Re: [802SEC] Socials
An alternative I've raised is the possibility to moving the Social to
Sunday Night as a meet and greet. We can couple it with an introduction
to 802 session. Also, since most of us are here on Sunday anyway, we
can move the opening EC meetings to Sunday. I'm moving ballot
resolution to telecom so that should make some room.
Just some ideas.
Matthew Sherman, Ph.D.
Senior Member Technical Staff
BAE SYSTEMS, CNIR
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[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Pat Thaler
Sent: Friday, November 19, 2004 6:30 PM
Subject: [802SEC] Socials
I think we should put the question raised by 802.11 of whether to
continue having socials to our working groups at the next plenary. On
the one hand, I hate to get rid of the opportunity to meet each other in
a less formal setting than our meetings. On the other hand, as we get
larger it isn't clear that socials are working.
It is becoming increasingly difficult to locate people in these large
The noise level is often so high that conversation is difficult - a
positive feedback loop that results in a hoarse throat.
Because of these factors I know some people don't choose to attend the
The cost seems much higher than the benefit they are providing - over
$30 a head at the last plenary.
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