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Social Web WG Face to Face Meeting at MIT (F2F8)

The Social Web Working Group's eighth face-to-face meeting is in MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA on and . Permalink:



The meeting will be held at

Ray and Maria Stata Center, MIT
Building 32
32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

  • Both days will be in room 32-G449 (Kiva).


Participation is limited to Working Group Members (including invited experts), and registered TPAC2016 Observers.

If you wish to attend please join the Social Web WG (per How to participate), or contact a chair on IRC #social for observer consideration.


Name (org) Food prefs Arrive date Depart date Hotel Flight info Notes
Tantek Çelik (Mozilla) pescetarian 2016-11-15 2016-11-19 Hyatt Regency Cambridge UA1010 / UA1572,,
Ben Roberts (Invited Expert) I eat all the things Local Commuter Rail,,
Aaron Parecki vegetarian Wed Sat Arriving / Departing, [tw], [gh]
Sandro Hawke omnivore
Julien Genestoux omnivore Wed Fri
Amy Guy vegan Tue 14 Mon 28
Christopher Allan Webber vegetarian Wed Sat

Remote Participation

People who cannot attend the meeting should be able to participate via phone. The meeting room will have a phone and we will be using IRC like on any weekly calls (#social).

It would be useful to have a list of people who plan to participate in such a way so we can request an appropriate amount of telephone ports. Please, add your name to this list:

We will use our normal conference call-in:


Group members who don't plan to participate may note their regrets here:

  • Ann Bassetti (so sorry, cannot participate at all; moving my mom into home care)

Required Reading

  • ...


Agenda items for the meeting. The chairs will determine a schedule for each day.

In addition to the below agenda times, we will have 15 minute mid-morning & mid-afternoon breaks that the chairs will call at a good stopping point (rather than being prescheduled).

November 17

Chair: Tantek

  • 08:30-09:00 Coffee, snacks, network setup, introductions
  • 09:00 Agenda item scheduling
  • 09:50-10:20 Group continuity / transition to SWICG
  • 10:30-10:55 morning break
  • 10:55-12:07 PubSub technical issues
  • 12:07 LUNCH
  • 13:15 PHOTO
  • 13:15-15:00 Pubsub - what's left before CR beyond technical issues
  • 15:00-15:30 afternoon break
  • 15:30-16:30 Micropub - what's left to exit CR

Chair: Evan

  • 16:30-17:00 ActivityPub - what's left to exit CR
  • 17:00 End of day 1

November 18

Chairs: Tantek, Evan

  • 08:30 Coffee, snacks, network setup, introductions
  • 09:30 Agenda item scheduling
  • LDN
  • 10:50-11:00 morning break
  • 11:00-12:30 AS2 process open issues
  • (Julien has to leave at noon)
  • 12:30-14:00 LUNCH
  • 14:00-15:00 Update on SWICG status and CG creation
  • 15:00-16:15 AS2 what's left to exit CR
  • 16:15-16:30 PubSub renaming
  • 16:30-16:45 Charter extension and rechartering
  • 16:45 ...
  • 17:00 End of day 2


  • PR transitions
    • Test suite status (is complete, i.e. each feature has test(s)? if not, by when?)
    • Implementation report status (how many? more than just editors? interop on all tests/features?)
    • Outstanding non-editorial CR issues?
  • CR transitions
  • WD updates / NOTE transitions
  • Group continuity / transition to SWICG
    • SWICG to incubate specs that need more / broader prototyping/implementing/interop
    • Charter extension (necessary for IPR reasons for PubSub)
    • Recharter? (challenge with low W3C member participation)


  • ...


  • Free code? World peace?
  • LDN on 2016-11-18 agenda.



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Premeeting Logistics


Book a flight (if needed) ASAP!

  • Airport: Boston Logan (BOS)


Book a hotel ASAP!


  • Transit: Boston T - MIT/Kendall stop
  • Or Taxi