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Re: dwbp-ACTION-137: Find a venue for u.s. f2f meeting

From: Eric Stephan <ericphb@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 07:08:52 -0800
Message-ID: <CAMFz4jjxKhm4OksjsN9XbeHC9OakVO=iAzZLo0PFtXn1CLUP6g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Annette Greiner <amgreiner@lbl.gov>
Cc: Steven Adler <adler1@us.ibm.com>, Data on the Web Best Practices Working Group <public-dwbp-wg@w3.org>, "Purohit, Sumit" <sumit.purohit@pnnl.gov>
Hi Annette,

Yes, that would be great to know who else might be interested.  The tact I
was taking was "who can we accommodate in the US that is not restricted by
travel".   However that being said, it would be great to have more
participation by any member of the working group.

>From a selfish standpoint I'd love to have a critical mass discussion for
the data usage vocabulary and would love for those interested join us in
the US.     Bernadette and I have begun our work again on the data usage
vocabulary and I'd love to have a draft ready for review by the April

On another front, I had an email exchange with Lewis over the weekend to
check his interest, he unfortunately has a conflict attending ApacheCon in
Austin Texas over that same time period, however I'm wondering could we
crash the party and perhaps speak with ApacheCon to allow us to use a
conference room early o'clock?  It is in the US Central Time Zone so it
would be perhaps a bit better.

Eric S

On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 4:35 PM, Annette Greiner <amgreiner@lbl.gov> wrote:

> Hi Eric,
> If the only people who we need to worry about are on the west coast, I
> think Seattle would be good, or any city big enough to have services going
> for night owls. Of course, being 3 hours closer would be a nice jump toward
> the rest of the group. I’d like to not decide until we know who else to
> consider. Was Steve interested? Would some folks from Brazil want to come
> north?
> -Annette
> --
> Annette Greiner
> NERSC Data and Analytics Services
> Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
> 510-495-2935
> On Feb 6, 2015, at 9:48 AM, Eric Stephan <ericphb@gmail.com> wrote:
> In the telecon today we decided to find a US based venue for those who are
> not able to travel outside the US easily.   Is there anyone besides
> Annette, Sumit and I that are affected?  Annette, Sumit is on holiday for a
> while longer. so it may be up to us to figure this out.
> Some possible options are:
> * Travel to the east coast where we could be a bit closer in time zone..
> * If there are only West coast attendees perhaps we could stay on the West
> coast and:
>     * work the graveyard shift. (Ironically as weird as it sounds I'm
> wondering if Las Vegas viable option because the city doesn't sleep)
>     * PNNL could provide accommodations for video conferencing.  We have a
> facility in Seattle as well.
> I wonder there is an option for the remainder of the workshop to start
> later to help with the time differences.
> What are your thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Eric S
> On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 6:37 AM, Data on the Web Best Practices Working
> Group Issue Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org> wrote:
>> dwbp-ACTION-137: Find a venue for u.s. f2f meeting
>> http://www.w3.org/2013/dwbp/track/actions/137
>> Assigned to: Eric Stephan
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