January 2013 Face-to-Face Interim Meeting Planning
Registration is now closed. If you have registered but can't make it, please tell Mark Nottingham as soon as possible.
We'll be meeting Wednesday, January 30 to February 1, 2013.
See the draft agenda.
Some people have discussed staying over the weekend afterwards for a social activity, and at least one dinner will be arranged; details TBD.
Google is hosting in their Tokyo office. It's near Roppongi station, which serves the Hibiya and Oedo subway lines.
See also the PDF attachment below detailing step-by-step directions to Google Tokyo.
Nearby hotels include:
- Grand Hyatt Tokyo - In the same building. Google rate (29000JPY + taxes) available.
- Westin Tokyo - Two stops away on the subway. Google rate (24500JPY + taxes) available.
- Hotel Ibis Roppongi - Medium walking distance.
- The B Roppongi - Medium walking distance.
- Hotel Sunroute Shinjuku Plaza - Four stops away on the subway.
Please indicate when you register if you'd like to take advantage of the Google rates.
Arrival / Departure Coordination
|Barry Leiba||Ibis Roppongi||Tue 15:30 (UA 79)||Sat 17:20 (UA 79)||Planning train from NRT, Metro to Roppongi station|
|Eliot Lear||Hilton Shinjuku-ku||Tue 9:00 (LX 160)||Sat 11:15 (LX 161)||(same as Barry)|
|Will Chan||TBD||Tue 15:40 (UA 78)||Mon 17:10 (UA 838)||TBD|
|Alexey Melnikov||Hotel Sunroute Shinjuku Plaza||Tue 08:25 (Austrian Airlines from Vienna)||Mon Morning (flight around 10am)||(same as Barry)|
Free wifi is not common in Japan, and international roaming can be expensive. With that in mind, here are a few options for renting local SIMs (some data only):