Re: IETF 92 in Dallas!

Phillip Hallam-Baker <hallam@gmail.com> Fri, 17 August 2012 00:48 UTC

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Subject: Re: IETF 92 in Dallas!
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It is possible that Brazil will be looking to host various
international conferences ahead of the Olympics as 'practice runs'.
China did that and so have other countries.

Given the Government of Brazil's interest in things Internetish it
might be an opening.

On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 2:59 PM, Fred Baker (fred) <fred@cisco.com> wrote:
>
> On Aug 15, 2012, at 8:37 PM, Arturo Servin wrote:
>>       So "Americas" was actually "North America".
>>
>>       Well, it went the possibility to have one in central or south america, what at shame. At least until IETF 98 in March 2017 no IETF down the south of Rio Grande.
>>
>>       May I ask the IAOC, what are the impediments to have one IETF in Latin America?
>>
>> Regards,
>> as
>
> It was investigated and dropped, having gotten hotel pricing and found it unusually high. I'm told that there is further discussion targeting finding ways to reduce that. We have had similar investigations and decisions in other places. You'll note that the IAOC is routinely tarred and feathered over prices...



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