ITechLaw 2010 European Conference

28–29 October 2010 • Berlin, Germany • Hotel Adlon Kempinski

FAQ


Important Dates

  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: September 17, 2010
  • Hotel Guest Room Booking Deadline: October 4, 2010

Travel Updates

Where can I find more information about the recent European travel alert?

ITechLaw will post any updates affecting the 2010 European Conference at the bottom of the conference home page: http://www.itechlaw.org/berlin2010/. ITechLaw recommends that registrants for the 2010 European Conference check with their government for additional information on traveling to Germany from your country.

Please also refer to the statement issued by the Hotel Adlon Kempinski in Berlin for additional information from the hotel.

Venue and Hotel

Where will the 2010 European Annual Meeting be held?

Hotel Adlon Kempinski
Unter den Linden 77 Berlin, Germany 10117
http://www.kempinski.com/en/berlinadlon/Pages/Welcome1.aspx

For details and a map of the venue's location, click here.

Which hotel has a room block for this conference? What are the rates?

A block of guestrooms has been set aside at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski at a discounted rate. The Deluxe Room Type is €260.00 for a single or €300.00 for a double. The Superior Deluxe Room Type is €300.00 for a single or €340.00 for a double – the number of rooms at this rate for the Superior Deluxe room type is limited. These rates do include the 19% VAT and services charges. The gourmet breakfast buffet at the hotel’s Restaurant Quarre is separate charged of €39.00 per person. For more information on booking a room at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski, please click here.

Airline Discounts

Where can I get information about the three Berlin airports and transportation options to the Hotel Adlon Kempinski?

Visit http://www.berlin-airport.de/EN/index.html for information on the three Berlin Airports (Schoenefeld, Tegel and Tempelhof).

Information about transportation options to the hotel is available at here

ITechlaw was able to negotiate on behalf of their attendees some discounts with a few airlines. For more details please click

What are the driving directions to the hotel?

Please visit this page or contact the hotel’s concierge team for driving directions from your location.

Who and Why Attend?

Who should attend the ITechLaw 2010 European Annual Meeting?

ITechLaw's World Technology Law Conference presents sessions that appeal to a broad range of audiences, including:

  • Attorneys in individual practice, law firms and corporations
  • Law professors
  • Government officials
  • Business executives focused on the global economy
  • Law students

Why Should You Attend?

  • KNOWLEDGE: Over a two-day period, conference sessions will feature more than 45 industry experts. Presenters will share in-depth papers and presentations on the most critical technology law issues facing global companies today.
  • INTERNATIONAL NETWORKING: The hallmark of ITechLaw events are the many opportunities to network throughout the conference. Our events enable you to expand your network as you develop new relationships and meet face-to-face with ITechLaw members, speakers and attendees, colleagues and partners.
  • DOCUMENTATION: As with every ITechLaw conference, our speakers’ presentations and articles will be available online following the conference.

Sponsorship

How do I become a sponsor and exhibit at the 2010 European Annual Meeting?

We welcome members and non-members to sponsor the ITechLaw conferences. For more information about sponsorship and exhibit opportunities, please click here.

Registration

What does my registration fee include?

Your registration includes admission to the conference sessions, access to speaker presentations and papers, a comprehensive attendee list, access to exhibits, daily breakfast and lunch, and admittance to the Welcome Reception. The Gala Reception and Dinner is not included. Tickets must be purchased separately. To purchase tickets for the Gala Reception and Dinner, click here.

Will I receive a confirmation of my registration?

For registrations made online, confirmation of registration will be immediately sent via email. For registrations made with check payment via mail, please allow two weeks for processing; confirmation of registration will be sent via email immediately upon processing. If you do not receive your confirmation after 30 days, please call +1 (781) 876-8877 or e-mail memberservices@itechlaw.org.

Will I receive a receipt for my registration?

Your email confirmation will also serve as your conference registration receipt. Please call +1 (781) 876-8877 or e-mail memberservices@itechlaw.org with any questions.

May I register onsite for the conference?

Yes, you may register onsite at the conference. However, only credit cards will be accepted for onsite registrations; checks and cash will not be accepted. Payment must be made in full for entry to the conference. We strongly encourage you to register in advance so that you will have a speedier check-in when you arrive at the meeting.

Will I receive a refund if I have to cancel my registration?

Refunds are available based on when you cancel. Please check back for upcoming details. Contact memberservices@itechlaw.org, or call (+1) 781-876-8877 with any questions.

Badge Questions

I have registered for the conference but would like to make changes to my name on my badge. How do I do this?

Your meeting badge will be created using the name and affiliation information submitted in your registration. If you would like to change the information on your badge, you may do so online via our registration system with your username and password, which will be set up during the registration process, or contact memberservices@itechlaw.org for assistance.

Alternatively, you may request a new badge onsite at the ITechLaw 2010 European Annual Meeting at the conference registration desk.

CLE Information

Can I receive Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit for attending the ITechLaw World Technology Law Conference & Annual Meeting?

Details about CLE credits will follow as we finalize information.

Dress Code

What is the dress code for the ITechLaw 2010 European Annual Meeting?

Business attire is encouraged for all meetings and events at the ITechLaw 2010 European Conference. At the Gala Reception and Dinner, for which tickets must be purchased separately during the registration process, black tie attire is strongly encouraged. However, cocktail or business attire is also acceptable.

Social Events

Who can attend the Welcome Reception and do I need to purchase a separate ticket to attend?

All attendees of the ITechLaw Conference are invited to attend the Welcome Reception the evening before the 2010 European Annual Meeting. A separate ticket is not required for the Welcome Reception, and there is no charge to attend this event. However, we do request that you note your planned attendance at this reception during the online registration process.

What is the Gala Reception and Dinner?

The Gala Reception and Dinner, which is a black tie encouraged event, is the centerpiece of the ITechLaw 2010 European Annual Meeting. Tickets must be purchased separately when you register for the meeting. Please note that this event may sell out in advance of the deadline. To purchase tickets for the Gala Reception and Dinner, click here.

Who can attend the Closing Reception and do I need to purchase a separate ticket to attend?

All attendees of the ITechLaw Conference are invited to attend the Closing Reception the last night of the 2010 European Annual Meeting. A separate ticket is not required for the Closing Reception, and there is no charge to attend this event. However, we do request that you note your planned attendance at this reception during the online registration process.

Special Dietary Requests

Will there be vegetarian or other dietary meal options at the Conference and Gala Dinner?

Yes. Vegetarian options will be made available at the Welcome Reception and lunch buffets. At the Gala Dinner, vegetarian options can be made available upon request. Please note your dietary requirements during the online registration process, or contact memberservices@itechlaw.org in advance with your request and dietary restrictions (kosher, gluten-free, etc.).

Exploring Berlin

I would like to explore Berlin while I am there. Where can I find out more information?

Visitor information about Berlin is available at VisitBerlin.de.

Internet Access

Will I have Internet access while at the conference?

Complimentary wireless access will be available at the ITechLaw Internet Café throughout the two conference days. The internet cost in your hotel room is 18.00 Euros for 24 hours for LAN access and 27.00 Euros for 24 hours for WLan access.

Special Assistance

What if I need special assistance?

If under the applicable laws of the U.S. you require auxiliary aids or services, please call +1 (781) 876-8877 or e-mail memberservices@itechlaw.org.