ISO/IEC JTC1/SC24 N 3247
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Title: Logistics, registration and meeting timetable for ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC
24 Meeting at Hotel Alex Johnson in Rapid City, SD, USA, 21- 26
Source: ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 24 Secretariat
Document Type: Logistical Information for Meeting
Status: Registration forms by 2011-07-22 at the latest
Action ID: ACT
Due Date: 2011-07-22
Distribution: P, O, L, Members
Secretariat JTC 1, ITTF, SC 24 Chairman and WG Convenors
Date of Distribution: 2011-04-27
Distribution Medium: Web
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 24 Plenary and Working Group Meetings
Hotel Alex Johnson, 523 Sixth Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
21 – 26 August 2011
CONTACTS / LOCAL ORGANIZER
The meetings are kindly being hosted by American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Accredited Standards Committee INCITS H3.
The contact is:
For all matters related to this meeting:
The ANSI is providing the meeting venue and facilities. Meeting facilities include meeting rooms
fitted with audio/visual equipment and free Wi-Fi for internet access. Morning and afternoon
coffee and refreshments will be provided, together with the use of a photocopier/printer. A social
event for participants and their friends is being organized for the Tuesday evening.
Sunday 21 August – Friday 26 August
INITIAL MEETING PLAN
The JTC 1/SC24 draft meeting plan is provided at Attachment 1 to this document.
Please note that this meeting plan contains details of the SC 24 Meetings only.
Working Group meetings will be posted as soon as they have been finalized.
The meetings are being held at the Hotel Alex Johnson located at 623 Sixth Street, Rapid City,
The Hotel Alex Johnson is located in downtown Rapid City within easy walking distance of many
restaurants near various attractions.
A special rate of $121 has been negotiated at the Hotel Alex Johnson. This block will be available
until July 22. After that, rooms are on an as available basis. Delegates are requested to make
reservations directly with the hotel citing the special rate for the “ISO/IEC JTC1/SC24 Meeting”.
The following is the contact information for the hotel:
Hotel Alex Johnson
623 Sixth Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Tel: +1-605-342-1210 or +1-800-888-2539 (inside the US or via Skype)
All delegates are requested to stay at the Hotel Alex Johnson as free use of meeting rooms
depends on having enough attendees staying at the hotel. Delegates are encouraged to bring
their families and stay longer (either before or after the meeting) to enjoy the unique ambience
and beauty of the Black Hills of South Dakota.
An optional social event and dinner is being organized for the Tuesday afternoon and evening.
This will include a visit to the Shrine of Democracy at Mount Rushmore followed by a Dinner at
the hotel featuring South Dakota cuisine. Details are presently not available, but it is hoped the
cost will be less than $60 per head.
National Delegations and Liaison Officers to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC24 should be
identified to the JTC 1/SC24 Secretary through their National or Liaison Standards bodies.
National Bodies and Liaison Organizations must inform the SC24 Secretary of who will be
representing them in their delegations at the Plenary meetings, who will be authorized to attend
the Working Group meetings and who will be authorized to attend the HOD/C meetings (in
accordance with the ISO/IEC Directives Part 1, Eighth edition 2011 and Supplement —
Procedures specific to JTC 1, First edition 2010).
Registration Forms given in Attachment 2 are the means to formally notify the SC 24 Secretariat
of who is authorized to attend the proceedings of ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC24 and its Working Groups.
Please forward completed registration forms to:
David Hyde, SC 24 Secretariat
Tel: +44 20 8996 7228
Fax: +44 20 8996 7799
and copy to Richard Puk, host
Entry visas to the United States are required for visitors from certain countries. If you think you
need a visa or if you require a letter of invitation to the meeting, please contact Richard Puk
(email@example.com and for further contact details see page 2 above).
GETTING AROUND IN RAPID CITY
Rapid City has a population of about 70,000. There is no fee for parking at the hotel but the hotel
garage is about two blocks away. Details are available from the hotel. While there is public transit
(i.e., bus transportation) around Rapid City, most delegates that wish to move around will find
that a rental car is more convenient.
