[itu-sg16] Rapporteur group meeting of ITU-T SG16 Questions 1/16

Patrick Luthi patrick.luthi at tandberg.com
Mon Oct 11 03:40:27 EDT 2010


Dear All


Attached is the  revised meeting notice for the forthcoming WP2 rapporteur


Hopefully the information contained will be useful for you to make your


We're looking forward to your participation in this meeting, your attendance
will be helpful for making the meeting productive.


Thank you all!


Best  Regards


Noah Luo 

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To Experts of ITU-T SG16 Questions 2, 3, 4, 5, 12, 21, 22, 24, 25, and 27/16

Cc Mr Y Naito, Chairman of SG16 
      <yushi.naito at ties.itu.int>
   Mr S-H Jeong, Vice-Chairman of SG16 
      <shjeong at hufs.ac.kr>
   Mr N Luo, Vice-Chairman of SG16 
      <noah at huawei.com>
   Mr M T Neibert, Vice-Chairman of SG16 
      <markneibert at mac.com>
   Ms C Lamblin, Vice-Chairman of SG16 
      <claude.lamblin at orange-ftgroup.com>
   Mr I Oueichek, Vice-Chairman of SG16 
      <oueichek at tarassul.sy>
   Mr F Soumah, Vice-Chairman of SG16 
      <drfsuma at yahoo.fr>
   Mr S Campos-Neto, ITU TSB 
      <simao.campos at itu.int>
   Mr P Luthi, Rapporteur for Q1/16 
      <patrick.luthi at TANDBERG.NO>

De P Jones, Rapporteur for Q2 and 12/16 
     <paulej at packetizer.com>
   C Groves, Rapporteur for Q3/16 
     <Christian.Groves at nteczone.com>
   S-H Jeong, Rapporteur for Q4/16 
     <shjeong at hufs.ac.kr>
   B Kenrick, Associate Rapporteur for Q12/16 
     <brody.kenrick at dilithiumnetworks.com>
   Y Goto, Rapporteur for Q21/16 
     <goto at ansl.ntt.co.jp>
   MJ Sun, Associate Rapporteur for Q21/16 
     <sunmingjun at catr.com.cn>
   N Luo, Rapporteur for Q22/16 
     <noah at huawei.com>
   B He, Rapporteur for Q24/16 
     <hebaohong at mail.ritt.com.cn>
   H J Kim, Rapporteur for Q25/16 
     <khj at etri.re.kr>
   Mr M T Neibert, Rapporteur for Q27/16
      <markneibert at mac.com>

Subject: Notice of Joint Rapporteur Meeting in Research Triangle Park,
         North Carolina, USA
Date:    29 November - 3 December 2010

Dear Experts of Questions  2, 3, 4, 5, 12, 21, 22, 24, 25, and 27/16,

The subject meeting of ITU-T SG16 experts will be held in
Research Triangle Park, North Carolia, USA at the kind invitation of
Cisco Systems. Details of the meeting are contained herein.

Please note that Q1/16 will meet concurrently at the same place and
that many sessions will be joint with other Questions.

1. Date

29 (Monday) November - 3 (Friday) December 2010
The meeting will start at 9:30 AM on the first day
and close at around 6:00 PM on the final day.

2. Venue

The meeting will be held in Building 5 on Cisco Systems campus in
Research Triangle Park (RTP).  The address to the campus is:

  Cisco Systems, Inc.
  7025 Kit Creek Rd.
  Research Triangle Park, NC 27502

Note that the campus address may sometimes appear as Morrisville,
rather than Research Triangle Park.  Research Triangle Park is an
area of land that touches a number of cities/towns, including
Durham and Morrisville.

