Network Working Group
Request for Comments: 188
Categories A.2
P. M. Karp
D. B. McKay
28 January 1971

Data Management Meeting Announcement

The first Network Data Management meeting will take place on Monday and Tuesday, August 2nd and 3rd in Room 801, 545 Technology Square. The meeting is being hosted by Richard Winter, Computer Corporation of America. A block of rooms under the name of CCA has been reserved at:

Sonesta Hotel
5 Cambridge Parkway
Cambridge, Mass., 02139

A map* is attached for reference. The Sonesta is on Rt. 1 and Technology Square is on Main Street about 1/2 mile off Rt. 1. Taxi fare from Logan Airport to the Sonesta or Tech. Square is approximately $4.00.

The meeting is being conducted to allow people to exchange ideas and develop a working data management group. The ideas presented will be both discussions of papers and informal discussions of what people plan to do.

There are several people listed on this agenda that have expressed an interest at one time or another to discuss some topic. The people listed on the agenda as tentative may or may not be presenting. Hopefully they will attend and present their ideas on an informal basis.

Also enclosed are two of the papers* that will be presented. We also urge people to read RFCs, 144, 146, 171, 172, 173 and 195.

See you at the Meeting on August 2nd.

   *  not enclosed with this copy

Data Management Meeting

   Monday, August 2     9:00 a.m.
         D. McKay, IBM Corporation


Three Approaches to Data Sharing on Computer Networks

A. Shoshani, System Development Corporation

Unified Data Management System (Described briefly in RFC #144)

               B. Wessler, University of Utah

Data Management Overview

P. Karp, Mitre Corporation

   Monday, August 2     1:30 p.m.
      Language Considerations
               A. Mullery, IBM Corporation

Discussion of Codasyl Report

L. Haibt, IBM Corporation

DDL and Access Language (RFC #195)

*G. Mealy, Harvard University

Data Disposition

*T. O'Sullivan, Raytheon Data Systems

Monday Evening - Informal discussion of the ideas presented during the day.

   Tuesday, August 3      9:00 a.m.
         The Data Computer
               R. Winter, Computer Corporation of America

Plans and Usage of the Data Computer

R. Liuzzi, Rand Corporation


*P. Karp, Mitre Corporation

   Tuesday, August 3     1:30 p.m.
      Planning Session
      *  Tentative Speakers