Here you will find travel directions how to get to Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL) and here how to get to Berlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF). The coarse location of the two airports in relation to the venue is indicated in the small map above (click to enlarge).
Here you will find travel directions detailing how to get to the Fraunhofer Forum.
Please find information on accommodation in Berlin at Berlin's official website. It is still easy to find affordable accommodation in Berlin, but if you won't find the deal you're looking for, you may try searching at budgethotels.com.
Berlin is the capital of Germany and has also »Länder« (federal state) status. It is the official residence of the German federalgovernment, hosting parliament, upper house of the German parliament, federal ministries, presidential residence, embassies, federal offices and agencies. A second governmental residence is Bonn, which was the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany (»West Germany«) between 1949 and 1994. Between 1949 and 1989/1990, Berlin was divided into East- and West-Berlin, with East-Berlin being the capital of the German Democratic Republic (»East-Germany«).
The reunited Berlin has 3.4 Million residents (Metropolitan region: 6 Million). Berlin is a multi-cultural capital: 25 non-German ethnical groups, each with more than 10,000 people, live in Berlin (more than 22% of the population). You may find out more on this vibrant city of today and on dramatic and terrible times of Berlin's last 100 years of history at the following websites:
Officialwebsite of the city: http://www.berlin.de
Official touristic website of Berlin: http://www.visitberlin.de/en
List of memorials in Berlin: http://www.visitberlin.de/en/see/museums-art/memorials?tid=4724
Berlin at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin