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Social Events at UIKonf 2018

UIKonf features a list of social events on the day before the conference. These events are intended to help you break the ice with fellow conference attendees.

Bike Tour - a UIKonf classic

A guided bicycle tour is the best way to discover Berlin. You’ll enjoy the city’s expansive, green and primarily flat urban landscape. On routes, almost entirely separated from automobile traffic, our guides will take you to some of Berlin’s most interesting, exciting and unexpected places. We provide the bikes, all you have to bring is your curiosity, a little bit of leg strength, good mood and something to cover yourself should it start to rain.

Start: 2pm

Craft Beer Brewery Tour

Welcome to one of Berlin's most innovative Micro-Breweries: BRLO BRWHOUSE. Over the course of our tour you will get the unique opportunity to visit the very heart of BRLO - our 20HL brewery. Here, specialist staff will take you on a journey through the brewing process, from farm to finished product, giving you an overview of each of the ingredients which use to give our beer its distinctive character.

We will cap off the tour with a guided tasting of our fantastic beer. PRST!

Start: 2pm

Computer Games Museum

Computer Games Museum

Visit with us Europe´s first museum for video and computer games, where you can meet them all: The top performers and other famous pieces such as the legendary Pong-Machine, Nimrod, PainStation, and the Giant Joystick are all here for you to play with. Historical treasures like “PolyPlay” as well as games for dancing and movement are all part of our exhibition containing more than 300 objects altogether. With you on board, an entertaining journey through the 21st century can begin.

Start: 2pm

East-Side Gallery Tour

The East Side gallery with 1,316 meters is the longest open air gallery in the world and formed as part of the border between East and West Berlin. 101 large-format paintings painted directly on the wall symbolize the joy of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Experience Berlin's longest surviving section of the Berlin wall live in a guided tour. Walk with a Berlin artist and hear stories about fates that took place on this historic piece of the wall.

Start: 2pm

Kayaking on the Spree

Hop on kayaks and paddle with other UIKonf attendees longside some of Berlins sweetest spots – through the hip Neukölln and Kreuzberg to the marvelous Oberbaumbrücke and the East harbour. Enjoy the stunning waterscape of the legendary Landwehrkanal and the Spree River and discover an unexpected oasis in the middle of the city caused by a switch of your perspective and the kind of movement.

Start: 2pm

Blacklight Minigolf

In the heart of Berlin-Kreuzberg hidden in the basement of the park café of Görlitzer Park is the unique indoor blacklight miniature golf course. In 5 rooms created by color and light, the backdrop of a wonderful fantasy journey will begin for you. Starting with Brandenburger Tor, the Berliner Bär and Victory Column, you'll be playing 18 lanes through desert and lunar landscapes and other fantastic worlds.

We promise you an unforgettable adventure in an environment you have never experienced before.

Start: 2pm

Berlin Spreepark Tour

Every now and then, a bizarre and wonderful attraction lies just off the beaten track, seemingly existing only to beckon to the traveler who has seen it all. Berlin’s Spreepark is just that attraction – a massive, surreal amusement park opened in 1969 and abandoned in 2002. Famous amongst urban exploration aficionados and purveyors of so-called ‘ruin porn,’ In the guided tour through the exciting terrain you can explore parts of the currently closed areas and learn about the eventful history of the former amusement park.

Start: 3pm

Video Bus Tour

Specially trained guides will take you on a city bus tour to the most important moments of the Berlin´s past. The journey through time will take you from the Kaiser’s booming empire to the turbulent Golden Twenties, from the horrors of Nazism to the brutal dissection of the city during the Cold War, and from the fall of the wall in 1989 to the re-united bustling metropolis of today. On monitors you will be shown historical picture and film documents in the original locations of Berlin’s history. You have not seen Berlin like that before!

Start: 3:30pm

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