Practical Information

Dress Code

The dress code for the conference is business casual. While ties are optional, jackets are suggested. Participants should not wear shorts, flip-flops or tank tops. All participants should wear comfortable walking shoes, especially during the site visits. 

Currency Exchange

You may exchange your money for Euros at the airport, as well as most Berlin banks or at specialized stores called Foreign Exchange Bureaus. However, ATMs are likely the best and easiest way of obtaining cash upon arrival. 

Public Transportation 

Information about local and national public transportation can be found here. To plan a journey, please click here.

Time Zone

Berlin is in Central European Time, which is six hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time.

Emergency Numbers

  • Police: 110
  • Ambulance: 112
  • Fire Brigade: 112