In light of the continuing coronavirus situation, and in line with the ISO announcement attached and previous IEC messages, ISO/IEC JTC 1 will cancel or postpone all face to face meetings through 31 January 2020.
As a reminder, we have previously authorized JTC 1 SCs to hold fully virtual plenary meetings through 30 June 2021.
Also be reminded that when we extended the option of fully virtual meetings through 30 June 2021, we announced that the deadlines for 2021 SC meeting announcements/agendas and document submission are to be the same whether the 2021 SC meeting is physical or virtual.
for Working Groups, meeting agendas shall be distributed no less than 6 weeks in advance.
For the remainder of 2020, our previously circulated guidance, below, for scheduling virtual meetings still applies.
In planning and holding fully virtual meetings, SCs should continue to consider the guidance in JTC 1 SD 19.
In addition, consistent with TMB measures, we have extended the following measures previously communicated to JTC 1:
Should you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the JTC 1 Chair and Committee Manager or your Technical Programme Manager/Technical Officer. In addition, any SC which believes they require additional flexibility in this environment should contact the JTC 1 Chair and Committee Manager to discuss.