Re: [Mtgvenue] Visa problems to Thailand -- tourism vs ED

Fred Baker <fredbaker.ietf@gmail.com> Mon, 10 September 2018 17:58 UTC

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On Sep 9, 2018, at 3:05 PM, Michael Richardson <mcr@sandelman.ca> wrote:
> I also want to note that the November meeting is nomcom-interview meeting, and if it's continuously the most challenging meeting to attend, then we are in essence creating a self-fulfilling situation.  We will have little management diversity at the IETF if the people who can not attend are always from the geographies...

We also have that issue with the mid-year meeting, which often happens in Europe when people in Europe are somewhere else. It's not a "nomcom" problem, but it is a perennial problem.