Local Information

2016 Berlin Conference Venue

The 2016 Berlin Conference will take place at the Seminaris Hotel in Berlin:


Participants are welcome to stay at the conference venue. The Seminaris Hotel offers a special discount to 2016 Berlin Conference attendees. Go to the hotels webpage and enter the promotioncode “PARIS” when booking your room.

Other hotels as well as all relevant information about Berlin can be found at the official Berlin webpage.

Travel information

Conference Location
How to get to the conference venue:

Arriving by plane:
There are two international airports in Berlin: Tegel (TXL) and Schönefeld (SXF). Both airports can be reached by public transportation.
From Tegel Airport, take the Airport Express Bus X9 to Station “Jakob-Kaiser-Platz”. Change to subway line U7 (direction “Rudow”) until “Fehrbelliner Platz”. There change to subway line U3 (direction “Krumme Lanke”). Exit at “Dahlem Dorf”.
From Schönefeld Airport, take the metropolitan train (S-Bahn, marked by green “S” signs) S 45 (direction “S+U Hermannstraße”) to Station “S+U Neukölln”. From Station “S+U Neukölln”, take line S 41 (direction “Schöneberg”) until “Heidelberger Platz”. There change to subway line U3 (direction “Krumme Lanke”) and exit at “Dahlem Dorf”.
Follow the Königin-Luise-Straße (100m) and turn right in Takustraße.

Arriving by train:
All trains arrive or stop at the new Hauptbahnhof (Central Station). From there, either use public transportation or take a taxi to get to your hotel. The section ‚hotel information‘ explains how to get to each hotel from the Central Station.
From “Hauptbahnhof” (Central Station), take the city train S 75 (direction “Spandau Bhf”) to station “Berlin Zoologischer Garten”. Change to the subway line U9 (direction “Rathaus Steglitz”). At the station “Spichernstraße”, change to subway line U3 (direction “Krumme Lanke”) and get off at “Dahlem Dorf”.
Follow the Königin-Luise-Straße (100m) and turn right in Takustraße.


Local transport system
Information regarding the local transport system
Network route map


  • Key Dates:

    Submission of Abstracts:
    16 November 2015

    Notification of Acceptance:
    1 February 2016

    Submission of Papers:
    6 May 2016

  • International Steering Committee

    Dirk Messner, Co-Chair Steering Committee (German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Bonn, Germany)

    Miranda Schreurs, Co-Chair Steering Committee (Environmental Policy Research Centre, Berlin, Germany)

    Frank Biermann (Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, NL)

    John Christensen (United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) DTU Partnership)

    Christiana Figueres (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Bonn, Germany)

    Carlos Fuller (Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, Belize)

    Pan Jiahua (CASS, Beijing, China)

    Jennifer Morgan (Greenpeace International)

    J. Timmons Roberts (Brown University, Rhode Islands, USA)

    Heike Schroeder (University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK)

    Leena Srivastava (The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi, India)

    Harald Winkler (University of Cape Town, South Africa)