WGISS-29 Meeting


17/05/2010 to 21/05/2010



WGISS-29 Meeting

hosted by UNOOSA / UN-SPIDER in Bonn, Germany

17-21 May 2010

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Final Agenda Draft

For further information about WGISS, CEOS, and the meeting go to www.ceos.org

If you require more details about the venue, the meeting or an invitation letter, please send an e-mail to unspider [at] unoosa.org.


WGISS is one of three subgroups supporting the Committee on Earth Observing Satellites (CEOS). CEOS addresses coordination of the satellite Earth Observation (EO) programs of the world's government agencies, along with agencies that receive and process data acquired remotely from space.

The Working Group on Information Systems and Services (WGISS) promotes collaboration in the development of systems and services that manage and supply EO data to users world-wide.


The venue:

Hermann-Ehlers-Str. 10
53113 Bonn


How to get to Bonn:

By air:

  • From Cologne/Bonn airport (Flughafen Koeln/Bonn, CGN): The airport is well connected to the city centre by Airport-shuttle-bus No SB60 leaving from Terminal 2 every twenty minutes (a single ticket is 6.90 €, takes 30 minutes). It is also possible to rent a car or take a taxi, of course. The distance between airport and main train station in Bonn is around 30 km.
  • From Frankfurt Airport (FRA), by train (1 hour)

By train:

  • In case you intend to come by train; this is the best webpage for looking up train connections: www.bahn.de


How to get to the United Nations Campus:

  • The meeting is to be held at

    UN Campus – Langer Eugen
    Hermann-Ehlers Str. 10
    53113 Bonn

It offers excellent conferencing facilities, as well as a canteen with international cuisine and a cafeteria. Additional rooms will be accessible for parallel sessions and discussion groups.


Hotels in Bonn:

The following links provide some more information on the hotels:


Rooms have been blocked at special rates in the hotels listed below

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the code "UN-SPIDER - CEOS" when making reservations.

Hotel No. of rooms blocked Rate (EUR) Contact Deadline for booking Timeframe
Eden am Kurpark 30 80.00 Ms. Dippe 23 April 2010 16-21 May 2010
Kurfuerstenhof 10 82.00 Ms. Donat 20 April 2010 16-21 May
Villa Esplanade 8 82.00 Mr. Schmitz 24 April 2010 16-21 May
Mozart 10 65.00 Ms. Heinemann 25 April 2010 16-21 May






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