Spring Meetings 2015 Information Overview

Hosted by NASA, the CCSDS Spring 2015 meeting series will be held at the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) in Pasadena, California - USA. The main technical meeting series will be held from March 23-27 2015. The CESG meeting will be held on March 30, 2015.

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Meeting Location:
The meetings will take place at the CalTech in Pasadena, California - USA. The address to that location is the following:

1200 East California Boulevard,
Pasadena, CA 91125

Meeting Registration:
Meeting Registration is now closed.

The Mission Planning and Scheduling (MP&S) working group will be meeting at the Holiday Inn Gaithersburg at the scheduled times noted in the Agenda. The location of the Holiday Inn Gaithersburg is 2 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20879. The meeting will be held in the Potomac conference room at the Holiday Inn and will be posted as NIST-NASA Group Meeting.”
Meeting Schedule:
The meeting schedule with room assigments can be obtained by Clicking Here.
Meeting Agendas:
Agendas for meetings by Working Groups can be obtained by Clicking Here.

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- Map of Caltech with Markers related to CCSDS Meetings at CalTech.

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- Map of Caltech with Markers for entire CalTech campus.

Parking Information:
For those who plan to rent a car, below is the parking information. Some hotels in the area also provide a complimentary shuttle to Caltech so attendees also have the option of parking at the hotel and using the hotel complimentary shuttle (please check with the hotel of your choice to make sure this service is available.

Guest parking at Caltech is in the parking structures (Parking Structure #1 and #2, buildings 123 and 124 in the Caltech Map) or the streets (street parking on Wilson Avenue and San Pasqual Street is free for two hours only while parking on Del Mar and California Boulevard is also free but limited and is restricted.

Caltech Parking Structure 1 and 2 information:
- Only Parking Structure #1 (North Wilson Avenue) has a pay station (only one pay station) and it is located on the 2nd level.
- Options include a weekly permit for $18, or an all-day permit for $6. Permits are required MON-FRI, 7am – 5pm. Payment by cash or MC or VISA.
- There is no gate or arm at the entrance/exit of each structure. In and out access is open.
- Beckman Institute is across the street from the structures, across the lawn.
Hotel and AirPorts:
The document attached below lists hotels and airport for visitors to CalTech.

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Lunches will not be provided, but meeting registrants will be able to purchase lunch at various Caltech cafés.

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Attractions and Taxi Services:
NASA has also provided the following information regarding Attractions and Taxi Services.

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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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