The Digital Media Project

Information on 4th DMP General Assembly (GA04)

Announcement -   - Objectives -- Proposed Agenda - - Travel information - - Hotel reservation

Announcement

The 4th General Assembly (GA04) of the Digital Media Project will be held on 2004/10/27-29 at

Sociedad General de Autores y Editores (SGAE)
Sala del Consejo
Passeig de Colom, 6
E-08002 Barcelona
SPAIN

The meeting will follow the Workshop on "Analogue legacies in the digital space" to be held on 2004/10/25 and the Ad hoc Meeting on "Evaluation of responses to PAV CfP" both at the same venue. No meeting fee will be assessed on GA04 participants.

If you intend to attend the DMP events please note the following

Objectives

The principal objectives of the meeting are:

  1. Produce the 1st Working Draft of the Portable Audio and Video Devices (PAV) specification using the responses to the PAV CfP
  2. Publish the Call for Proposals on Interoperable DRM Platform (IDP) and Interoperable End-user Devices (IED)
  3. Publish the Call for Contributions on “Mapping of Traditional Rights and Usages (TRU) to the digital space”
  4. Kick off the work on Recommended Action on Phasing out Analogue Legacies (PAL)

Proposed Agenda

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Agenda item Docs
1 Opening, welcome, logistics  
2 Roll call  
3 Approval of agenda  
4 Input documents  
5 President’s communications  
6 Report of Ad hoc meeting on Responses to Call for Proposals on Portable Audio and Video Devices (PAV)  
7 WD1 of Portable Audio and Video Devices (PAV)  
8 Report of Ad hoc Group on Traditional Rights and Usages (TRU) Call for Contributions  
9 Issues in “Mapping of Traditional Rights and Usages (TRU) to the digital space” DMP0177
10 Call for Contributions on “Mapping of Traditional Rights and Usages (TRU) to the digital space” DMP0187 
11 Report of Ad hoc Group on Requirements for Interoperable DRM Platform (IDP) and Interoperable End-user Devices (IED)  
12 Requirements for Interoperable DRM Platform (IDP) DMP0176
13 Requirements for Interoperable End-user Devices (IED) DMP0176
14 Call for Proposals on Interoperable DRM Platform (IDP) and Interoperable End-user Devices (IED) DMP0189
15 Recommended Practices for End-to-End Conformance (EEC)  
16 DMP Terminology DMP0178
17 Report on Workshop on "Analogue legacies in the digital space"  
18 Recommended Actions on Phasing out Analogue Legacies (PAL)  
19 Recommended Actions on Deployment of Broadband Access (DBA)  
20 Recommended Actions on Development of and Access to Standards (DAS)  
21 DMP work plan  
22 Planning for GA05  
23 Promotion of DMP  
24 Report from the Board of Directors  
25 Meeting schedule  
26 Press release  
27 Resolutions  
28 AOB  
29 Closing  

Travel information

Barcelona is connected via air to most cities in Europe. Direct flights are also available to some intercontinental destinations such as New York.

Hotel reservation

These are the options

  1. Duquesa de Cardona Hotel
    Passeig Colom
    E-08002 Barcelona
    Spain

The Hotel is just a few doors down from the meeting venue and offers the following rates (add 7% VAT to the rates):

To secure these rates, send a mail to info@hduquesadecardona.com quoting "DMP Conference organized by sDae of SGAE Group".

  1. Other hotels that are relatively close to the venue with rates of € 90 - € 150 per night are the following.
  • R.GOTICO HOTEL 
  • CITADINES BARCELONA
  • RAMBLAS APARTHOTEL
  • FLOR PARKS HOTEL
  • CATALONIA ALBINONI
  • HESPERIA METROPOL HOTEL
  • ROYAL HOTEL
  • NH DUC DE LA VICTORIA
  • RIVOLI RAMBLAS HOTEL
  • SUIZO HOTEL
  • COLON HOTEL
  • HUSA ORIENTE
  • DE L'ARC HOTEL
  • TOP HOTEL RAMBLAS BARCELONA
  • HOTEL CATALUNYA PLAZA

You can try one of the online reservation services such as http://www.hotel-barcelona.com/ or http://www.discounthotels.com/