Spring 2016 Meetings Links
Spring Meetings 2016 Information Overview

Westin Hotel
Overview:

Hosted by NASA/Glenn Research Center (GRC), the CCSDS Spring 2016 meeting series will be held in Cleveland, Ohio - USA. The main technical meeting series will be held April 4 - April 8, 2016 and will be followed by the CESG Meeting which will be held on April 11, 2016.

Meeting Location:

The meetings will take place at the The Westin Cleveland Hotel.

777 St. Clair Ave NE
Cleveland, OH 44114
United States
Phone: (216) 771-7700
Additional information regarding The Westin Cleveland Hotel can be found by clicking here.

Hotel Reservations:

NASA/GRC has negotiated a special rate but this excludes taxes and breakfast. WiFi in the guest rooms is included. Note-The CCSDS room special rate is valid until March 4th.

Meeting Schedule:


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Schedule_Spring_2016
Includes Room Assignments
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Directions and Transportation:

- The Westin Cleveland Hotel is 15-30 minutes drive from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
- Taxi rate from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is $35.
- Current Parking rates at The Westin Cleveland Hotel are $30.00 per night.
- Please visit the following link for detailed information. Click Here
Public Transportation: Regional Transit Authority (RTA) information. Including how to get to and from the Cleveland Airport to the meeting venue and other tips for how to use Cleveland’s public transportation.
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CLE RTA Airport Service.pdf
Bus Transport from Airport to Hotel
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CLE RTA How to Ride.pdf
Bus Transport Information
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Attractions and Restaurants Guides:

The documents attached below are recommended attractions and restaurants.


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CLE_Attractions.pdf
Includes Cleveland Attraction Information
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CLE_Restaurant_Guide.pdf
Includes Cleveland Restaurant Information
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CLE_Nearby_Food_Locations.pdf
A map of the available lunch options surrounding the hotel, while not inclusive, provides a good list of available options that can be located quickly near the Westin Downtown. As a special note, it is Westin policy to not allow lunches to be brought into the business meeting centers. There is space downstairs in the Westin lobby with tables and chairs where lunches can be consumed if you would like to bring them back to the hotel.
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Information about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: The Westin Downtown is approximately 2 ½ blocks from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame which has group rates and later hours on Wednesdays (Open until 9 p.m. on Wednesdays).
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RnR_Hall_of_Fame.pdf
Group admission details for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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RnR_Exhibit_Guide.pdf
Exhibit Information about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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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 at Cleveland, please contact David Ross at david.ross@nasa.gov as soon as possible.

We will continue to post all of the latest meeting information as soon as it becomes available. Please check back. Thank you for your interest.
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