ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 N 5975
DATE: 2004-04-05
 

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 17th SC 29 Plenary Meeting, 2004-07-26/27, Redmond, USA
SOURCE Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29
PROJECT  
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]
ACTION ID ACT
DUE DATE 2004-06-26
DISTRIBUTION P, O and L Members of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 ; ISO/IEC JTC 1 Secretariat; ISO/IEC ITTF
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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: ogura@itscj.ipsj.or.jp
*Standard Organization Accredited by JISC


Calling Notice
The Seventeenth ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Plenary Meeting
2004-07-26/27, Redmond, USA


Meeting Name

The Seventeenth ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Plenary Meeting


Dates and Hours

2004-07-26 (09:00)/27


Co-Located Meetings

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 1 Meeting, 2004-07-19/23
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 11 Meeting, 2004-07-19/23


Meeting Place

Microsoft Conference Center
Microsoft Corporate Campus, Building 33
(Meetings may also be held at neighboring Microsoft facilities)
16070 N.E. 36th Way
Redmond, WA 98052
Tel: +1 425-936-0033


Host

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
The organization of the meeting is in cooperation between ANSI and Microsoft Corporation


Host Contact and Meeting Organizer (Microsoft Corporation):

Mr. Gary Sullivan
E-mail: garysull@microsoft.com
Tel: +1 425-703-5308

Ms. Martha Nalebuff
E-mail: marthana@microsoft.com
Tel: +1 425-703-7674

Meeting Registration Desk (Logistics Information):
Tel: 877-795-2478 Toll Free (within USA and Canada)
Tel: +1 206-957-4788 Worldwide
E-mail: SC29@WellsRegister.com

Meeting home page: http://www.wellsregister.com/SC29/


Secretariat

Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JISC)
at the following address:

Ms. Yukiko Ogura
Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29
IPSJ/ITSCJ
Room 308-3 Kikai-Shinko-Kaikan Bldg
3-5-8 Shiba-Koen Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-0011 Japan
Tel: +81 3-3431-2808
Fax: +81 3-3431-6493
E-mail: ogura@itscj.ipsj.or.jp


Delegates List

In accordance with subclause 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 2004-06-26.


Registration to SC 29 Secretariat by 2004-06-26

Each delegate/representative is requested to register

  • Meeting Registration Form


    Contributions

    In accordance with subclause 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 2004-06-26.


    Logistic information
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Plenary Meeting
    and WG 1/WG 11 Meetings
    July 2004, Redmond, USA

    LOCATION

    Microsoft Conference Center
    Microsoft Corporate Campus, Building 33 (Meetings may also be held at neighboring Microsoft facilities)

    16070 N.E. 36th Way

    Redmond, WA 98052
    Tel: +1 425-936-0033 

     (Microsoft Corporate Campus)
    (Microsoft Conference Center)

    Maps of the Microsoft Corporate Campus and the Microsoft Conference Center, as well as additional photos, can be found on the Meeting Website.  

    Redmond is located approximately 21 km (13 mi) east of Seattle. The city is well known as a center of technology and the location for a number of nationally known high-tech companies in addition to Microsoft, such as Nintendo and AT&T Wireless.  Redmond is the 15th most populous city in the state of Washington, and encompasses an area of over 16.6 square miles.

     

    FACILITY INFORMATION

     

    A variety of amenities will be provided at the Microsoft Conference Center, including wired and wireless access, computer room with PCs, printers & phones, A/V equipment for presentations, P/A systems, photocopier access and other business services. 

     

    REGISTRATION & FEES

     

    Attendees will be able to register for the meeting via the secured Online Registration Tool starting 19 March 2004.  Onsite registration will begin on Saturday, July 17, 2004 and will continue throughout the meeting. You will receive your event credentials and materials at this time. 

     

    The cost of the meeting is $375(USD) if registered by 4 June 2004.  Attendees who register after this date will be charged a cost of $400 (USD).  (Note: individuals ONLY attending the SC 29 Meeting on Monday 26 July and Tuesday 27 July will not be charged the facilities fee). 

    Cancellations made on or before 2 July 2004 will be refunded, less a $25.00 cancellation fee. All cancellations must be made in writing, via e-mail -- please send cancellations to the Registration Desk.  You will receive an e-mail confirmation of your cancellation.  Cancellations made after July 2, 2004, as well as no-shows, are liable for the full registration fee.   

    AGENDA INFORMATION


    Information on meeting agendas and schedules will be updated on the Meeting Website on an ongoing basis.

     

    All delegates are invited to an evening dinner reception on Wednesday, July 21, 2004 at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, one of the world's premier air & space museums.  The Museum of Flight features 54 of the world's most awe-inspiring airplanes, including the newly-acquired Concorde Ethe only one on the West Coast.  Transportation will be provided to & from the Microsoft campus.

     

    HOTEL INFORMATION

     

    We have reserved blocks of rooms at two preferred hotels in Bellevue, Washington, approximately 11 km (7 mi) from the Microsoft campus.  When registering using the Online Registration Tool, you will be able to automatically select and reserve one of these two preferred hotels at a negotiated conference rate. 

     

    Complimentary transportation will ONLY be provided to and from these two preferred hotels and the Microsoft Conference Center at scheduled times during the meeting.

