Frequently Asked Questions

When should I arrive?

The conference will open with a keynote address at 17.00 on the evening of Thursday, June 22.

When should I leave?

The conference program ends with an optional brunch on Sunday, June 25.

Where will the conference be held?

Conference activities will be held at the Pfefferberg-Theater and select spaces throughout the city of Berlin.

What is the 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. 

I'm a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow. Where should I stay? 

Humanity in Action is subsidizing the cost of Senior Fellow accommodations and offering a discounted rate for three-night stays (June 22-25) at the A&O Hotel Hauptbahnhof. Senior Fellows will stay in double rooms with other Senior Fellows. Rooms will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Click here to learn more and reserve your room. 

I'm a Humanity in Action Board Member or guest of Humanity in Action. Where should I stay?

Humanity in Action has reserved several single and double rooms for Board Members and guests to stay three-nights (June 22-25) at the IBIS Hotel Mitte and the Sofitel - Gendarmenmarkt Hotel. Click here to learn more about these special accommodations. 

What does my registration fee cover?

Your fee covers the cost of participation in all workshops, discussions and site visits as well as lunch on Friday and Saturday. It also gives you access to the dinner on Thursday, the closing dinner/party and the Sunday morning brunch. 

Are there travel subsidies?

Humanity in Action Senior Fellows may request a travel subsidy for the International Conference in Berlin. Travel subsidies will be based on a first come first served basis, so please note that Humanity in Action may not be able to honor all requests. Click here to request a travel stipend. 

Please note that we will support 50% of the cost of travel to Berlin, with a maximum level of support of 100 euros for those traveling from a European country and 200 euros for those traveling from outside Europe. The deadline for submitting your request is June 1. Please contact with any questions. 

Can I bring a guest?

Yes. Humanity in Action welcomes you to bring a partner, spouse, colleague or friend who would enjoy participating in the International Conference. Please note that guests must purchase a separate ticket to attend the conference. Senior Fellows may contact to receive a discount code for their guests. 

When can I register for workshops and discussions?

Registration will open in mid-June for individual workshops and discussions.

When will the program schedule be available?

The full program schedule will be released in mid-June.

Is there a cancelation policy?  

Upon request, Humanity in Action will refund registration fees if a cancelation is requested before June 1.