UTC #173 Logistics
and General Information
November 1 – 3, 2022

Hybrid meeting, hosted by
Apple, Cupertino, CA
and virtually via Webex

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

Tuesday, November 1 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday, November 2 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday, November 3 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

2. Meeting logistics:

To provide the best hybrid meeting experience, all participants should join the virtual meeting in Webex, including those attending in person. Prior to the meeting, please install the Webex app, which you can download for free here.

2.1 On-site attendance

The meeting will be held in the Singapore conference room of Infinite Loop 1, located at Apple’s Infinite Loop campus (1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014).

Transportation & parking: There is surface parking surrounding the campus, which is located on De Anza Blvd. VTA bus line 55 stops at De Anza & Mariani and connects to the Sunnyvale Transit Center for Caltrain.

COVID-19 protocol: All guests must pass a daily health screening before being allowed to access an Apple facility. When guests in the US perform the health screening, they will be asked to confirm they have recently received a negative COVID-19 test result. If guests do not pass the health screening, they will not be allowed to visit Apple at this time. Instructions will be provided to registered attendees prior to the meeting.

Webex meeting: When joining the Webex meeting in person, make sure that the “Use computer audio” option is not selected. See the Online attendance section below for additional details.

Hotels: see below for some hotel options.

2.2 Online attendance

Use the “Join Webex Meeting” link below for all meeting days.

People planning to join the meeting should notify the chair or hosts in advance (see contact information below). You must set you Webex profile to show your full name and a well-formed email address. Then click the “Join as a guest” button, after which you will enter a Webex lobby to be admitted by a meeting host.

Note: You will not be admitted if the name appearing in the Webex lobby isn’t recognized!

Join Webex Meeting

Or join by entering the following Meeting number and Meeting password in Webex:
Meeting number (access code): 2485 199 5781
Meeting password: WeLoveUnicode

3. Meeting timeline (tentative):

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

A.1 Quorum
Opening of L2 Meeting
A.2 Agenda
A.4 Review of UTC action items
10:30 am
B.1 JTC1/SC2 topics morning
H.1 2023 Unicode release plan and scope morning
F.3 Source Code Security morning
Lunch 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
G.1 Emoji Subcommittee report afternoon
F.1 Properties feedback & recommendations afternoon
Break around 3:15 pm
F.1 Properties feedback & recommendations (continued) afternoon
F.2 Other feedback routed to Properties and Algorithms Group afternoon
F.4 Line breaking at orthographic syllable boundaries afternoon

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

A.1 Quorum
A.3 Review of UTC #172 minutes
9:30 am
F.3.2 SCWG: Proposed changes to properties and reports morning
Break around 11:00 am
F.3.2 SCWG: Proposed changes to properties and reports (continued) morning
Lunch 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
E.1 CJK & Unihan afternoon
Break around 3:15 pm
E.1 CJK & Unihan (continued) afternoon
B.2 IRG liaison report afternoon
E.2 Disruptive changes in GB 18030-2022 afternoon

Thursday, November 3, 2022

A.1 Quorum
9:30 am
C.1 Editorial Committee Report morning
C.2 Proposed code chart annotations morning
D.1 Script proposals morning
Break around 11:00 am
D.1 Script proposals (continued) morning
F.3.2 Source Code Working Group Recommendations morning
Lunch 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Admin: A.5 Calendar review afternoon
D.2 Summary of SAH and PAG joint meetings afternoon
D.3 Mongolian Encoding Ad Hoc Group Report afternoon
B.3 ICU liaison report
B.4 CLDR liaison report
B.5 TC 37/SC 2
Break around 3:15 pm
I.1 Other feedback afternoon
H.2 V.next-Q1 status and priorities 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 #173 Agenda.

4. Hotels

Three hotels are in walking distance:

5. Contact information: