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
March 13-18

Sands Venetian Hotel, Macau, PRC
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Registration Fees & Deadlines 
* $US 800.00 for attendees staying at the Sands Venetian Macao Hotel
* $US 1250.00 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.
Terms and conditions can be found on the information page.

Single/Double Occupancy Royal Suite Rooms, Internet access included. 
Friday March 11, 2016
* 1,700.00 HKD/MOP
Saturday March 12, 2016
* 2,300.00 HKD/MOP 
Sunday March 13 - Thursday March 17, 2016
* 1,550.00 HKD/MOP 
Friday March 18, 2016
* 1,700.00 HKD/MOP 
Saturday March 19, 2016
* 2,300.00 HKD/MOP 
Sunday March 20, 2016
* 1,550.00 HKD/MOP
These rates do not include any applicable service charges, Macau room tax, tourism tax and/or other taxes with similar application at the rate applicable at time of occupancy. Hotel will charge a 10% service charge and 5% Government Tax.
If the block is sold out before February 12, 2016 IEEE 802 Group rates may no longer be available.
* Individual Guest Room Reservations may be changed or cancelled without charge up until 6:00 PM Pacific Time Friday February 12, 2016.
* A charge equivalent to full nights’ accommodation, plus service charge and government tax, will be imposed on guest’s guaranteed credit card for no show, amendments or cancellations received after 12 February 2016. No Refunds after February 12, 2016.
Delegates request to extend their stay outside the agreed room block (Friday March 11th through Sunday March 20th), based upon hotel availability.
SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY: *Rates are subject to the deadline and availability of rooms in the IEEE 802 Group Room Block. 
How to Make a Room Reservation at Sands Venetian Macao Hotel
Reserve room online  
Reserve a room by phone or email: 
Phone# 853 2882 8852 Email:  
 Ask for reservations and then ask for IEEE 802 Plenary Session Group Rate, code = “IEEE 802”


Do you Need A VISA to enter Macau?
A Visa is not required for most participants traveling to Macau. However we recommend visiting the following Macau government sites to determine if you need to obtain such a visa.  
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156 Plenary
May 15-20 Hilton Waikoloa Village, HI, USA 157 Interim*
May 25-26 Chongqing, China 157.7 China Interim
July  24-29 Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA, USA 158 Plenary
September 11-16 Marriott Warsaw 159 Interim*
September 28-29 Beijing, 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 Hotel Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA 167  Interim*
March 4-9 (TBC) Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, Illinois, USA 168 Plenary
May EMEA destination 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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