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anybody is willing to work on a draft text for the CfL?


Simon Phipps wrote on 2011-08-22 13:22:

On 22 Aug 2011, at 11:14, Florian Effenberger wrote:


Simon Phipps wrote on 2011-08-21 22:39:

so, you would like to issue the Call for Locations now, i.e. before the Paris conference takes 

Yes, but with a goal of making a decision at the end of the year, not in time for Paris.

What do others think? From how I understood previous messages, people prefer to wait until after 
the Paris conference.

I understood your proposal was to actually announce the new location in Paris. I think that's 
impractical. But I do think it's possible to start the call-for-location process now, promote it in 
Paris, and announce the new location in January. The timeline for 2012 would look something like:

September 1st  : Announce the Call for Location for 2012
October 1st:  PR about the process, announce details of the Selection Panel
Paris conference:  Plenary slot explaining the process and timeline
November  15th:  Applications close
December:  Selection Panel reviews applications
January 15th: Location announced

And for 2013:

September 1st: Mention in PR there will be a 2013 selection process
November 15th:  Announce the Call for Location for 2013
January 15th:  Include news of 2013 process in PR
March:  Promote 2013 Call for Location
May 31st: Applications close
June/July: Selection Panel reviews applications
August 30th: 2013 venue announced
October: @013 team attends and helps with 2012 conference


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