re:publica Accra’s Call for Participation Open Until September 9

The two-day event with an expected participation of 500 delegates will take place on December 14th — 15th 2018 in Accra, Ghana, featuring exciting speakers from across the continent and around the world. re:publica is more than a conference: expect mind blowing talks and panels, hands on workshops, art installations, an innovation marketplace and an evening and party programme — making re:publica a real festival for the digital society.

Since re:publica’s launch, delegates from across Africa have been coming to Berlin to discuss internet politics and digital rights issues, economic and cultural developments resulting from new technologies. It is time for re:publica to take place in Ghana, gathering Africa’s digital society in Accra.

Call for Participation

re:publica is a unique event because the programme is made up by the community. Anyone can propose topics and contribute to the programme. This approach creates a diverse set of topics and insights. We invite you to take part in the Call for Participation for rpAccra: We are looking for talks, panels, workshops, installations, exhibitions, performances on how digitization is changing society. The Call for Participation will end on September 9, 2018.

Participating in the Call does not require you to submit a scientific proposal. You will just need to fill in our online form. You can find more information on how to apply here, and answers to frequently asked questions here.

Topics

re:publica looks for content that critically reflects on the challenges and opportunities brought by digital transformation. Contributions can generally be made in the following Tracks: Politics and Society, Arts and Culture, Business and Innovation, Science and Education, Media and Journalism. Read more about these categories here. To get a feeling of the range of our talks and topics, see the programme of re:publica Berlin 2018, and recordings of past sessions on their YouTube channel. If you’re interested in working with re:publica, you can get in touch with their partner management via partner-accra@re-publica.com.

Save the date and be prepared for an exciting event!


Originally published at gharage.

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