Details about the location, lodging, transportation, meeting venue, and more for the 7th IPDA Steering Committee meeting.

The IPDA meeting will preceed the COSPAR meeting on July 11–13, 2012 in Bangalore, India.

Time and Place

The venue is the SCC Conference Hall located at the ISTRAC campus:

ISRO Telemetry, Tracking, and Command Network (ISTRAC)
Plot No. 12 & 13, 3rd Main, 2nd Phase,
Peenya Industrial Area


The following hotels are ~30km to the airport and less than 12km to the conference venue:

Hotel Vivanta by Taj, Yeshwantpur
2275 Tumkur Road, Yeshwantpur
Bangalore 560022
Karnataka, INDIA
+91 80 6690 0111
Hotel Sheraton at Brigade Gateway
26/1 Dr Rajkumar Road
Bangalore, Karnataka 560055
+91 80 4252 1000
Hotel The Lalit Ashok
Kumara Krupa High Grounds
Bangalor 560001 Karnataka
+1 91 80 3052 7777

ISRO can arrange transport between the venue and hotels during the conference.


Please contact Shri R. Srinivasan for information about obtaining a visa for travel.  He can provide a letter of invitation.

Dining and Meals

A social event will be planned.


July weather in Bangalore is pleasant, slightly windy, and partially cloud covered. Temperatures may rise to 28ºC (82ºF) and drop to 20ºC (68ºF). Showers may occur in the evening. ISRO hopes one will enjoy his/her stay during July.