Ice Breaker Reception

Berlin Conference Center; Photo © bcc

Berlin Conference Center; Photo © bcc

Monday, 11 May 2015, starts at 6pm at the Conference Venue bcc. Costs: Free for registered participants

All Symposium Participants are invited to join the Ice Breaker reception. It will take place on the first symposium day from 18:00- 20:00 hrs in the exhibition area (B01) at the conference venue bcc. You will have the opportunity to meet fellow participants, visit the exhibition and have a few drinks with your colleagues. Beverage and food is free for registered participants.

Symposium Banquet and guided Berlin City River Cruise






Märkisches Ufer

Wednesday, 13.05.2015, starts at 7pm at Märkisches Ufer, Costs: 80€

For the symposium banquet, we offer a three hours guided boat tour on the river Spree through the city center of Berlin. You will experience many important historic sites, while you pass the world famous museum island, the former Berlin wall and the government quarter. The boat will pass lock Mühlendammschleuse, Nikolai Quarter, Berlin Cathedral, Museum Island, Friedrichstraße, Reichstag, The Chancellor’s office, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Bellevue Palace – the home of the Federal President, and Schlossbrücke with a view of Palace Charlottenburg.

During your boat trip, you will enjoy a buffet dinner and drinks, while you get all information you need about Berlin from an English speaking guide.

The landing place “Märkisches Ufer”, where the cruise will start and end, is just two subway stations or a 15 minutes’ walk away from the conference venue. A map for orientation will be provided.

Booking of this event is done via the general registration process at