I have to start with the caveat that however this question is resolved I
won't be attending any TEI face to face meetings. It isn't for lack of
wanting to attend but other issues that prevent my traveling.
The issue of travel cost is always an issue, now perhaps more than others.
My suggestion would be that TEI member meetings be held at locations
with major international air ports. As I recall from the TEI meetings I
have attended, a rather large classroom would suffice for the meetings.
Surely we can find a university to sponsor a classroom for the length of
a TEI meeting in such locations.
With careful trip planning, the travel cost to reach major locations
should be minimal.
Oh, and the directors and council members should pay their own travel
tabs. If we make the work of the TEI visible enough, see my first post,
there should be no shortage of people with institutions that want to
sponsor attendance to TEI meetings. Not to mention that the locations
will look more like serious meeting locations.
Hope everyone is having a great weekend!
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