All interested parties are welcome to attend our open Public meetings of the IEEE 802.11 Working Group, you do not have to be an IEEE member to attend. There is a registration fee, to defray the cost of the session. At Plenary sessions these are administered by the IEEE 802 LMSC organization. Interim sessions are administered by the IEEE 802.11/15 Working Groups. This is in-addition to your individual hotel accommodation, and travel expenses.  Click here to view an Example Plenary and Interim Session Agenda, or review the latest Combined Tentative Agenda for the next IEEE 802.11 WG Session below.

For Year 2019   Session Type
May 12-17
Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Participating Working Groups: 802.11, 802.15, 802.18, 802.19, 802.21, 802.24
Registration and Event Information

Registration Fees & Deadlines

Early:  Before 6:00 PM Pacific Time, Friday, April 19, 2019 
* $US 690.00 for attendees staying at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead 
* $US 990.00 for all others (including local attendees not staying at the group hotel)
Standard:  Before 6:00 PM Pacific Time, Friday May 3, 2019
* $US 900.00 for attendees staying at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead 
* $US 1200.00 for all others (including local attendees not staying at the group hotel)
 Late/On-site:  After 6:00 PM Pacific Time Friday, May 3, 2019
* $US 1200.00 for attendees staying at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
* $US 1500.00 for all others (including local attendees not staying at the group hotel)
 Student Registration: $US 150.00 (college students bachelor or post-graduate level)
* Student Registration Code available via email request to meeting planner.
* The Student meeting fee is available only one time per person. 
* The person using the Student meeting fee will not be able to use meeting attendance to gain or maintain voting rights. 
* A valid current student ID must be shown when picking up the meeting badge.
Cancellation Refunds & Deadlines
* Full Refund: 6:00 PM Pacific Time Friday April 19, 2019
* $US 150.00 Cancellation Fee: 6:00 PM Pacific Time Friday May 3, 2019
* No Refund: After 6:00 PM Pacific Time Friday Friday May 3, 2019
Issuing of Cancellation Refunds:* All refunds will be issued after the cancellation deadline of the session.

IEEE 802 Interim Session Group Hotel Rates
Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead 
3300 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, USA, Tel: +1 404 237 1234
$US 199.00/Night * Plus applicable taxes *
* Single/Double Occupancy Run of House Rooms, Internet access included.
* Available May 9-20, 2019 (subject to availability)
* Subject to Availability: Rates are subject to the deadline and availability of rooms in the Group Room Block.
Group Block Cut Off Date
April 26, 2019 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Registration Fee Discount $US300.00
* Attendees who are registered guests of the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead for three (3) or more nights are eligible for the discounted registration fee.
* Shared Accommodations: Attendees who elect to share accommodations must ensure that all members of the rooming party are listed on the hotel register before arrival or upon checking at the hotel.
* The correct registration fee must be paid prior to receiving your badge, which permits entrance to scheduled meetings.
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Meeting Planner Contact Information 

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Phone:  +1 (949) 514-8004

175 Interim*
July 14-19 Austria Center Vienna, Vienna, Austria
176 Plenary
September 15-20   Marriott Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam (TBC)
177 Interim*
November  10-15 Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kona, HI, USA  178 Plenary
For Year 2020   Session Type
January 12-17
Hotel Irvine, Irvine, California, USA 
179  Interim*
March 15-20 Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta Georgia, USA
180 Plenary
May 10-15
Marriott Hotel, Warsaw Poland (TBC)
181 Interim*
July 12-17 Sheraton Centre Montreal, Montreal Canada
182 Plenary
September 13-18  TBD
183 Interim*
November  8-13 Marriott Marquis Queen's Park,  Bangkok, Thailand 184 Plenary
For Year 2021  SessionType
January 10-15 (TBC)
185  Interim*
March 14-19Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
186 Plenary
May 9-14 (TBC)
187  Interim*
July 11-16Madrid (TBC)
188 Plenary
September 12-17(TBC)
189  Interim*
November  14-19Hyatt Regency Vancouver 190 Plenary


* Denotes - The IEEE 802.11 Working Group for Wireless Area Networks (WLANs) session is co-located with the IEEE 802.15 Working Group for Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs), IEEE 802.18 Technical Advisory Group for Radio Regulatory (R-REG), IEEE 802.19 Technical Advisory Group for Wireless Coexistence (COEX), IEEE 802.21 Working Group for Media Independent Handover Interoperability (MIHI), and IEEE 802.22 Working Group for Wireless Regional Area Networks (WRAN) sessions. A joint opening session with the five Working Groups and both the Technical Advisory Groups takes place at Interim sessions.



  • New attendees should check the agenda file for any new members orientation session. This session typically takes place on Monday,  and is intended to bring new attendees rapidly up to speed with how to operate effectively within the group.

  • The Online Tentative Session Agenda displayed is always subject to change, after review at the start of the Full Working Group session for each meeting, and may be revised during the week to incorporate any necessary work.

  • All Working Group sessions start promptly on time, as detailed in the session agenda.

  • Attendees should bring a Laptop computer (or other small form factor computing device) equipped with 802.11 connectivity for use at the meetings.  This is needed to access meeting documents and draft standards and to record meeting attendance.

  • The Working Group operates under a hierarchy of IEEE, IEEE-SA, IEEE LMSC and 802.11 policies and procedures as described in You are deemed to be aware of and compliant to these rules by your participation in an 802.11 meeting.

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