General Information

CalConnect is returning to Europe: October 1-5, 2012, Zürich, Switzerland, hosted by Google

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 Leadership Changes to Board of Directors and Steering Committee

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 is open for CalConnect XXIV May 21-25, 20012, Chattanooga, Tennessee

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

CalWS-SOAP SOAP Web Services Protocol for Calendaring available for Public Review

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.)