It was suggested on Friday that the F1 supremo wanted to sit down with the sport's powerbrokers to find a solution to the lingering 'car sharing' row.
But it was discovered that several key bosses were not available after free practice on Friday. In the evening, even more figures were otherwise disposed.
Ecclestone's eagerness to organise a meeting followed Toro Rosso Gerhard Berger's renewed insistence that he will not willing to compromise over the spat with Spyker.
The Austrian told Auto Motor und Sport: "I have no problem if someone has a different opinion to ours.
"But what I do find frustrating is when decisions of the FIA are not accepted," he added.