Spring Meetings 2019 Information Overview

Hosted by NASA, the CCSDS spring 2019 meeting series will be held in Mountain View, California, United States at the NASA Ames Conference Center. The main technical meeting series will be held 6 May – 9 May 2019 and will be followed by the CESG Meeting, which will be held 10 May 2019. As always, Dress for the Technical Plenary meeting is Business Casual.
Meeting Location:
The spring 2019 meetings will take place at NASA Ames Conference Center (NACC). The address of NACC is:

NASA Ames Conference Center Building 152
200 Dailey Rd
Mountain View, CA 94043

NASA Ames Conference Center Building 3
500 Severyns Ave
Mountain View, CA 94043

The Mission Planning and Scheduling Working Group will meet at:
Quality Inn & Suites at NASA Ames
5 Fairchild Dr
Mountain View, CA 94043

NASA Ames Conference Center includes two separate buildings. Most meetings, including the opening plenary, will be held in Building 152. The buildings are separated by 650m and can easily be reached by walking. For a map, please Click Here
Meeting Registration:
Meeting Registration is now closed.
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.
While there is an extensive public transportation system in Mountain View and the Santa Clara area, a personal vehicle will allow will allow the greatest degree of mobility. There are rental car agencies located at the local international airports.

Bus route 81 runs from downtown San Jose to Moffett Field. The North Akron & Mc Cord stop on route 81 is 240m from NACC Building 3. Bus route 81 connects with routes covering the greater Santa Clara area. The Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority offers an iOS and Android application with real time information on arrivals and a trip planning capability. Information about this application can be found by Clicking Here.

Light Rail route 902 stops at the Bayshore/NASA station just outside the Ellis Street/South Gate entrance to NASA Research Park. Information on Light Rail routes can be found by Clicking Here.

Uber and Lyft operate in the greater Santa Clara Valley San Francisco Bay Areas and are widely used. Local Taxi Companies include:

Yellow Taxi Cab California
(650) 993-3500

California Cab Mountain View
(650) 669-8780

Yellow Taxi Cab Mountain View
(650) 434-5200

Bay Area Yellow Cab
(650) 450-9955

Hotels located near the NASA Ames Conference Center include but are not limited to:

Quality Inn & Suites at NASA Ames
5 Fairchild Dr
Mountain View, CA 94043

Hampton Inn & Suites Mountain View
390 Moffett Blvd
Mountain View, CA 94043

Hilton Garden Inn Mountain View
840 E El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040

Holiday Inn Express Mountain View-S Palo Alto
1561 W El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040
Information about NASA Research Park:
NASA Ames Conference Center is located in the NASA Research Park. NASA Research Park (NRP) at NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley is a world-class shared-use R&D and education campus for industry, academia, non-profits, and government. NRP provides a physical place for innovation and entrepreneurship and serves as a technology accelerator through fostering both informal and formal collaborations. Today the NRP houses over 70 industry and university partners, with commercially standard leases, onsite collaborating with NASA on a variety of technologies and disciplines.

Additional information about NASA Research Park can be found by Clicking Here.
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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