Industrial Exhibition and Sponsorship

The industry exhibition is located on the ground floor and will be open from April 2nd to April 4th 2017 according to the session

Industry exhibition opening hours

Sunday, April 2nd 09:30–18:00
Monday, April 3rd 09:00–16:30
Tuesday, April 4th 09:30–16:30

For information on sponsorship and exhibition please approach the BRAIN2017 contact at MCI

MCI Deutschland GmbH
Matthias Wiehlpütz
Markgrafenstrasse 56
10117 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)30 20 45 9378
Fax: +49 (0)30 20 45 950

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

Halls at Henry Ford Building

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

Lobby and Exhibition Area

Technical Equipment

The extensive facilities of the Building include information displays that can be used for event information and announcements. Bulletin boards, floor stands with notice boards, flip charts, and white boards are available as well as diverse presentation accessories. In addition, you one choose from among banquet, exhibition, or stage tables as needed for the event.

Media Technology

The high-quality sound system can be adapted to any event requirements. Videoconferencing systems, a panel discussion systems and interpreters’ technology are available at all times. The audio-visual equipment and the lighting and room functions of each room can be controlled centrally. An audio recording of your event can be made easily upon request. Global videoconferencing is possible in the lecture halls and conference rooms. The technicians are happy to provide assistance with the organization and technical implementation. Also, all AV Preview.