Mayor’s Welcome Reception - 26.03.2019

Mayor’s Welcome reception will be held in the beautiful Hamburg City Hall.
Attendee information: Badge required, bus departure at 5.45 p.m. from conference location, access to the town hall at 6 p.m. only with presentation of invitation letter, individual return.
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Social Events, four options - 27.03.2019

During the registration via Eventbrite registration system you need to decide for one of four social events. Please understand that we cannot fully guarantee participation due to availability and cancellation deadlines. In case we cannot offer an event, we will assign a different social event to you.

Guided Tour to German Electron Synchrotron DESY
The Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY (German Electron Synchrotron) is a national research center in Hamburg that operates several particle accelerators used to investigate the structure of matter. About 600 scientists plus 1200 technicians perform research and development works there. For example, the European x-ray free electron laser (European XFEL) is the world's largest and brightest x-ray laser operates in a 3.4 km long tunnel containing a 2.1 km long superconducting linear accelerator where electrons are accelerated to an energy of up to 17.5 GeV. Experiments produce huge amounts of data for which information processing and storage demands for novel approaches in data science, including software architectures.
Attendee information: Badge required, bus departure at 3.00 p.m. from conference location, return 7.30 p.m., no disability access.
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Guided tour through fully-automated Container Terminal in the Hamburg harbour
This bus tour enables an exclusive view inside one of the most advanced, fully automated Container Terminals, harbour, in between huge cranes, endless container depots and gigantic cargo ships. We will start in the historic Speicherstadt, go through the futuristic Hafencity, glance briefly at the impressive Elbphilharmonie and cross over the great Köhlbrand Bridge with a beautiful view over the port.
Attendee information: Badge required, bus departure at 3.20 p.m. from conference location, return 6.30 p.m., identity card/passport required, no luggage.
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Guided tour through Concert hall Elbphilharmonie
Discover the new landmark of Hamburg: the concert hall Elbphilharmonie. A guided tour through the concert hall, which is built in the old Kaispeicher A warehouse, the foyer areas and the heart of the building, the Grand Concert Hall. We will hear stories about the beginning of the Elbphilharmonie and details about its unique architecture. The tour will be finished at 5 p.m. An individual walk around the building on the Plaza (8th floor) is recommended.
Attendee information: Badge required, bus departure at 2.45 p.m. from conference location, individual return, no disability access.
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Guided tour through Miniature Wounderland, Hamburg’s huge model railway attraction
Miniature Wonderland in Hamburg, located in the historic harbour Speicherstadt, offers series of diorama representing social conditions and life in various periods of German history, including a railway with 15,4 km of track. We propose a 2 hours individual visit, while two guides will offer short backstage tours in small groups under the swiss mountain section and to the automated car system.
Attendee information: Badge required, bus departure at 2.45 p.m. or 3.00 p.m. from conference location, individual return.
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Conference Dinner - 28.03.2019

The conference dinner will take place at the Johannes Albrecht Brauhaus, Adolphsbrücke 7, 20457 Hamburg. The brewery is directly at the town canal, close to the city hall. The cozy and rustic interior invites to talk and drink a home-brewed beer.
Attendee information: Badge required, bus departure at 5.45 p.m. from conference location, individual return.
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