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Registration

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Register for the IFLA WLIC Preconference Satellite Meeting

Robots in Libraries: Challenge or Opportunity?

Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau, Berlin, Germany

21 & 22 August 2019

Grants for Congress Attendances for International Librarians

Library professionals and information / documentation centre staff, who are actively integrated into the library systems of their home countries, are eligible to apply for financial support by BI-International (BII).

Financing is available for the attendance of professional events (congresses, conferences) in Germany, related to librarianship. The IFLA WLIC Preconference Satellite Meeting is such a professional event. German citizens are not eligible for financing. The application should be made as early as possible, and should be submitted at least six weeks prior to travelling. The grant application is submitted via the online form on the BI-International website.

Travel

From Tegel AirportOpen areaClose area

Tegel Airport is situated in the north of Berlin. It is approx. 50 kilometers away from Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau.

By public transportation

Bus stops are located right outside Terminal A and B. A one-way trip from Tegel Airport to Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau costs 3,40 € if you choose "Einzelfahrausweis Berlin ABC" and takes approx. 80 minutes.

  • Bus TXL S+U Alexanderplatz via Hauptbahnhof; change at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to RE2 Cottbus Hauptbahnhof (platform 12); change at S Königs Wusterhausen Bhf to S46 Westend (platform 2); get off at S Wildau

Check VBB or BVG for alternative routes.

By taxi

The taxi ranks at Tegel Airport can be found in the inner ring of Terminal A at Gates 6–9 and outside Terminal C and E.  During rush hour, service staff will be available at the taxi ranks outside the terminals. These will be recognisable by the 'Taxi Service' on their uniforms. Passengers requiring a special taxi, e.g. for the disabled or a maxi cab, can ask a local member of staff for assistance in requesting one from the rank.

Standard fares apply to all Berlin taxi drivers. In addition to distance-based fares, the following surcharges may apply:

  • €1.50 per person in maxi cabs seating five or more
  • €1 for bulky items of luggage
  • €1.50 for non-cash payments, e.g. by EC or credit card
  • €0.50 for a single journey from Berlin Tegel Airport

In case no taxi is available at the airport, you can call a cab on one of the following numbers:

  • Taxi Berlin: +49 30 202020
  • Würfelfunk: +49 30 210101
  • TaxiFunk Berlin: +49 30 443322
  • Quality Taxi: +49 30 263000
  • City-Funk Berlin: +49 30 210202
  • Funk Taxi Berlin: +49 30 261026

A taxi ride from Tegel Airport to Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau takes approx. 90 minutes depending on the traffic situation and costs 70-80 €.

From Schönefeld AirportOpen areaClose area

Schönefeld Airport is situated in the south-east of Berlin. It is approx. 18 kilometers away from Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau.

By public transportation

The railway station S Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld Bhf is a five-minute walk from the airport via a covered walkway. A one-way trip from Schönefeld Airport to Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau costs 3,10 € if you choose "Einzelfahrausweis Berlin BC" and takes approx. 30 minutes.

  • S45 Südkreuz Bhf (Berlin) / S9 Spandau; change at S Adlershof (Berlin) to S46 Königs Wusterhausen Bhf; get off at S Wildau
  • RB22 S Königs Wusterhausen Bhf (platform 3); change at S Königs Wusterhausen Bhf to S46 Westend (platform 2); get off at S Wildau

Check VBB or BVG for alternative routes.

By taxi

The taxi ranks can be found on the approach to Schönefeld Airport, right outside Terminal A. Passengers requiring a special taxi, e.g. for the disabled or a maxi cab, should ask a local service staff for assistance.

Standard fares apply to all Berlin taxi drivers. In addition to distance-based fares, the following surcharges may apply:

  • €1.50 for a single journey from Schönefeld Airport
  • €1.50 per person in maxi cabs seating five or more
  • €1 for bulky items of luggage
  • €1.50 for non-cash payments, e.g. by EC or credit card

In case no taxi is available at the airport, you can call a cab on one of the following numbers:

  • Airport Taxi BB: +49 30 810588888
  • Taxi Berlin: +49 30 202020
  • Würfelfunk: +49 30 210101
  • TaxiFunk Berlin: +49 30 443322
  • Quality Taxi: +49 30 263000
  • City-Funk Berlin: +49 30 210202
  • Funk Taxi Berlin: +49 30 261026

A taxi ride from Schönefeld Airport to Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau takes approx. 30 minutes depending on the traffic situation and costs 30-40 €.

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Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau is well connected with public transportation. Bus stop "S Wildau" and city train station "S Wildau" are located right next to Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau.

The following two websites might help you get around Berlin and its surrounding area by public transportation (train, city train "S-Bahn", subway "U-Bahn", bus, tram):

VBB Transport Association Berlin Brandenburg (routes, mode of transportation, duration, fares)

BVG Public Transportation Services Berlin (routes, mode of transportation, duration, fares)

Accommodation

Seehotel ZeuthenOpen areaClose area

Seehotel Zeuthen is located in the middle of a lake landscape surrounded by lush greenery and it is just one city train station away from Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau. All room reservations have to be made directly with the hotel.

Book a room here

Contingent

  • 100 single rooms are reserved until 15 May 2019
  • 50 single rooms are reserved from 15 May to 30 May 2019
  • booking code TH210819

Price

  • single room 82 €
  • single room with lake view for an extra charge of 10 €
  • All room prices are quoted per room per day including breakfast buffet and VAT.

Payment

  • on location
  • credit cards: American Express, Eurocard, Mastercard, Visa, Diners and EC cards

Cancellation

  • changes and cancellations must be sent in writing to the hotel directly
  • until 60 days before arrival: no fees
  • late cancellation or no-show: 80 % of the original booking price

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Contact Information

Local Coordinators / Liaison

Frank Seeliger
Email: fseeliger(at)th-wildau.de
Phone: +49 3375-508 155

Carolin Rau
Email: rau(at)th-wildau.de
Phone: +49 3375-508 123

Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau