2017 MC Meeting

Planetary Data System Management Council Face-to-Face Meeting

April 19-20, 2017

If you have questions that are not answered on this page, contact Emily Law (818)354-6208, emily.s.law@jpl.nasa.gov.

Time and Place

The PDS Management Council Face-to-Face will be held at The Westin, San Rafael Room, 191 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA.

Day 1: Wed 19 Apr, 09:00 – 18:00 PDT
Day 2: Thu 20 Apr, 09:00 – 15:00 PDT


Day 1 – Wednesday 19 April
Time (PDT)TopicSpeaker
9:00 AMIntroductionTom Morgan
9:15 AMPDART/Other DAPs Experiences (Multi-node discussion) 
9:15 AM    Atmospheres (pdfpptx)Nancy Chanover
9:45 AMPDART/Other DAPs Experiences (Multi-node discussion) 
10:30 AMBREAK 
10:45 AMPDART/Other DAPs Experiences (Multi-node discussion, continued) 
11:30 AMFunding and Program Level IssuesBill Knopf
12:00 NoonLUNCH 
1:15 PMPDS Roadmap and Discussion (Update on HQ briefing) (pdfpptx)Ralph McNutt/All
3:30 PMPacked Data Policy (pdfpptx)Dick Simpson
4:00 PMGIS Data Format Update (pdfpptx)Moses Milazzo
4:30 PMCubesat Archiving UpdateWalker/Chanover/Acton/Guinness/New
5:00 PMExecutive Session 
6:00 PMAdjourn 
Day 2 – Thursday 20 April
9:00 AMCCB Report (pdf)Tom Stein
9:15 AMDDWG Report (pdfpptx)Mitch Gordon
9:30 AMEuropa Update (pdfpptx)Lisa Gaddis
10:00 AMBREAK 
10:15 AMTool Working Group Report (pdfpptx)Dan Crichton
10:45 AMDOI Pilot Update (pdfppt)Dan Crichton
11:15 AMBuild 7B I&T Report (pdfppt)Dan Crichton
11:30 AMResource Catalog (pdfpptx)Sean Hardman
11:45 AMAction Item Review/DiscussionDave Williams/Maria Banks
12:00 NoonLUNCH 
1:15 PMExecutive Session 
3:00 PMAdjourn 


The official meeting hotel is The Westin.
191 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101
Rooms must be booked through NRESS.


Valet Parking for $17/day is available at The Westin.

While the Westin does not offer on-stie self parking, self parking for $11/day is available nearby on East Union Street. You can access the hotel from the self parking lot.

Maps, Transportation Options, Driving Directions & Weather

Available at The Westin’s website.


The Westin will provide continental breakfast, lunch, coffee/tea and refreshments each day for all meeting attendees. Breakfast will be available starting at 07:30 outside the San Rafael Room.

Internet & WebEx

NRESS will provide WiFi in the meeting room along with WebEx and phone dial-in for remote participants.