The symposium will take place in the waterfront hotel ATLANTIC Hotel Sail City in Bremerhaven, Germany. The hotel is centrally located at the Weser River waterfront and near the city center, and next to many of Bremerhaven’s renown tourist attractions like the Climate House, German Emigration Center and Museum, German Maritime Museum, U-Boot Museum, Bremerhaven Zoo by the Sea, and New Harbor Havenwelten.  There are numerous eating venues, markets and shops nearby. The Hanseatic City of Bremen with its medieval city center is less than one hour away. The symposium will utilize additional meeting rooms in the Climate House, German Maritime Museum, and at the Alfred Wegener Institute, all within very short walking distance.