[lacnog] IETF Meeting in South America

Javier Bustos Jiménez jbustos en niclabs.cl
Jue Mayo 23 15:45:29 BRT 2013

Que buena iniciativa!
Ya complété la encuesta.

A todo esto, quienes de "acá" van a Berlin?


El 23-05-2013, a las 12:15, Alejandro Acosta <alejandroacostaalamo en gmail.com> escribió:

> Vamos por buen camino!
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: The IAOC <bob.hinden en gmail.com>
> Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 08:54:12 -0700
> Subject: IETF Meeting in South America
> To: IETF Announcement List <ietf-announce en ietf.org>
> Cc: ietf en ietf.org
> As you may know the IAOC has been investigating the feasibility of
> having an IETF
> meeting in South America.  There was a site visit to South America
> last February.
> We have found two venues that we believe will support a successful IETF meeting
> and we would like to get feedback from the community.
> The venues are in Buenos Aires.  They meet our requirements for the meeting
> space, networking, nearby restaurants and bars, hotel room rates in the mid $200
> dollar range, nearby alternate hotels at a broad range of prices, nice
> area in the
> city, safe, direct international flights, and accessible visas.  The
> IAOC thinks we
> could have a successful IETF meeting in Buenos Aires and that attendees would
> like the venues.
> There has been a consistent level of IETF participation from South and Central
> America, and it has been growing since IETF82.  The data on this is posted at
>   http://iaoc.ietf.org/documents/IETF-Regional-Attendance-00.pdf.
> The current meeting regional rotation (announced at IETF79) allows for an
> occasional IETF meeting outside of our main regions (Europe, North America,
> Asia/Pacific).
> IETF standards are made more valuable the more relevant they are and the more
> uptake they get.  IETF standards are also made more robust when all perspectives
> are represented during their development.  Encouraging growing participation
> will help strengthen the Internet, further encourage participation
> from those areas
> that will see the most growth in the coming years, and will help
> advance the IETF
> in political and international circles which is becoming more of an imperative.
> We have asked the IESG for their feedback and they are supportive of a
> meeting in
> South America if there is community support and active participants attend.
> Things to consider are that it will be a long trip for the majority of
> IETFers and the
> air fares are more expensive (about 10% to 20% higher than average), though
> restaurants are less expensive.  This would be a case where most IETFers would
> bear more travel pain and expense.
> The IAOC would like to understand if the IETF community thinks that the IETF
> should have a meeting in the next few years in Buenos Aires.  The IAOC would
> also like to get feedback on how we can ensure the meeting is as successful as
> possible and on ways to grow participation in the region.
> We have set up a survey at  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NWYLQCD  where
> you can indicate your likelihood of attending, and we encourage you to send your
> general feedback to the IETF list <ietf en ietf.org>.
> Thanks,
> Bob Hinden
> IAOC Chair
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