UTC #172 Logistics
and General Information
July 26 – 28, 2022

Hybrid meeting, hosted by
Microsoft Corp. Redmond, WA
and virtually via Microsoft Teams

1. Meeting Schedule, Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7:00):

Tuesday, July 26 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday, July 27 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday, July 28 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

2. Meeting logistics:

To provide the best hybrid meeting experience, all participants should join the virtual meeting in Microsoft Teams, including those attending in person. Please have Teams installed before the meeting; you can download it for free here.

2.1 On-site attendance

The meeting will be held in the Pilchuck room of Building 40, on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, WA. Building 40 is part of a two-building complex (buildings 40 and 41) located on the west side of 156th Avenue NE, between NE Turing Street and NE 31st Street.

Parking: There is a parking garage adjacent to Building 40. To access the garage, enter the 40/41 complex from NE 31st Street, or from the south-bound lane of 156th Avenue NE. The south end of the garage will be closer to Building 40. Inside the garage, visitor spots will be located near the entrances to the garage.

COVID-19 protocol: Everyone entering Microsoft buildings needs to provide a proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test within the previous seven days. This can be uploaded in advance in Microsoft’s Healthcheck portal or can be provided on arrival each day. Masks will not be required.

Teams meeting: When joining the Teams meeting, select “Don’t use audio”.

Hotels: see below for some hotel options.

2.2 Online attendance

Use the Teams link details below for all meeting days.

People planning to join the meeting should notify the chair in advance (see contact information below) and should set their Teams profile to show their full name. You will not be admitted if the name appearing in the Teams lobby isn’t recognized.

Join Teams Meeting

Or join by entering a meeting ID in Teams:
Meeting ID: 252 874 249 145
Passcode: e8RHcm

Or call in (audio only):
+1 323-849-4874 (Los Angeles)
Passcode: 457 768 650#
Find your local number

3. Meeting timeline (tentative):

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

A.1 Quorum
Opening of L2 Meeting
A.2 Agenda
A.4 Review of UTC action items
10:30 am
B.1 JTC 1/SC 2 topics morning
F.1 Todhri: vowel encoding model
D.1 Script proposals morning
G.2 Emoji charts ad-hoc
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
D.1 Script proposals (continued) 1:30 pm
Break around 3:15 pm
E.1 CJK & Unihan afternoon
B.5 TC 37/SC 2
afternoon (as time allows)

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

A.1 Quorum
A.3 Review of UTC #171 minutes
9:30 am
G.1 Emoji Subcommittee report morning
F.3 Properties feedback & recommendations morning
Break around 11:00 am
F.3 Properties feedback & recommendations (continued) morning
F.5 Confusables ad-hoc
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
F.3 Properties feedback & recommendations (continued) 1:30
F.2 Source Code Ad-Hoc Group report 2:00 pm
F.4 UAX #29 conformance clauses afternoon
Break around 3:15 pm
Admin: A.5 Calendar review afternoon
F.6 Emoji properties afternoon
G.3 Emoji: inline emotes (future encoding) afternoon
afternoon (as time allows)

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Admin: A.1 Quorum 9:30 am
C.1 Editorial Committee report morning
I.2 Post Unicode 15 planning morning
Break around 11:00 am
I.2 Post Unicode 15 planning (continued) morning
Lunch 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
UAX #42 UCD in XML maintenance 1:30 pm
Buffer: topics TBD afternoon
Break around 3:15 pm
I.1 Other feedback afternoon
H. Unicode 15.0 release afternoon
A.6 Closing dates for PRIs
A.7 L2 representatives
INCITS/L2 meeting 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm

For agenda details, see UTC #172 Agenda.

4. Hotels

The meeting venue is located very close to Extended Stay America — about a 5-minute walk.

Here are some nearby options, all within a 10-minute drive:

5. Contact information: