The CalConnect Nottingham Conference has been rescheduled again, to October 18-22, 2021. All other arrangements (host, venue, conference hotel) remain unchanged. The Board has reached this decision after reviewing the current status of the pandemic, as available from the WHO and CDC, and concluded that the chance of having a successful in-person conference before mid-2021 is still very slim.
CalConnect welcomes Thunderbird, developer of the Thunderbird mail and calendar client. The Thunderbird project is now operating from MZLA Technologies Corporation in Mountain View, California, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Mozilla Foundation: https://blog.thunderbird.net/2020/01/thunderbirds-new-home/
The CalConnect XLVI web page is located at https://www.calconnect.org/events/calconnect-xlvi-october-7-11-2019 and contains lodging information, airport and transfer information, and meeting venue. The CalConnect Conference itself will be four days, Monday-Thursday, October 7-10, 2019. Friday October 11 will be a joint work and testing day for those who wish to stay through Friday.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 CalConnect XLI web page is located at https://www.calconnect.org/events/calconnect-xli-winter-2018 and contains lodging information, airport and transfer information, meeting venue, etc.
The meeting venue is at 700 First Avenue, Building E, Sunnyvale, California 94089 (note: the building is likely to still have the “Yahoo” sign). There is free parking available.