The APSCO Secretariat is planning to organize Kick-off Meeting on Student Small Satellite (SSS) Project on 28-31 March, 2016 in Beijing, China. The project is aiming at practical technology transfer platform as well as hands-on training on space technology and satellite engineering for students and faculties from Member States of APSCO. The feasibility study was submitted to the 9th Council Meeting of APSCO in Oct, 2015 and it has been approved for implementation as a basic activity by the Council Meeting.
The Kick-off meeting of SSS project is going to discuss about the working implementation plan, the work break-down between the lead University and other Member States and to set up a Project Management Office which is composed of project management team and working groups who are from the APSCO Secretariat, leading University and University Professors/Faculties from the Member States.
The Kick-off Meeting on APSCO Student Small Satellite (SSS) Project
28-31 March, 2016
INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS
1. Date and Venue
The meeting is planned from 28 to 31 March 2016 in Beijing, China.
The meeting will be held in Room 8, Conference Center, New Main Building , Beihang University.
The Registration Counter will open at 09:00-09:30 on 28 March 2016 at the NO.8 meeting room of Conference Center, New Main Building, Beihang University. On the first day of the meeting (28 March), APSCO staff will meet you at Registration Counter Please be there on time.
The accommodation will be arranged at Vision Hotel. The Contract Price of the hotel room fee is around 100USD per night. (including breakfast)
Chinese Name: Wei Shi hotel
Hotel address: No.39 Xue Yuan Road, Hai Dian District, Beijing.(It is near the east gate of Beihang University)
The Vision Hotel link: http://www.weishihotel.com/index_en-us.html
1. Please check out before 14:00, a full-day price will be charged if the check-out time exceeded 14:00.
2. Please make sure about the complimentary services from the lobby reception. The telephone call, laundry, snacks, drinks in the Mini-Bar etc. are NOT FREE; if it is availed then the charge will be paid by the guests (Only sponsored participants' room fee will be paid by APSCO).
3. For participant who is sponsored by APSCO, Please take the original air ticket receipt or invoice (with air agency stamp or seal on it) and flight itinerary during the meeting for reimbursement, otherwise you cannot get reimbursement on site.
Those who have already sent flight itinerary to my colleague Jessica, firstname.lastname@example.org, we will arrange taxi to pick up and see off between airport and hotel; who did not send it, please take taxi to hotel and need to pay by yourself.
The exchange rate is around US$ 1 = RMB 6.46
It will be comfortable temperature in Beijing during the meeting. The temperature is around 9 centigrade degrees to 20 centigrade degrees.
Hope you a pleasant stay in Beijing.