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Fwd: TPAC 2015 Registration Now Open

From: Joe Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2015 10:17:18 -0400
Message-ID: <CA+ojG-ZEDJ5ppedB+VXub+mw_1zoejTNss13odEw3K=Wh6QhxQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Audio Working Group <public-audio@w3.org>
Dear WG Members,

Please review the information below.

...Joe


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 4:46 PM
Subject: TPAC 2015 Registration Now Open
To: w3c-ac-forum@w3.org
Cc: chairs@w3.org, ab@w3.org, tag@w3.org


Dear Advisory Committee Representatives, Group Chairs, Advisory Board, and
TAG members,

Registration for TPAC is now open:

  TPAC2015
  26-30 October
  Sapporo Convention Center
  Sapporo, Japan
  http://www.w3.org/2015/11/TPAC/

**Chairs, please be sure to forward this information frequently to
participants in your groups. We will seek additional information from
Chairs closer to the meeting regarding audio visual needs and other
requests.***

We invite all TPAC participants to:

1) Register (see below).

2) Make your hotel reservation. W3C has arranged a discount room rate from
23-30 October 2015
   Please reserve by 26 September to benefit from the discount rate.
   The hotel booking links are expected to be active later this month.

For more information about the venue and four hotel options, see:
   http://www.w3.org/2015/11/TPAC/#venue

Please direct questions to w3t-tpregister@w3.org.

Thank you,

Coralie Mercier
Acting Head of W3C Marketing & Communications

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Registration
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There is a daily registration fee. The per person, per day fee is:

 * 85 USD if registration and payment are completed by 7 October 2015.
 * 170 USD otherwise.

As in the past, registration is a two-step process:

1) A WBS form for meeting and dietary information
   https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35125/TPAC2015/

2) A payment system
   https://www.w3.org/2015/11/tpac_reg

For more information about registration fees and the payment system, see
  http://www.w3.org/2015/11/TPAC/Overview.html#registration.

Please note that registration is not complete until payment has been made.


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Plenary Day 2015 (Unconference)
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Plenary Day 2015 consists of:

1) A brief Plenary Session in the morning from approximately 8:30-10:30.
   This will include a panel with Tim Berners-Lee, Jun Murai, and Vint Cerf
   moderated by Jeff Jaffe.

2) Unconference breakouts for TPAC participants.

   We invite attendees to suggest breakout sessions via the wiki:
   https://www.w3.org/wiki/TPAC2015/SessionIdeas


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Advisory Committee Meeting / Group Meeting Overlap
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Group Meetings Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday:

* 08:30-18:00: Traditional Group ftf meetings
* 12:00-14:00: Lunch (each group will determine their lunch time)
* 15:00-18:00: Unstructured time (for those groups that so choose)

Some groups have requested guidance on when to allocate Unstructured time
to break into parallel informal discussions within their groups, for more
cross-group conversation, or for more hallway conversation.

We encourage groups to have these informal discussions overlap the AC
meeting to minimize hard conflicts for AC reps, and we encourage all groups
to schedule their unstructured time at the same time, thus creating more
opportunities for interaction.

This year we have scheduled the AC Meeting towards the end of the day from
15:00 to 18:00 on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. We hope this will
minimize the likelihood of conflicts with group meetings.

AC Representatives who would also like unstructured time within their
Groups have the opportunity to use Monday and Friday and thus avoid
conflict with the AC meeting.


TPAC 2015 Meeting feedback will help us determine the 2016 structure.


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Remote participation
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Groups may request telephone access for remote participants. We plan to use
MIT's webex system as we have done for the past two AC Meetings.

If you plan to attend the Advisory Committee Meeting remotely, please let
us know on acregister@w3.org as the number of requests may play a role in
the level of service we provide.

IRC is available for all meetings.


-- 
 Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Communications Team  -  http://www.w3.org
mailto:coralie@w3.org +336 4322 0001 http://www.w3.org/People/CMercier/
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