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Re: Another F2F at TPAC end of September 2016?

From: Francois Daoust <fd@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 9 May 2016 11:06:04 +0200
To: "mark a. foltz" <mfoltz@google.com>
Cc: "public-secondscreen@w3.org" <public-secondscreen@w3.org>, "Kostiainen, Anssi" <anssi.kostiainen@intel.com>
Message-ID: <573052FC.20601@w3.org>
Hi Mark,

Le 05/05/2016 22:20, mark a. foltz a écrit :
> Francois,
> I'm not sure if you went ahead or not, but I am most likely attending
> TPAC 2016 and will be available to meet F2F.

My message was not crystal clear, but we went ahead and I confirm that 
the Second Screen Working Group is scheduled to meet at TPAC 2016 on 
Thursday 22 September and Friday 23 September, in Lisbon, Portugal:


(Registration for TPAC opens today by the way, and I encourage people to 
book travels and hotels as early as possible)

> We may want to schedule a time slot for the community group depending on
> the rechartering discussion later this month (and/or repurpose part of
> the WG meeting for this, since the audience has a lot of overlap).

Not knowing what we might want to do, I did not ask for a dedicated 
meeting slot for the Community Group, thinking we could indeed use the 
end of the second day to switch to CG mode for instance.

Based on the outcomes of our discussions in Mountain View later this 
month, I'll get back to organizers to make that slot official in the 


> m.
> On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 4:42 AM, Francois Daoust <fd@w3.org
> <mailto:fd@w3.org>> wrote:
>     Dear Working Group participants,
>     W3C's annual all-groups meetings, also known as TPAC, will take
>     place on 19-23 September 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. That may seem far
>     away from now (and indeed we're still at the organization phase for
>     our F2F in May) but TPAC organizers need to know as early as
>     possible which groups intend to meet at TPAC given the size of the
>     event.
>     I assume that the Second Screen Working Group will meet at TPAC "as
>     usual". TPAC organizers ask us to provide an estimate of the number
>     of participants, which I would evaluate at 20 max. + a few observers
>     in our case, as well as to express preferences for meeting days.
>     There is no way to please everyone but we can always try to
>     displease everyone equally... I think we did a good job last year
>     with a two-day meeting on Thursday and Friday coupled with an agenda
>     that stopped early on afternoons, so I suggest to adopt the same
>     strategy this year.
>     Please let me know if you would rather have the group meet on Monday
>     and Tuesday, by the end of this week if possible. We need to get
>     back to TPAC organizers before mid-April.
>     More information about TPAC 2016 is available at:
>     http://www.w3.org/2016/09/TPAC/Overview.html
>        (registration only opens in *May*!)
>     Last year's schedule is a typical schedule for TPAC:
>     http://www.w3.org/2015/10/TPAC/schedule
>     Thanks,
>     Francois.
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