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Re: TPAC 2022 - hybrid in Vancouver or fully virtual again?

From: Fuqiao Xue <xfq@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2022 08:51:23 +0800
Cc: W3C Devices and Sensors WG <public-device-apis@w3.org>, Reilly Grant <reillyg@google.com>
Message-Id: <87F945D1-9FB7-449C-BAE1-8BCDC5D6D9AD@w3.org>
To: "Kostiainen, Anssi" <anssi.kostiainen@intel.com>
Under the current situation, I am unable to attend in person. Unless things get better in early April, I may have to attend remotely.

Fuqiao

> On Mar 2, 2022, at 20:49, Kostiainen, Anssi <anssi.kostiainen@intel.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi DAS WG,
> 
> In 2020 and 2021 we held W3C’s annual TPAC conferences virtually due to COVID. The previous in-person TPAC took place in Fukuoka, Japan in September 2019.
> 
> TPAC planners are now collecting early signals from WGs whether TPAC 2022 should be a hybrid or virtual meeting. If a hybrid meeting, the physical part would take place in Vancouver, Canada from 12 to 16 September 2022.
> 
> The decision on the meeting format (hybrid or virtual) will be made early April and your feedback will influence that decision.
> 
> To that end, please let us chairs know (privately, if so preferred) your best estimate, or guesstimate, on your TPAC in-person attendance likelihood on this not so exact scale by 21 March 2022:
> 
> likely / somewhat likely / unlikely / no idea
> 
> You are not committing to anything by answering. Your chairs will anonymise your feedback and roll it up to help TPAC planners make a more informed decision. That’s it.
> 
> We’re aware of various unknowns that make committing at this time impossible, such as:
> 
> - emergence of new variants, changing quarantine requirements
> - company travel restrictions, policies, budgets
> - national or company-wide restrictions
> - border-crossing requirements
> 
> Feel free to add to this list additional considerations and unknowns to help inform the decision.
> 
> We will share with you the final decision on the TPAC format as soon as possible.
> 
> Thanks for your continued contributions and support.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> -Anssi (DAS WG co-chair)
> 
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