Mobile Apps 2017

Thanks to the great work done by OpenDataCity (ODC) for their re:data interface, the app developers can pull all re:publica conference raw data that we provide in JSON format. Technical details can be found here. Several developers have again snapped up this #rp17 data and created really useful iOS and Android apps for all re:publica attendees. Give them a try and see which one is best for you:


re:publica - #rp17 is developed by Thomas 'toto' Kollbach. The app is available in German and English and is optimised for iPads as well. Particularly useful: it can link to your Apple Watch, so you can access all important information straight from your wrist. Offline available data ensures that you won't miss any talks due to (the occasional) flaky Wi-Fi. Favourites and special memories can be configured via iCloud. Videos and conference live-streams can also be viewed in the app.
re:publica App: iOS 9.0 and higher, for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.

re:publica 2017 is Heiko Wichmann's app. The app is a session planner and guide for re:publica 2017. It provides an overview of all speakers, their sessions, bios and social media contact details. The sessions can also be listed or viewed as an overall schedule. The favourites function allows you to create your own, personalised schedule and the floor plan of the entire STATION Berlin can also be viewed there. After syncing the data, the app can be used in complete offline mode.
re:publica 2017: iOS 9.0 and higher, for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.


re:publica - #rp17 is another Thomas 'toto' Kollbach developed app, which allows you to bring re:publica 2017 directly into your house and onto your TV. Sessions can be viewed via live-stream and video recordings – prerequisite is that you own a fourth generation Apple TV unit. Favourites and time codes are synced via iCloud with the iOS app. Searching for re:publica in the TV App Store brings up the tvOS app.
How to get it: Search in the TV App Store for "rp17" and the tvOS app will come up.


re:publica 17 was developed by Alexander Graesel (AxxG). The app provides you with information on the event programme and speakers. Furthermore, it contains extra infos on the conference, including parking spaces, news, opening hours and public transport information. The app also integrates YouTube, Twitter and flickr clients and information is updated every 30 minutes.
re:publica 17: Android Version 4.0.3 and higher, file size: 13 MB.

re:publica 2017 is developed by Hannes Küttner. The app provides you with a clear overview of all the sessions and speakers attending the conference. In this conference planner you can easily mark your favorites and start planning. You can receive notifications for all session in your personal schedule. It includes a calendar view, a map of the venue with the stages and all recent news of the re:publica 2017. The app features a beautiful design with selectable themes. Using it you can enjoy the conference and always be informed and organized – thanks to offline functionality the app works flawlessly even without internet.
re:publica 2017: Android 4.0.3 and higher, file size: 2.6 MB.


The Webapp by Alexander Graesel (Conference Guide) offers a clear oversight of the session plan with various filters and modes. Along with the floor plan, the app displays information from Flickr, YouTube and Twitter.
The Webapp is optimised for the Google Chrome Browser, no download necessary.

rp17 Web App by frontend developer Sandra Wiegard is an elegant alternative if you don't want to download an app including the data. Since the app is browser based, it can be started in every web browser. It lists all sessions in a timeline. Click on a title and it expands to its info; click on the heart-shaped icon on the left side to compile your favourite sessions as a planner and you can always return to it after a reload. It comes handy in case the network at STATION-Berlin should experience small difficulties...
rp17 Web-App: No download necessary, works on all systems and browsers.


New in this year: Multitouch Table. Find the @LOL_Table located in the Networking Area!
Roam through the up-to-date programme schedule of #rp17, find more info on the stages and flip through a list of the live teweets during the seassions. Send a LOL message to the world. Give it a try! Read more here.

Image credit: placeit.net/re:publica