Fall 2019 Meetings Links
Fall Meetings 2019 Information Overview


Hosted by ESA, the CCSDS Fall 2019 meeting series will be held in Darmstadt, Germany. The main technical meeting series will be held 21 October – 24 October 2019 and will be followed by the CESG Meeting which will be held on 25 October 2019 at ESOC. The CCSDS Management Council (CMC) will meet the following week from 28 October – 30 October 2019, also at ESOC.
As always, Dress for the Technical Plenary meeting is Business Casual.

Meeting Location:

The spring 2019 meetings will take place at the Darmstadtium located in Darmstadt, Germany. The address of Darmstadtium is:

Wissenschafts - und Kongresszentrum Schlossgraben 1
64283 Darmstadt

Phone: +49 (6151) 7806-0
Fax: +49 (6151) 7806-119
E-mail: info@darmstadtium.de

Meeting Registration:

Meeting Registration is now open. You must register online to attend the CCSDS Meetings.

Please Click Here to register.

Note: a CCSDS Working Environment (CWE) is required to register for the meetings. If you do not have a CWE Login, then you may request one by Clicking Here.

Meeting Schedule:

The meeting schedule with room assigments can be obtained by Clicking Here.


ESA has arranged for lunch to be available daily on the third level of the conference area. A self-service buffet and a selection of non-alcoholic beverages will be available for a cost of 12 Euros. Payment will be by cash only. It will not be possible to pay by credit card.

Coffee Breaks:

Coffee breaks have been arranged by ESA at no expense to attendees.

Hotel Reservations:

For hotel reservations, ESA special rates, subject to availability, may be obtained at:

- Intercity Hotel
- Maritim Hotel
- Best Western Plus
- IBIS Hotel

To obtain the ESA special rate at one of these hotels, please contact ESA’s local travel agency via e-mail for assistance: esoc@reeg.com. Please provide your full name and credit card details so that the travel agency may make a hotel booking for you. A service charge of 15.47 Euro per booking will be charged for this service.

Many other hotels are available in Darmstadt with Welcome Hotel Darmstadt being the nearest to the Damrstadium.

Social Events:

ESA has arranged to host a dinner for meeting attendees on Wednesday, 23 October 2019. Vouchers for this dinner will be available only on Monday 21 October 2019 for 25 Euros. If you will be unable to purchase a voucher on the first day of the meetings, please arrange for a colleague attending the meetings to purchase a voucher for you. Payment will be by cash only. It will not be possible to pay by credit card.

Please indicate when registering for the meetings whether you would like to participate in the dinner or not.

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.

Event Photography:

Your attendance and participation at these CCSDS meetings will be considered consent to be photographed and/or video-recorded for use by the European Space Agency for internal and external (public) use. If you do not wish to be captured in photo or video formats, please inform the event organizer at the reception desk.

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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