Re: About the 802.3 September Interim Meetings
How about major cities on the East coast that are much more likely to have large
conference facilities and adequate hotel rooms - Montreal or Toronto and maybe
Paul Gunning wrote:
> ...or Dublin, Ireland:
> which considers Boston, a westerly suburb...;)
> Keith Amundsen wrote:
> > Geoff,
> > I assume you do not need help hosting in the Boston area, but I am prepared
> > to ask my management if you do - say the word.
> > I think changing the location is just as bad if not worse than changing the
> > date. Have you tried Providence, Manchester, Worcester, Nassua?
> > Best Regards, Keith
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Geoff Thompson [mailto:gthompso@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2000 5:43 PM
> > To: stds-802-3-hssg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; stds-802-3-pwrviamdi@xxxxxxxx
> > Subject: About the 802.3 September Interim Meetings
> > Colleagues-
> > 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.
> > Sincerely,
> > Geoff Thompson
> > |=========================================|
> > | Geoffrey O. Thompson |
> > | Chair IEEE 802.3 |
> > | Nortel Networks, Inc. M/S SC5-02 |
> > | 4401 Great America Parkway |
> > | P. O. Box 58185 |
> > | Santa Clara, CA 95052-8185 USA |
> > | Phone: +1 408 495 1339 |
> > | Fax: +1 408 495 5615 |
> > | E-Mail: gthompso@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx |
> > | Please see the IEEE 802.3 web page at |
> > http://www.ieee802.org/3/index.html
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