internet: entrepreneurs, founders, technology enthusiasts, bloggers, web activists, hackers, developers, inventors, designers, media representatives, marketing agencies, start-ups, medium sized enterprises and global players as well as investors, incubators and sponsors.

The Berlin Web Week is the largest festival of the digital scene in Europe. This year 15,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend..

As a joint platform, the Berlin Web Week also brings the internet scene of the capital under one umbrella in order to position Berlin as an important location for new web trends and digital technologies both nationally and internationally. The goal of the individual events is to make Europe’s digital scene more visible, to shape and to advance it. The digital capital Berlin sends out groundbreaking technological and creative impulses every year.

republica – 6th to 8th May

re:publica, Europe’s largest conference on weblogs, social media, and digital society, is opening its doors from 6 – 8 May at STATION-Berlin. re:publica defines itself as a political and cultural event and it’s evolved into to THE event for internet enthusiasts and professionals.

In 2014 and with its motto INTO THE WILD, re:publica will explore unexpected tech-solutions, unique impulses from the worlds of science, business and politics, as well as untamed internet culture. The revelations by whistle-blower Edward Snowden are the latest sign that a re-examination of the usual approaches and methods is urgently needed and this is exactly what re:publica is focusing on.