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Royal Sonesta Hotel
5 Cambridge Parkway
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
Telephone: +1 617.806.4200, Reservations: +1 617.806.4255
Meeting Code: MIT-W3C
Discount Rate: $130 (plus tax) available until 8 February 2001, 5:00 pm EST
A block of rooms have been reserved at the Royal Sonesta Hotel at a discount rate of $130 (plus tax) per night, single/double occupancy. The discount rate will be offered from Sunday, 25 February through Saturday, 3 March 2001. High speed Internet connections are available in guest rooms for a flat rate of $10.00 per night. (Laptop computers must be 10baseT equipped.).
The W3C will host a reception Wednesday evening, 28 February from 18:00-20:00 at the hotel. Beverages and light hors d'ourvres' will be served. We encourage folks to take this opportunity to meet working group members from other W3C groups.
Logan International Airport is the closest international airport to the meeting site. The Royal Sonesta Hotel is located three miles from Logan. The travel time between the airport and the hotel (meeting site) will vary between 30 minutes to one hour depending on traffic conditions. Taxi fares will range between $18.00-$28.00.
Please Note: All events will take place at the hotel. There is a large shopping mall, The Galleria, across the street so you will not need a car during the week.
There is a major road construction project going on in Boston called the "Big Dig." For this reason, we recommend taking a taxi or public transportation rather than renting a car. If you prefer to rent a car, all major car rental companies have locations at Logan Airport (Avis, Budget, Hertz, etc.).
Ten meeting rooms have been reserved for Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday to accommodate W3C Working Group (WG) and Interest Group (IG) face to face meetings. Wednesday has been reserved for a Plenary. Everyone is encouraged to attend the plenary and to meet with other W3C groups during lunch and break times. The Wednesday Technical Plenary will be open to all W3C Working Groups and Interest Groups.
Related Links (Member Only): Working Group Chairs, W3C Events
Continental breakfast, lunch, and afternoon refreshments will be provided all five days.
Monday/Tuesday and Thursday/Friday: 12:00-2:00 pm -
It will be at the discretion of group Chairs to decide when their groups will break for lunch, 12:00-1:00, 12:30-1:30, etc.
Wednesday: 12:00 - 1:30 pm - Served Lunch - BOF Tables
We have organized a 90 minute lunch so folks may have the opportunity to meet and discuss technical issues. A sign-up sheet will be posted at the registration desk if you would like to organize a lunch-time BOF discussion table. Please sign up early; there may be space limitations.
If you would like to organize an evening event, please work with the hotel directly. Hotel Contact: Caroline Weld, 617.806.4313, firstname.lastname@example.org.
|P3P Specification||10||some overlap w/ XML Protocol, Encryption, XML Sig. and CC/PP|
|XML Query (agenda) (Member only)||30||Don't want to overlap w/ XML Schema. Would like
to overlap w/ XSL.
Would like to have joint meeting with I18N.
|I18N||10||Don't want to overlap w/ XHTML, CSS, Mobile, XML Core, WAI groups.|
|XML Protocol||38||Don't want to overlap w/ XML Schema or XML Query.|
|Forms||15||Don't want to overlap w/ XHTML.|
Mobile Access IG
|?/20||Mobile Access: Don't want to overlap w/ XHTML, CSS, DOM, P3P Spec., CC/PP, Device Independence.|
|RDF IG (agenda and further info)||30|
All Plenary presentations will take place in the Grand Ballroom at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. We will begin between 8:30-9:00 am and close around 5:30 pm. An agenda is available.
|DOM||20||Want to overlap w/ XML Schema.|
|HTML (XHTML)||15-17||Don't want to overlap w/ Forms, CSS, I18N, XML Plenary.|
|WAI CAG||10-15||Cannot meet Mon/Tues.|
|WAI User Agent||8-9||Joint mtg. w/ WCAG/ATAG, Joint mtg. w/ ERT and ATAG, Joint mtg. w/ WAI Protocols and Formats, Mobile Computing and VB. Half day for UA to meet by itself for future planning.|
|WAI ERT||10||Joint mtg. w/ Authoring Tools.|
|WAI Authoring Tools||8-12||Joint mtg. w/ WAI ERT.|
|XML Core||10-15||Don't want to overlap w/ XML Protocol, XSL.|
|SYMM||20||Don't want to overlap w/ XHTML.|
|Encryption||20-35||Don't want to overlap w/ XML Protocol, only meet one day (Thur. March 1) so as to provide minimal overlap with Schema.|
**Susan Westhaver will be on maternity leave as of Friday, 16 February 2001. Please forward questions regarding the event to Amy van der Hiel, email@example.com.
The groups below have agreed to hold a face to face meeting in conjunction with a W3C Plenary. New Groups: Device Independence and Encryption.
XForms, HTML, I18N, XSL, SYMM, Mobile Access IG/Device Independence, CSS
DOM, XML Query, XML Schema, XML Core, XML Protocol
Technology & Society
P3P Specification, RDF IG
WCAG, ERT, User Agent, Tool Accessibility Guidelines
CC/PP, Voice Browser, Math, SVG
TV Web IG, XML Plenary IG, Web Characterization
Technology & Society
Patent Policy, P3P Policy & Outreach, Electronic Commerce IG, Micropayments Markup, Micropayments API, RDF Model & Syntax, RDF Schema.
Note: The P3P Implementation & Deployment and P3P Preferences groups have closed.
Education & Outreach, Protocols & Format, WAI IG
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