Time zone changes for the Live Meeting service during 2012

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This article describes daylight saving time (DST) changes and other time zone changes that may affect the Microsoft Office Live Meeting service during 2012.

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  • Any country may change the start dates and end dates for DST on an annual basis.
  • Any country may change their policies for DST.
  • Any country may update their Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) to remain relevant to DST.
  • Be observant of all global changes to DST that may affect the schedule of any Live Meeting meeting.

Install the required updates

Install the Microsoft Windows DST cumulative update on all affected Windows-based computers. For the latest DST updates for all supported versions of Windows, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
914387 How to configure daylight saving time for Microsoft Windows operating systems

If the Microsoft Conferencing Add-In for Outlook is used to schedule Microsoft Office Live Meeting meetings, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
931667 How to address time zone changes by using the Time Zone Data Update Tool for Microsoft Office Outlook

Verify meeting invitations

Invitations that were created for Live Meeting meetings may have to be manually rescheduled. This makes sure that their beginning and end times will match the DST updates that are listed in the following tables. After the Live Meeting meetings are rescheduled, their updated information can be emailed to the meeting presenters and attendees.

Table 1. New Microsoft Office Live Meeting time zone information
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Live Meeting display nameRegion/country (time zone standard name)DST startDST stop
(GMT-04:00) CuiabaCentral Brazilian Standard TimeThird Sunday in October at 2:00:00 A.M.Third Sunday in February at 2:00:00 A.M.
(GMT-03:00) SalvadorBahia Standard TimeThird Sunday in October at 2:00:00 A.M.Third Sunday in February at 2:00:00 A.M.
(GMT-03:00) Cayenne, FortalezaSA Eastern Standard TimeNot applicableNot applicable
(GMT) CasablancaMorocco Standard TimeNot applicableNot applicable
(GMT) Coordinated Universal TimeCoordinated Universal TimeNot applicableNot applicable
(GMT+02:00) IstanbulTurkey Standard TimeLast Sunday of March at 12:00:00 AMLast Sunday of October at 12:00:00 AM
(GMT+02:00) DamascusSyria Standard TimeLast Sunday of March at 12:00:00 AMLast Sunday of October at 12:00:00 AM
(GMT+02:00) NicosiaE. Europe Standard TimeLast Sunday of March at 2:00:00 AMLast Sunday of October at 3:00:00 AM
(GMT+04:00) Port LouisMauritius Standard TimeNot applicableNot applicable
(GMT-04:00) AsuncionParaguay Standard TimeFirst Sunday of October at 12:00:00 AMSecond Sunday of April at 12:00:00
(GMT+05:00) TashkentWest Asia Standard TimeNot applicableNot applicable
(GMT+06:00) AstanaCentral Asia Standard TimeNot applicableNot applicable
(GMT+08:00) UlaanbaatarUlaanbaatar Standard TimeNot applicableNot applicable
(GMT+12:00) MagadanMagadan Standard TimeNot applicableNot applicable
(GMT-11:00) Coordinated Universal Time-11UTC-11Not applicableNot applicable

Table 2. Updated Microsoft Office Live Meeting time zone information
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Live Meeting display nameRegion/country (time zone standard name)Changes
(GMT-08:00) Baja CaliforniaPacific Standard Time (Mexico)Display name changed from (GMT-08:00) Tijuana, Baja California to (GMT-08:00) Baja California
(GMT-04:00) Georgetown, La Paz, San JuanSA Western Standard TimeDisplay name changed from (GMT-04:00) La Paz to (GMT-04:00) Georgetown, La Paz, San Juan
(GMT-03:00) Buenos AiresSA Eastern Standard TimeDisplay name changed from (GMT-03:00) Buenos Aires, Georgetown to (GMT-03:00) Buenos Aires
(GMT) Monrovia, ReykjavikGreenwich Standard TimeDisplay name changed from (GMT) Casablanca, Monrovia, Reykjavik to (GMT) Monrovia, Reykjavik
(GMT+02:00) Athens, BucharestGTB Standard TimeDisplay name changed from (GMT+02:00) Athens, Bucharest, Istanbul to (GMT+02:00) Athens, Bucharest
(GMT+03:00) Kaliningrad, MinskKaliningrad Standard TimeDisplay name changed from (GMT+02:00) Minsk to (GMT+03:00) Kaliningrad, Minsk
(GMT+04:00) Moscow, St. Petersburg, VolgogradRussian Standard TimeRemoved DST and changed UTC offset from UTC+03:00 to UTC+04:00
(GMT+03:30) TehranIran Standard TimeAdded DST. For year 2012, DST ends on October 18 at 12:00:00 A.M. 
(GMT+06:00) EkaterinburgEkaterinburg Standard TimeRemoved DST and changed UTC offset from UTC+05:00 to UTC+06:00
(GMT+05:00) Islamabad, KarachiPakistan Standard TimeDisplay name changed from (GMT+05:00) Islamabad, Karachi, Tashkent to (GMT+05:00) Islamabad, Karachi
(GMT+07:00) NovosibirskN. Central Asia Standard TimeRemoved DST and changed UTC offset from UTC+06:00 to UTC+07:00. Updated display name from (GMT+06:00) Almaty, Novosibirsk to (GMT+07:00) Novosibirsk
(GMT+06:00) DhakaBangladesh Standard TimeDisplay name changed from (GMT+06:00) Astana, Dhaka to (GMT+06:00) Dhaka
(GMT+08:00) KrasnoyarskNorth Asia Standard TimeRemoved DST and changed UTC offset from UTC+07:00 to UTC+08:00
(GMT+09:00) IrkutskNorth Asia East Standard TimeRemoved DST and changed UTC offset from UTC+08:00 to UTC+09:00. Updated display name from (GMT+08:00) Irkutsk, Ulaan Bataar to (GMT+09:00) Irkutsk
(GMT+10:00) YakutskYakutsk Standard TimeRemoved DST and changed UTC offset from UTC+09:00 to UTC+10:00
(GMT+11:00) VladivostokVladivostok Standard TimeRemoved DST and changed UTC offset from UTC+10:00 to UTC+11:00
(GMT+12:00) FijiFiji Standard TimeDisplay name changed from (GMT+12:00) Fiji, Kamchatka, Marshall Is. to (GMT+12:00) Fiji

Table 3. Removed Microsoft Office Live Meeting time zone information
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Live Meeting display nameDST status
(GMT-11:00) Midway Island, SamoaWith DST
(GMT+02:00) CairoWithout DST
(GMT+02:00) MinskWithout DST
(GMT+03:00) BaghdadWithout DST
(GMT+03:00) Moscow, St. Petersburg, VolgogradWithout DST
(GMT+05:00) EkaterinburgWithout DST
(GMT+06:00) Almaty, NovosibirskWithout DST

For more information about how daylight saving time changes may affect other Microsoft products, go to the following website:
Daylight Saving Time Help and Support Center

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Article ID: 2723544 - Last Review: June 18, 2012 - Revision: 1.0
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