Hi Arnaud,

I won't be able to be at TPAC.


On May 20, 2013, at 16:23, Arnaud Le Hors <> wrote:

> Hi all, 
> On the call today Eric brought up the question of whether we were planning to meet at TPAC. I said I hadn't seen anything about that yet but in fact I've found that a request was sent to the chairs several weeks ago about this. Oops. 
> The event is in China, the week of November 11-15: 
> TPAC 2013
> 11-15 November 2013
> Shenzhen, China
> Tencent is the Exclusive TPAC Host
> Given that we won't have another call for another 2 weeks I'd like to ask whether people think we should plan for this or not? 
> Here is my perspective: 
> Pros: 
> It's always nice to participate in TPAC. 
> Going to China is nice. 
> Cons: 
> November isn't when we would normally meet next if we stay on a meeting every 3 months. That would be 5 months after Madrid. 
> We don't have a need to meet with any other group at this time. 
> China is far (takes time and it's expensive) 
> The Cons outweigh the Pros, I think. 
> Do you think you would be able to go if we did meet at TPAC? 
> Thanks.
> --
> Arnaud  Le Hors - Software Standards Architect - IBM Software Group

Received on Monday, 20 May 2013 22:25:35 UTC