Current Events

Mike Douglass of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Fifth Recipient of CalConnect Distinguished Service Award

At CalConnect XXXI, hosted by in Bedford, United Kingdom, Mike Douglass of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was honored as our 5th recipient of the Distinguished Service Award.

Mike became active in CalConnect in 2005 when Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute joined CalConnect, and has remained intensely involved ever since. He is an engaged participant and presenter at CalConnect conferences. He has attended every event RPI joined CalConnect, save for one he reluctantly missed while recuperating from major surgery – but he did call in when he could!

Less than Four Weeks to CalConnect XXXI in Bedford, September 29 – October 3, 2014

We’re within four weeks of the next CalConnect event, which will be hosted by in Bedford, England; here’s a link to the original blog post about this event: CalConnect XXXI Blog Post and here’s the link to the actual CalConnect web page for the event: CalConnect XXXI.

CalConnect – The Calendaring and Scheduling Consortium – is returning to Europe this autumn

Our first three European conferences, in 2011, 2012, and 2013, were very successful, and our European colleagues encouraged us to return again this autumn. Therefore, CalConnect XXXI will take place in Bedford, United Kingdom, on September 29 – October 3, 2014, hosted by

Observations from CalConnect XXX in Dulles, Virginia

CalConnect held its thirtieth Interoperability Test Event and Conference (formerly “Roundtable”) the week of May 19-23, hosted by AOL at their facility in Dulles, Virginia.

The week led off with the Interoperability test Event on Monday, which had 12 participants from 9 organizations onsite. On Wednesday afternoon, the Conference opened with a very productive workshop about calendaring & scheduling in health care, which included 21 participants from 8 non-member organizations in addition to the regular conference attendees.