Practical information


Umweltforum Berlin, Germany

Pufendorfstr. 11, 10249 Berlin
Phone: + 49 30 52 68 021 0

The conference took place in two locations that are located right next to each other:

Umweltforum Auferstehungskirche/Environmental Forum in the Church of Resurrection

The Umweltforum Auferstehungskirche lies in the close vicinity of Berlin Alexanderplatz. This church venue is over a hundred years old. The building has a total floor space of over 1200m² with a seating capacity of 400 in cinema seating. The centerpiece of this building is the main hall: 450m² in size with awe-inspiring 17m high ceilings, beautiful galleries and an organ loft – perfect for congresses, seminars, receptions, exhibitions or trade fairs. Equipped with eco technology and the possibility of making events carbon neutral the Umweltforum is highly suitable for Green Meetings.

The New Malthouse – central event location in Berlin

This is where you’ll experience Berlin’s industrial history! The Conference Centre New Malthouse isn’t far from Berlin Alexanderplatz. A venue with event spaces on the ground floor and the fifth floor of a former brewery, the latter of which boasts a view of the Television Tower. The New Malthouse features a combination of historical brick architecture and state-of-the-art equipment. On a total of 800m² are seven event spaces including three halls, three seminar rooms and the Elysium. Highlights of this listed historical building are the two domed halls.


The Conference Hotels are located in the center of Berlin nearby the conference venue.

Local maps as well as instructions on how to get to the hotels are available on hotel websites:

Holiday Inn

Theanolte-Bähnisch-Strasse 2, 10178 Berlin


Prices: 109 EUR Double (including breakfast), 99 EUR Single (including breakfast)

Andel’s Hotel Berlin

Landsberger Allee 106, 10369 Berlin


Prices: 149 EUR Double Superior(including breakfast), 129 EUR  Single Superior (including breakfast), 169 EUR Double Deluxe (including breakfast), 149 EUR Single Deluxe (including breakfast)

Hotel Indigo

Bernhard-Weiß Strasse 5, 10178 Berlin


Prices: 124 EUR Double (including breakfast), 114 EUR Single (including breakfast)

nH Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz

Landsberger Allee, 10249 Berlin


Prices:  98 EUR Single (including breakfast)

Park Inn Berlin Alexanderplatz

Alexanderplatz 7, 10178 Berlin

KEYWORD: pacita

Prices: 99 EUR Double (including breakfast),  89 EUR Single (including breakfast)

Travelling to Berlin

Berlin is known for a well established public transport infrastructure. You can travel to Berlin either by airplane or by train as well as by coach. The two international airports as well as the major train and coach stations provide good service to central locations in and around Berlin.

Airport Berlin Tegel TXL

Airport Berlin Schönefeld SXF

Timetable service of Deutsche Bahn 

Tickets, tariff zones and route maps of public transport in Berlin

Arrival in Berlin by bus

Arrival in Berlin by car

Taxi: Phone Numbers, Fares, Rules.

Please have a look at the official website BERLIN.DE for more information on traveling to Berlin:

Tourism & Travel including River Cruises, City Guides, Attractions & Sights, Museums, Shopping & Flea Markets as well as Clubs in Berlin.

Information for foreign travels like Timezone, Visa & Entry Requirements, Currency Exchange & Money, Embassies in Berlin and Value Added Tax VAT Refund.

Unfortunately, the organisers cannot cover any travel or accommodation costs. We would like to draw your attention to national sponsorship institutions like the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) in the case of Germany, who offer training course scholarships for students. Please contact your university’s international office for further information on scholarships available in your country.