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Meeting Notices with Agendas Varying by Recipient

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000111201D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-26
Document File: 2 page(s) / 47K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Johnson, WJ: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

When a calendar user sends a meeting notice, he/she would sometimes like to be able to invite certain people for only certain parts of the meeting. A method is needed to enable the user to send a single meeting notice with the times and agenda dependent upon the recipient.

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Meeting Notices with Agendas Varying by Recipient

      When a calendar user sends a meeting notice, he/she would
sometimes like to be able to invite certain people for only certain
parts of the meeting.  A method is needed to enable the user to send
a single meeting notice with the times and agenda dependent upon the
recipient.

      This system provides a method of sending a single meeting
notice to multiple recipients, but inviting certain recipients to
only certain portions of the meeting.  Suppose Joe is hosting an
all-day meeting for his vendors, but the morning session is geared to
developers, while the afternoon session is primarily for testers.
Joe wants to send a single meeting notice, inviting the appropriate
people to the parts of the meeting which will be beneficial for them.
He enters the data on the new meeting notice template as follows:

  Date:        2/2/93
     Start Time:  9:00 AM
     End Time:    4:00 PM
     Location:    54A
     Subject:     Vendor Requirements
     Purpose:     To educate the team

  Agenda:      1) 9:00 AM  Development Responsibilities
                     Noon       Writing OS/2* APIs

               2) 1:00 PM  Tester Responsibilities
                     4:00 PM    Testing on the RISC/6000*

               3) 9:00 AM  Vendor Requirements
                     4:00 PM

  Atten...