Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception at the BLOCKBRÄU Brew House

Thursday, 12 September 2019 – starting at 6.30 pm * Fully Booked *

(Entrance only with prior booking & confirmation)

The Welcome Reception on Thursday evening is the place to connect with friends, colleagues and other experts from around the globe. Join us for the informal get-together to greet old friends and meet colleagues.

The core of the brewery is the brewery plant with two copper vessels. The BLOCKBRÄU beer can be enjoyed indoor or during nice weather outside at the terrace from which you have an impressive view over the Hamburg harbor.

Enjoy finely hopped beer brewed and northern German snacks.

All delegates, speakers and exhibitors are welcome to attend.
The fee for the Welcome Reception is included in the Congress registration.

The Welcome Reception will take place on Thursday, 12 September 2019 from 6.30 pm until 9.30 pm at the BLOCKBRÄU brewery down at the harbor.

Ticket: Included in Registration Fee (binding registration requested)
Beverages and light snacks will be served.


Directions: Hamburg Dammtor – Block Bräu

Block Bräu
Bei den St. Pauli-Landungsbrücken 3
20359 Hamburg

Duration: 20min • departing every 8min • approx. € 1,70

Take the suburban railway S21 or S31 in the direction of Harburg Rathaus or Aumühle via Hamburg Central Station. Change trains at Hamburg Central Station and take S1 or S3 in the direction of Altona. Get off at the stop Landungsbrücken and walk towards harbor. Cross the bridge and take the stairs down on the right hand side.


Duration: 24min • departing every 13-15min • approx. € 1,70

Alternatively, you can walk about 10-12 minutes to the metro/bus station Stephansplatz (next to the Casino) and take the bus 112 with the direction Neumühlen/Övelgönne. The bus stop is Landungsbrücken and the venue is just a cross the road (10 minutes).