Practical Information

Conference Dates

The conference takes place 5-7 September 2018.

The deadline for abstract submissions is 1 June 2018.

Travel Arrangements

Please find below some information that might be useful for making travel arrangements.

Travel by plane
Berlin has two main airports, which are very well connected to the city center through the underground, bus and local train services.

Schönefeld Airport
Schönefeld Airport to Conference Venue: The easiest way to get to the Conference Venue is to take the suburban train lines RE7, RB14 or S9 from Schönefeld Airport to the station Zoologischer Garten.

TRAVEL_Schönefeld to Venue

Tegel Airport

Airport Tegel to Conference Venue: The easiest way to get to the Conference Venue is to take the Bus x9 from Tegel Airport to the station Zoologischer Garten.

TRAVEL_Tegel to venue

Travel by train

You can book tickets for the German railway system directly on the homepage of the Deutsche Bahn.

Travel within Berlin
You can find information on bus, underground and local train schedules and tickets on the BVG website. For local public transport service you can order a taxi in Berlin on the following phone lines: Taxi Berlin: +49 30 – 20 20 20Funk Taxi Berlin: +49 30 – 26 10 26

Walk from station Zoologischer Garten to the conference venue
From the station Zoologischer Garten you can walk on the main street (Hardenbergstraße) until you arrive to Hardenbergstr. 16-18 (which is on the left-hand side of the street).


Please find below a list of Hotels close to the Conference Venue:

Lower Price Segment:

Hotel Eden am Zoo (Single room from 50€/Night)
Uhlandstr. 184,
10623 Berlin
Phone: +49(0)308815900

Pension Peters (Single room from 60€/Night)
Kantstr. 146
10623 Berlin
Phone: +49 (0)303122278

Hotel Cortina (Single room from 60€/Night)
Kantstr. 140
10623 Berlin
Phone: +49 (0)303139059

Medium Price Segment:

Hotel Augusta (Single room from 80€/Night)
Fasanenstr. 22
10719 Berlin
Phone: +49(0)308835028

AZIMUT Hotel Kurfuerstendamm (Single room from 80€/Night)
Joachimsthaler Strasse 39-40 D
10623 Berlin
Phone: +49(0)30889110

Novum Hotel Gates Berlin Charlottenburg (Single room from 80€/Night)
Knesebeckstraße 8-9
10623 Berlin
Phone: +49(0)30311060


Higher Price Segment:

Savoy Hotel Berlin (Single room from 120€/Night)
Fasanenstraße 9-10
10623 Berlin
Phone: +49(0)30311030

Hampton by Hilton Berlin City West (Single room from 120€/Night)
Uhlandstraße 188-189
10623 Berlin
Phone: +49(0)304050270

Arcona Living Goethe87 Berlin (Single room from 120€/Night)
Goethestr. 87
10623 Berlin
Phone: +49(0)30437470



Please find below some suggestions for Restaurants close to the Conference Venue:

Schwarzes Café
The “Schwarzes Café” offers a rustic ambience and hearty cuisine.

Saigon Green
Saigon Green offers authentic south vietnamese food.

Simela offers Buckwheat pizza, focaccia or even lactose- and gluten-free pizzas.

You can find a list with other options here:


Visit Berlin

berliner dom
Berliner Dom bei Nacht © visitBerlin, Photo: Philip Koschel

Berlin is a vibrant international hub in the heart of Europe. The German capital is renowned for its rich and versatile cultural scene, unique history and creative and lively atmosphere. It is one of Europe’s most exciting destinations and it attracts artists, entrepreneurs and scientists from all over the world. The conference will be located in the very stylish Kiez of Charlottenburg, with its impressive modern buildings and beautiful 18th century castle. From the station Zoologischer Garten you can also easily reach and explore all the other different and unique districts of Berlin like Prenzlauer Berg, with its many charming café places, or Kreuzberg, a pulsating alternative to Kiez.

You can find more information on tourist attractions and events in Berlin by visiting the following website: