Security workgroup meeting times

Joseph Reynolds jrey at
Thu May 14 07:50:28 AEST 2020

On 5/13/20 1:43 PM, Bruce Mitchell wrote:
> If you want to include Silicon Valley it seem like 22:00, 23:00, 00:00, 01:00, and 02:00 UTC/GMT are the only real options.

I think the current time (10:00am PDT) works for most Silicon Valley 
folks.  I am looking for a second meeting time good for others not in 
the Americas.  For example, we've has security collaborations from folks 
in Switzerland Poland Russia India China and Australia, and I want to 
find a time that work for those regions.

- Joseph

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: openbmc [mailto:openbmc-
>> at] On Behalf Of
>> Joseph Reynolds
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:31
>> To: openbmc; Manojkiran Eda
>> Subject: Security workgroup meeting times
>> Re-sending this email to refresh this topic.
>> Looking for a specific time and ideally someone to run the meeting.
>> See the replies in the archive here:
>> - Joseph
>> -------- Forwarded Message --------
>> Subject: 	Security workgroup meeting times
>> Date: 	Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:42:04 -0600
>> From: 	Joseph Reynolds <jrey at>
>> To: 	openbmc <openbmc at>
>> Team,
>> Let's try again to establish another OpenBMC Security Workgroup
>> meeting
>> time.  The current meeting time (every other week 10am Pacific Daylight
>> Time) is working for some, but not for others. To be clear, we would use
>> the same workgroup, just have alternate meeting times.
>> First, let's find a time that works for Australia, Asia, and Europe.
>> I've seen participation and continued interest from folks in those time
>> zones. Because the current meeting time is bad for them, let's establish
>> alternate times.
>> Second, I am thinking we could establish alternating meeting times. We
>> will not find a time that works for everyone.  I try to accommodate
>> folks who cannot attend by writing a summary of the topics and
>> conclusions, and by pushing the work back out into this email list.  But
>> that is not the same as attending a meeting.  I feel that the meetings
>> foster better responses and more participation than using the email list
>> alone.  For that reason, I want to continue to meet.  Hence, I am
>> proposing alternating meeting times.
>> Third, I have been running the meetings.  I plan to continue to handle
>> the Security workgroup meeting agenda, and can help set up the initial
>> workgroup meetings at alternate times, I would not plan to run them.  I
>> hope you will solve all the security problems while I am sleeping.
>> Fortunately, running meetings is easy: just go through the agenda,
>> introduce each item, wait for people to talk, and summarize the
>> outcome.  We need a volunteer leader for that.
>> Send me your ideas,
>> - Joseph
>> ...snip...

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