Notice of the Berlin meeting

Sakae OKUBO okubo at GITI.OR.JP
Fri Jun 25 02:14:57 EDT 1999

To    Experts of ITU-T SG16 Q.12/16, Q.13/16 and Q.14/16

Cc    Mr. P-A. Probst, Chairman of SG16
      Mr. G. Helder, Vice-Chairman of SG16
      Mr. F. Tosco, Chairman of WP2/16
      Mr. F. Bigi, ITU-TSB
      Mr. T. Geary, Rapporteur for Q.11/16
      Mr. G. Sullivan, Rapporteur for Q.15/16
      Mr. J. Ott, Teles
      Mr. S. Wenger, Teles

De    Sakae OKUBO
      Rapporteur for Q.12/16 in ITU-T SG16
      TAO Waseda Research Center
      5th Floor, Nishi-Waseda Bldg.
      1-21-1 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
      169-0051 Japan
           Tel: +81 3 5286 3830
           Fax: +81 3 5287 7287
           E-mail: okubo at

      Dale SKRAN
      Rapporteur for Q.13/16 in ITU-T SG16
      Ascend Communications, Inc.
      621 Shrewsbury Avenue
      Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
           Tel: +1 908 450 1635
           Fax: +1 908 450 1611
           E-mail: Dale.Skran at

      Glen Freundlich
      Rapporteur for Q.14/16 in ITU-T SG16
      Lucent Technologies
      11900 N. Pecos
      Westminster, Colorado 80234
           Tel: +1 303 538 2899
           Fax: +1 303 538 3907
           E-mail: ggf at

   Subject: Notice of Q.12-14/16 Rapporteur Meeting in Berlin
   Date:    25 June 1999

Dear Q.12-14/16 experts,

The subject meeting of ITU-T SG16 experts will be held in Berlin, Germany at
the kind invitation of TELES AG.

Please note that Q.11/16 and Q.15/16 will meet concurrently at the same
place and have joint sessions with Q.12-14/16.

1. Date

     2 (Monday) - 6 (Friday) August 1999
     starting at 9:00 on the first day

2. Venue

     Luetzowufer 15
     10785 Berlin-Tiergarten
     Voice: +49 30 254 78-0
     Fax:   +49 30 265 1171
     EMail: info at

3. Topics (tentative)

1) Review of the relevant group meetings

2) Q.12/16 B-ISDN multimedia systems and terminals

 - White contribution for H.222.0 Amendment 7
 - H.321 v2 Implementers Guide
 - H.310 v2 Implementers Guide
 - Work with Q.13 on high quality video transmission over IP
 - Future AV communication systems

3) Q.13/16 Packet switched multimedia systems and terminals

 - Finalize white contributions for:
    * H.323 V3
    * H.225.0 V3
    * H.450.8 (Name Identification)
    * H.323 Annex G (Text SET)
 - Update H.323 Implementers guide
 - Further Develop:
    * H.323 Annex F (Secure SET)
    * H.323 Annex H (User/Service Mobility)
    * H.323 Annex I (Terminal Mobility)
    * H.450.9 (Call Completion on Busy)
 - Work with Q.14 on H.GCP white paper
 - Work with Q.14 on H.246 Annex C white paper
 - Work with Q.14 on H.246 Annex D

4) Q.14/16 Common protocols, MCUs and protocols for interworking with
   H.300-series terminals

 - Finalize white contributions for:
    * Prepare H.gcp
    * Prepare H.246 Annex C
    * Prepare H.245 V6
    * Prepare H.243 V2
    * Prepare H.224 V2
 - Progress work on IN-H.323 interface (H.246 Annex D)
 - Update implementers guide

5) Coordination with Q.11/16 and Q.15/16

 - System aspects
 - Video coding aspects

6) Interaction with other groups

7) Future work plan

4. Documents

   /// Registration of the document: by 23 July (Friday)       ///
   /// Distribution of the document: by 26 July (Monday)       ///
   /// Use the ftp site (or e-mail reflector) for distribution ///

1)     When you are going to submit a document, please notify S.
Okubo as soon as possible, by 23 July (Friday) at the latest.
Document number (APC-1nnn) will be allocated.  Early indication of
your submission plan is welcome and encouraged.

Note - Prefix "APC" comes from Atm (Q.12/16), Packet based (Q.13/16)
and Common protocols (Q.14/16) based on the coordination with Q.1
("Q1City"), Q.3 ("T120"), Q.11 ("Q11"), Q.15 ("Q15") groups.

2)     You are advised to include a header as follows:

|                                                                  |
| ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector  Document APC-{1nnn}|
| Study Group 16                            {Version m if relevant}|
| Q.12-14/16 Rapporteur Meeting                              {Date}|
| Berlin, 2-6 August 1999                                          |
|                                                                  |
| SOURCE*: {                                               }       |
| TITLE  : {                                               }       |
| PURPOSE: {Proposal, Discussion, Information, Report, etc.}       |
|                                                                  |
|                       _________________________                  |
|                                                                  |
|                                                                  |
|                                                                  |
|  *Contact: Name, e-mail                                          |

3)     All the contributors are requested to distribute their
documents as early as possible, at least 7 calendar days in advance
of the meeting (26 July or before) by posting them at either of the

  - PictureTel ftp site (please advise S. Okubo of your posting)

        Login name: anonymous
        Directory:  Incoming

  - Q.12-14/16 experts reflector

        e-mail address: itu-sg16 at

        Please avoid the use of reflector when your document is

4)     Input documents can be retrieved from /9908_Ber directory of
the ftp site.

5)     Please bring 80 copies of your document to Berlin if it should be
in hardcopy. Your cooperation is needed to start the meeting with all
the documents at hand; please note that the copying capacity at the
meeting site is very limited and expensive.

6)     The document distribution / presentation at the meeting
will be electronic (i.e. participants must bring their laptops along).

5. Logistic information

Please see the invitation distributed by the meeting host

6. Registration

To confirm your meeting attendance, please reply directly to TELES
using the registration form distributed by the host
up to and including 1 July for early regsitration with a meeting fee of DEM
500,00. Please note that after this date, the registration fee becomes
DEM 650,00.

In addition, please send a separate e-mail registration to Mr. Ott and copy
the Rapporteurs on this e-mail. Please use the subject and message body
format shown below.

    To:         jo at
    Cc:         okubo at, dskran at, ggf at,
                tom.geary at, garysull at
    Subject:    Berlin meeting registration

Please attach a *small* photograph of yourself as GIF or JPG format and
send this to jo at attached to the registration mail.

7. Hotel Room Reservation

Please directly contact GRAND HOTEL ESPLANADE BERLIN mentioning "ITU-
Meeting" to obtain the special rate; DEM 280,00 -- approximately USD 150
-- per night including a breakfast buffet for a single/double room. You
need to guarantee the room reservation with your credit card.

CUTOFF DATE for the special room rate is Thursday, 1 July 1999.

We are looking forward to meeting with you in Berlin.

     Sincerely yours,

     Sakae OKUBO
     Dale SKRAN
     Gary THOM


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