RE: [bc-gnso] Announcement: Change in June meeting location: Middle East Developments Cause Cancellation of ICANN Jordan Meeting
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- Subject: RE: [bc-gnso] Announcement: Change in June meeting location: Middle East Developments Cause Cancellation of ICANN Jordan Meeting
- From: "Chris Chaplow" <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2011 14:39:54 +0100
I would like to campaign for a Amman, Jordan remote satélite meeting
I am flying ?Easyjet? from London so rebooking is not an option for me
unless the relocation is Europe.
De: owner-bc-gnso@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-bc-gnso@xxxxxxxxx] En nombre de
Enviado el: domingo, 20 de febrero de 2011 14:25
Para: Marilyn Cade
CC: bc - GNSO list
Asunto: Re: [bc-gnso] Announcement: Change in June meeting location: Middle
East Developments Cause Cancellation of ICANN Jordan Meeting
a couple of thoughts?
i know that most of you already know this, but "non-refundable" tickets are
often refundable -- there's just a rebooking charge. when i cancelled my
trip to Nairobi, i think i got all but $150 back from Expedia in the form of
a credit that i had to use up within a year.
speaking of Nairobi. i participated remotely in that meeting and i have to
say that the experience was great. looking at the $2100 ticket cost to
Singapore (the leading candidate in the rumor mill at the moment) i'd like
to lobby for a US-based remote-participation option. i love you folks, but
48 hours of plane rides and $2100 to see your faces is pretty steep.
On Feb 20, 2011, at 7:00 AM, Marilyn Cade wrote:
Dear BC Members:
ICANN announced that the June meeting will not take place in Jordan. A
formal announcement of location
will be made soon. I am aware that at least two BC members have already
purchased tickets to Jordan. That is
regrettable, and I do hope that they are refundable tickets.
Please stay tuned for the formal announcement of the new location of the
I realize that travel to Asia is challenging as well to many BC members, due
to cost and time to travel.
I am told that it is likely that the meeting will be in Asia.
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