Fred Baker <fred(_at_)cisco(_dot_)com> writes:
I don't know if you are aware of it, but there is a very simple
algorithm for determining what the "conference hotel" will be for any
given meeting. Ask what city it is in, and find out what the largest
We are already going to the largest places we can find short of going to
conference centers; in some cases, we are already using conference
centers. I have asked the Secretariat to advise me, quantitatively, of
the implications of making that leap. I can tell you up front that it
has implications for either the meeting fee or the corporate
IMO that is becoming obvious and although some people will hate the idea,
I think the latter option is probably the only realistic one. We still
need to make it reasonably easy enough for anyone to attend. Therefore we
can't afford to blowout the cost of coming to an IETF so that only those
individuals working for companies with deep enough pockets can attend.
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