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Issue with Daylight Saving Time in Brazil

Brazil will not adopt DST in 2020-2021. Some of my company users noticed that meetings  scheduled after 18th October informs "2 starts hours" with an one hour gap :

 

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I suposed that it´s an issue regarding DST. 

Users have their Timezone configured as "GMT-3 Brasilia Timezone" .

 

How can I solve this ?

 

 

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Re: Issue with Daylight Saving Time in Brazil

Hi @FinepBrasil

I'm sorry for any confusion there.

 

The way GoToWebinar works with timezone seasonal changes is that it shows the relative time in today's format, compared to the upcoming start time -- an hour ahead or behind the current time.

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Re: Issue with Daylight Saving Time in Brazil

Hi @AshC 

The actual issue is: Brazil WILL NOT ADOPT DST next summer. So it wouldn´t have any change to meeting start time. But if you try this sequence you will reproduce the problem: 

1) Log In using your own account at  "global.gotomeeting.com"
2) Create a Meeting using  Timezone "GMT-3 Buenos Aires, Georgetown", schedule the meeting to October 20th, 14:00 
3) Edit This meeting changing  Timezone to "GMT-3 Brasília". The meeting start time will change to an hour ahead (15:00).
4) Now edit again the meeting, changing the DATE to October 16th. The meeting start time will change back to 14:00. 
 
Again: Brazil will not adopt DST next summer,  but  G2M timezone "GMT-3 Brasilia" configuration is forcing the DST.  That´s the issue.