Fall Meetings 2015 Information Overview

Hosted by ESA, the CCSDS Fall 2015 meeting series will be held in Darmstadt, Germany. The main technical meeting series will be held November 9 - November 12, 2015 and will be followed by the CESG Meeting which will be held on November 13, 2015 at ESOC. The CCSDS Management meetings will be held the following week from November 16 - November 18, 2015 at ESOC. As always, Dress for the Technical Plenary meeting is Business Casual.
Meeting Location:
The CCSDS Technical Meetings will take place at the Darmstadtium located in Darmstadt, Germany.

darmstadtium wissenschaft | kongresse
Wissenschafts- und Kongresszentrum Schlossgraben 1
64283 Darmstadt
Phone: +49 (6151) 7806-0
Fax: +49 (6151) 7806-119
E-mail: info@darmstadtium.de

Additional information regarding Darmstadtium can be found by clicking here.
Meeting Registration:
Meeting Registration is now closed.
Meeting Agendas:
Agendas for meetings by Working Groups can be obtained by Clicking Here.
Lunch and Coffee Breaks:
A lunch buffet comprising a fish, meat or vegetarian dish and one soft drink/water will be served in the Darmstadtium located on the 3rd floor daily for 10 Euros daily per participant.. Coffee breaks have also been arranged and will be paid by ESA.
Hotel and Transportation Information:
The documents attached below lists recommended hotels for CCSDS members as well as the hotel booking information sheet. Please note, that there are no special hotel rates for CCSDS members.

PDF Icon CCSDS Fall Meetings 2015 Hotel info from ESA
Includes Hotel Information

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In German

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In both German and English

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In both German and English

PDF Icon AirPort_Shuttle_Details
In both German and English

PDF Icon Restaurants at Darmstadt Near Venue
In German

There are several taxi companies based in Darmstadt offering fixed price transfer from Frankfurt Airport to Darmstadt and vice versa (typical rate around 35 Euros for up to 3 persons).

If you are arriving by car to Darmstadtium, then please note that the maximum fee for parking in the garage of the conference center is 15 Euros a day.

For train and subway information in the Frankfurt and Darmstadt area, you may visit both their German and English versions by clicking on the following links:
- German Information
- English Information

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Click Here for Maps to CCSDS Meeting Points of Interest

Directions and Maps:
BSI has also provided the following information regarding travelling to their headquarters by car or train.

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PDF Icon BSI_Chiswick_Travel_Plan.pdf

Socail Events:
Social Dinner - Ths dinner event will be held on Wednesday 11th November 2015 at Restaurant Site: http://www.restaurant-sitte.de/ starting at 19:00 hrs. ESA has arranged for a menu including mineral water for 29,90 Euro per person, and must be paid for at the participants own expense. Dinner participants will get to chose one dish from the main course, starter and dessert are set. Dinner participants will be able to choose their main course at the dinner. Beer, wine, coffee, and mineral water will be charged extra.
Technical Editors Bootcamp:
The CCSDS Secretariat will be holding a training bootcamp in CCSDS document-development procedures, which is required for all CCSDS technical editors and recommended for WG chairs. Other WG participants are welcome to attend as space permits. Please see the registration form for dates and times.
Letters of Invitation and Visa Requests:
Should any meeting attendees still be in need of a letter of invitation or Visa letter for the meeting, please contact the Secretariat at secretariat@mailman.ccsds.org as soon as possible.

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