Announcements

Registration is now open for CalConnect XLV in Bedford, United Kingdom, June 3-7, 2019, hosted by Youcanbook.me

The CalConnect XLV web page is located at http://www.calconnect.org/events/calconnect-xlv-june-3-7-2019 and contains lodging information, airport and transfer information, meeting venue, schedule, etc.  The CalConnect conference is Monday-Thursday, June 3-6.  Friday June 7 will be a offsite working day for anyone registered for the conference who wishes to stay on. 

CalConnect is now listed as an official international standards body by the WTO

I am very pleased to announce that CalConnect is now officially listed as an international standards body by the World Trade Organization:  https://tbtcode.iso.org/sites/wto-tbt/contents/json/185.html.  The document describing our alignment with WTO principles may be found here:  https://standards.calconnect.org/csd/cc-10100.html.

CalConnect publishes Calendar Spam Best Current Practices

TC-CALSPAM, the CalConnect Calendar Spam Technical Committee,  is happy to announce that it has released its Best Current Practices Report [Calendar operator practices — Guidelines to protect against calendar abuse (CC/R 18003:2019)] to publication today.  The document may be found on our document register  or directly at https://standards.calconnect.org/csd/cc-18003.html.

Registration is now open for CalConnect XLIV in Zurich, Switzerland, February 4-8, 2019, hosted by Google

The CalConnect XLIV web page is located at http://www.calconnect.org/events/calconnect-xliv-february-4-8-2019 and contains lodging information, airport and transfer information, meeting venue, schedule, etc.  The page also offers preliminary information about an Open Codefest on Monday 4 February and a Public

CalConnect calls on EU to reconsider timeline for proposed seasonal time changes

The European Commission has proposed to discontinue daylight saving time (DST), effective October 2019. Several governments and organizations have since expressed concerns about such a tight timeline for the far-reaching change. CalConnect shares these concerns and recommends the European Commission  extend the timelines stated in the proposal.

CalConnect Announces 60 Day Public Review and Comment of Calendar Spam Best Current Practices

TC-CALSPAM, the CalConnect Calendar Spam Technical Committee, is putting the final draft of its Best Current Practices document out for a 60 day public review and comment.  We encourage anyone interested to review the document and to make any comments or suggestions via the public comment mailing list.  All comments will be reviewed by the technical committee and will be responded to, and adopted where appropriate.   The Public Review ends as of midnight UTC 23 December 2018

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