Rapporteur meeting of Q.D, F, G, 2-5/16 in Launceston

Tue Jan 23 21:44:43 EST 2001

/// Please note that the invitation has been updated ///
/// with addition of visa requirement to Australia.  ///

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

Cc    Mr. P-A. Probst, Chairman of SG16 <pierre-andre.probst at swisscom.com>
       Mr. G. Wreikat, Vice-Chairman of SG16 <wreikat at hotmail.com>
       Mr. F. Tosco, Chairman of WP2/16 <Federico.Tosco at CSELT.IT>
       Mr. F. Bigi, ITU-TSB <Fabio.Bigi at itu.int>
       Mr. P. Luthi, Rapporteur for Q.1/16 <Patrick_Luthi at pictel.com>
       Mr. C. Groves, Ericsson <Christian.Groves at ericsson.com>

De    T Taylor     Rapporteur for Q.D/16 <taylor at nortel.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>

    Subject: Notice of Joint Rapporteur Meeting in Launceston
    Date:    24 January 2001

Dear experts of Questions D, F, G, 2-5/16,

The subject meeting of ITU-T SG16 experts will be held in Launceston,
Australia at the kind invitation of L. M. Ericsson.

Please note that Q.1/16 will meet concurrently at the same place and has
joint session(s) with Q.D, F, G, 2-5/16.

1. Date

      5 (Monday) - 9 (Friday) March 2001
      starting at 9:00 (registration) and 9:30 (session) on the first day
      closing around 18:00 on the final day

2. Venue

      Novotel Launceston, Tasmania
      29 Cameron Street
      Launceston   Tasmania   7250
      Tel: +61 03 6334 3434
      Fax: +61 03 6331 7347

3. Topics (tentative)

1) Review of the relevant group activities

2) Q.2/16 Multimedia over packet networks using H.323 systems
    Q.F/16 Quality of Service and End-to-end Performance in Multimedia Systems

- Progress work for
    * H.323 Annex N QoS
    * H.323 Annex H Mobility
    * H.323 Annex I Error prone channels
    * H.225.0 Annex Gv2
    * H.323 Annex P "Modem Relay"
    * H.323 Annex R "Robustness"
    * H.323 Annex M.3 "DSS1 Tunneling"
    * H.450.x new recommendations
    * SS7 interworking
    * H.GEF.x guidelines and new recommendations
- Other works that may arise

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

- Revise Implementer $B%f (Bs Guide
- Advance H.248 Annexes L, M, N, O
- Progress H.248 V2
- Progress work on new packages and annexes
- Progress work on new annexes to H.246
- Revise H.245 to support new features
- Set additional objectives and develop work plan

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

- Set objectives and develop work plan

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

- Set objectives and develop work plan
- Transfer the Mobility work under Q.2 to Q.5
- Progress of H.323 Annex H Mobility

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

- Develop work plan
- Progress work on new annexes to H.246

7) Q.G/16

- Progress work on H.235 V3
- Progress work on new annexes to H.235
- Develop work plan for Q.G
- Revise H.233, H.234, H.235 as needed

8) Interaction with other groups

9) Future work plan

4. Documents

  /// Registration of the document: by 23:59 UTC, 23 February ///
  /// Distribution of the document: by 23:59 UTC, 26 February ///
  /// Use the ftp site (or e-mail reflector) for distribution ///

1)     When you are going to submit a document, please notify P Jones
<paulej at packetizer.com>, document manager of this meeting, as soon as
possible, by 23:59 UTC, Friday 23 February 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}|
| Launceston, 5-9 March 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 26 February or before) by posting them at either of the

   - PictureTel ftp site (please advise P Jones 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 /0103_Lau 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 according to the host's guidance.

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 19 February 2001:

   Nicole Crook
   Ericsson Australia
   C/- MP Events, PO Box 2182, Kew, 3101
   Victoria, Australia
   Tel: +61 3 9852 9941
   Fax: +61 3 9852 9961
   Email: nicole at mpevents.com.au

7. Hotel Room Reservation

Please send the attached form to the meeting secretariat together with the
meeting registration by 19 February 2001. The room rate is $A135 per night
including breakfast

We are looking forward to meeting with you in Launceston.

      Sincerely yours,

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

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