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January 2013 Face-to-Face Interim Meeting Planning


Registration is now closed. If you have registered but can't make it, please tell Mark Nottingham as soon as possible.


We'll be meeting Wednesday, January 30 to February 1, 2013.

See the draft agenda.

Some people have discussed staying over the weekend afterwards for a social activity, and at least one dinner will be arranged; details TBD.


Google is hosting in their Tokyo office. It's near Roppongi station, which serves the Hibiya and Oedo subway lines.

See also step-by-step directions to Google Tokyo.


Nearby hotels include:

Please indicate when you register if you'd like to take advantage of the Google rates.

Arrival / Departure Coordination

Attendee Hotel Arrival Departure Notes
Barry Leiba Ibis Roppongi Tue 15:30 (UA 79) Sat 17:20 (UA 79) Planning train from NRT, Metro to Roppongi station
Eliot Lear Hilton Shinjuku-ku Tue 9:00 (LX 160) Sat 11:15 (LX 161) (same as Barry)
Will Chan TBD Tue 15:40 (UA 78) Mon 17:10 (UA 838) TBD

Local Considerations

SIM Cards

Free wifi is not common in Japan, and international roaming can be expensive. With that in mind, here are a few options for renting local SIMs (some data only):

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