Sunday, April 21, 2013


German Business & Culture 2013 - Itinerary

Sunday, April 28:  Leave USA

Monday, April 29:  Arrive in Hamburg             
Upon Arrival to Hamburg Airport:
Take S1 from Hamburg airport to Hauptbahnhof (main train station)
Walk to Hostel
Generator Hostel
Steintorplatz 3,  20099, Hamburg, Germany.
Telephone: +49 (0) 40 226 358 460
http://www.generatorhostels.com/en/hamburg/

Explore Hamburg – DO NOT TAKE NAP!
17:00     Group Meeting in Hostel lobby
18:00     Dinner at Casa Roma Italian restaurant  (a few blocks from Hostel)

Tuesday, April 30:  Uni Hamburg & Harbor Day
7:00 – 8:45           Breakfast at Hostel
9:00                      Meet in Lobby of Hostel for walk to Uni Hamburg
10:00 – 12:30       Media Lecture @ Uni Hamburg
                               Professor Michel Clement
                        http://www.imm.uni-hamburg.de/team_clement.html
13:00 – 17:00       Time to explore Hamburg
18:00                     Meet in Generator Hostel – take subway to restaurant location
19:00 – 22:00       Group Dinner at Groeninger Privatbraueri
                        http://www.groeninger-hamburg.de/index.htm

Wednesday, May 1:  Erste Mai + Hamburg – Berlin Travel
8:00 – 9:45           Breakfast at Hostel
10:00                    Meet in Hostel Lobby
                              Checked out of room + Luggage packed and put in storage
10:30                    Subway to Harbor Area
11:30 – 13:30       Hamburg Hafen Rundfahrt   (Hamburg Harbor Tour)
                        http://www.maritime-touren.de/index.php
14:00 – 15:30       Time to explore Hamburg
16:00                    Ready to leave Hostel for Hauptbahnhof
Travel to Berlin:   
ICE 1517  Leave Hamburg, HBF @ 17:06 arrive Berlin HBF @ 18:49
        S-Bahn from Hauptbahnhof to Alexanderplatz
        M4 Tram from Alexanderplatz to Hotel
Hotel:     Alex Hotel     Greifswalder Strasse 3   10405 Berlin                     
                Tel:  +49 30 4172 4172                    
            www.alex-hotel.de
Dinner  in small groups in Hotel Neighborhood – locations TBD

Thursday, May 2:  Volkswagen World Headquarters
6:30 – 7:20           Breakfast at Hotel – COMPLETED by 7:20
7:30                      Meet in Hotel lobby to travel to VW
                              M4 Tram to Alexanderplatz – S-Bahn to Hauptbahnhof
Travel to Wolfsburg by Train:
ICE 279 @ 8:33 arrive Wolfsburg at 9:38
10:00 – 13:00       Plant Tour and Brand Marketing Presentation at VW  (10:00 – 13:00)
                        http://www.volkswagen.de
13:00 – 16:30       Lunch & Visit to AutoStadt
                        http://www.autostadt.de/en/
16:30      Return Travel to Berlin: ICE 941 @ 17:04 arrive Berlin HBF @ 18:07
                                                           S-Bahn to Alexander Platz – M4 to Hotel
18:45      Meet in Lobby for travel to group dinner:
                M4 to Alexanderplatz; S-Bahn to Savignyplatz Station – walk to restaurant
19:30      Group Dinner @ ZilleMarkt  (German Specialties)
            http://www.zillemarkt.de/

Friday, May 3:  Uni Potsdam Negotiation Day
6:30 – 7:45           Breakfast in Hotel completed by 7:45
8:00                      Leave Hotel – travel to Potsdam – arrive 9:07
9:30 – 12:00         Negotiation Course + Case Distribution
12:00 – 13:00       Lunch with your team
13:00 – 15:00       Case Preparation time with team
15:00 – 17:00       Case Execution
17:00 – 18:00       Awards Ceremony
18:30 - ??             Celebration Dinner in Potsdam
Return to Hotel via Train - TBD

Saturday, May 4:  Culture Day in Berlin
7:30 – 9:15           Breakfast in Hotel completed by 9:15
9:30                      Depart hotel on foot for AlexanderPlatz
10:00 – 16:00       Fat Tire Bike Tour of Berlin 
                                http://fattirebiketours.com/berlin
Dinner and social activities on own.

