Re: About the 802.3 September Interim Meetings
I realize that much of the comment has been for a meeting in the Eastern
part of the country. However, if that doesn't work out, I could probably
find a really nice facility here in the Salt Lake area (like up at one of
the ski resorts) at out of season rates if we wanted to do that.
At 15:42 8/2/2000, Geoff Thompson wrote:
>Much to my chagrin and embarrassment we do not yet have a fully committed
>set of meeting arrangements for the September Interims for 802.3ae and 802.3af.
>One thing seems to be clear at this point. That is that the meetings will
>NOT be in the Boston area.
>I have been pushing very hard to get this matter resolved as quickly as
>possible. As our lead time has dissolved and because start of the academic
>year is a busy season in Boston it was clear that something had to give in
>our meeting specifications. From our discussions in previous meetings
>and everybody's calendar management problems I made the decision that we
>could not change the meeting week at this late date. That meant that in
>order to hold the meetings at all we had give the meeting planners more
>freedom in city location. The current possibilities are: Anywhere in the
>48 states or Canada that has reasonable airline access. At this point Salt
>Lake City is a leading contender but nothing is settled.
>There will be a phone meeting this evening (Wednesday) of all of the
>principals. It is my intention that we will get a hard commitment for a
>location from the meeting.
>You will have an e-mail announcing the decision and arrangements
>absolutely as soon as possible.
>My apologies for the inconvenience that this is causing you.
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