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Meeting Notice and Draft Agenda for the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34 Meeting, 10 -15 June 2000,
Paris, France


Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34



Document Type:

Meeting Notice and Draft Agenda


For information and review. All NBs and Liaisons should advise the SC34 Secretariat of their attendance at this meeting by 10 May 2000.

Summary of major points:

The ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34 Meeting will be held at the following venue:

Palais des Congres de Paris
2, Place de la Porte Maillot
75853 Paris Cedex 17

This meeting will be held during the week of the
XML Europe 2000 Conference.

Hotel and travel information is enclosed. Please make hotel reservations as soon as possible.

SC34 National Bodies and Liaison Organizations are instructed to provide the SC34 Secretariat with the names of all delegates attending the plenary by 10 May 2000.

In accordance with the eight-weeks rule, all National Body and Liaison Organization contributions to the Plenary must be received by the SC34 Secretariat no later than 22 April 2000. Please note that the SC 34 Secretariat will require any National Body or Liaison Organization that submits contributions after this date to bring sufficient copies to the meeting site.

Also, please note that all additions to the agenda should be requested prior to the meetings in order to ensure that all documentation can be provided to the delegates upon their arrival at the meetings.


17 March 2000

Action ID:

For Information


P & L Members, SC Chairman, WG Conveners

Reply To: Dr. James David Mason
(ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34 Chairman)
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Oak Ridge, TN 37831-8208 U.S.A.
Telephone: +1 423 574-6973
Facsimile: +1 423 574-18964
Network: [email protected]

Ms. Marisa Peacock, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Secretariat
American National Standards Institute
11 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
Tel: +1 212 642 4976
Fax: +1 212 840 2298
Email: [email protected]

Draft Agenda for June Meetings

Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34

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Please note that the JTC1/SC34 Plenary will meet as follows:

Opening Plenary:
Saturday, 10 June - 09:00 - 13:00 h

Closing Plenary:
Thursday, 15 June - 15:30 - 17:30 h

SC34 Working Groups will meet from Saturday afternoon, 10 June through Thursday, 15 June 2000. Working Group Draft Agendas will be circulated shortly.

1. Opening of meeting (09:00)

2. Roll call of Delegates

3. Appointment of Drafting Committee

4. Adoption of the Agenda

Document: SC34 N 136

5. Chairman's Remarks

6. Secretariat's Remarks

7. Reports of ISO/IEC Liaisons
(Secific ISO/IEC liaisons will be added to the agenda upon receipt of written contributions to the Plenary).

8. Reports of External Liaisons

(Specific ISO/IEC liaisons will be added to the agenda upon receipt of written contributions to the Plenary).

9. Reports of Working Groups

(Written Reports to be submitted by WG Conveners prior to the Plenary.)

9.1. Working Group 1 - Markup Languages (Convener: C. Goldfarb)

Document: *

9.2. Working Group 2 - Information Presentation (Convener: Y. Komachi)

Document: *

9.3. Working Group 3 - Information Association (Convener: S. Pepper)

Document: *

10. ISO/IEC JTC1 Activities of Interest to SC34
Document: SC 34 N 135

Document: SC 34 N 1751

11. Approval of Programme of Work and Target Dates

Document: *

12. Review and Approval of SC34 Meeting Calendar

Document: *

13. Other Business

14. Approval of Resolutions

15. Adjournment

*To be circulated prior to the meeting

Document distribution for closing plenary (optional: 1700 h, Thursday)

NOTE: WG Conveners should have documents which will be needed for the closing plenary ready for duplication at noon on Thursday and should be ready to indicate to the full working group at that time what items will be presented for decision (recommendations, liaison statements).


Hotel information for the SC 34 Meeting in Paris, France, June 2000 can be found at the following web site provide by GCA:


There is a choice of three hotels within the vicinity of the Palais des Congrès area.

Individual Client Housing Forms must be filled out and faxed to the hotel of your choice before April, 20th 2000. Any reservation made after that date is subject to availability. All reservations must be reserved by fax or email. Please also be sure to review all the hotel policies on the previous page.

This form can be accessed via the following link:

Shuttle service:

The Air France shuttle from Charles de Gaulle comes directly to a terminal at the Palais de Congrès


The majorWeb site about things in Paris is The Paris Pages

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Current events in Paris can be found in Pariscope and Time Out