Re: [802SEC] January 2008 Pacific Rim Interim-response needed
I appreciate your effort on this. I'll do my best to answer, but my
answer is not firm.
In general, I think that Sydney would be a fine location for 802.16,
as there is a lot of Australian interest in applying our standard and
we have never met there. So, if we were to join an joint interim, I
suspect that Sydney would be a popular choice.
On the other hand, our interims are selected based on proposals from
members. I have already been informed by two members of their
(uncommitted) intent to propose to host the January 2008 session.
I can't offer an explicit answer without checking with the WG. And,
while I can't guarantee the result, my guess is that the members
would prefer a member-hosted event.
Our schedule says that we will finalize the site selection for that
session in March 2007. We might be able to adjust that schedule.
Sorry I can't give you a definite commitment. If you need to begin
planning, I think it would make sense to assume that 802.16 will not
participate. However, if there is space available when the WG makes a
decision, I would like to give the WG a chance to consider it.
On Nov 18, 2006, at 09:16 AM, Bob Heile wrote:
> EC Colleagues
> Given that we did not have an opportunity to complete the
> discussion at Friday's meeting, I need you to get back to me (no
> later than close of business Nov 28) with answers to the following
> two questions. If I do not hear from you, I will assume the answer
> is no. You can assume that Pacific Rim locations will be at least
> as expensive as London in terms of registration fees if not more
> so. Room rates should be substantially less and more on a par with
> US locations. Every effort will be made to keep costs down.
> 1. Would you bring your WG to an interim in Sydney in Jan 2008?
> 2. If you answer to the first question is no, would a location
> elsewhere in the Pacific Rim change your answer?
> Based on the number of yes responses to the first question, I will
> see if it possible to put together a workable session with the
> interested groups for review.
> Bob Heile, Ph.D
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