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Die Kalkscheune, a former machine tool and bicycle factory, has been booked for the event.  It is right in the centre of vibrant Berlin and offers excellent and easy access by train and air. See map.

Conference venue:
Die Kalkscheune
Johannisstrasse 2
10117 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 59 00 4340
Fax: +49 30 59 00 434 11


Flights: Berlin has two airports
Tegel International Airport
 (main airport) located in the north-west of the city is the main airport for international carriers and a hub for domestic flights.There are numerous direct flight connections between Berlin and major German & European cities. Tegel airport does not have a train station, take a bus or taxi in to the city.

Schönefeld Airport. This airport, south-east of Berlin is the base for most low-cost airlines (e.g. easyJet, Ryanair and Germanwings) and charter flights in addition to traffic from Eastern Europe. This airport is served by the S-Bahn and regional trains.

Train: Berlin is easily reached by train and is served by ICE, InterCity and EuroCity trains by the national German train corporation Deutsche Bahn (DB) which offers connections between Berlin and other German and major European cities.

Things to do in and around Berlin

There are so many things to do in Berlin it's hard to choose. But there are a few things you should definitely not miss when you're there ... Afterwards, you might not be ready to say the famous words “Ich bin ein Berliner”, but you will have a lot to tell back home.

Visit the Brandenburger Tor (Brandenburg Gate)Fernsehturm (TV Tower)the Parliament, the Zoological Garden, Checkpoint Charlie(border crossing between East and West Berlin), Museumsinsel (literally "Museum Island") best known for the vast Pergamon-Museum, which houses an extensive collection of ancient Greek, ancient Middle-Eastern and Islamic art and architecture, just to mention a few of the things you can do while in Berlin.

Great for networking

In 2018, evaluation respondents said …

  • – 93% made new contacts useful in their professional life.
  • – 88% learned something new they found useful in their work.
  • – 77% said their contacts at the event will lead to new collaborations.

"New ideas, new contacts, rewarding ..."

"... many thought-provoking concepts introduced and good sharing of ideas."

"Excellent training and education facility."

Participants on the previous Industrial Efficiency events.

2018 partners & contributors