Technical Committee Meeting

September '09 OGC Technical and Planning Committee Meetings

Start: 
Monday, 2009-09-28
End: 
Friday, 2009-10-02
Location: 

Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research (IGD)
Fraunhoferstrasse 5
64283 Darmstadt
Germany

See map of the Institue and surrounding area.

For instructions on how to reach Fraunhofer IGD:
http://www.igd.fraunhofer.de/igd-a5/index.html.en
and then click on 'how to find us'

Sponsors: 
 Platinum Sponsor and Host
  Silver Sponsor
 
  
Sparx Systems
 Fraunhofer (Institutes IGD and IITB)  Sparx Systems



Schedule of Meetings: 

The tentative agenda is filling up quickly, please continue to check back as we insert and move meetings.

 

Registration: 

On-line Registration is now open

There are Meeting Fees associated with the OGC TC/PC Meetings. Based upon your organization's OGC Membership Level, you will have at least one Complementary registration for each meeting.

Notice: There will be a $55 USD charge per person to attend the Wednesday Evening Reception (Space is limited, so please reserve this when you register for the meetings.

 

Meetings and EventsEarlybird Rate (Before 15 September)Regular Rate (15 - 25 September)On-Site (after 25 September)
OGC Member - Technical Committee (comp'd) $0$0
$50
OGC Member - Technical Committee Meetings $100.00 $120.00 $150.00
OGC Member - Technical Committee Meetings - Daily Rate $60.00 $75.00 $105.00
Non-Member - Technical Committee Meetings
$325.00 $350.00
$400.00
Non-Member - Technical Committee Meetings - Daily Rate $200.00
$225.00
$275.00
Wednesday Reception Only $55.00 $55.00 $55.00

 

Accommodations: 

We have just received notice that there is a new block of rooms available:

20 single rooms at a rate of 95.00 € at
RAMADA Hotel Darmstadt
Eschollbrücker Strasse 16
64295 Darmstadt
Tel.: 06151 385 0 / Fax: 06151 385 100
www.ramada.de / darmstadt [at] ramada.de

To book these rooms, call the hotels directly and reference each: "OGC Meeting"

Additional hotels in the area can be found here.  

 


Local Information and Travel: 
The AirLiner – Express Bus Service to Frankfurt Airport (the preferred way to travel from the Frankfurt/Main Airport to Darmstadt)
  • Short travel time: from Darmstadt to Frankfurt Airport in just 25 minutes.
  • Daily connections: more than 30 runs a day to Terminal 1 and 2. 
There will be very limited parking at the Fraunhofer Institute.  See a document with parking information and a map of parking close to the facilities in German.

June '08 OGC Technical Committee Meeting

Start: 
Monday, 2008-06-02
End: 
Saturday, 2008-06-07
Location: 

GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam (GFZ)
Haus H
Potsdam, Germany

The GFZ facility will provide OGC TC attendees with wireless access to the Internet, via logins. Those attendees that require VPN must coordinate with OGC Staff to ensure the GFZ IT Staff can be on-hand to help with setup.

The main building is a mobile phone dead zone -- by design, so you may need to plan accordingly.

Lunches will be available from 13.00 - 14.00 hrs daily in the GFZ Cafeteria. The Lunches cost about 4.35€ + VAT or about 5.20€ per day, please have cash available for your Lunches.

Sponsors: 

1Spatial

DLR

WhereGroup

Schedule of Meetings: 

The Tentative Schedule for the Week is now available.
Registration: 

 

On-line Registration is now open

There are Meeting Fees associated with the OGC TC/PC Meetings. Based upon your organization's OGC Membership Level, you will have at least one Complementary registration for each meeting.

Notice: There will be a $60 (USD) charge per person to attend the Wednesday Evening Reception.

 

Meetings and EventsEarlybird Rate (Before 21 May)Regular Rate (21 May - 1 June)On-Site (after 1 June)
OGC Member - Technical Committee (comp'd) $0$0
$50
OGC Member - Technical Committee Meetings $100.00 $120.00 $150.00
OGC Member - Technical Committee Meetings - Daily Rate $60.00 $75.00 $105.00
Non-Member - Technical Committee Meetings
$325.00 $350.00
$400.00
Non-Member - Technical Committee Meetings - Daily Rate $200.00
$225.00
$275.00
Wednesday Reception Only $60.00 $60.00 $60.00

 

Accommodations: 
Mercure Hotel Potsdam City
Lange Bruecke 14467 POTSDAM - GERMANY

Tel : (+49)331/2722
Fax : (+49)331/2720233
E-Mail: H1582 [at] accor-hotels.com

Reservation of 60 rooms in Hotel Mercure. To get the preferred rates, you will need to call or fax your reservations to the hotel directly. Please ask for the GFZ block.
(80€ Single -95€ Double per night including breakfast).

The Hotel is within long walking distance of the meeting facilities (approximately 20 minutes), for those that choose not to walk, there will be a bus that will transport you for 2.10€ per trip.
Local Information and Travel: 

GFZ local information

Nearest Airport - BERLIN TEGEL AIRPORT (TXL)


From *Berlin-Tegel Airport* please take *Express Bus (Line X9)* to *"Bahnhof Zoologischer Garten"*. Buses operate between 5:30 a. m. and 11:30 p. m. in frequent intervals (10 minutes). The bus ride takes about 30 minutes.

