[HSSG] FW: [BP] IEEE 802.3 September 2006 Interim Session - Knoxville, TN - September 18 - 21 - 3rd. Reminder
A gentle reminder regarding booking your hotel room for the IEEE
September Interim. See details below.
From: Steve Carlson [mailto:scarlson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, September 01, 2006 1:14 PM
Subject: [BP] IEEE 802.3 September 2006 Interim Session - Knoxville, TN
- September 18 - 21 - 3rd. Reminder
This is (yet) another gentle reminder notice to book your hotel room for
September Interim Meeting. We have still have space in the room block,
as always, appreciate it as we must fill a minimum number or rooms to
the cost of the meeting rooms and avoid penalties. As an incentive for
booking at the Hilton, you will also have a lower meeting fee. The
offers free in-room wireless Internet access and is located in the heart
downtown, close to restaurants (see
for a extensive list.
We have had a very good room block pickup. Thank you!
Rooms are still available in our block for all nights from Sunday,
17, through Thursday, September 21, at the group rate of $129.
rooms are available for all nights. Your first choice of room type (king
double/double) may not be available. The hotel is sold out for the
before and after our block - Saturday, September 16, and Friday,
22. In fact, all downtown hotels will likely be sold out for these
as there are college football games both weekends that draw huge crowds.
you are arriving on Saturday the 16th., we recommend that you stay at an
airport hotel that night and come into Knoxville on Sunday. That's what
doing. It will be much quieter.
If you have experienced difficulty making a reservation at the Hilton,
please let me know so that I can solve the problem for you. Alternately,
Hilton Sales Manager, Angie Campbell, invites you to contact her
and she will address any concerns about smoking preference, room
availability, etc. If you talk to Angie you will experience the superb
of customer service we have enjoyed from the hotel while making
for the Interim. Angie may be reached by phone or e-mail at
The September Interim will be held in Knoxville, TN. We were unable to
a suitable venue in eastern Canada, since it is high season there and
meeting requirements are challenging to many hotels.
Knoxville is the home of the University of Tennessee and is located near
Great Smokey Mountains. IEEE 802.3 will be the meeting host and a
fee will be collected on-site.
501 West Church Avenue
United States 37902-2591
Tel: +1-865-523-2300 Fax: +1-865-525-6532
Direct line: 865-251-2578 (8 am - 4 pm Eastern time)
Please see http://www.ieee802.org/3/interims/knoxville_1_0906.html for
complete meeting information and the link to the hotel's IEEE booking
The room block cut-off is September 1, 2006. Reservations made after
time will be on an as-available basis.
The meeting plan is posted on the Website and was developed by the TF
Chairs. Please contact the appropriate TF or SG Chair if you have
about a specific group.
Apologies to those of you who receive multiple copies of this message.
Steven B. Carlson
Executive Secretary, IEEE 802.3 Working Group
High Speed Design, Inc.
11929 NW Old Quarry Road
Portland, OR 97229
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