Certification Management Committee

(CMC)

 

 

2011 CMC Annual Meeting - Istanbul, Turkey

Location

Hilton Istanbul Hotel
Cumhuriyet Street
34367 Harbiye
Istanbul - TURKEY
Tel.: +90 212 315 60 00
Fax: +90 212 232 09 09
Website

  photo Hilton

Meeting Schedule

MeetingDateTime
IECEE Officers2011-06-278:30 am - 9:30 am
CMC Chair's Advisory Group2011-06-279:30 am - 6:00 pm
Policy & Strategy Forum2011-06-288:00 am - 12 pm
CMC-WG 23 "Counterfeit"2011-06-28afternoon
TSE Workshop2011-06-28afternoon
CMC Annual Meeting2011-06-29/30
CMC-WG 2 "Business Development"2011-07-018 am - 2 pm

Registration

Please fill in the accompanying DOCMeeting Registration Form in letters and send it to TSE and IECEE Secretariat by fax or e-mail not later than 31 March 2011.

Accommodation

A) Hilton Istanbul Hotel
Single room: EUR 250.- per night
Double room: EUR 265.- per night
The prices above are including open buffet breakfast and taxes.

Special arrangements have been made with the "Hilton Istanbul Hotel" (the Meeting Hotel) to accommodate delegates and their accompanying persons for the 14th IECEE CMC Meeting.

B) Hilton Parksa Hotel
Single room: EUR. 200.- per night
Double room: EUR. 220.- per night

C) Nippon Hotel Taksim
Single room: EUR 172.- per night
Double room: EUR 195.- per night

D) Golden Age/Lion Hotel
Single room & Double room: EUR 103,50 - per night
The prices above are including open buffet breakfast and taxes.
There are also special rates for executive rooms and deluxe suites.

The hotels are situated a few minutes walk from the meeting location at the "Hilton Istanbul Hotel".
Hilton Parksa Hotel; you can access the Meeting Hotel by taxi, 2 km away.
Please book your hotel as soon as possible, but no later than the date below.
The rooms at the "Hilton Istanbul Hotel" will be available for booking until March 31st, 2011.

Delegates should apply to the travel agency for hotel reservation:

Ayer Tourism and Organization Ltd

Ebulula Mardin Cad.
aglayan Sitesi No:24 B Blok D:3
Etiler/Istanbul
Tel.: +90 212 352 25 15
Fax: +90 212 352 25 18
E-Mail: hande@ayertourism.com
Mobile: +90 533 459 00 26 or +90 533 208 76 86

For booking, please complete and send the attached XLSHotel Registration Form.

Registration Desk

The registration and help desk will be located in the hall of the meeting venue starting on 25 June 2011 and will be open from 08:00 am to 06:00 pm hrs on the Meeting dates. At the desk, delegates will be given an envelope containing a badge and all necessary information concerning the meeting and social events.

Information Office

The Turkish National Committee of IEC, TSE is the official contact point during the meeting:

Turkish Standards Institution (TSE)
Necatibey Caddesi, No:112
06100 Bakanliklar-Ankara/TURKEY
Tel.: +90 312 416 66 59 or 416 62 84
Fax: +90 312 416 62 55
Mobile: +90 532 710 69 27
E-mail: iovut@tse.org.tr or international@tse.org.tr
Contact: Ihsan VT, Director of International Relations

Workshop

The Standards Institution of Turkey is organizing a workshop on how electrical goods are accessing the Turkish market and what manufacturers from Turkey should do to access foreign markets.

If you are interested in participating in this workshop during the afternoon of 28 June 2011, please mark YES in the relevant area of the meeting registration form.

Please DOCclick here for the first draft agenda of the workshop. If you have not yet registered for the workshop and wish to attend, please inform the persons listed on the DOCMeeting Registration Form about your attendance wish.

Social Events


Event 1: Gala Dinner
The management of TSE invites the participants and their accompanying persons for a Gala Dinner (approximately 3-4 hours) on 29 June 2011, starting at 19:30.
Place: Dahill Istanbul, Palanga Street, Yildiz Park Besiktas/ISTANBUL.

