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 2016   Session Type
January 17-22 Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA
Session Information
Hotel Room Reservation

Registration Fees & Deadlines 
Early:  Before 6:00 PM Pacific Time, Friday, December 4, 2015 
* $US 375.00 for attendees staying at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta 
* $US 575.00 for all others (including local attendees not staying at the group hotel)
Standard:  After Early Registration and before 6:00 PM Pacific Time, Friday January 8, 2016
* $US 575.00 for attendees staying at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta 
* $US 775.00 for all others (including local attendees not staying at the group hotel)
Late/On-site:  After 6:00 PM Pacific Time Friday January 8, 2016
* $US 775.00 for attendees staying at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta 
* $US 975.00 for all others (including local attendees not staying at the group hotel)
Student Registration: $US 150 (college students at the bachelor or post-graduate level)
* 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.

Hotel Room Rates

EARLY RATE:  $US 179.00/Night (plus applicable taxes)*
Rate applies to first 50% of Room Block or until November 30, 2015 which ever comes first.
Single/Double Occupancy Run of House Rooms, Internet access included.  
IEEE 802 RATE:  $US 189.00/Night (plus applicable taxes)*
Rate applies to last 50% of Room Block or until January 4, 2016 which ever comes first.
Single/Double Occupancy Run of House Rooms, Internet access included.  
EXTRA ADULTS: $US 10.00/Night (plus applicable taxes)
Rate applies to Extra Adults (>2). 
Per Person,Per Night.
Subject to availability the IEEE 802 Group Rate is available January 8th to 29th, 2016.
Rates subject to the deadline and availability of rooms in the IEEE 802 Group Room Block. 
January 4, 2016. If the block is sold out before the January 4, 2016 rates may no longer be available.
No penalty if reservation is cancelled prior to 6:00 PM Central Time on anticipated date of arrival.


155  Interim*
January 27-28 Harbin, China

Hotel Details:
Hotel Name: Heilongjiang Trade Union Business Hotel (
Hotel address: No. 333, Guogeli Street, Nan Gang, 150001 Harbin, China 
Hotel contact: Mr. Shoudu SUN ,, +86-18686840022
Conference contact: Ms. Sha WEI, , +86-13810785724 
Hotel Price: Business Queen Room:780RMB, Business Twin Room:880 RMB
For hotel reservation, please email to Mr. Shoudu SUN, and cc to Ms. Sha WEI

Meeting Registration Details
Meeting registration fee :1800 RMB
Pay upon hotel check-in
Invitation Letter for Visa Application
Contact person: Ms. Meng ZHAO, , +86-15801384410
If you need an invitation letter for Visa application, please send your request to Ms. Meng ZHAO. 

155.5 China Interim
March 13-18 Sands Venetian Hotel, Macau, PRC 156 Plenary
May 15-20 Hilton Waikoloa Village, HI, USA 157 Interim*
May 25-26 Beijing, China 157.7 China Interim
July  24-29 Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA, USA 158 Plenary
September 18-23 TBD (Europe) 159 Interim*
September 28-29 Chongqing, China 159.5 China Interim
November 6-11 Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA 160 Plenary
For Year 2017   Session Type
January 15-20 Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA, USA 161  Interim*
March 12-17 Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, BC, Canada 162 Plenary
May 14-19 Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea (TBC) 163 Interim*
July 9-14 Estrel Hotel and Convention Center, Berlin, Germany 164 Plenary
September 10-15 Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kona, HI, USA 165 Interim*
November 5-10 Caribe Hotel and Convention Center, Orlando, FL, USA 166 Plenary
For Year 2018   Session Type
January   167  Interim*
March 4-9 (TBC) Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, Illinois, USA 168 Plenary
May   169 Interim*
July Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA, USA 170 Plenary
September 9-14 Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kona, HI, USA 171 Interim*
November 11-16   172 Plenary


China Interm - denotes an interim meeting of the IEEE 802.11 Working Group held in China,  at which the only task group meeting is TGaj (China Millimetre Wave).

* 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 802.20 Working Group for Mobile Broadband Wireless Access (MBWA), 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 is normally carried out, at all Interim sessions.



  • New attendees should check the agenda file for any new members orientation session. This session typically takes place on Sunday afternoon or Monday morning,  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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