It’s only 10 days to CalConnect XLIII in Karlsruhe, hosted by 1&1! If you are thinking about coming, it’s time to register: http://www.calconnect.org/events/event-registration-payment. Please note that non-members can come as observers and participate in the entire meeting.
The World of Calendaring
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
McKinleyville, CA and San Francisco, April 5, 2018 – Recognizing that calendar spam is a growing exploitation channel, CalConnect and the global anti-abuse association M3AAWG have joined forces to develop new methods to protect end-users from unsolicited and malicious event notices. The new liaison between the scheduling developers’ organization and the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group will accelerate industry efforts to develop techniques that block invites to fake events and other malicious notices on popular calendaring platforms.
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.
CalConnect has established a new Technical Committee on Calendar Spam, TC CALSPAM.
CalConnect welcomes audriga as a member of the Consortium. audriga, based in Karlsruhe, Germany, provides email, groupware, and storage migration for customers, hosters and telcos of all sizes inclding white-label self-service customer onboarding and large-scale platform migrations. audriga can migrate nearly any kind of data such as files, emails, contacts, calendars, account settings and rules between virtually any types of system.
FastMail joined CalConnect three years ago to become involved with and to help shape and improve Calendaring. They have been consistently active and one of our most involved members, and are having a significant effect on the direction and content of specifications and standards.
Recently, they posted this article on their news site, and have given us permission to link to it: https://blog.fastmail.com/2017/12/04/calconnect/
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.