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Re: F2F at TPAC 2017 this year?

From: Tobie Langel <tobie@sensors.codespeaks.com>
Date: Mon, 08 May 2017 01:08:01 +0200
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On Wed, Apr 19, 2017, at 14:36, Kostiainen, Anssi wrote:
> > On 06 Apr 2017, at 18:23, Frederick Hirsch <w3c@fjhirsch.com> wrote:
> > The W3C will be having TPAC 6-10 November 2017 in Burlingame CA (outside San Francisco).
> > 
> > https://www.w3.org/2017/11/TPAC/Overview.html
> > 
> > As a group we need to decide whether to hold a F2F meeting in conjunction with TPAC and let W3C know which days we prefer.
> > 
> > The suggestion we discussed on today's teleconference is to have a F2F Thursday-Friday, 9-10 November 2017 (since there is a conflict with the WebRTC F2F on Monday/Tuesday).

As mentioned during our previous call, whether I'm able to join TPAC
will depend on: 

1. available funding for me to do so,
2. clarity as to the state of protection of my privacy when crossing the
US border.

> > One of the reasons for a F2F is to  see if we can have implementers in the SF area to attend and have a working session, as well as encouraging wider W3C member participation in our work. We also should think about which joint meetings would be useful - suggestions?  (Privacy and Security interest groups are two).
> > 
> > Please note thoughts or concerns on the list before 1 May. Earlier is better.
> 
> I think a F2F also this year at TPAC would be time well spent. In
> particular, the close proximity to the Bay Area companies means we might
> be able to attract new participants and implementers to the meeting. I
> expect the various sensor deliverables [1] to be the main topic of
> discussion.
> 
> The recurring theme around sensors seems to be privacy and security, so a
> joint meeting with the domain experts in that field sounds like a good
> idea.

I'm highly supportive of this idea.

--tobie
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