IEEE P802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet Task Force
IEEE P802.3ba 40Gb/s and 100Gb/s Ethernet Task Force
IEEE 802.3 Maintenance Task Force
IEEE P802.3.1 (802.3be) Ethernet MIBs Task Force
IEEE 802.3 Time Synchronization Study Group


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High Speed Design, Inc.

 Monday, September 21 through Thursday, September 24, 2009

Sutton Place Hotel
21 East Bellevue Place
Chicago, IL
USA

CLICK HERE FOR HOTEL RESERVATIONS
CLICK HERE MEETING REGISTRATION

If you have any questions about the Task Force or Study Group work, please contact the Chairs directly. The notation "All Day" indicates that the TF or SG Chair has requested a full meeting day. It is possible that the actual meetings may not run for a full day. Contact the TF or SG Chairs regarding their actual schedules.

Meeting Plan for September 21 through 24

Date Group Contact Duration
Monday, 21-September IEEE P802.3ba 40Gb/s and 100Gb/s Ethernet Task Force All day
IEEE P802.3.1 Ethernet MIB Task Force All day
IEEE 802.3 Time Synchronization Study Group All day
Tuesday, 22-September IEEE P802.3ba 40Gb/s and 100Gb/s Ethernet Task Force All day
IEEE P802.3az Energy-efficient Ethernet Task Force All day
IEEE 802.3 Time Synchronization Study Group All day
Wednesday, 23-September
IEEE P802.3ba 40Gb/s and 100Gb/s Ethernet Task Force All day
IEEE 802.3 Maintenance Standing Task Force All day
IEEE P802.3az Energy-efficient Ethernet Task Force All day
Thursday, 24-September
IEEE P802.3ba 40Gb/s and 100Gb/s Ethernet Task Force All day
IEEE P802.3az Energy-efficient Ethernet Task Force All day


Meeting Hotel Information

The Sutton Place Chicago
 THE SUTTON PLACE HOTEL
 21 East Bellevue Place
 Chicago, IL 60611
Main: 312.266.2100
Reservations: 1.866.378.8866
Fax: 312.266.2103 



A discounted room rate of $159 (USD), with guest room Internet surcharge waived, is offered until 8-September at 3pm Central Time, based on availability within the room block. The hotel reservation link will take you to the hotel's main page. The reservation section is at the top left of the page. Enter your dates and room requirements. Under the "Special Rates" dropdown, select "Group Code" and enter CH090920IEE. Please ignore the section that asks you to select and pay for in-room Internet; it is free with the group rate. If you get an error indicating that the room block is full, please call the toll-free reservation number, 1 (866) 378-8866 for assistance. The room block dates are 20-September through 24-September; the room rate will be extended three days before and after the room block dates, if rooms are available. If you are making your reservation by phone or FAX, provide the group code, CH090920IEE. Reservations must be guaranteed by a credit card or a deposit for one night's room and tax.

Cancellation Policy

Failure to claim a reservation (No-Show) will result in a penalty charge of one (1) night plus applicable taxes. This penalty will be posted to the individual guest credit card provided to guarantee the room reservation.

Guests may change their arrival date, length of stay or cancel a reservation entirely up until 72 hours before check in without penalty.

Individuals who cancel a reservation less than 72 hours before check in will be charged a penalty of one night plus applicable taxes. Individuals who change their arrival date less than 72 hours before check in may be charged a penalty equal to (1) one night plus applicable taxes for their previously reserved first night at the discretion of the hotel.


Meeting Registration

Any individual who attends any part of this interim meeting must pay a meeting fee. The fee to attend is $360 (USD) based on advanced web registration and Sutton Place Hotel hotel registration. The deadline for advanced Web registration is 5PM PDT 4-September. The late/onsite registration fee is $600 (USD) .

The hotel will process meeting fee charges and provide receipts for the meeting registration fee. The meeting fee covers AV equipment, network/Internet services, power hook-ups for laptop computers, continental breakfast, morning and afternoon refreshments, and meeting services and supplies. The combined hotel room stays of 802.3 attendees covers the meeting rooms themselves. For this reason, anyone attending the meeting who is not a registered guest at the Sutton Place Hotel will be charged a meeting fee of $700 (USD). If you register but are unable to attend, you must request cancellation of your registration no later than 5PM PDT 11-September to avoid being charged for registration.

Go to the IEEE 802.3 September in Chicago Site to register.

Please contact meeting planner  Lynn Kennedy at to cancel.


Transportation Information

The local airport is Chicago O'Hare International Airport. The airport code is ORD.

Public Transportation: The CTA Blue Line, Metra Train and Pace all take you to and from the airport. Go to RTA Chicago and plan your trip. RTA Hotline: 312-836-7000.

The O'Hare Airport Ground Transportation Website has additional options.

Taxi - A taxi from the airport to the hotel (about 17 miles) will cost about $40 (USD).


Visa Information

If you require an invitation letter for a visa application to attend any of these sessions please contact meeting planner Lynn Kennedy at for assistance.


Visiting Chicago

The Chicago Visitors and Convention Bureau has an excellent Web site.


Contact Information

Please contact meeting planner Lynn Kennedy at for further assistance with hotel booking or meeting fee questions. Questions about Task Force or Study Group work should be directed to the respective Chairs.


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Last Update: 7 August 2009


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