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26th International ICFMH Conference - FoodMicro 2018 September 3rd - 6th 2018 Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Venue

Henry Ford Building of Freie Universität Berlin

The Freie Universität Berlin (“FU Berlin”) is a renowned research university located in Berlin and one of the most prominent universities in Germany. It is internationally known for its research in the humanities and social sciences, as well as in the field of natural and life sciences.

The Henry Ford Building was built between 1952 and 1954 and is located at the corner of Gary and Boltzmann Streets, near the subway stop Thielplatz in the southwestern part of Berlin.

It was named after Henry Ford II, who arranged the donation of 8.1 million West German marks by the U.S.-American Ford Foundation for the construction of this complex. The western wing contains the University Library including reading rooms, offices, and a book stacks tower. The eastern wing holds one big auditorium and four lecture halls – two on the ground floor and two on the second floor – with space for 226 to 350 people.

Distance from airport: 27 km, Distance from main station: 14 km, Public transportation nearby

Max Kade Auditorium (Plenary Room)
Size: 736 m² plus 121 m² stage
1.200 theatre style seats
Technical Equipment: Screen, Air Conditioning, Sound System, Media Technology

Lecture Hall A
Size: 240 m² plus 122 m² stage
350 seats
Located on the ground floor. As a former theater, it has a large stage area and extensive media facilities.

Lecture Hall B
Size: 184 m² plus 18 m² podium
226 seats
Located on the ground floor, smallest of the lecture rooms

Lecture Hall C
Size: 249 m² plus 30 m² podium
344 seats
Located on the second floor

Lecture Hall D
Size: 184 m² plus 18 m² podium
252 seats
Located on the second floor

Senate Assembly Hall
Size: 206 m²
41 seats (table) in a U-Shape + 30 seats (audience)
Technical Equipment: Screen, Air Conditioning, Sound System, Media Technology