Rapporteur's Meeting, 24-28 Sept 2001

Paul E. Jones paulej at PACKETIZER.COM
Mon Aug 6 21:23:08 EDT 2001


To    Experts of ITU-T SG16 Questions D, F, G, 2, 3, 4 and 5/16

Cc    Mr. P-A. Probst, Chairman of SG16 <probst-pa at bluewin.ch>
      Mr. G. Wreikat, Vice-Chairman of SG16 <wreikat at hotmail.com>
      Mr. F. Tosco, Chairman of WP2/16 <Federico.Tosco at tilab.com>
      Mr. F. Bigi, ITU-TSB <Fabio.Bigi at itu.int>
      Mr. L. Brown, Rapporteur Q.11/16 <Les.Brown at mindspeed.com>
      Mr. P. Luthi, Rapporteur for Q.1/16 <Patrick_Luthi at pictel.com>
      Mr. H. Wildfeuer, Cisco <hwildfeu at cisco.com>

De    T Taylor     Rapporteur for Q.D/16 <taylor at nortelnetworks.com>
      M Buckley    Rapporteur for Q.F/16 <mikebuckley at 44comms.com>
      M Euchner    Rapporteur for Q.G/16 <Martin.Euchner at icn.siemens.de>
      P Jones      Rapporteur for Q.2/16 <paulej at packetizer.com>
      G Freundlich Rapporteur for Q.3/16 <ggf at avaya.com>
      S Okubo      Rapporteur for Q.4/16 <okubo at giti.waseda.ac.jp>
      P Reddy      Rapporteur for Q.5/16 <paul.k.reddy at intel.com>

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   Subject: Notice of Joint Rapporteur Meeting in Santa Barbara
   Date:    6 August 2001
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Dear experts of Questions D, F, G, 2-5/16,

The subject meeting of ITU-T SG16 experts will be held in Santa Barbara, USA
at the kind invitation of Cisco Systems.

Please note that Q.11/16 will meet concurrently at the same place and has
joint session(s) with Q.2/16 and Q.3/16.

Please note that Q.1/16 will meet concurrently and has joint session(s)
with Q.D, F, G, 1-5.

1. Date
^^^^^^^

     24 (Monday) - 28 (Friday) September 2001
     Meeting will start at 9:00 AM on the first day
     closing around 18:00 on the final day

2. Venue
^^^^^^^^

     Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort
     633 East Cabrillo Boulevard
     Santa Barbara, CA  93103
     USA
     Tel: +1 877 893 0892 (Free Call in US and Canada)
     Tel: +1 805 564 4333
     Fax: +1 805 962 1814
     http://www.fpdtr.com/

3. Topics (tentative)
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

1) Review of the relevant group activities

2) Q.2/16 Multimedia over packet networks using H.323 systems

- Progress work on:
    * Annex Gv2/H.225.0
    * H.323 Annex N (QoS)
    * H.323 Annex O (I-net protocols)
    * H.323 Annex P "Modem Relay"
    * H.450.x new recommendations
    * H.GEF.1 (GEF Framework)
    * H.GEF.3 (Presence)
    * H.GEF.4 (Emergency Services)
    * H.225.0v5
    * H.323v5

3) Q.3/16 Infrastructure and interoperability for Multimedia over
          packet networks

- Progress work on:
    * H.245 V9 (if needed)
    * H.248 V2
    * New H.248 packages
    * MoIP (modem over IP) as it relates to Q.3

4) Q.4/16 Video and data conferencing using Internet-supported services

- Describe service scenarios
- Describe technical requirements
- Elaborate the workplan

5) Q.5/16 Mobility for Multimedia Systems and Services

- Progress work on:
    * H.MMS.0 (General MM)
    * H.MMS.1 (H.323 Mobility)
    * H.MMS.2 (Global MM Interop)
    * H.MMS.3 (Presence)
    * H.MMS.4 (IM and Mobility Interoperability)

