Fwd: [TPAC] Updates with URGENT NOTICE of evolving China visa requirements

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Note some important information about potential changing requirements
regarding the obtention of a visa for our next F2F meeting as part of
the TPAC week in Shenzhen week of November 11.

This also serves as a reminder to register for the meeting; do take into
account the delays for obtaining visas in your travel plans.


-------- Message transféré --------
> De: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
> À: w3c-ac-members@w3.org <w3c-ac-members@w3.org>
> Cc: Chairs@w3.org Chairs <Chairs@w3.org>
> Sujet: [TPAC] Updates with URGENT NOTICE of evolving China visa
> requirements
> Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:59:42 -0500
> Archived-at:
> <http://www.w3.org/mid/2A3E6C45-B578-4E95-B0DC-8532BF811E07@w3.org>
> Dear AC, AB, TAG, Chairs, and Team attending TPAC 2013,
> Please find below important reminders regarding visa applications,
> hotel reservations, and the week's events.
> * URGENT VISA INFO: If you have not yet applied for your visa, PLEASE contact your 
>   local consulate to determine precisely what you will need for your visa application. 
>   In France, for example, the requirements changed last week. 
>   We recommend actually contacting the consulate as Web sites may not yet be updated.
>   Some people have indicated that under new requirements it may be necessary 
>   to have a hotel or other address prior to the visa application. Please check with your local 
>   consulate for authoritative information.
>   Based on some of the new requirements we are aware of, we have updated
>   our registration form [1] and invitation letter template. However, if you require more 
>   information on your visa application letter than we anticipate in our registration 
>   form, please let Beihang University know in your email request for the visa
>   invitation letter.
>   [1] https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/35125/TPAC2013/
>  * HOTEL RESERVATION: If you plan to stay at the Wuzhou Guest House,
>    please make your reservation as soon as possible. The favorable
>    rate expires 10 October.
>  * A/V EQUIPMENT. Chairs, if you need equipment for your face-to-face
>    meetings, please complete the A/V request form by 7 October:
>    https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/34786/TPAC2013-av/
>  * For the latest draft agenda, still in development, see:
>    http://www.w3.org/wiki/TPAC2013-Planning
>    The TPAC Program Committee meets next on 23 September.
> See you in Shenzhen,
> Ian Jacobs, Head of W3C Communications
> --
> Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>      http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
> Tel:                                          +1 718 260 9447

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