     

    Event Preferred Hotels

     

    Doubletree Bellevue Hotel ****
    300 112th Avenue SE
    Bellevue, WA 98004
    Phone:  1+ (425) 455-1300 (worldwide) or (800) 455-8667 (toll-free within U.S./Canada only)

    Fax:  1+ (425) 455-0466 

     

    Room Rate:                         $149.00 (US) single/double occupancy, not including taxes

    Hotel Parking:                      Daily Parking Charge - $11.00 (US)

    High-Speed Internet Access: $9.95 (US) per day ($49.95 per week)

    Breakfast:                           Not included in hotel price (Continental Breakfast will be served at the Microsoft Conference Center each morning)

     

    Red Lion Bellevue Inn ***
    11211 Main Street
    Bellevue, WA 98004
    Phone: 1+ (425) 455-5240 (worldwide)
    Fax: 1+ (425) 455-0654

     

    Room Rate:                         $109.00 (US) single/double occupancy, not including taxes

    Hotel Parking:                      Complimentary Parking

    High-Speed Internet Access: $9.95 (US) per day

    Breakfast:                           Not included in hotel price (Continental Breakfast will be served at the Microsoft Conference Center each morning)

     

    Space is provided at these hotels on a first-come, first-serve basis, so please book your preferred reservations through the online registration tool as soon as possible.  Lodging and travel costs are the responsibility of each participant.  You can make changes to your hotel accommodations by contacting the Registration Desk.

     

    Cancellations must be e-mailed to the Registration Desk at least 72 hours prior to check-in to avoid any cancellation charges.  Cancellations after this time must be made directly with the hotel and can be subject to charges to the credit card used to reserve your room.

     

    A list of other hotels in the Bellevue/Redmond area, as well hotels in the downtown Seattle area, is available on the Meeting Website should you prefer to arrange lodging on your own.

     

    AIRPORT TRAVEL

    Flight arrangements and costs are the responsibility of each participant. The closest airport to Microsoft and the event hotels is the Seattle/Tacoma (SeaTac) International Airport, just outside of Seattle, Washington.

    Attendees should review the following helpful websites for travel tips and guidelines:

    TRANSPORTATION


    Airport Transportation

    Transportation upon arrival is the responsibility of the participant. Taxi cabs and limousines are available to meet travelers on the third floor of the Airport Parking Garage. To arrange for a taxi or limo, use one of the curbside phones on the Baggage Claim Level, Information Boards, or visit the Ground Transportation Center, located on the third floor of the Parking Garage.

    If you would like to make arrangements in advance, you can contact any one of the following companies that provide reliable service:

                Shuttle Service

                                                         

                Shuttle Express                         425-981-7000

    The cost for shuttles from Seattle-Tacoma airport to Bellevue is approximately $25.

     

    Cab Service

               

                Orange Cab                               206-522-8800

                Graytop Cab                              206-282-8222

                The cost for taxi service from Seattle-Tacoma airport to Bellevue is approximately $30-35.

               

                Limo Service

                                                         

                Carey Limousine Service            206-762-3517

    The cost for limo service from Seattle-Tacoma airport to Bellevue is approximately $80-90.

    If you choose to rent a car, there are several rental car agencies to choose from at the Seattle-Tacoma Airport.  Please see the airport's website for contact and reservation information. 

    You can also find helpful driving directions to the preferred hotels and Microsoft Conference Center located on the Meeting Website

    Meeting Transportation

    Complimentary transportation will be provided to and from the two preferred meeting hotels and the Microsoft Conference Center at scheduled times during the meeting.

    If you choose to drive your own vehicle to the meetings, please note that all attendees, including visiting Microsoft employees, will need to register their vehicles with the Microsoft Conference Center (at the information desk).

    Attendees should park in designated Visitor parking spaces only located in the parking garage for the Microsoft Conference Center.


    VISA INFORMATION

    Some countries require a formal invitation to the meeting.  This invitation can be obtained by contacting Mike Rubinfeld of NIST at miker@nist.gov.  

     

    CURRENCY


    Attendees will find ATMs everywhere in the Seattle/Redmond-area, including several on the Microsoft Campus (locations can be found on the Microsoft Campus Map on the Meeting Website and will be also be provided onsite at registration.)

    Exchange Rate Information can also be found at: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic

     

    FOOD

     

    Breakfast, lunch and morning & afternoon snacks will be provided for attendees daily, as well as dinner on Friday night, at the Wednesday social event, and the following Monday night for SC 29 attendees.  If you have dietary limitations or requirements, please indicate your preferences in the online registration tool, or contact the Registration Desk prior to your arrival.  We will do our best to accommodate any requests onsite.

     

    Recommendations for local dining can be provided by our onsite Meeting Information Desk.  You can also find links to many restaurants near the Microsoft Campus here.   

     

    ATTIRE

     

    The weather in the Seattle/Redmond area can be unpredictable, however July is one of the most enjoyable months here. Average temperature range is from 13:C/55:F (night-time low) to 24:C/75:F (day-time high) degrees during July.  Attire for all meetings and evening events is business casual.  Attendees can check local weather before arriving for current conditions.

     

    LOCAL ACTIVITIES

     

    Seattle has an abundance of interesting activities for visitors to the city. From the bustling Pike Place Market, to interesting museums such as the Seattle Art Museum and Experience Music Project, to the Space Needle for a birds-eye view of the city and surrounding areas.

     

    Attendees can visit the web sites below for comprehensive information on local activities, tours and maps:

    http://www.seattleinsider.com
    http://www.seeseattle.org
    http://www.seattle.citysearch.com