ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29
Coding of Audio, Picture, Multimedia and Hypermedia Information
Secretariat: Japan (JISC)
|DOC. TYPE||Meeting Announcement|
|TITLE||Calling Notice and Logistical Information, the 23rd SC 29 Plenary Meeting, 2010-07-31, Geneva, Switzerland|
|SOURCE||Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29|
|STATUS||Calling notice and logistical information [Requested action: For submission of delegates lists from SC 29 members, for registration by each participant, and for contribution by SC 29 members, AGM and WGs]|
|DISTRIBUTION||P, O and L Members of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 ; ISO/IEC JTC 1 Secretariat; ISO/IEC ITTF|
Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29
IPSJ/ITSCJ (Information Processing Society of Japan/Information Technology Standards Commission of Japan)*
Room 308-3, Kikai-Shinko-Kaikan Bldg., 3-5-8, Shiba-Koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0011 Japan
Telephone: +81-3-3431-2808; Facsimile: +81-3-3431-6493; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Standard Organization Accredited by JISC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 11 Meeting, 2010-07-26/30
International Telecommunication Union - ITU Headquarters
Place des Nations
CH-1211 Geneva 20
Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T)
ITU-T Study Group 16 Secretariat
Tel : +41-22 730-5445
Fax : +41-22 730-5853
E-mail: tsbsg16 @ itu.int
Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JISC)
at the following address:
Ms. Yukiko Ogura
Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29
Room 308-3 Kikai-Shinko-Kaikan Bldg
3-5-8 Shiba-Koen Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-0011 Japan
E-mail: ogura @ itscj.ipsj.or.jp
In accordance with 7.7 of the JTC 1 Directives (5th edition), each SC 29 member shall send the SC 29 Secretariat and the host contact a Delegates list showing the names and employers of their representatives and also the name of the head of delegation by 2010-06-30.
Each delegate/representative is requested to register
In accordance with 7.8 the JTC 1 Directives (5th edition), the SC 29 members are requested to submit their contributions to the plenary meeting to the Secretariat by 2010-06-30.
Room A for 80 persons with projector. This meeting room is located in the -2 floor (second underground) of the ITU Tower building. Badges for this specific day (Saturday) will be available at the reception of the tower building for the delegates who pre-registered online.
(If attendees are less than 20, we may use a smaller room at 1st floor of the tower.)
The pre-registration for the ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 meeting will be online. Please use the following link: http://itu.int/cgi-bin/htsh/edrs/ITU-T/miscellaneous/edrs.registration.form?_eventid=3000144. This meeting will take place in the day following the ITU-T Study Group 16 plenary meeting, and that of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 11. These three meetings have separate registration pages, see the relevant invitation letter for precise instructions.
ITU as a host can, at the official request of the administration or entity you represent, approach the competent Swiss authorities in order to facilitate delivery of the visa but only within the period mentioned of four weeks before the date of beginning of the meeting. Any such request must specify the name and functions, date of birth, number, dates of issue and expiry of passport as well as photocopy of the individual(s) for whom the visa(s) is/are requested and be accompanied by a copy of the notification of confirmation of registration approved for the specific event and must be sent to TSB by fax (+41 22 730 5853) or e-mail (email@example.com) bearing the words "visa request".
Delegates attending meetings hosted by ITU may benefit from special terms in a number of hotels in Geneva. Please see http://itu.int/travel/ for the list of hotels. You will find a self-explanatory procedure to be followed for the reservation of hotels. A hotel confirmation form is available for download from this page.
ITU is not responsible for reservation confirmations, cancelled or charged reservations or no-shows. Please contact the hotel directly for all reservation matters, including if any changes are made. Please make your own reservation by filling out the hotel registration form in Annex 1.
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