Registration: Please indicate whether you will participate at the Gala Dinner on the DOCMeeting Registration Form. If there are any accompanying persons, please mention the number of persons on the mentioned form.

Event 2: Panoramic Tour to Old Istanbul City for Accompany Persons.
The management of TSE invites the accompanying persons a sightseeing panoramic tour to Old Istanbul City (free of charge) on 30 June 2011 between 10:00-13:00 hours. Buses will leave form Hilton Istanbul Hotel at 10:00. The guests should be ready before 10:00 in front of the mentioned hotel.

Registration: Please indicate whether he/she will participate at the panoramic tour to Old Istanbul City on the DOCMeeting Registration Form.

Accompanying Person's Program

The organization company prepared DOC5 alternatives tour programs for accompany persons. The date of the city tour can be changed according to the number of the participants.
The cost of this trip will be paid by the tour participants. If you are interested in participating in any of the programs, please mark YES in the relevant area of XLSRegistration Form of Tours.

Arrival


Currency The currency unit is the Turkish Lira (TL). (Exchange rate was 1.57 USD/TL and 2.17 EUR/TL as of 27 January 2011). Convertible foreign currency can be exchanged at the airport, hotels, exchange offices, and at all banks in accordance with the current exchange rates announced daily. International credit cards are widely used; except taxis, public transportation (trams, buses, metros).


Weather Normally the second half of June and July is very nice. It brings sunny days and cooler nights. The average temperature at during daytime often reaches 25-30 C.


Arrivals Hilton Istanbul Hotel is 25 kilometres from Istanbul Ataturk International Airport (IST) and 50 kilometres from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW).


Transportation
A) Taxi Taxis are available just outside the Arrival terminal. The journey from the Airport to the hotel takes about 45-50 minutes and the cost is approximately 35.- EURO.
B) HAVAS Airport Services
Taksim Shuttle Service Information
At Taksim, next to Metropolitan Art Gallery (20 meter from THY office)

Shuttle Departure Times:

Departure times from the Istanbul Ataturk International Airport:

04:00 08:00 12:00 16:00 20:00 00:00
04:30 08:30 12:30 16:30 20:30 00:30
05:00 09:00 13:00 17:00 21:00 01:00
05:30 09:30 13:30 17:30 21:30
06:00 10:00 14:00 18:00 22:00
06:30 10:30 14:30 18:30 22:30
07:00 11:00 15:00 19:00 23:00
07:30 11:30 15:30 19:30 23:30

Departure times from Taksim Square:

04:00 08:00 12:00 16:00 20:00 00:00
04:30 08:30 12:30 16:30 20:30 00:30
05:00 09:00 13:00 17:00 21:00 01:00
05:30 09:30 13:30 17:30 21:30
06:00 10:00 14:00 18:00 22:00
06:30 10:30 14:30 18:30 22:30
07:00 11:00 15:00 19:00 23:00
07:30 11:30 15:30 19:30 23:30

Shuttle Route:

Atatrk Airport, Bakirky SeaBus Pier, Coastal Road, Aksaray, Tepebasi, Taksim.

Drop off Points:

Bakirky SeaBus Pier, Aksaray and Tepebasi.

Duration of Trip:

Approximately 40 minutes (depends on the traffic)

Fare:

10,00 TL (VAT included), one way.
From Istanbul Atatrk International Airport to Taksim Square


Visas All participants are advised to check with the Turkish Consular Missions (where available) for the visa requirements.

Local Time The time in the Republic of Turkey is GMT plus 2 hours.

Shopping At 9:00 and finishing at 18:00. Most of the shops are open every day (except Sunday) from 09:00 till 19:00. The big shopping malls (Akmerkez, Carousel, Capitol, Cevahir, Galeria, Optimum, Profilo, etc.) are open daily from 10:00 till 22:00.

Telephone The international dialling code (to): +90, the international dialling code (from) 00 + the related country code.

Electric Current The electric current in Istanbul is 220 Volt, AC 50 cycles. Two-prong round plugs are used.

Please DOCclick here for some additional general information about Turkey and Istanbul.