Mon Jul 3 03:24:33 EDT 2000

Dear Q12-14/16 experts,

Please find attached the notice of the Portland meeting during 21-25 August
2000 as well as the logistic information from the host, Intel. The two
files are also placed at the PictureTel ftp site:

Please note that you are required to send your participation registration
and hotel room reservation by 7 August 2000.

Best regards,

Waseda Research Center
Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan (TAO)
5th Floor, Nishi-Waseda Bldg.
1-21-1 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
169-0051 Japan
       Tel: +81 3 5286 3830 (to be transferred)
            +81 3 3204 8194 (direct)
       Fax: +81 3 5287 7287
       e-mail: okubo at

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. G. Meyer, Intel

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 3204 8194
            Fax: +81 3 5287 7287
            E-mail: okubo at

       Dale SKRAN
       Rapporteur for Q.13/16 in ITU-T SG16
       Sonus Networks
       4400 Route 9 South
       Suite 1000
       Freehold, NJ 07748
            Tel: +1 732 409 5107
            Fax: +1 732 409 5172
            E-mail: dskran 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 Portland
    Date:    3 July 2000

Dear Q.12-14/16 experts,

The subject meeting of ITU-T SG16 experts will be held in Portland, USA at
the kind invitation of Intel Corporation.

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

1. Date

      21 (Monday) - 25 (Friday) August 2000
      starting at 9:00 on the first day
      closing at 18:00 on the final day

2. Venue

      The Resort At The Mountain
      68010 East Fairway
      Welches, OR  97067
      Tel: +1-503-662-3101 (for messages)

3. Topics (tentative)

1) Review of the relevant group meetings

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

  - 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

  - Toward determination in November:
     * H.323 Annex H (User, Service, and Terminal Mobility in H.323)
     * H.323 Annex I (Packet based MM Telephony over Error Prone Channels)
     * H.450.10 (Call Offer Supplementary Services)
     * H.450.11 (Call Intrusion)
     * H.450.12 (Common Information Additional Network)
     * H.225.0 Annex G V2 (Inter-domain)
     * H.323 Annex R (Robustness)
     * H.323 Annex M.3 (DSS1 Tunneling)
     * H.323 Annex E V2 (UDP call signaling)

  - Progress work for:
     * H.323 Annex N (QoS)
     * H.323 Annex O (Internet protocols and technologies complementary to
     * Other new items that may arise

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

  - Toward determination in November:
     * H.248 Annex L
     * H.248 Annex M
     * H.235 V8

  - Progress work for:
     * H.246 Annex D
     * H.248 V2
     * H.341 V2
     * other new items that may arise (e.g., new packages for H.248)

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 23:59 UTC, 11 August   ///
  /// Distribution of the document: by 23:59 UTC, 14 August   ///
  /// 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 23:59 UTC, Friday 11 August at the latest. Document
number (APC-nnnn) 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-{nnnn}|
| Study Group 16                            {Version m if relevant}|
| Q.12-14/16 Rapporteur Meeting                              {Date}|
| Portland, 21-25 August 2000                                      |
|                                                                  |
| 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
(23:59 UTC, Monday 14 August 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 /0008_Por directory of the ftp

5)     The document distribution / presentation at the meeting will be all
electronic. Participants must bring along their laptop, 10BASE-T card and
cord, and optionally wireless LAN card (please follow the host's advice).

6)     The copying service is very limited and expensive at the meeting site.

5. Logistic information

Please see the attached document provided by the meeting host

6. Registration

To register your meeting attendance, please send the attached form to the
meeting secretariat by 7 August 2000:

   Intel Meeting Service
   ATTN: Valerie Nester
   Fax:  +1 480 554 7775

AND advise Rapporteurs of your attendance by e-mail:

   To:         okubo at, dskran at, ggf at,
               tom.geary at, garysull at
   Subject:    Portland meeting registration


7. Hotel Room Reservation

Please send the attached form to the meeting secretariat together with the
meeting registration. Special package room rate is $149.18 (single or
double occupancy) per night including breakfast, tax and gratuity.

The block reservation is held until 7 August.

We are looking forward to meeting with you in Portland.

      Sincerely yours,

      Sakae OKUBO
      Dale SKRAN

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