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Here some things you need to know about the STAR Global Conference 2017

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Important Dates

  • November 30, 2016: Deadline presentation submission
  • December 31, 2016: Early bird 2-for-1 offer ends
  • January 2017: Notification of speakers (acceptance/rejection)
  • February 15, 2017: For approved speakers only: Last day to submit your final presentation document.
  • March 1-3, 2017: For sponsors: Send exhibition material to the Estel Berlin, venue of the STAR Global Conference 2017.

What does attending the STAR Global Conference 2017 cost?

Attending the STAR Global Conference 2017 costs EUR 495 for all three days, including all conference presentations, the evening event and a full day of training. Once you successfully register, you will receive a notification email confirming your reservation for the conference.

Please visit our Special Offers page to see if you qualify for additional discounts. Special offers are limited and subject to availability.

Please also note that by registering for the STAR Global Conference 2017 you agree to our Terms and Conditions.

What is included in the cost of a STAR Global Conference 2017 ticket?

The registration for the STAR Global Conference 2017 gives you full access to the entire conference agenda including keynote presentations, industry-specific talks and workshops from Monday to Wednesday. Attendees receive free lunch and coffee breaks each day and are invited to the exclusive reception and conference dinner on Monday evening. Additionally, all attendees can access the STAR Global Conference 2017 exhibition.

How do I book a hotel room?

Hotel reservations can be made via this link to the Estrel Berlin website.

My organization requires that I pay for my registration with an invoice — is this possible?

Yes, it is possible to pay via invoice. Please email us your official purchase order with the invoice address highlighted. We will send you a voucher code with which you can register together with an invoice.

How do I get a receipt for my expense report?

All receipts are sent automatically by the registration system. Please check your spam folder first or contact us for a duplicate.

What forms of payment are accepted?

For the STAR Global Conference 2017, we accept payments with Visa, MasterCard or Maestro Debit and credit cards. We are not able to process American Express cards. Please get in touch should you have any problems regarding your payments.

Sorry, we do not accept cash as a form of payment for the STAR Global Conference 2017.

When will the STAR Global Conference 2017 start, and when will it end?

The agenda is subject to development and will be announced on this website. The conference is planned to start around 9:00 Monday. The event will be structured around a variety of industry-specific training sessions, workshops and presentation tracks.

One of the biggest benefits of the STAR Global Conference is the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with other simulation experts from across the world. Siemens invites all attendees to participate in the official conference dinner on the evening of Monday, March 6, 2017.

Wednesday is dedicated to training sessions, which will run from 8:00 to 17:00.

Do I need a VISA for Germany?

Please note that persons with passports from these countries will need a visa for Germany.

Visa application will take about 30 days, so please start your application process as soon as possible. To request an invitation letter, please send the following information to marianne.mueller@cd-adapco.com:

  • Last name as in passport
  • Surname
  • Passport number
  • Passport issue date
  • Passport expiration date
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Arrival Date
  • Departure Date

Visas are NOT required in the following circumstances:
(a) Schengen Visa: Where travelers arrive with a Schengen visa, either directly into Germany or via another Schengen area country, no further visa is required.

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Conference: 
STAR Global Conference 2017