Announcements

DHL Express Joins CalConnect

CalConnect welcomes DHL Express as a member of the Consortium.  DHL Express, headquartered in Singapore, offers international express deliveries; global freight forwarding by air, sea, road and rail; warehousing solutions; mail deliveries worldwide; and other customized logistic services. DHL Express was a member of CalConnect from 2012 through 2015, and we are pleased to welcome them back. 

Registration is now open for CalConnect XLIII in Karlsruhe, Germany, September 24-27, 2018, hosted by 1&1

The CalConnect XLIII web page is located at http://www.calconnect.org/events/calconnect-xliii-september-2018 and contains lodging information, airport and transfer information, meeting venue, schedule, etc.  Note that international travelers will probably want to fly into Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and take the 1-hour train ride to Karlsruhe; see http://www.calconnect.org/events/calconnect-xliii-september-2018#transportation

CalConnect teams up with M3AAWG to combat calendar spam

McKinleyville, CA and San Francisco, April 5, 2018 – Recognizing that calendar spam is a growing exploitation channel, CalConnect and the global anti-abuse association M3AAWG have joined forces to develop new methods to protect end-users from unsolicited and malicious event notices.  The new liaison between the scheduling developers’ organization and the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group will accelerate industry efforts to develop techniques that block invites to fake events and other malicious notices on popular calendaring platforms.

Registration is now open for CalConnect XLII in Tokyo, Japan, June 4-8, 2018, hosted by Jorte

The CalConnect XLII web page is located at https://www.calconnect.org/events/.calconnect-xlii-june-04-08-2018 and contains lodging information, airport and transfer information, meeting venue, etc. 

The  meeting venue is at Sogetsu Hall, Akasaka, Tokyo. The venue is about a five minute walk from the conference hotel, Hotel Monterey Akasaka.

Ken Murchison 9th Recipient of CalConnect Distingushed Service Award

Ken Murchison

At CalConnect XLI, hosted by Oath in Sunnyvale, California, Ken Murchison of FastMail was honored as our 9th recipient of the Distinguished Service Award.

Ken has been active in CalConnect since the beginning of this decade, first representing Carnegie Mellon University and in the last year FastMail.  His first event was CalConnect XX in February of 2011 at UC Berkeley.  Ken has attended events in the U.S. but until moving to FastMail he was unable to attend international events; his first international event was the Cologne event this September.