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The IETF Budget - 2004

Page last updated: May 2, 2004

The IETF budget is set in a discussion between the IETF Secretariat and the IETF leadership.

The numbers below are the ones agreed to be reasonable at the meeting between the IETF chair and the Foretec president at the Seoul IETF, March 2004.

In addition to the numbers here, ISOC has a separate budget for the parts of the IETF's activities that it supports.

Secretariat Labor Expense $478,000
IETF Meeting Expenses  
Food and Beverage $487,500
Audio Visual $60,000
Room Rental $170,000
Terminal Room $25,000
Other Meeting Expenses $6,000
Total IETF Meeting Expenses $748,500
Non-Meeting Expenses  
Secretariat Travel $75,000
Materials and Supplies $10,700
Printing and Publications $12,000
Professional Services $9,000
Teleconferences and LD Charges $42,000
Miscellaneous $4,000
Equipment Rental $2,500
Total Non-Meeting Related Expenses $155,200
Indirect Expenses $504,560
Total Expenses $1,886,260
Gross IETF Revenue $1,728,125
Bank/Credit Card (fees) $51,844
Net IETF Revenue $1,826,281
Deficit $59,979


The budget is based on 1 meeting where the IETF secretariat provides the meeting networking facilities.

It is based on 1250 paying attendees in Seoul, and 1000 at each of the San Diego and Washington meetings.

The salaries for 2003 are estimated for (?) full time equivalents.

     Last Updated 28 August 2018