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Re: face-to-face meeting update; new dates/location

From: Nicholas Doty <npdoty@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 00:44:43 -0700
Cc: w3c@aleecia.com, Matthias Schunter <mts-std@schunter.org>
Message-Id: <BF3B34C2-0D34-4D10-BFD2-2DDB6A0063CC@w3.org>
To: "public-tracking@w3.org (public-tracking@w3.org)" <public-tracking@w3.org>
I've updated the home page regarding this upcoming meeting, with some additional details. The exact address of our host is:

  Telegraaf Media, Basisweg 30, Amsterdam [0]

Telegraaf Media is very close to the Sloterdijk station, not in the city center, but a short tram/metro ride from the city center. (I believe that same train system is also an easy way to get to/from Schiphol airport and the station has various public transit options.) We also have a suggested list of hotels from our hosts [1], which may be helpful, and I've heard Airbnb has possibilities as well.

As always, if you wish to attend the meeting as an Observer (for example, you're not on the Participants list), please confirm attendance with the chairs before making travel plans. We'll post a registration survey to get a list of attendees soon. We're doing what we can to enable remote participation (via IRC and speakerphone).


[0] http://goo.gl/maps/r1BMM
[1] http://goo.gl/maps/NMtLt

On Aug 10, 2012, at 1:50 PM, Nicholas Doty <npdoty@w3.org> wrote:

> As Aleecia mentioned on the call on Wednesday, we're fortunate to have a new European host for our next face-to-face meeting. This is a change of dates and location, to avoid the holiday conflict.
> October 3rd, 4th and 5th
> Amsterdam, near Sloterdijk train station, in the city center (exact address to follow)
> Hosting provided by IAB Europe (and more specifically, IAB Netherlands)
> Sincerest thanks to IAB Europe for hosting all of us, and to Kimon for helping with the arrangements!
> We know this is a change of plans and furthermore that it won't work for everyone; we appreciate your patience. We'll work on remote participation options for those who won't be able to attend in person. And thanks to Google (and Ian, for arranging) for their support and offer for our original schedule in London.
> óNick, on behalf of the chairs

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