Open Standards Forum 2008 - Security Challenges for the Information Society, 30 September - 1 October 2008, Ditton Manor, Near London

Information Onsite Event Details


Dear Forum Attendee:

Thank you once again for choosing to attend the 'Open Standards Forum 2008' produced by OASIS next week. We're very pleased with this year's event and hope it will be an exciting week for everyone. Below are a few logistical details for the Forum. Please be sure to read through all the information as it contains important onsite details.

Jane Harnad

OASIS Manager of Events


    Attendee will be given a copy of the Schedule-at-a-Glance onsite at the registration desk.  In addition, a full programme is available to download prior to the event.  See links to both documents below:  


    Slough/Windsor Marriott Hotel
    Ditton Road, Langley
    Slough, SL3 8PT United Kingdom
    Phone: 44 1753 544244


    Hotel parking is available, the following rates apply: 0-3 hours are free, 3-5 hours at £3.00, 5-8 hours at £5.00, and overnight residents at £7.00 per night.

    Parking is also available at Ditton Manor. Please proceed to the main gate and press the intercom for access.


    Shuttle Bus: London/Heathrow is roughly 4 mi W of the hotel. A shuttle bus ("Hoppa Bus") from the airport to the hotel and back operates for a fee of 4.0 GBP (one-way). A bus service (number 81) operates from outside the hotel to the Slough Station (2 mi W) for a rate of 2.0 GBP (one-way). Estimated taxi fare to the hotel from the airport is 22.0 GBP to T5 or T1,2,3 and 25.0 to T4.

    Subway Station: Heathrow T1,2,3 is roughly 4 mi away from the hotel, a taxi may be arranged to take you to the station (for a fee). Alternatively, you may take the airport shuttle bus ("Hoppa Bus") for a fee of 4.0 GBP.

    Train Station: The Langley Station is approximately 1 mi away from the hotel, again shuttle service may be arranged to take you to the station (for a fee).


    On-site registration will begin for TC Meetings on Monday, 29 September at 11:30. Registration will continue 30 September-3 October beginning at 08:30 (each day).  Onsite registration will take place in the foyer of Ditton Manor House.


    OASIS will be supplying a shuttle service to and from the hotel during the following times:

    Monday, 29 September
    11:00-14:30 - Marriott to Ditton Manor
    14:30-18:00 - Ditton Manor to Marriott

    Tuesday, 30 September
    07:30-09:30 - Marriott to Ditton Manor
    16:00-18:30 - Ditton Manor to Marriott

    Wednesday, 1 October
    07:30-09:30 - Marriott to Ditton Manor
    17:30-19:30 - Ditton Manor to Marriott

    Thursday, 2 October
    07:30-09:30 - Marriott to Ditton Manor
    16:00-18:30 - Ditton Manor to Marriott

    Friday, 3 October
    07:30-09:30 - Marriott to Ditton Manor
    12:30-14:00 - Ditton Manor to Marriott
    17:00-18:00 - Ditton Manor to Marriott

    • Shuttle Service Company: Mini Bus Travel
    • Posted as (in window): OASIS Forum
    • Pickup Location: Main entrance of the Marriott
    • Drop off Location: Ditton Manor House


    Several meetings will take place during event.  Please refer to the schedule below for details.

    • Identity Metasystem Interoperability (IMI) Technical Committee
    Monday, 29 September — 15:00-17:00
    Tuesday, 30 September — 10:00-17:00

    • Digital Signature Services eXtended (DSS-X) Technical Committee
    Friday, 3 October — 08:00-17:00