T11-2023-00299-v001, September 19, 2023                                      

Approved TC T11 Plenary Meeting #179

October 5, 2023 Hybrid Meeting

(Remote access information)

1       Opening Remarks and Introductions

1.1        Introductory remarks

1.2        Introductions

1.2.1   Officer appointments (Officers)

1.2.2   Self-introductions

1.2.3   Call for guests and journalists

1.3        Operating under INCITS procedures (https://www.incits.org/standards-information/policies)

1.3.1   Operating under public access rules (public access notification)

Technical document distribution (https://standards.incits.org/apps/org/workgroup/t11/documents.php)

Meeting document distribution (https://standards.incits.org/apps/org/workgroup/t11/documents.php?folder_id=2229)

See the public link (www.t11.org) in the INCITS Committee Management System (ICMS) on the INCITS website (http://www.incits.org)

1.3.2   INCITS Code of Conduct (Code of Conduct)

1.3.3   Anti-Trust Guidelines (Sensitive Topics)

1.3.4   Patent Policy Information (Patent Policy)

Patent information overview (https://www.incits.org/standards-information/legal-info)

Patent information registry (https://standards.incits.org/apps/group_public/documents.php?&wg_abbrev=patents)

See INCITS Patent Policy Overview: INCITS Patent Policy Slides for IOE Meetings under Patent Policy

1.3.5   Call for patents

2       Attendance and Membership

2.1        Gaining and Losing Voting Membership (https://www.incits.org/participation/membership-info)

As an active participant, you are encouraged to become a member (https://www.incits.org/standards-information/policies)

See INCITS Organization, Policies and Procedures - Organization and Structure/Categories of Membership/TCs, TGs, and SGs (Policies and Procedures)

2.2        Record Attendance

October meeting reference (http://standards.incits.org/apps/group_public/event.php?event_id=7490)

Meeting attendance is required to maintain membership, so please sign-in online using ICMS

Refer to the attendance link in the T11 calendar entry on the INCITS website (www.incits.org)

2.3        Membership for this meeting

2.3.1   Changes in representation since last meeting      New voting members      Voting memberships in jeopardy for attendance, for non-payment of dues, or not voting on letter ballots

2.3.2   T11 voting and advisory memberships for this meeting

T11 roster reference (https://standards.incits.org/apps/org/workgroup/t11/members/roster.php)

2.4        Call for quorum

3       Approval of the Agenda

4       Minutes of the previous meeting

4.1        Review of Old Action Items

4.2        Approval of Minutes of T11 Plenary meeting #178 (T11-2023-00279-v000)

5       Technical Committee and Task Group Reports

5.1        Review of T11 Project and Proposal Status

5.1.1   Project Status Review (Projects)

5.1.2   National Project Status Report (National Project Status Report)

5.1.3   T11 Project Activity      FC-PI-8 Executive Board approval (eb-2023-00596-Approved-INCITS 560 (FC-PI-8))

Information technology - Fibre Channel - Physical Interfaces - 8 (FC-PI-8) (new standard)

Approval Date of Final Action: 8/28/2023

Standards Action Publication Date: 9/8/2023      FC-SP-2/AM2 Executive Board approval (eb-2023-00522-Approval-INCITS-496-AM2)

INCITS 496-2012/AM 2-2023 Information Technology - Fibre Channel - Security Protocols - 2/Amendment 2 (FC-SP-2/AM 2)

Approval Date of Final Action: 8/3/2023

Standards Action Publication Date: 8/11/2023      FC-FS-6 Public Review

5.1.4   Project Proposals

5.2        T11 Letter Ballots Results

5.3        Task Group T11.2 - Physical Interfaces

5.3.1   T11.2 Plenary meeting Report (T11-2023-00tbd-v000)

5.3.2   Actions

5.3.3   Other items

5.4        Task Group T11.3 - Interconnection Schemes

5.4.1   T11.3 Plenary meeting Report (T11-2023-00tbd-v000)

5.4.2   Actions

5.4.3   Other items

5.5        Joint T11.2/T11.3 Items

5.5.1   Joint T11.2/T11.3 Report (No report)

5.5.2   Actions

5.5.3   Other items

5.6        Review of International Activity

5.6.1   INCITS Computer Systems Interconnection Status Report (T11-2023-00tbd-v000)

6       Liaison Reports

6.1        T11 Report (T11-2023-00300-v000)

6.2        INCITS Report (T11-2023-00301-v001)

6.3        TC T10 Report (No report)

6.4        FCIA Report (T11-2023-00tbd-v000)

6.5        IEEE Report (T11-2023-00tbd-v000)

6.6        SNIA Report (No report)

6.7        NVMe Report (verbal)

7       Old Business

7.1        2024 National Maintenance Review

7.1.1   Report (eb-2023-00482)

7.1.2   Motion (T11-2023-00304-v000)

7.2        2024 Continued Stabilization Review

7.2.1   Report (eb-2023-00483)

7.2.2   Motion (T11-2023-00305-v000)

7.3        T11 Project Organization on ICMS (T11-2023-00007-v003)

7.4        Room rates and meeting fee evaluation

7.5        Suspension of liaison status with Technical Committee - Cybersecurity and Privacy (TC/CS1) (T11-2023-00307-v000)

7.5.1   Reply from TC CS1 chair

8       New Business

8.1        Meeting venues and schedule for 2025-2026 (2025-2026 Proposed Meeting Schedule)

9       Future Meeting Schedule

9.1        Approval of meeting venues and schedule (2023-2024 Meeting Schedule)

9.1.1   December 2023 meeting venue (Wyndam Deerfield Beach Resort, Deerfield Beach, FL)

9.1.2   December 2023 meeting information, Hybrid (FibreChannel December 2023)

9.1.3   December 2023 meeting map (Meeting_Map_Dec_2023 F2F.txt)

9.2        Request for hosts

9.2.1   Guidelines for hosting (T11-2017-00151-v000)

9.2.2   Letter to travel representatives on hotel rates (T11-2023-00011-v000)

9.3        Authorization of Ad Hoc groups, Expert groups, and meetings

Note:  Authorization for Ad Hoc groups, Expert groups, and meetings are approved by their respective TGs

10    Review of Action Items

11    Final attendance check

12    Adjournment