At "Zoologischer Garten" enter the train station across the bus stop and take *Railway Line RE 1*, direction Brandenburg or Magdeburg. This train commutes between Berlin and Potsdam and runs every 30 minutes. Get off this train at Potsdam-Hauptbahnhof. The train ride takes approx. 20 minutes.
Total travelling time from the airport to Potsdam: 60 - 90 minutes

For public transport please purchase a ticket "Berlin ABC" which is also valid for Potsdam.

*Taxi / Tram*

From Potsdam Hauptbahnhof you reach the Steigenberger Hotel Sanssouci comfortably by taxi within 5 minutes. Fare: approx. EURO 5,00 one way (tip not included).
You can also take a tram: Line 96, direction Schloss Charlottenhof, get off at "Luisenplatz" where the Steigenberger Hotel Sanssouci is located.

*Taxi fare* from Berlin-Tegel Airport to the hotel: approx. EURO 40,00 one way (tip not included)
Travelling time: approx. 45 - 60 minutes depending on traffic!
 

March '14 Technical and Planning Committee - Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia

Start: 
Monday, 2014-03-24
End: 
Friday, 2014-03-28
Location: 

Lockheed Martin - Global Vision Center
2121 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA 22202

Download Directions

Sponsors: 

 

Schedule of Meetings: 

The tentative agenda for the week is now posted.  meeting times and room locations may change.  Please check back often for the most up-to-date schedule.

NOTE:  The Technical Committee Closing Plenary will be Friday Morning (28 March).

Registration: 


On-line Registration is now open:

  • All non US Citizens will need to provide Passport information during the registration process.
  • In order to submit registration through security, we will cut off early-bird registration on 18 March. On-Site registration fees will be imposed on or after 19 March.
  •  OGC Members Must register through the My Account section of the OGC Member Portal
  •  Non-members and Guest may register directly through the OGC Storefront.

There are Meeting Fees associated with the OGC TC/PC Meetings. Based upon your organization's OGC Membership Level, you will have at least one Complementary registration for each meeting.

The Thursday evening Gala Dinner will be $55.00 USD per person. Seating is limited and everyone MUST have a ticket to attend. Registered individuals will receive an email the week prior to the dinner with their ticket information.

Meetings and EventsEarlybird Rate (Before 19 March)On-Site (on or after 19 March)
OGC Member - Technical Committee (comp'd) $0 $50
OGC Member - Technical Committee Meetings** $200.00 $250.00
OGC Member - Technical Committee Meetings - Daily Rate $100.00 $150.00
Non-Member - Technical Committee Meetings **
$300.00 $350.00
Non-Member - Technical Committee Meetings - Daily Rate $200.00
$250.00
OGC 20th Gala Dinner Only $55.00 $55.00

** Use for two or more days of Technical Committee attendance.

Accommodations: 

Hotels: (short list in the direct vicinity of the GVC)


·         Americana Hotel - 1460 Jefferson Davis Hwy
·         Courtyard By Marriott - 2899 Jefferson Davis Hwy
·         Crowne Plaza - 1480 Crystal Dr
·         Crystal City Marriott - 1999 Jefferson Davis Hwy
·         Crystal Gateway Marriott - 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy
·         Double Tree Hotel - 300 Army Navy Dr
·         Embassy Suites - 1300 Jefferson Davis Hwy
·         Hampton Inn - 2000 Jefferson Davis Hwy
·         Hilton - 2399 Jefferson Davis Hwy
·         Holiday Inn - 2650 Jefferson Davis Hwy
·         Hyatt Regency - 2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy
·         Radisson - 2020 Jefferson Davis Hwy
·         Sheraton - 1800 Jefferson Davis Hwy

OGC will have a small room block at  the Crystal Gateway Marriott at a rate of $219 per night.  If you want to take advantage of this room block, you can either reserve it online or call the toll free number 1-800-228-9290 and mention " OGC 20th Anniversary" when making the reservations.  Please note that the cut-off date is on Friday, March 7th, or when the room block is full.

 

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Local Information and Travel: 


Lockheed Martin’s Global Vision Center (GVC)

2121 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

  • From Reagan National Airport
    • Stay left and take “Airport Exit/Rt.1 Crystal City/Alexandria” exit
    • Stay right and take “Rt.1 Crystal City/Economy Parking/General Aviation/South Airport Services” exit onto Abingdon Rd.
    • Stay to the right and make a right at the stop sign following 395 North signs
    • Make right onto Crystal Drive Exit ramp
    • At intersection of S 23rd St TURN RIGHT into parking garage.
    • Follow signs to gold/yellow columns labeled 2121, park your vehicle and proceed to 1st floor Visitor Desk (Lockheed Martin lobby) via elevator banks.
  • From Dulles Airport
    • Leaving terminal, follow signs for Washington
    • Take exit onto I-66 E
    • Take exit 75 to merge onto Jefferson Davis Hwy/VA-110 toward Alexandria
    • Follow Jefferson Davis Hwy
    • Turn left on 20th St S
    • Turn right at Crystal Drive
    • At intersection of S 23rd St, TURN LEFT into parking garage.
    • Follow signs to gold/yellow columns labeled 2121, park your vehicle and proceed to 1st floor Visitor Desk (Lockheed Martin lobby) via elevator banks.
  • From Crystal City Metro Station (0.3 mi / approx. 5 min) Blue/Yellow Line
    • Exit the Metro Station and walk east on 18th St S
    • Turn right on Crystal Drive
    • Cross the street to 2121 and proceed through glass doors to 1st floor

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