May 5:  Travel Day + Paderborn’s Spring Festival
8:00 – 10:00         Breakfast at Hotel
10:30                   Checked out with luggage ready to go
                             Travel M4 + S-Bahn to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Train to Paderborn:  
     ICE 940 depart Berlin HBF @ 11:47 arrive Hamm (westf) @ 14:48
     IC 2151 depart Hamm(westf) 15:07 arrive Paderborn @ 15:47
                                     Taxis to Hotel
Hotel:    Campus Lounge, Mersinweg 2, 33100 Paderborn, Germany
               Phone:  +49 5251 89207-0              

           http://www.campuslounge.de/
17:00 - 20:00      Meet in Hotel lobby for walk to Paderborn City Center
                             Group Dinner at Paderborn’s Fruhlingsfest (Spring Festival!)

Monday, May 6:  Negotiation Course Introduction
6:30 – 8:15           Breakfast in hotel completed by 8:15
8:30                     Meet in Hotel to walk to Technologie Park – site of Negotiation Course
9:00 – 16:00:        Negotiation Lecture by Dr. Eckert @ Uni Paderborn
                                Student Team Meeting
                        http://www.uni-paderborn.de/en/
17:00 – 19:00       Tour of Paderborn:  City Center & Cathedral
                                Dinner downtown in small groups
                        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paderborn

Tuesday, May 7:  Uni Paderborn Case Competition
6:30 – 8:15           Breakfast in Hotel completed by 8:15
8:30                     Meet in Lobby to walk to Technologie Park for Case Competition
9:00 – 11:00         Welcome & Customer Value Lecture –
                               Dr. Andreas Eggert, Uni Paderborn
http://wiwi.uni-paderborn.de/dep1/bwl-insb-marketing-prof-dr-eggert/team/prof-dr-andreas-eggert/
11:00 – 11:30       Presenting 101 Lecture – Dr. Jim Eckert
http://wiwi.uni-paderborn.de/dep1/bwl-insb-marketing-prof-dr-eggert/team/gastprofessoren/
11:30 – 15:00       Case Competition Preparation Time + Lunch
                                Teams of US & German Students
15:30 – 17:30       Case Presentations by Teams (20 minutes each)
18:15                    Meet in Hotel Lobby for Walk to Brauhaus
19:00 – 22:00       Group Celebration Dinner @ The Brauhaus
                        http://bono-gastronomie.de/gastronomie/paderborner-brauhaus

Wednesday, May 8:  Boat Trip Down Rhine to Bacharach
6:00 – 6:45           Breakfast at Hotel completed by 6:45
7:00                      Meet in Lobby: checked out with luggage packed.
                              Taxis to Paderborn HBF
Trains to Koblenz    
     RE 10116              Paderborn HBF @ 7:38 to Duesseldorf @ 9:37
     IC 2005                 Duesseldorf @ 9:49 to Koblenz @ 11:16
                                   Taxis to Waterfront
11:45 – 13:45       Lunch + Visit Deutsches Ecke
13:45                    Board KD Boat for trip down Rhein to Bacharach
                               KD Boat @ 14:00 from Koblenz to Bacharach @ 18:30
                       http://www.k-d.com/englisch/index.html
Hotel:  Bacharacher Hof, Marktstrasse 8, D-55422 Bacharach am Rhein
             Phone:  +49  06743 1422
          http://www.bacharacher-hof.de/index.html
19:30   Rhein Region Specialties Dinner at Bacharacherhof

