The 4th International Conference on Software Business (ICSOB 2013) will be held at the University of Potsdam. Its Campus Griebnitzsee, where the conference events will take place, is conveniently located near Berlin, the capital of Germany, and can easily be reached by public transport. In fact, the campus is directly located at the train station Griebnitzsee, where the S-Bahn line S7 runs at 10-minute intervals between Potsdam and Berlin, stopping, for instance, at Potsdam main station and Babelsberg and at Berlin main station, Charlottenburg, Zoologischer Garten, Friedrichstraße and Alexanderplatz. Basic location information and directions can be found at the web site of the Institute of Computer Science.
The exact location where conference activies (Haus 6) will be held can be found in Google Maps at ( (Coordinates: 52.393411,13.130184)). You may also search for "Institut für Informatik, Potsdam" and Google Maps will show the location of the Institut für Informatik building (Haus 4), which is just to the right (east) of the building housing the conference activities.
The following suggested hotels are very near the S Bhf (train Line),http://www.s-bahn-berlin.de/en, that connects the city of Berlin to the city of Potsdam and stops at Griebnitzsee (directly at the campus where ICSOB takes place).
The first three hotels are around the S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf (Berlin) train station. This location is in the heart of Berlin with a huge array of shops and restaurants nearby, excellent for sightseeing in Berlin. Travel time from there to the conference is around 25-30 minutes with the S7 line.
The fourth hotel is in the city of Potsdam and is 5 minutes walk from the Potsdam central train station (Potsdam Hbf). This location is at the edge of Potsdam city center. Travel time from there to the University of Potsdam is around 20 minutes: (a short walk and 10 minutes S-Bahn, again the S7 to Griebnitzsee).
1) AZIMUT Hotel Berlin Kurfuerstendamm, Germany (Official Rating: 3*)
AZIMUT Hotel Berlin Kurfuerstendamm offers the ideal starting-point for exploring this vibrant metropolis:
Accommodation rate for Single Room including breakfast starts from 69 Euros per room per night.
Address: Joachimstaler Strasse 39-40, D - 10623 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0) 30 88911 - 0
Fax: +49 (0) 30 88911 - 150
2) MOTEL ONE BERLIN-KU'DAMM, Germany (Official Rating: 2*)
Accommodation rate for Single Room excluding breakfast starts from 69 Euros per room per night.
Address: Kantstraße 10, 10623, Berlin
Tel: +49/30/3 15 17 36-0
Fax: +49/30/3 15 17 36-10
3) ALETTO KUDAMM HOTEL & HOSTEL, Germany (Official Rating: 3*)
The aletto Kudamm lies at the heart of City West, between the America House and the theatre “Theater des Westens”, only a few minutes by foot from the Zoological Garden, the Kurfürstendamm, the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and the KaDeWe (Department Store of the West). The convenient location offers the perfect starting point from which to discover the pulsating metropolis. In addition, the nearby train station Zoologischer Garten is a hub from which other parts of the city can be reached quickly and easily.
Accommodation rate for Single Room including breakfast starts from 70.20 Euros per room per night.
Address: Hardenbergstraße 21, 10623 Berlin
Tel: +49 (0)30 233 214 100
Fax: +49 (0)30 233 214 109
4) Mercure Hotel Potsdam City, Germany (Official Rating: 4*)
Mercure Hotel Potsdam City is a luxurious 4-star property set in a prime location in the centre of Potsdam. Local places of interest include Film Museum (Potsdam), Gate of Fortune (Fortunaportal) and Nicolas Church (Nikolaikirche). Other points of interest are City Centre Potsdam, Nauener Gate and Central Train station.
Accommodation: Accommodation rate for Single Room excluding breakfast starts from 60.20 Euros per room per night.
Address: Lange Bruecke, 14467 – Potsdam, Germany
Tel: +49 331/ 2722
Fax: +49 331/2720233
For any further questions regarding the local organization of ICSOB 2013, do not hesitate to contact the Local Chair, Henning Bordihn (email@example.com).