Re: [Mtgvenue] discussion regarding time-of-year of meetings

Brian E Carpenter <> Tue, 10 July 2018 02:28 UTC

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Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 14:28:32 +1200
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Weather in March is definitely better than in Jan/Feb, in
most IETF locations. The risk of severe travel disruptions
seems too high.

Hold all future "first" IETFs in Auckland or Sydney and the
weather will be fine.


On 10/07/2018 14:02, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> Hi,
> I just had a discussion with another regular IETF attendee, and we both 
> agreed that the july meeting is in a bad time. For myself, it's right in 
> the middle of the summer school vacation for my son, the other person had 
> other reasons for July being a bad time.
> Is there a specific reason we're meeting at the current time of year, and 
> why we couldn't meet for instance june-october-february or 
> may-september-january?