3. Topics (tentative)
1) Review of the relevant group activities

2) Q2/16 H.323 real-time multimedia system

 - Coordinate with other SDOs, Questions, or Study Groups
 - Review items proposed for the H.323-series Implementors' Guide
 - Progress work on:
    - H.450.1
    - H.450.2
    - H.460.23 Amendment 1
    - H.460.24 Amendment 2
    - H.323-Series Implementors' Guide clean-up
 - Discussion of miscellaneous and new work items

3) Q3/16 Multimedia gateway control architectures and protocols

 - Coordinate with other SDOs, Questions, or Study Groups
 - Progress work on:
    - H.248.48 (ex. H.248.QHR)
    - H.248.66 (ex. H.248.RTSP)
    - H.248.74 (ex. H.248.MRCP)
    - H.248.75 (ex. H.248.PIPA)
    - H.248.79 (ex. H.248.PACKETS)
    - H.248.80 (ex. H.248.SDPMAPPER)
    - H.248.DPI
    - H.248.ETS
    - H.248 Sub Series IG
    - H Series Supp. 2
  - Consider new material

4) Q4/16 Advanced functions for H.300-series systems and beyond

 - Progress work on the revision of H.350 Sub-series and 
   H-Series Supplements
 - Discussion of new topics on QoS/QoE, mobility, and security 
   for multimedia services

5) Q5/16 Telepresence systems

 - Organize the work of the Question
 - Progress Topics related to the scope and definition of Telepresence
 - Progress Topics related to requirements of Telepresence Systems
 - Hold Joint Meetings with other WP2 questions to identify
   recommendations that might need extensions to support Telepresence

6) Q12/16 Advanced multimedia system for NGN and other packet-
   based networks

 - Review input contributions to this meeting
 - Progress work on all aspects of the Advanced Multimedia System
 - Discussion of miscellaneous and new work items

7) Q21/16 Multimedia architecture

 - Home Network
 - Visual Surveillance
 - Network ID
 - Network based Speech-to-Speech Translation
 - Investigate the possibility area of joint work with

8) Q22/16 Multimedia applications and services

 - Progress work on F.MSATC
 - Progress work on NID jointly with Q21
 - Progress work on visual surveillance

9) Q24/16 Multimedia functions in NGN and other networks

 - Coordinate with other SDOs, Questions, or Study Groups.
 - Progress work on:
    o Scenarios and requirements of multimedia optimization control
    o Service Awareness and Traffic Control Functional Component
    o User data exchange between functional components in network
      entities or terminals

10) Q25/16 USN Applications and Services

 - Make progress on H.SNMF
 - Make progress on F.USN-CC
 - Make progress on F.USN-SM
 - Discuss contributions on USN applications and services, but are
   not limited to.

11) Q27/16 USN Applications and Services

 - Progress work on the service and functional requirements of
   Vehicle Gateway Platforms

12) Interaction with other groups

13) Future work plan

4. Documents

/// Registration of the document: by 23:59 UTC, 19 Nov. 2010 ///
/// Distribution of the document: by 23:59 UTC, 22 Nov. 2010 ///
/// Use the ftp site (or e-mail reflector) for distribution  ///

1) When you are going to submit a document, please notify 
   Mr Paul Jones <paulej at packetizer.com>, document manager of 
   this meeting, as soon as possible, by 23:59 UTC, Friday 19 Nov. 2010
   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 use the document template available at the
   following place:

   http://ftp3.itu.int/av-arch/avc-site/2009-2012/1011_Res/ \

3) File format: Use of Word, PDF, ASCII or HTML is recommended.

4) 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 22 November 2010 or before) by posting
   them at either of the following:

 - Uploading via FTP
   Site: ftp3.itu.int/
   User ID: avguest
   Password: Avguest201007 (Note the uppercase 'A')
   Directory: avc-site/Incoming

 - E-mail reflector
   E-mail address: itu-sg16 at lists.packetizer.com
   To subscribe: please visit

   Please avoid the use of reflector when your document is voluminous
   (i.e., more than 100 kbytes).

5) Input documents can be retrieved from 1011_Res directory of the
   ftp site once Mr Goto has an opportunity to put them into place.

   The documents will be available through the following URLs:
   user: avguest, password: Avguest201007

6) The document distribution/presentation at the meeting will be
   all electronic. Participants must bring along a laptop with a
   wireless network interface in order to access the documents.
   Internet access will be available in the meeting rooms.

   Note: Please make sure you have the right power adapter for the USA.
         The US power outlets are 120V/60Hz NEMA 5 outlets as shown here:

5. Logistic Information

The meeting will be hosted by Cisco Systems at its campus in Research
Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA.

