joint meeting with SG11

Sakae OKUBO okubo at
Mon Jan 10 08:19:20 EST 2000

Dear Ameneh Zahir and other Q12-14/16 experts,

>I have heard that we will have a joint meeting with SG11 the 14th - 18th
>feb week in Geneva.. Is this somehow true ??? Is their something planned ?
>If yes could someone tell me what is the agenda or items to be discussed??

Please find attached the most recent correspondence between Mr. F. Tosco,
Chairman of WP2/16, and Mr. K. Kitami, Chairman of WP1/11, on the subject
matter. A half day joint session is being planned in the afternoon of
Monday, 14 February. The agenda items are mobility and BICC as you see in
the correspondence.

Best regards,

Sakae OKUBO (Mr.)
Waseda Research Center
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Date: Mon, 27 Dec 1999 15:07:39 +0100
From: Tosco Federico <Federico.Tosco at CSELT.IT>
Subject: R:Joint SG11-SG16 Rapporteurs meeting
To: Tosco Federico <Federico.Tosco at>,"'Kenichi KITAMI'"
<kitami.kenichi at>
Cc: "'Probst'" <Pierre-Andre.Probst at>,"'Okubo'"
<okubo at>, "'Skran'" <dskran at>,"'Freundlich'"
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<kanos at>,Wilfrid.Vanden.Broeck at,
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janeh at,
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i at,
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marcovici at,Yukio Hiramatsu
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<jane.humphrey at>

Dear Kenichi,

I agree with your proposal. Of course, if needed we can rearrange the agenda
when we will be in Geneva.
Best regards.


> ----------
> Da:   Kenichi KITAMI[SMTP:kitami.kenichi at]
> Inviato:      sabato 25 dicembre 1999 14.14
> A:    Tosco Federico
> Cc:   'Probst'; 'Okubo'; 'Skran'; 'Freundlich'; 'Bigi'; Odedra, Arshey;
> 'KANO.Sadahiko'; Wilfrid.Vanden.Broeck at;
> Bernard.Vilain at; raj.pandya at; Jay Hilton;
> kurt.waber at; gratta at; stewart.alexander at;
> jvisser at; janeh at; sharat at;
> jeanclaude.samou at;
> Kuribayashi.Shinichi at; Yun-Chao.Hu at;
> pascal.chauvaud at; marcovici at; Yukio
> Hiramatsu; Dolly, Martin C, NNAD; dick.rr.knight at
> Oggetto:      Re: Joint SG11-SG16 Rapporteurs meeting
> Dear Mr. Federico Tosco,
> Thank you very much for proposing us of exact plan
> for the coming February meeting.
> We learned that a joint of Q.13/16 & Q.14/16 will
> be the counterpart for our collaboration, and the
> proposed arrangement (having a half day session with
> Q.13/16 & Q.14/16 on the Afternoon of February 14,
> Monday) seems to be quite reasonable.
> Agenda items 1 (mobility) and 2 (BICC) are covered by
> different experts (one from WP3/11 and the other from
> WP1&2/11).  However, the expected discussion time would
> be difficult to be estimated, and it would be sufficient
> to just fix the order of discussion (e.g. item 1 comes
> first and item 2 will follow it).
> As for the handling of item 3 (H.246 Annex D and IN
> interworking), I would like to invite opinion of IN
> people (WP4/11), although I personally feel your suggestion
> is reasonable.  If the suggested approach receives
> support, maybe we will encourage IN people (of WP4/11)
> to register SG16.
> Please wait for a moment to confirm all of us are
> happy with your proposal.
> Best regards,
> Kenichi
> WP1/11 Chair
> PS: I am sorry for the delayed response.  Your mail
>     reached my another account (kitami at
>     to be used during business travel, and it took rather
>     long time for me to read out it.
> > Dear Mr. Kitami,
> >
> > Following the exchange of messages between ourselves,
> > between Mr. Kano and Mr. Probst and with TSB, I think
> > we can try to finalize the scheduling of
> > the meeting.
> >
> > In the following I will in several points make reference
> > to the message of December 9 of Mr. Kano to Mr. Probst,
> > of which we have received a copy.
> > First of all, let me express the appreciation for having
> > the possibility to have joint sessions on the three items
> > proposed by Mr. Kano.
> >
> > The topics on which SG11 proposes a cooperation are
> > in the field of Questions 13/16 and 14/16. As these topics
> > are interrelated, our proposal is to have a joint meeting
> > of the experts of both Q.13/16 and 14/16 with the
> > appropriate experts of SG11.
> >
> > Unfortunately the agenda of Q.13/16 and 14/16 for the
> > February 2000 meeting is very dense and therefore we propose
> > to allocate to that meeting only half a day.
> > We propose to schedule the joint meeting on the afternoon
> > of Monday, February 14, 2000.
> >
> > The agenda of the meeting should include the items 1 (mobility)
> > and 2 (BICC) mentioned in the message of Mr. Kano. As I said,
> > both the experts of Q13 and 14 will participate to the discussion
> > of both itemes 1 and 2. If from the side of SG11 the two items
> > are addressed by different experts, it is possible to spit
> > the meeting in two different meetings, dealing with mobility
> > and BICC respectively.
> > Concerning the item 3 mentioned in the message of Mr. Kano
> > (H.246 Annex D and IN interworking) we agree that the proposal
> > of Mr. Kano (participation of SG11 experts to the meetings
> > on H.246) is the most effective one. We than welcome since
> > now the participation of these experts to our meeting.
> >
> > Looking forward to receiving your comments,
> >
> > Best regards
> >
> > Federico Tosco
> >
> >


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