Wikidata:WikidataCon 2019/Attend/Location

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the conference for open data enthusiasts

25 – 26 October 2019 | Berlin, Germany

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Main conference venue[edit]

Address[edit]

Urania building

Urania Berlin
An der Urania 17
10787 Berlin

Coordinates: 52.50135, 13.34806

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Urania Berlin

To see more information about transports, and how you can reach the venue, please check /Travel.

Description[edit]

Urania Berlin e.V. is a NGO hosting all kind of cultural events in a great modern building. It is entirely wheelchair-accessible.

Click on the pictures to see the floorplans of each floor.


For the WikidataCon, we will have access to the following rooms:

Room Floor Type Seats/space Description
Arnheim-Foyer / Main hallway Ground floor (EG) Hallway 300 The entrance hall. Will be used for registration, helpdesk, wardrobe, but also coffee and food breaks. It will contain high tables for lunch and dinner (standing, no seating). It has a low ceiling but huge glasses to get light from the outside. Some of the posters will be displayed on the walls.
Cafeteria 1st floor Hallway with tables 80 Together with the main hallway, this is the place where lunch and dinner will take place. Here you can sit at table to enjoy your food. Outside of meals, we can also use the room for work or meetups.
Live streaming Kleist 1st floor Auditorium 250 The main conference room with a stage and auditorium-style seats. This is where the most important sessions will take place. Wheelchair-accessible. As many auditorium rooms, power plugs are rare... we advise you to charge your device before entering the room, and we will try to provide power plugs across the room.

The sessions happening in this room will be recorded and streamed on Friday and Saturday.

Live streaming Einstein 1st floor Session room 50 One of the two session rooms. 50 people can be seated on chairs. It includes a video projector and microphone.

The sessions happening in this room will be recorded and streamed on Friday and Saturday.

Live streaming Kepler 1st floor Session room 50 One of the two session rooms. 50 people can be seated on chairs. It includes a video projector and microphone.

The sessions happening in this room will be recorded and streamed on Friday and Saturday.

Darwin 2nd floor Workshop room 15 This is the workshop room. 15 to 20 people can seat at a U-shaped table. It includes a videoprojector, a whiteboard and sticky notes. There will be a lot of power plugs.
Edison 2nd floor Big hacking room 60 This room will be the main hacking space of the conference. It will include 10 tables where 5-6 people can seat, work or talk to each other. This is also the space where self-organized sessions can happen. There will be a lot of power plugs. Drinks and fruits will be available there.
Austen 2nd floor Meetup room 20 This room will be mostly used for meetups. It will contain a few tables and 20-30 chairs.
Newton 2nd floor Cosy/chat room 20 This room will be mostly used for self-organized sessions and informal discussions. It will contain sofas, bean bags, and some extra chairs if necessary.
Hallway 2nd floor 2nd floor Hallway 100 The second floor of the building includes a big corridor as well as a hallway. Some of the posters will be displayed on the walls. There will be tables, drinks. This is a nice area to have a chat with other participants, or just to relax between two sessions.
Curie 3rd floor Quiet room 10 The quiet room is reserved for people who want to take a bit of time to relax, take a nap or make a break from all the sensory stimulation from the conference. In a very quiet area on a dedicated floor, it will contain chairs, bean bags and sofas. We will provide earplugs and other services.
Pasteur 3rd floor Activity room 20 Will be used only for the guided meditation session on Saturday morning.


Wikimedia Deutschland's office[edit]

The building hosting Wikimedia Deutschland's office, night view

The welcome meetup on Thursday evening will take place at Wikimedia Deutschland's office.

Address[edit]

Wikimedia Deutschland
Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24
10963 Berlin

Coordinates: 52.49841, 13.38071

See on Google Maps, OpenStreetMap

Wikimedia Deutschland

Enter through the main door after ringing the bell at "Wikimedia". Cross the hall, then take the stairway or the elevator on the left. You can access the 3rd floor (WMDE scholars only, from 18:00 to 19:00) or the 1st floor (from 19:00).

To see more information about transports, and how you can reach the office or go back to the hotel, please check /Travel.

Sightseeing in Berlin[edit]