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
March 10-15 Hyatt Regency Vancouver and Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada

Registration and Event Information (including visa letters): 

Early Registration

* $US 500.00 for attendees staying one or more nights at the Hyatt Regency or Fairmont Hotel Vancouver 
* $US 800.00 for all others (including local attendees not staying at the group hotel)
* Deadline: 6:00 PM Pacific Time, Friday, February 1, 2019 

Standard Registration
* $US 600.00 for attendees staying one or more nights at the Hyatt Regency or Fairmont Hotel Vancouver 
* $US 900.00 for all others (including local attendees not staying at the group hotel)
* Deadline: 6:00 PM Pacific Time, Friday, March 1, 2019

Late/On-site Registration
* $US 800.00 for attendees staying one or more nights at the Hyatt Regency and Fairmont Hotel Vancouver 
* $US 1100.00 for all others (including local attendees not staying at the group hotel)
* Applies to All Registrations AFTER: 6:00 PM Pacific Time, Friday, March 1, 2019

Student Registration 
* $US 150.00 (college student 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.
Registration Fee Includes 
* Network/Internet services, AV equipment, Power hook-ups in the meeting rooms, Session name badge
* Light Breakfast, Morning and afternoon refreshments, Wednesday evening social, Meeting services and supplies

Registration Payment Policy 
* Registration is payable by credit card, cash and checks are NOT accepted for registration.
* Any individual who attends any part of a meeting that is a scheduled part of an IEEE 802 Plenary Session must register and pay the full session fee.  
* Session registrations are not transferable to another individual or to another Plenary session.  
Group Hotel Registration Policy 
Attendees who are registered guests at the Hyatt Regency or Fairmont Hotel Vancouver for ONE (1) or more nights are eligible for the registration discount. 

Cancellation Policy
If you register for an IEEE 802 Plenary Session and are unable to attend, you must request cancellation before the deadline to be eligible for a refund of all or part of the fees paid.  
Cancellation requests must be made either by:
* Updating your attendee profile online:
* Submitting an email request to: 

Refund Deadlines
* Full Refund: 6:00 PM Pacific Time Friday February 1, 2019 
* $US 100.00 Cancellation Fee: 6:00 PM Pacific Time March 1, 2019
* No Refund: After 6:00 PM Pacific Time Friday March 1, 2019
174 Plenary
May 12-17
Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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


* 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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