Research Triangle Park is 28 sq km area of land set aside to foster
growth and development of technology companies in North Carolina.
There are approximately 170 companies with offices in the park.
For more information about the park, visit http://www.rtp.org/.

No hotels have been reserved for this meeting, though there are a
number near the Cisco campus as discussed in Section 7.  The airport
nearest the Cisco campus is the Raleigh-Durham International Airport
(RDU), located about 15 minutes by taxi from the campus.  Taxi service
is available from the airport by RDU Taxi, Inc. (www.rdutaxiinc.com).
Rates are based on distance, with cost to the hotels listed below
between US$9 and US$15.

Note that RDU Taxi provides service only to and from the airport.
There are other area taxi services, including:

Those who expect to travel frequently might also wish to consider
renting a car.  A number of popular rental car companies are located
at the RDU Airport, including Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, Budget,
Hertz, National, and Thrifty.

Several hotels reportedly provide a free shuttle service to and from
the Cisco campus, including Homewood Suites, Marriott, Sheraton,
Hilton, and Radisson.  Please verify this information directly with
your hotel if you need shuttle service.

There is also a public bus service for getting around the RTP area.
For information on public bus service, visit

There are a number of places to eat scattered around the park, with a
high concentration of restuarants at the intersection of Highway 54
and Highway 55.  Here's a link that will show those on Google Maps:

6. Registration and Visa Information

To register your meeting attendance, please send e-mail to Mr Noah Luo
<noah at huawei.com>, copying shjeong at hufs.ac.kr, providing the
family name, given name, company name, and e-mail address of person(s)

We would remind you that citizens of some countries are required 
to obtain a visa in order to enter and spend time in the United States.
The visa must be requested and obtained from the office (embassy or 
consulate) representing the United States in your country. Participants 
who need an invitation letter for visas should contact Mr Paul Jones,
providing the family name, first name, and other identifying information
required by the US embassy in your country.  Visa processing times vary
from country to country, check with the US embassy or consulate that 
applies to you.

Early registration of your attendance is welcome and encouraged, but
preferably before 18 Oct. 2010 to ensure adequate meeting space is

7. Hotel Room Reservation
No hotel rooms have been reserved for this meeting, though there are
several choices near the Cisco campus from which to choose.
Participants should contact hotels directly regarding room availability
and for making room reservations.

Here are a few hotels within a 5-mile radius of the campus:

Comfort Suites
5219 Page Road
Durham, NC 27703
+1 919 314-1200
+1 800 228-5150

Courtyard by Marriott
301 Residence Inn Boulevard
Durham, NC 27713
+1 919 484-2900

Homewood Suites Hotel Airport
4603 Central Park Drive
Durham, NC 27703
+1 919 474-9900
+1 800 225-5466

Marriott Hotel
4700 Guardian Drive
Durham, NC 27703
+1 919 941-6200
+1 800 228-9290

Residence Inn
201 Residence Inn Boulevard
Durham, NC 27713
+1 919 361-1266

Sheraton Imperial Hotel
4700 Emperor Blvd
Durham, NC 27709
+1 919 941-5050
+1 800 325-3535

Wingate Inn
5223 Page Road
Durham, NC 27703
+1 919 941-2854
+1 800 228-1000

Wyndham Gardens Hotel
4620 S Miami Blvd
Durham, NC 27703
+1 919 941-6066
+1 800 972-0264

Hilton Hotel
Page Road and Exit 282
RTP, NC 27709
+1 919 941-6000
+1 800 465-4329

Radisson Governors Inn
I-40 at Davis Drive, Exit 280
RTP, NC 27709
+1 919 549 8631
+1 800 333-3333

Fairfield Inn
2750 Slater Road
Morrisville, NC 27560
+1 919 468-2660
+1 800 228-9290

We are looking forward to meeting with you in Research Triangle Park!

Sincerely yours,

Paul JONES (document manager for this meeting)
Stephen BOTZKO
Christian GROVES
Ming Jun SUN
Baohong HE
Hyoung Jun KIM
Noah LUO (meeting organizer for this meeting)
Seong-Ho JEONG
Yoshinori GOTO

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