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TITLE: Draft Agenda for the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34 Meeting, 2005-05-22/26 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
SOURCE: SC34 Secretariat
STATUS: Draft agenda
ACTION: For information and for national body and liaison member response with list of delegates
DATE: 2005-03-21
DISTRIBUTION: SC34 and Liaisons

Dr. James David Mason
(ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Chairman)
Y-12 National Security Complex
Bldg. 9113, M.S. 8208
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-8208 U.S.A.
Telephone: +1 865 574-6973
Facsimile: +1 865 574-1896
Network: [email protected]

Mr. G. Ken Holman
(ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Secretariat - Standards Council of Canada)
Crane Softwrights Ltd.
Box 266,
Telephone: +1 613 489-0999
Facsimile: +1 613 489-0995
Network: [email protected]

The ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34 Meeting will be held Sunday May 22, 2005 through Thursday May 26, 2005 at the following venue:

Amsterdam RAI Centre
Europaplein 22
NL 1078 GZ Amsterdam
P.O. Box 77777
NL 1070 MS Amsterdam

Plenary meetings and WG1/WG2 meetings are co-located with IDEAlliance XTech conference and exposition. Many thanks to IDEAlliance for their support of our meetings.

WG3 meetings as above for Sunday May 22, 2005. WG3 meets at Reed-Elsevier in Amsterdam for Monday May 23 to Wednesday May 25, 2005. Many thanks to Reed-Elsevier for their support of our meetings.

SC34 National Bodies and Liaison Organizations are instructed to provide the SC34 Secretariat with the names of all delegates attending the plenary as soon as possible, even if the list of delegates is empty. In particular, please identify those attendees who may have particular roles in the delegation such as the head of delegation (who will be called upon for their vote for your body).

Also, please note that all additions to this 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.

Please monitor this document and the JTC 1/SC 34 home page for up-to-date changes in the agenda and the meeting plans. Please check the home page for last-minute changes before you leave for the venue! We do not anticipate any changes, but this is the way that we will be communicating them.

Draft Agenda for May 2005 Meetings

Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34
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Please note that the JTC1/SC34 Plenary Meetings will be held at:
Opening Plenary: Sunday, 22 May 2005, 13:00 (room open 09:00 for preparations and meeting with officers in advance of plenary; working groups are invited to assemble at this time for their own preparations for the meeting and for the week)
Closing Plenary: Thursday, 26 May 2005 (evening time to be posted on the home page)
Additional WG1/WG2 times: Sunday/Monday at RAI
Additional WG3 times: Sunday at RAI, Monday to Wednesday at Reed-Elsevier
(note that we have only one room for Sunday and Monday at RAI for all of our work)

Important: WG chairs will be publishing agendas and these will be posted to the repository

1. Opening of opening plenary meeting
2. Roll call of Delegates
3. Appointment of Drafting Committee
4. Adoption of the Agenda: Document: SC34 N 603
5. Chairman's Remarks
6. Secretariat's Remarks
7. Reports of ISO/IEC Liaisons (Specific ISO/IEC liaisons will be added to the agenda upon receipt of written contributions to the plenary meeting).
8. Reports of External Liaisons (Specific ISO/IEC liaisons will be added to the agenda upon receipt of written contributions to the plenary meeting).
9. Reports of Working Groups
9.1. Working Group 1 - Markup Languages
9.2. Working Group 2 - Information Presentation
9.3. Working Group 3 - Information Association
10. ISO/IEC JTC1 Activities of Interest to SC34
11. Review of Programme of Work and Target Dates
12. Review of SC34 Meeting Calendar
13. Other opening plenary meeting business
13.1 RDF/Topic Maps interoperability in the W3C Semantic Web Best Practices and Deployment Working Group
13.2 Document preparation formats
13.3 Document preparation guidelines
13.4 JTC1 Review tasks
14. Working group breakouts
15. Opening of closing plenary meeting
16. Review of work accomplished since opening plenary meeting
17. Review of Programme of Work and Target Dates
18. Approval of Resolutions
19. Other closing plenary business
20. Adjournment

*NOTE: WG Conveners should have documents which will be needed for the closing plenary meeting ready for distribution 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).