Our first European conference was last October, hosted by Kerio Technologies in Prague. It was very successful and the European attendees encouraged us to return the following year. Therefore, CalConnect XXV will take place in Zürich, Switzerland on October 1-5, 2012 – less than six weeks from now, hosted by Google.
CalConnect announces new members on its Board of Directors, and on its Steering Committee (charged with the technical direction of the consortium).
On the Board of Directors, Ciny Joy (Oracle) and Scott Mace (HealthLeaders Media) join Gary Schwartz (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Pam Taylor (Sterling Commerce) and Dave Thewlis (DCTA Inc.). Mr. Mace is also known as the author of The Calendar Swamp blog.
Registration has now opened for CalConnect XXV, which will take place in Zurich, Switzerland on October 1-5, hosted by Google. Logistics information and a very preliminary schedule may be found at http://www.calconnect.org/calconnect25.shtml.
The IETF has published Scheduling Extensions to CalDAV as RFC 6638; see http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc6638.txt Congratulations to Bernard Desruisseaux and Cyrus Daboo for their hard work, and also to the members of TC CalDAV for their support and contributions.
Registration is now open for CalConnect XXIV, May 21-25, 2012, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, hosted by Patricia Egen Consulting. Please see CalConnect XXIV for logistics and registration information. As usual, the first 2.5 days will be the Interoperability Test Event; the remainder of the week (Wednesday lunch through Friday mid-afternoon) will be the Roundtable Technical Conference. Early booking at the conference hotel is recommended as the block rate expires on 3 May or
The SOAP version of the Web Services Protocol for Calendaring is now available for public review and comment for a period of at least one month; the public comment period will last until at least 22 March 2012. To review the document and comment, please see Public Review Documents on the CalConnect website. (Note: This public review is being carried out in parallel with the public review of the OASIS WS-Calendar version of the protocol.)
We are very pleased to announce that Google will host CalConnext XXV this autumn at their offices in Zurich, Switzerland, on October 1-5, 2012.
The schedule of coming events is:
We have posted the schedule for the week for the next CalConnect meeting, January 30 – February 3, 2012, at Apple in Cupertino. The schedule covers the entire week and includes the technical committee session schedule in addition to the IOP test event. See http://www.calconnect.org/calconnect23.shtml#schedule.
Our next Interoperability Testing Event will be at CalConnect XXIII, January 30-31 and Wednesday morning February 1. CalConnect XXIII will be hosted by Apple in Cupertino, California.
Testing scenarios at this event will continue to evolve but at this point we are looking at the following possibilities: