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The PopUp Tour Ends with a Bang

All good things must come to an end – even the PopUp Tour! Today was the final day of the PopUp Tour in Portland, the last stop of this year’s cross country tour. We ended the tour with some of our favorite events, from Discover Bauhaus to Science Slams and performances by Circus Mojo!

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The PopUp Tour Meets re:publica

A new day at the Wunderbar Together PopUp Tour began with an exciting series of talks by BMW focusing on “Design for Mobility.” During the talks, hosted by Designworks, visitors could learn more about the connection between future mobility trends and urban design, sustainable system designs for urban areas, and more while also discovering more about the BMW Group’s international design innovation studio and its work on mobility.

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The PopUp Tour Looks Toward the Future

The PopUp Tour continued in Portland today with a day full of events focusing on the potential of German-American cooperation in the business, technology and digital innovation.

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The Trilateral Science Slam Merges Science and Creativity

During the third annual Trilateral Science Slam 6 Slammers from 3 countries – Germany, Russia and the US – competed for the title of champion of the Slam.

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The Trilateral Science Slam Merges Science and Creativity

The third annual Trilateral Science Slam was held in the United States for the first time ever in Tucson, Arizona. 6 Slammers from 3 countries – Germany, Russia and the US – competed for the title of champion of the Slam. Their task: to present their research in a compelling TED-style talk.

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Transatlantic Sync Fosters Innovation in Silicon Valley

“Transatlantic Sync. Germany & Silicon Valley: Shaping a Shared Digital Future” is a conference focusing on the impact of digital technologies on business and society hosted by the German American Business Association in Mountain View, CA.

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The PopUp Tour Goes Back to School

 The PopUp Tour in Atlanta started a new day in the tent with the SchoolFest, which invited over 200 students from all over Georgia to participate in a host of different live shows, workshops, science labs, and more that taught students about STEM as well as Germany and the German-American friendship. This interactive experience was full of fun activities that engaged students with design elements, virtual reality, and future study abroad opportunities!

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The PopUp Tour Gets Down to Business in Atlanta

The PopUp Tour continued a week of fun events in the Peach State by turning its attention to business and innovation with a wide array of activities under its trademark tent.

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Goethe PopUp Tour goes Atlanta!

As the official roadshow of Wunderbar Together, the Goethe PopUp Tour combines an impressive culture tent with mobile container exhibits and various pop-up edutainment elements.

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re:publica Debuts in the Motor City on the Sequencer Tour

Already the largest conference on the internet and digital society in Europe, re:publica has now partnered with the Reeperbahn Festival and the next media accelerator to create the Sequencer Tour USA, which is touring the US this year with stops in Los Angeles, Austin, and now Detroit!

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Reeperbahn Festival goes NYC!

This year Reeperbahn Festival traveled to A2IM Indie Week in NYC to represent Europe’s first digitization roadshow in US – the Sequencer Tour – on it’s third tour stop.

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The German American Agricultural Technology Symposium Talks the Future of Farming in Colorado and Germany

Each year, the German American Chamber of Commerce – Colorado Chapter (GACC-CO) highlights one aspect of German-American business with their German American Business Series (GABS). This year, they’re taking a look at agriculture.

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The American Apprenticeship Initiative Grantee National Meeting

The US and Germany are working together to bridge the skills gap and connect qualified workers with these jobs by promoting widespread apprenticeship and dual education programs. This year’s American Apprenticeship Initiative Grantee National Meeting took place in Arlington, Virginia.

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re:publica on Sequencer Tour! – Call for Participation

re:publica’s Sequencer Tour is visiting Detroit! What are your answers, ideas, and thoughts around accessibility? You can apply to be a speaker at re:publica Detroit until August 1st, 2019.

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Wunderbar Together Podcasts

This year, our projects are taking place in all 50 states, but did you know you can also take Wunderbar Together with you on the go by downloading one of our partner podcasts? Each episode provides a new perspective on German-American Friendship in culture, business, politics, and more! Happy listening!

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“Land of Inventors: Germany” Brings German Advancements in STEM to American Schools

“Land of Inventors: Germany”  is a hands-on, multimedia exhibit that gives visitors the opportunity to learn about fascinating German STEM-related inventions in a number of different fields – computer science, energy, mobility, communications, medicine, optics, and material. German inventions have had profound influence on technological development across the globe.

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@zukunftlikefuture

How do you envision the future of your career? In her Instagram diary @zukunftlikefuture German Maja Frank travels across the United States to ask young people about the future of work. 

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Sequencer Tour Detroit Recap

Re:publica – the largest conference for internet and digital society in Europe – has teamed up with Reeperbahn Festival and Next Media Accelerator to travel the USA with the Sequencer Tour. Next stop: Motor City!

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[Video] Celebrating Six Months of Wunderbar Together!

We’ve created a video highlighting the projects, places, and people that have made these six months so special and showcasing the many ways that Germany and the US are Wunderbar Together!

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[Video] Work Awesome @ Germany Week

This week, as part of Germany Week and Wunderbar Together’s PopUp Tour in Chicago, Work Awesome recorded a live podcast with representatives from the BDI, Siemens USA and SAP. German Ambassador to the United States Emily Haber also stopped by to add her thoughts on the future of work and why Germany and the United States are Wunderbar Together!

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A Look Back: Germany Week in Chicago

The first stop of the PopUp Tour was a stellar success! More than 21,000 visitors attended 52 of our events in Chicago.

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Facing the Digital Future

Our new, digitalized world has brought both unique challenges and exciting opportunities to our daily lives. Wunderbar Together is partnering with organizations in Germany and the US that are tackling these challenges head on and exploring possibilities and solutions that technology creates in every aspect of our lives.

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Climate Kids

Students from both Germany and the United States cooperate and discuss potential solutions to climate change related issues at the local level.

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“Mississippi. An Anthropocene River” Field Station #2: Anthropocene Drift

The second Field Station, “Anthropocene Drift,” examines the process of biome change by juxtaposing two landscapes, each differently shaped by climate, geology and culture.

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MUTEK.SF Brings German Artists to San Francisco

Digital artists and musicians flocked to San Francisco, California for MUTEK.SF, the American iteration of the genre-breaking festival celebrating the cutting edge in music, art, and technology originally held in Montreal, Canada. The four-day festival took place March 2-5 in venues across San Francisco and featured a blend of international luminaries with artists from the […]