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Patricia Egen, An Appreciation

Patricia Egen passed away on September 15, 2020.

Pat’s contributions to CalConnect were wide-ranging. Pat had the original idea that became CalConnect, was a founder and board member, and ran our testing events for many years. She served as a director, hosted CalConnect's IT infrastructure, and coordinated CalConnect XXIX in her hometown of Chatanooga, TN. Pat was recognized as the second recipient of our Distinguished Service Award.

CalConnect Nottingham Rescheduled to April 19-23, 2021

The CalConnect Nottingham Conference has been rescheduled again, from October 2020 to April 19-23, 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 in 2020 is very slim.

CalConnect Virtual Sessions in June

Updated June 10 to merge Monday 22 June session into Wednesday June 24 session

CalConnect will be offering the sessions listed below as virtual sessions via Zoom.  These sessions are also open to the public interested in the topics and learning more about CalConnect.  Each session will be no longer than an hour.  The scheduled times have been chosen to be practical for as many people as possible who have expressed interest in the topic. 

CalConnect XLVII Rescheduled to October 12-16, 2020

The CalConnect XXVII meeting in Nottingham is now rescheduled again, from June 2020 to October 12-16, 2020.  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 in June is very slim.

CalConnect XLVII Rescheduled to June 15-19 2020

The CalConnect XXVII meeting in Nottingham is now rescheduled from April 20-24 to the week of June 15-19 2020.  All other arrangements (host, venue, conference hotel) remain unchanged.  The Board has reached this decision after reviewing the current status of COVID-19, as available from the WHO and CDC.

As the situation worldwide with respect to the virus is changing rapidly, please note that we might have to reschedule again to the September/October timeframe.  We will issue an update no later than mid-April as to our status.

Registration is now open for CalConnect XLVII in Nottingham, United Kingdom, April 20-24, 2020, hosted by Cronofy

The CalConnect XLVII web page contains lodging information, airport and transfer information, and meeting venue.

The CalConnect Conference itself will be four days, Monday-Thursday, April 20-23.  Friday April 24th will be a joint work and testing day if some attendees with to stay through Friday.

Registration is now open for CalConnect XLVI in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, October 7-11, 2019, hosted by FastMail

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.

CalConnect is now listed as an official international standards body by the WTO

I am very pleased to announce that CalConnect is now officially listed as an international standards body by the World Trade Organization:  https://tbtcode.iso.org/sites/wto-tbt/contents/json/185.html.  The document describing our alignment with WTO principles may be found here:  https://standards.calconnect.org/csd/cc-10100.html.