OK, please allot a slot for me.
(1) if this is a purely voice telephone conference, I would
prefer that we call it a "conference call"
(2) if it includes provision for a video feed, I would
call it a "video conference"
From your reply, I assume it's a voice-only conference
call. I am unfamiliar with the usage of "telecon" --
(a sheltered life). I hate to be picky about terminology --
but I seem to be the only one who was uncertain about the
Peter P. Yim wrote:
> > but how do you plan to implement the telecon?
> 1. We're planning to use <freeconference.com> (see
> http://www.freeconference.com ) where a conference line and an PIN will
> be set up (it'll be a number in the US) so that everybody can just call
> that number at the prescribed time. Everybody will be paying for their
> own call at whatever LD charges they may ordinarily incur. Once we've
> finalize the time, I'll set up the call, and those who responded
> positively will get a separate e-mail invitation with the details. I'll
> post the call details too (for people who decides to join at the last
> 2. ** Please respond before end-of-day Mon 3.10.03 if possible, so that
> I know roughly how many lines we need to reserve.
> 3. I can/will also set up a shared screen/shared application session on
> VNC, for those who can have access to a Internet browser (and is not
> behind a prohibiting firewall configuration) during the call.
> 4. If people have things to share, it is best that they post email or
> wiki) or upload (ftp) it to our shared file area prior to the call so
> that people who are NOT on the shared screen can be viewing them in
> parallel too.
> [ Please ref.
> http://ontolog.cim3.net/forum/ontolog-forum/2003-03/msg00039.html ]
> Patrick Cassidy wrote:
>> The time slot is fine for me, but how do you plan to implement
>> the telecom? I have no telecom tools at present. If there
>> will be a web site that one can view, that's fine. Otherwise,
>> can someone suggest a telecom program and hardware that won't
>> break a tiny budget?
>> MDaconta@xxxxxxx wrote:
>>> In a message dated 3/7/2003 12:40:48 AM US Mountain Standard Time,
>>> conrad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
>>>> I also propose that we hold a kickoff teleconference relatively soon,
>>>> preferably Wednesday, March 12th. At this time, two time-slots are
>>>> available: 10:30-12:00 PST (1:30-3:00 EST) or 1:00-2:30 PST
>>>> (4:00-5:30 EST).
>>>> How many of you could attend a telecon next Wednesday? Which time
>>>> would be prefable?
>>> Count me in on the telecon. 1:30-3:00pm EST is better for me.
>>> - Mike
>>> Michael C. Daconta
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