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Interim meeting announcement


          IEEE P802.1 HILI Interim Meeting
          IEEE P802.3 Higher Speed Study Group Interim Meeting
          IEEE P802.3ad Link Aggregation Task Force Interim Meeting

                               Hosted by 3Com

          Monday, 27th September through Friday, 1st October 1999

                            The Royal York Hotel,
                               United Kingdom

Schedule: Mon Sept 27 -> Wed Sept 29 :: IEEE P802.3 HSSG (10Gig)
          Tue Sept 28 -> Wed Sept 29 :: IEEE P802.1 HILI
          Thu Sept 30 -> Fri Oct 1   :: IEEE P802.3ad Link Aggregation

Location: The Royal York Hotel
          Station Road
          North Yorkshire
          YO24 1AA
          United Kingdom
          Reservations: +44 1904 653681
          Fax: +44 1904 653271
          Reservation Hours: Between 08.00 - 19.00 hrs (UK) Time

Rates:    Single occupancy  = 105.00 GBP
          Double occupancy  = 150.00 GBP

All prices are INCLUSIVE of Full English Breakfast, Tax and service.

These rooms are held from Sunday September 26th through to Friday October 1st
inclusive, however, the above rates will apply from Sunday September 19th
through Friday October 8th subject to availability. Please make your room
reservations directly with the hotel by phone. Be sure to identify yourself as a
member of the

                               "IEEE 802 Group"

to obtain this special group rate. For this meeting we have arranged a
room-block of 80 rooms which will be reserved for IEEE Interim Meeting attendees
until the reservation cutoff date:

    Hotel Reservation Deadline (Room-block Cutoff) is Friday, August 13, 1999.

Please note: Reservation requests received after this date will be accepted on a
space available basis and will still honor the IEEE Interim Meeting conference
rates. You will need to confirm your accommodation either with a major credit
card or by fax.

Hotel Information

The hotel is situated next to the York Railway Station and consists of 158
ensuite bedrooms and a leisure center which includes a Gym, Sauna, Steam Room
and Solarium. The hotel is set in 3 acres of landscaped gardens overlooking the
York Minster and is the only city center hotel in York with the English Tourist
Board's 5 Crowns Highly Commended Award.

For information on how to reach York please see the URL:-

(Thanks to John Messenger who wrote the directions for the 802.5 Interim which
was held in York and upon which these directions are based on)

Attractions in York: There are many attractions in York with something to suit
everyone, these include the York Minster, the National Railway Museum, the
Original Ghost Walk, the Jorvik Viking Centre, 2 Theatres, and the York Classic
Open Top Tour Buses. York also boasts 365 pubs - one for every day of the year!
Further information on attractions can be found on the York City Council web
site at the URL:-

If you require further information regarding this meeting, or assistance making
your reservation, please contact Lisa Salo of 3Com Europe Ltd at phone: +44
(1442) 438241, Fax: +44 (1442) 438923 or E-mail: Lisa_Salo@xxxxxxxxx

This notice, with additional links, is available on the IEEE 802.3 Web site at
the URL:-