Re: [802SEC] Should we continue to meet in Hawaii?
At 01:21 12/11/2002 -0700, email@example.com wrote:
>The original rationale for meeting in Hawaii was to meet our Pacific Rim
>attendees halfway once every two years. We reached this decision many
>years ago after an unsuccessful search for economically feasible venues in
>Australia, Japan, etc.
>The previous search was done before the recesion in Japan and neighbors.
>Also, there have been new venues constructed since then. For instance, the
>IETF had a meeting in Yokohama at the Yokohama Grand Inter-Continental
>Hotel. There is a Pan Pacific Hotel across the street for overflow.
>Given the costs of meeting in Hawaii, the SEC should investigate the
>possibility of meeting on the West side of the Pacific instead of in the