The Digital Media Project

Public information on the meeting of the

Ad hoc group meeting on
Requirements, Reference Software and IDP-2

(Villar Dora (Torino), Italy - 2005/06/27-29)

Announcement -   - Objectives -- Agenda - - Travel information - - Hotel information - - Meeting venue

Announcement

The Ad Hoc meeting on Requirements, Reference Software and IDP-2 will convene on 2004/06/27T09:00-29T18:00 and hosted by

CEDEO SAS
Via Borgionera, 103
I-10040 Villar Dora (Torino)
ITALY
TEL: +39 011 935 04 61/+39 011 935 15 08

See below for logistic information and meeting venue. As this is an meeting called to progress work on 3 critical areas of Requirements, Reference Software and IDP-2 Specifications to provide input to the next DMP General Assembly in July 2005 (GA07), participation is open to interested parties.

You are strongly requested to send an email by 25th of June if you wish to attend.

Meeting objectives

Purpose of the meeting is to

  1. Produce

    1. AD #1, Phase II WD 1.1

    2. AD #2, Phase II WD 1.1

    3. AD #3, Phase II WD 1.1

    4. AD #4, Phase II WD 1.0

  2. Produce AD #7, Phase I WD 1.1

  3. Propose

    1. Tools to be added to IDP-2

    2. Possible Tools for IDP-3

    3. AD #6, Phase II WD 1.0

Meeting Agenda

# Agenda item Docs
1 Opening, welcome, logistics  
2 Roll call  
3 Approval of agenda  
4 Input documents  
6

Review AD #1 WD 1.0, Phase II

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dmp0441
7

Review AD #2 WD 1.0, Phase II

dmp0412
8

Review AD #3 WD 1.0, Phase II

dmp0413
9

Study AD #4, Phase II

dmp0444
10

Review AD #7 WD 1.0, Phase I

dmp0407
dmp0434
11

Study IDP Functions and Requirements

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12 Recommendations  
13 AOB  
14 Closing  

Meeting venue

CEDEO SAS
Via Borgionera, 103
I-10040 Villar Dora (Torino)
ITALY
TEL: +39 011 935 04 61/+39 011 935 15 08

Please use any map service on the web, e.g. http://www.mappy.com/. E.g., if you want to know how to go from Turin Caselle Airport to the meeting venue just type the following data:

  Street Place Post Code Country
Departure  Aeroporto Caselle Torinese   Italy
Arrival  Via Borgionera 103 Villar Dora 10040 Italy

If you want to go from the City centre of Turin to the meeting venue just type the following data:

  Street Place Post Code Country
Departure  Town Centre Torino   Italy
Arrival  Via Borgionera 103 Villar Dora 10040 Italy

Internet access (both LAN and WiFi) will be available for the entire duration of the meeting.

Hotel information

Staying in Turin is the preferred way for those who aim to have an experience of the old capital of the "Kingdom of Sardinia" that unified Italy almost 150 years ago and is getting ready for the Winter Olympics of February 2006. You can find a list of hotels at

http://www.agendaonline.it/hotel/piemonte/torino.htm

or, more specifically

http://www.venere.com/search/?lg=en&geoid=778&city=TORINO&ref=3170

Please note that the meeting venue is about 25 km from the city and it usually takes 45 min by taxi. In case of need you can ask the driver to call the host at one of the two telephone numbers for directions.

If you want to stay near the meeting venue you can choose a hotel near the lakeside of the Lago di Avigliana and savour a bit of history by contemplating the millennium old imposing Sagra di San Michele towering from 1,000 metres above. Two hotels are suggested

1st hotel

Hotel Hermitage
12, VIA SAGRA S. MICHELE
I-10051 Avigliana (TO)
ITALY
Tel/Fax: +39 011 936 91 50

Rooms cost 60 € (single) and 75 € (double). Reservation either by telephone or fax.

2nd hotel

Hotel Chalet del Lago
via Monginevro, 26
10057 - AVIGLIANA (TO)
ITALY
TEL. +39 011 936 92 25 WEB:
FAX. +39 011 936 92 81
WEB: http://www.italynetguide.com/alberghi/homepage.asp?nomec=9822104987

The cost of the rooms is very moderate (slightly above 50 €).

Distance from the venue is less than 10 km and it should take no more than 15-20 min to get there.

Travel information

Turin has some 30 direct flight connections a day to such European cities as Barcelona, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Munich, Paris, Vienna  and others. The best connected cities are Frankfurt, Munich and Paris, each with 4 flights a day.

It is advisable not to land in Milan (Linate or Malpensa) unless you intend to rent a car (there are 120/150 km between Malpensa/Linate and Turin). A train connects Turin Caselle airport to the city, but taxi is recommended.

Please look at http://www.turismotorino.org/ for further information on the city.