The banquet takes place on a boat on Wednesday (18th of June). The docking time is 7:15pm. Be on time! If you miss the boat you miss the dinner and a river tour along major sites of Berlin’s city center.
How to Get There?
The best way to get there is using the U-Bahn. The station “Dahlem-Dorf” of the line U3 is about 300m away from the conference location. From there you take the U-Bahn in the direction Nollendorfplatz. At the station Wittenbergplatz you change to the U2, direction Pankow. You leave the U2 at Märkesches Museum. From there it is a 400m walk to the landing point of the boat. To be there on time we recommend leaving the hotel at latest 6:15pm.
From the hotel to U-Bahn U3 Dahlem Dorf
Change from U3 to U2
Walk from Märkesches Museum to the landing point at the intersection of "Märkesches Ufer" and "Am Köllnischen Park".
To get back, invert the procedure. The U-Bahn connection works as described until 00:09am. Night busses are available afterwards.
Hints on Public Transport
The website of the Berlin public transport is www.bvg.de.
You need ticket for the zones A and B. The cheapest
option is a Single Ticket AB (Einzelfahrschein AB), which costs 2,30 EUR and is
valid for 2 hours. Note that you need to validate the ticket before using the
If you have other errands to run in the city, you may opt for a Day Ticket AB (“Tageskarte AB”) for 6,30 EUR.
Program and Schedule
19:15 Docking Time
19:30 Departure (Note, there is no way to get on board afterwards)
19:30 – 22:00 Cruise Part 1
- River tour through the city center
- Dinner buffet
- Best paper award and announcements
22:00 Docking at Starting Point
- You can get off board for getting home early or stay for part 2 of the cruise
22:00 - 23:00 Cruise Part 2
- River tour through the eastern part of the city
23:00 Docking at Starting Point