Re: SDWIG f2f meeting planning 2020

Similarly think we should have one at TPAC and generally agree
splitting between EU and NA best.

I am participating in discussion with National Resources Canada about
trying to hold a HTML4Maps workshop in Montreal around the June OGC
On Tue, 2020-01-14 at 16:01 +0000, Little, Chris wrote:
> Linda,
> I would prefer a F2F in Europe (Geonovum’s generous offer much
> appreciated – I might even bring my bicycle!)
> Otherwise tacked onto the OGC Montréal meeting would be my second
> preference, as would be travelling anyway, and two trans-Atlantic
> trips probably not feasible or desirable.
> Chris
> From: Linda van den Brink <> 
> Sent: 14 January 2020 13:01
> To:;; Tandy, Jeremy <
> Subject: SDWIG f2f meeting planning 2020
> Dear SDWIG members!
> Assuming we will be rechartered, I’m already thinking ahead to the
> face to face meetings for SDWIG in 2020. As you probably know, our
> charter tells us to meet at least once a year at a W3C meeting and
> once a year at an OGC meeting.
> TPAC - the W3C meeting is in October in Vancouver. I prefer to have a
> SDWIG meeting at TPAC next year since we skipped it in 2019 and we
> don’t want to loose the connection to W3C community.
> It would then be ideal to have the other f2f at an OGC meeting in the
> first half of 2020. However, we have:
> - Hong Kong in the first week of March 2020. - this is a bit early
> and to be honest I don’t expect a whole lot of people from this group
> to go there.
> - Montreal in June 2020 - not ideal, it would be preferable to have
> at least one f2f in Europe since we have many European
> participants...
> Another option would be to have a self-hosted meeting lasting one or
> two days in e.g. May - Geonovum could probably host again in
> Amersfoort, the Netherlands but other offers are of course very
> welcome.
> If we opt for the self-hosted thing we would still be able to have a
> short (e.g. 2 hour) meeting at one or both OGC meetings in Q1-Q2
> 2020, which people already traveling to the OGC meeting could attend
> physically, and others could dial into. This/these meeting(s) would
> then function mostly as an interface to the larger OGC community.
> Of course, an alternative is to stick to TPAC + the 2 hour meeting at
> either one of the OGC meetings, and forego a 1 or 2 day meeting in
> the first half of 2020.
> Any thoughts, preferences?
> Linda
Ted Guild <>
W3C Automotive Lead

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