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Fall Meetings 2017 Information Overview

Marriott
Overview:

Hosted by ESA, the CCSDS Fall 2017 meeting series will be held in The Hague, Netherlands. The main technical meeting series will be held November 6 - November 9, 2017 and will be followed by the CESG Meeting which will be held on November 10, 2017.
Also as always, Dress for the Technical Plenary meeting is Business Casual.

Meeting Location:

The meetings will take place at at the Marriott Hotel in The Hague, located 44km south-west of Amsterdam International Airport. The address to that location is the following:

The Hague Marriott Hotel
Johan de Wittlaan 30
The Hague, 2517 JR Netherlands
General telephone number: +31-70-3525354
Fax: +31-70-3525353
- Location in Google Maps Click Here.
- More information on the hotel can be found by Clicking Here.

Lunch (Optional):

For the Fall 2017 Technical Meetings, there is an optional lunch buffet at The Hague Marriott, to be booked in advance, at a rate of €25 per day. If you wish to register for this option, please email Nestor Peccia, nestor.peccia@esa.int, with the days of the meeting you would like to partake. The latest date to register for the lunch buffet will be added here when it has been confirmed. There are a variety of restaurants in the vicinity of The Hague Marriott for those who choose not participate in the lunch buffet.

Meeting Schedule:


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Hotel Reservations:

The Marriott is very close to the Statenkwartier that includes many hotels, restaurants, and shops for people who do not want to use the room and the lunch in the Marriott.

A block booking of hotel rooms at a very attractive rate has been made. These rooms are available on a 'first-come-first-serve' basis.

Please note that the hotel block is only available until 6 October 2017 and has only 100 rooms (first come first serve) at € 169, per room per night. After this date rates and availability are upon request.

In order to make your hotel booking, please Click Here.

Includes:
- Breakfast
- VAT
- Wifi throughout the whole hotel
- Free use of the fitness
Excluding:
- City tax € 3,35 per person per night
- Parking, special parking rate of € 12,- per car per day

Note: Rooms can also be booked from 5 – 10 November 2017

Other possible hotels in the surrounding area:
- Novotel: Click Here
- Best Western Hotel Petit: Click Here
- B-Apart hotel: Click Here
- Staten Hotel: Click Here
- Excelsior Hotel: Click Here

Directions:

Getting to the Marriot: The Marriott is located between the coastline of Scheveningen and The Hague. From Amsterdam: take the A4 (direction Den Haag-Rotterdam) then at the junction follow the A44. Continue on the N44 in direction of "Wassenaar-Zuid/Den Haag", Take the exit at "Landscheidingsweg/S200" and continue for 5km. Then take the exit on the right at "Johan De Wittelaan".

By Train: From Den Haag Centraal station, take the Tram number 16 (direction Statenkwartier) or Bus number 24 (direction Kijkduin) and get off at "Gemeentemuseum/Museon, Den Haag". The stop is 3-4 minutes walking distance from the hotel. Journey time is approx. 15-20 minutes.

By Car via Airport: From Schiphol airport, either take a taxi to Den Haag (55 min), or a train to Den Haag Centraal Station (30 min) and then Tram number 16 or Bus number 24 (see train directions above) (15-20 min.). By rental car, follow the "By car" instructions as above from Amsterdam.

The Hague Marriott Hotel
Johan de Wittlaan 30
The Hague, 2517 JR Netherlands
General telephone number: +31-70-3525354
Fax: +31-70-3525353

On the Web:

The following URLs containing useful information about Den Haag may be helpful. Please note that ESA accepts no responsibility for the contents of these sites.

Den Haag Information
Information on Den Haag, please consult the Tourist Office website:
- Dutch Website
- English Website
- English Website

Travelling by train
Please note that the nearest railway station to The Marriott hotel is Den Haag Centraal and the Amsterdam Airport railway station is called Schiphol. Click Here for More Information

Travelling by plane
Information on Schiphol airport can be found by Clicking Here. Train connections from Schiphol Airport can also be found on this website

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 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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