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Re: W3C and ATypI in Reykjavik

From: Christopher Slye <cslye@adobe.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2011 20:18:44 -0700
Cc: "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7F4FBDC1-73E8-4137-81A7-CABE56703190@adobe.com>
To: "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>
I have no conflict with the schedule on 14th, and that would be preferable, since it would be better to not have to arrive a day earlier just to attend a F2F on the 13th. (I'm giving a presentation on the 15th.)

Having said that, I could attend on the 13th if that was the chosen date.

(Vlad, it seems to me that your message is a bit misleading, since you didn't ask outright, "Do you prefer the 13th or the 14th?" -- in reading Barbara's email, I think that's the main question, yes?)


On Jul 22, 2011, at 1:59 AM, Levantovsky, Vladimir wrote:

> Hello WG,
> Iíve got a response from ATypI organizers, they are willing to host the WG F2F meeting and ask us to provide some specific details. First of all, we need to decide on a specific date when the meeting is to be held. Please take a look at the conference programme (http://www.atypi.org/2011-reykjavik/programme) to see if any of workshops would be of interest to you and whether we should hold our meeting on 13th of September to avoid possible collisions with other events. Please also note that early bird conference registration period is in effect until Aug. 13th, so this is another opportunity to save some money for those WG members who would like to attend both the WG meeting and the ATypI conference.
> Please respond to this message with your preferences asap. Also, we need to decide if we need any additional services (such as video project, or/screen and food/beverage service), I donít know yet if this would incur any additional expense.
> Thank you,
> Vlad
> From: barbara.jarzyna@gmail.com [mailto:barbara.jarzyna@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Barbara Jarzyna
> Sent: Friday, July 22, 2011 12:12 AM
> To: Levantovsky, Vladimir
> Cc: John D. Berry
> Subject: W3C and ATypI in Reykjavik
> Dear Vlad,
> John Berry forwarded a mail to the programme committee of the upcoming ATypI
> conference in September, with your request of the possibilty of holding your working
> group meeting in conjunction with our event.
> On behalf of ATypI, we would be delighted to host your meeting. Thank you for considering
> us.
> I am managing the logistics for the conference, so it is with me you would speak with regards
> to the specifications you require.
> Our conference will take place at the Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center. It is quite
> an impressive structure. If you have taken a look at the program pages for ATypI, you will see
> that on the first day we have 4 half-day workshops, on day 2 we have some talks that would
> more than likely be of interest to your folks, and I am sure our attendees would be glad to meet
> members of your group. So, I think that this is a great fit. The last 3 days have some very
> interesting talks, less interactive than the first 2 days, but certainly no less informative.
> I think you might consider 2 options.
> The first option would be to hold your meeting on the 13th, the day before the event begins,
> as you indicated.
> The second option, if Michael Duggan, who would be the most likely to have a conflict with
> anyone that might wish to attend his workshop, or if he actually sits on your committee,
> would be to hold your meeting on the 14th. This might "save" a day, if necessary, on travel
> and accommodations.
> These are just merely suggestions, you know better than I do what your needs are. :)
> So, if your group are agreeable to joining us in Reykjavik, let me know. I will then need to
> know what your specifications would be. You did mention 6-10 people. Other details might
> be:
> - room set-up
> - internet connectivity
> - food and beverage needs
> - anything I might have missed...
> Lastly, I think it might be a good promotional item for us to post this on our site. Would this
> be acceptable, once confirmed?
> I look forward to hearing back from you and hopefully welcoming you to Reykjavik in September.
> Regards,
> Barbara
Received on Saturday, 23 July 2011 03:19:45 UTC

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