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IFA⁺ Summit 2018

The IFA+ Summit 2018: A fascinating journey into the future.

IFA⁺ Summit, the top-class think tank dedicated to the world of the future, gathered 28 international speakers and 550 participants. Together they left for an exploration of our future world with its extraordinary possibilities, challenges and ambiguities. On two days the speakers from various fields shared their thoughts on the upcoming decade, with four subject clusters – Intelligence, Society, Interaction, and Experience – featuring different technology-driven visions and perspectives.The IFA

The Summit was host to international guests, experts and leading edge professionals: scientists, artists, developers, researchers and digital pioneers met the participants´ interests who could take the unique opportunity of joining one of the year´s most valuable conferences in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.

The IFA⁺ Summit has been a wonderful experience, it has brought together academics and speakers and thinkers from all over the world, and we have been put together to really deal with challenging ideas and the future.”

Isabel Pedersen, Associate Professor, University of Ontario, Institute of Technology


The IFA+ Summit 2018 will take place on 2nd and 3rd of September 2018.

Messe Berlin GmbH, Messedamm 22, 14055 Berlin

A general area plan for the Trade Fair Berlin can be found on the IFA website. It is updated regularly.

The IFA+ Summit area can be reached well with public transportation. Detailed information about this can be found on the IFA website.

The free “FahrInfo Plus” app offers freedom of mobility to users of smartphones running on Android or iOS (Apple). It allows you to use your mobile phone as a ticket and find out about connections.

Yes, from both Tegel Airport and the P+R parking lot at the olympic stadium in Berlin, a free shuttle service will be provided to the IFA exhibition area.

In general, we recommend using public transportation for traveling to IFA, because parking lots are very limited. The ICC parking garage will be open daily. A parking ticket will cost 25€ /day here. Additionally, there will be 5.000 extra parking lots at the olympic stadium nearby. From there, a free shuttle service will bring you directly to the exhibition area- and back.

Yes, here you can find an overview of the availability of WIFI hotspots to visitors (PDF, 197,9 kB). Requirement is a WIFI-capable device (Smartphone, PC, Tablet). In case the visitor is not already a customer, he will automatically be redirected to the HotSpot Portal where he can buy a 'HotSpot Pass'. Payment via Credit Card, PayPal or ClickandBuy. Depending on whether the customer has an existing contract with the Telekom or not, the fees vary. Without an existing contract, fees are 5EUR/hour.