Public Transport in Rapid City
Information about the Rapid Transit System is available at:
Getting to the Hotel Alex Johnson from Rapid City Regional Airport
Rapid City is served by Rapid City Regional Airport which is approximately 10 miles east of
downtown. Rental cars are available at the airport from Hertz, Avis, National, Budget, and Dollar.
For those not wishing to rent a car, shuttle service is available from Airport Express Shuttle.
Cost of the shuttle is $18.00 for one person, $28.00 for two people, and $11.00 for three or more
people to the same destination. Taxis are also available for about $30.00 for however many
travel together to the same location.
Arriving at Rapid City Regional Airport
Rapid City Regional Airport is served by the following airlines:
Allegiant Air from Las Vegas and Phoenix
American Airlines from Chicago and Dallas
Delta Airlines from Minneapolis and Salt Lake City
United Airlines from Chicago and Denver
RAPID CITY SPECIFICS
Weather in the Rapid City is usually sunny and warm and often very windy at the airport. A long
range forecast for Rapid City in August is provided as a guide:
Temperature: Min 14°C, Max 30°C
Humidity: 71 (am), 35 (pm).
Wet days/month 9
Elevation (downtown) 3202 Ft (976 m)
The electric power supply is 110 volts AC, with a frequency of 60 hertz.
Power outlets use a plug design that is primarily standard within the US, hence many visitors
from outside the US will need to purchase a plug converter. The majority of battery chargers for
mobile phones and laptops will accept a wide range of input voltages, hence a voltage converter
will probably not be needed.
The unit of currency in the US is the $ (USD). However, cash machines (ATMs) will accept
overseas bank cards and credit cards are accepted for most other currencies. Two major banks
are located within easy walking distance.
Attachment 1 – ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 24 MEETING PLAN
ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 24 MEETING PLAN
Meeting Schedule for the SC 24 and Working Group meetings
At the Hotel Alex Johnson, Rapid City, SD
on 21-26 August 2011
11-Apr-11 – Draft 4
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
21 August 22 August 23 August 24 August 25 August 26 August
0800 Welcome WG6 WG6 WG6
And Work Session TBD TBD
WG7 WG7 WG7
0930 WG6 SC 24
TBD TBD TBD
1000 Augmented WG7
WG8 WG8 WG8
Reality TBD 0930 –
SRM PDAM SRM PDAM Plenary
Study Review Review 1330
Meeting + SRM
1230 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
Mobile Study WG6 WG6 WG6 Drafting
Group TBD Work Session Plenary Committee
WG7 WG7 WG7
TBD TBD TBD
WG8 WG8 WG8
EDCS PDAM SRM PDAM EDCS
Review Review Registry,
Meeting Meeting + Templates
1600 Social Event Project
1800 HOD/C and HOD/C
Attachment 2 – Registration Form
Please reply as early as possible, but no later than 2011-07-22, to firstname.lastname@example.org AND
A separate form must be completed for each delegate who plans to attend any of the ISO/IEC
JTC1 SC 24 meetings (and if you are the Head of Delegation, please indicate this after your
FIRST NAME FAMILY NAME
Please indicate with an ”x”, the appropriate selection.
Prof. Dr. Mr. . Ms.
Tel Fax: E-mail:
Head of Delegate: Delegate: Convener : other Liaisons:
WG 6: WG 7: WG 8: JTC 1/SC 24 Plenary :
Mobile X3D Study Group : Augmented Reality Study Group:
Tour & Dinner (2010-08-23) : Yes No (with accompanying person No. )
Do you have any “Food Restriction”? Yes : No :
(if you have any food restriction, please indicate it) ( )
INFORMATION - Accompanying person/guest
Mr. Ms. FIRST NAME LAST NAME
Accommodation Information: Accommodation during your stay in Busan, Korea.
Arrival Date: Departure Date:
Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
National Standards Body . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..