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Berlin in transition: VLDB 1978  and 2003
Congress hall:  this was the building where VLDB  was held in 1978.
... hope we shall see as many participants in september.
Brandenburg gate was in walking distance, however...
.... no easy way to get there.
But the world has changed considerably....
It is now a 10 minutes walk to Humboldt University, ...
The building was erected  1748 to 1766 as the Palace of Prinz Heinrich, the brother of the prussian king Friedrich II.

From 1810 on it was the home of the Berlin University, since 1949 named after Alexander and Wilhelm von Humboldt.
 ...the location of this year's VLDB, right in the center of   
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