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Re: Planning for TPAC

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 04:18:10 +0200
To: Olli Pettay <olli@pettay.fi>, "tink@tink.uk" <tink@tink.uk>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <162221491358690@webcorp03f.yandex-team.ru>
Hi Olli,

04.04.2017, 19:12, "Olli Pettay" <olli@pettay.fi>:
> Hi Léonie, all
>
> given that TPAC will be hold in a country with hostile-to-humankind government, I sure some people will
> skip physical attendance @TPAC this time.

Actually people do that every time, but yes I anticipate it being an annoying challenge.

> So, it might be good to ensure particularly good ways to attend meetings remotely.
> Usually attending meetings remotely has been challenging, but perhaps there is something to do there? Video conference maybe?
> (not sure which system is reliable enough. Google Hangouts tends to not work, Vidyo is quite ok, but might not be free, Skype is rather good but
> doesn't it limit the number of participants...)

I will look into this. I don't anticipate carrying a 40" screen in my luggage, but I imagine that the price of hiring one from the hotel is about an order of magnitude more than the purchase price with delivery.

A possible alternative would be to get a small projector that does fit in my luggage, maybe a webcam, and dedicate a laptop to webex, which does have video. Less than ideal, but then, so are the conditions in the room as a rule…

I imagine the most important piece of equipment - apart from a scribe who takes careful notes - would be a few microphones that people use. Maybe we'll have the sound desk setup that we have sometimes had.

In any event, we'll do our best to ensure we have a half-reasonable system, wifi permittin' and the crick don' rise.

cheers

Chaals

> br,
>
> -Olli
>
> On 04/04/2017 05:15 PM, Léonie Watson wrote:
>>  Hello WebPlat,
>>
>>  It's time to start planning for TPAC: 6th to 10th November 2017, in Burlingame (San Francisco) California.
>>
>>  If you'd like meeting time to discuss the spec(s) you're working on, please let us know ASAP. We need to have a basic plan figured out within the next
>>  4 weeks.
>>
>>  Please let us know:
>>
>>  1. Who will meet.
>>
>>  The name of the TF and/or the name of the spec(s) you'd like to meet about.
>>
>>  2. Time needed.
>>
>>  The amount of time you'd like to meet for. We'll start with quarter day blocks of time, and break it down further if we need to.
>>
>>  3. Number of people.
>>
>>  The number of people likely to attend. This will obviously be a guess at this stage, but it will help us make sure we have enough space.
>>
>>  4. Liaisons.
>>
>>  Any other WG, TF or groups that you'd like to liaise with during your meeting.
>>
>>  5. Meeting conflicts.
>>
>>  Any other meetings that we should avoid conflicting with in the schedule.
>>
>>  Thanks
>>  Léonie.

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