6) Q.D/16 Interoperability of Multimedia Systems and Services

- Establishing principles for interoperability of multimedia signalling systems

7) Q.F/16 Quality of Service and End-to-end Performance in Multimedia Systems

 - Progress work on:
    * H.qos.arch (QoS Architecture)
    * H.mmclass  (Multimedia QoS Service classification)
    * H.mmcp  (Call processing performance in Multimedia Systems)
    * H.priority  (Techniques and procedures for controlling service priority)
    * H.323 Annex N  (QoS signalling and control in H.323 systems)
    * H.trans.control  (QoS signalling to Transport Domains)
    * H.qos.m  (QoS management issues)
    * H.policy  (QoS Policy Server Signalling)
    * H.resilience  (Error Resilience for media codecs)

8) Q.G/16

- Progress work on:
    * H.235 V3
    * H.235 Annex F (Hybrid Security Profile)
    * H.235 Annex G (H.MMS.1 security)
    * work on emergency security services


8) Interaction with other groups

9) Future work plan

4. Documents
^^^^^^^^^^^^

 /// Registration of the document: by 23:59 UTC, 14 September ///
 /// Distribution of the document: by 23:59 UTC, 17 September ///
 /// Use the ftp site (or e-mail reflector) for distribution  ///

1)     When you are going to submit a document, please notify
       Glen Freundlich <ggf at avaya.com>, meeting document manager of this
       meeting, as soon as possible, by 23:59 UTC, Friday 14 September at
       the latest. Document number AVD-nnnn will be allocated. Early
       indication of your submission plan is welcome and encouraged.

Note - Prefix "AVD" comes from Audio, Video and Data.

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

 ------------------------------------------------------------------
|                                                                  |
| ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector  Document AVD-{nnnn}|
| Study Group 16                            {Version m if relevant}|
| Q.D, F, G, 2-5/16 Rapporteur Meeting                       {Date}|
| Santa Barbara, 24-28 September 2001                              |
|                                                                  |
| 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 17 September or before) by posting them
       at either of the following:

  - PictureTel ftp site (please advise Mr. Freundlich of your posting)

        Site:       standard.pictel.com/avc-site
        Login name: anonymous
        Directory:  Incoming

  - Intel e-mail reflector

        e-mail address: itu-sg16 at mailbag.intel.com

Please avoid the use of reflector when your document is voluminous.

4)     Input documents can be retrieved from /0109_San directory of the
       ftp site.

5)     The document distribution / presentation at the meeting will be all
       electronic.  Participants must bring along their laptop and Ethernet
       card.  It is recommended that participants bring an Ethernet
       cable at least 7 meters in length.

5. Logistic information
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

The meeting will be hosted by Cisco Systems and held at the
Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort hotel in Santa Barbara, California, USA.

The best way to get to Santa Barbara is to fly into the Santa Barbara
Airport (SBA).  There are convenient flights available to this airport
from Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, Denver and Phoenix.  The
hotel is located 10 min south of the airport, using Highway 101.  Car
rentals and taxis are available at the Santa Barbara Airport.  Please
see http://www.fpdtr.com/maps.html for detailed directions to the
hotel.  Drive time from Los Angeles is 2 hours.

6. Registration
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

To register your meeting attendance, please send e-mail to
Paul E. Jones <paulej at packetizer.com> specifying the name of the
person(s) attending and the company name.  Please also make your hotel
reservations directly with the hotel.

7. Hotel Room Reservation
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
When making reservations, mention that you are attending the
meeting hosted by Cisco Systems to get the special discounted
room rate.

The room rate is set at $155/night (including the weekend nights).
In order to confirm this discounted rate and availability please book
your reservation before August 31, 2001.  After August 31, 2001, rooms
and rates will be based on availability.

We are looking forward to meeting with you in Santa Barbara.

     Sincerely yours,

     Tom TAYLOR
     Mike BUCKLEY
     Martin EUCHNER
     Paul JONES (meeting manager of this meeting)
     Glen FREUNDLICH
     Sakae OKUBO
     Paul REDDY

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