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 2020   Session Type
March 15-20 Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta Georgia, USA  CANCELLED
Registration and Event Information

180 Plenary
May 10-15
Marriott Hotel, Warsaw Poland  CANCELLED 181 Interim*
July 12-17 Sheraton Centre Montreal, Montreal Canada In person meeting CANCELLED; 802 EC and WG11 Plenary teleconference meetings planned 182 Plenary
September 13-18  Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, Atlanta Georgia, USA In person Wireless Interim meeting is CANCELLED. WG11 Spetember electronic meeting TBD. 183 Interim*
November  8-13 Marriott Marquis Queen's Park,  Bangkok, Thailand 184 Plenary
For Year 2021  SessionType
January 10-15 
Hotel Irvine, Irvine CA USA (TBC)
185  Interim*
March 14-19Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
186 Plenary
May 9-14 
Panama Hilton, Panama, Panama (TBC)
187  Interim*
July 11-16Marriott Madrid Auditorium, Madrid, Spain
188 Plenary
September 12-17
Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kona, HI, USA 189  Interim*
November  14-19Hyatt Regency Vancouver, Vancouver Canada 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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