Thursday, May 9: The Romantic Rhein & German History
8:00 – 9:45           Breakfast at Hotel
9:00                      Meet in Hotel Lobby
9:30 – 10:30         Travel to Bingen via train
                               Take Ferry to Rudesheim 
10:30 – 16:00       Explore Rudesheim
http://www.ruedesheim.de/cms/index.php?lang=english
Visit Neiderwald Denkmal (German “Statue of Liberty”)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niederwalddenkmal
Hike on Rheinsteg Trail
http://www.rheinsteig.de/
Visit  Assmanshausen
http://www.rheinblick-assmannshausen.de/e.htm
16:45 – 17:15       KD Boat from Assmannshausen to Bacharach
Dinner and Social in small groups

Friday, May 10:  Freetime  & Travel to Köln
Breakfast at Hotel            
9:00 – 13:30         Small group free time      
OPTIONS INCLUDE:
Shopping & Exploring in Bacharach
Bike Ride along Rhein
Hike Trails in area
Visit the Rheinfels Ruins in St. Goar (take train there & back)
http://www.ricksteves.com/plan/destinations/germany/rheinfels.htm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12oTObt-i5A
14:00                    Meet in Hotel to walk to train station
Travel to Köln:     MRB 25334   Bacharach @ 14:28 to Koblenz @ 15:08
                               RE 10524       Koblenz HBF @ 15:16 to Köln @ 16:28
Hotel:                   Rhein Hotel St. Martin, Frankenwerft 31-33, 50667 Köln
                              Phone: +49 - 221 - 2577955/56
                              http://www.koeln-rhein-hotel.de/deutsch/index.html
17:15                    Meet in Hotel Lobby for walk to Dinner
17:30 – 20:00       Group Dinner at Früh am Dom
                        http://www.frueh.de/gastronomie/ebene_1.asp?ID=4&CID1=2&SubID=

Saturday, May 11:  Köln (and Bonn) Scavenger Hunt
8:00 – 9:45           Breakfast at Hotel
10:00 – 16:00       Small Group Scavenger Hunt including….
      Köln Cathedral & Allstadt tour:  http://www.koelner-dom.de/
      Bonn:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonn
17:00 – 18:00       Team Presentations & Prize Awards
19:00 – 20:00       Celebration Dinner @ Gaffel am Dom
     http://www.gaffelamdom.de/http://www.gaffelamdom.de/

Sunday, May 12:  Travel to Paderborn – Fussball Match – Team Meetings
7:00 – 8:15           Breakfast at Hotel
8:30                      Depart hotel on foot for Hauptbahnhof
Travel to Paderborn   
     IC 2441    Köln HBF @ 9:10 to Hamm(westf) @ 10:43
     ERB 90097   Hamm(westf) @ 10:52 to Paderborn @ 11:40
     Taxis to Hotel
Hotel:    Campus Lounge, Mersinweg 2,  33100 Paderborn
               Phone:  +49 5251 89207-0              

            http://www.campuslounge.de/
12:45                    Meet in Hotel Lobby for trip to Fussball Match
13:30 – 16:00       SC Paderborn vs. TSV 1860 München 
                                http://www.scpaderborn07.de/
17:00 - ? Team meetings & dinner on own

Monday, May 13 – Friday, May 17: Global Negotiation Course
Each day the schedule is as follows:
7:00 – 8:15           Breakfast at Hotel or on own
8:30                      Depart Hotel for classroom at Technologie Park
9:00 – 16:00         Course (with break for lunch)
                                See course syllabus for specific daily details
16:00 - ? On own for homework, team meetings & dinner     

Saturday, May 18: Paderborn Exploration Day         
You are on own this day to explore the city, visit with your new friends from Uni Paderborn or such.
No official group activities are scheduled.

Sunday, May 19: Departure Day
On this day we will check out of the Campus Lounge and depart Paderborn for various destinations. 
Dr. Eckert will help each person/small group begin their journey.

For those going to Hamburg:  
      ERB 90093   Paderborn @ 9:42 to Kassel-Wilhelmsohe @ 10:55
      ICE 78           Kassel-Wilhelmsohe @ 11:22 to Hamburg HBF @ 13:52

 

1 comment:

  1. Looks fabulous and am excited to follow the blog.

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