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802.3 Interim Meeting Announcement

(My apologies to those of you who receive multiple copies of this message)

The 802.3 Interim Meeting will be held in NEW ORLEANS, LA
on September 12/13/14, 2000
(The meeting will NOT be held in Boston as previously announced)


The interim meetings of P802.3ae(10 Gigabit Ethernet) and P802.3af(DTE Power) will be held in
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
500 Poydras St. at Loyola
New Orleans, LA, USA 70113-1805

Telephone: +1 504 561 1234

Make your room reservations directly with the hotel in New Orleans in order to book into our group room block. Please quote both the group name and the meeting host to the hotel reservations department when making your reservation request.
IEEE Group room rate:   $149/$165       single/double (plus taxes)
Group name:     "Eye Triple E 802dot3"  (IEEE 802.3)
Meeting sponsor/host:                   Enterasys Networks

ur group room rate can be extended 3 days before or after the meeting if you wish to take this opportunity to visit one of the best tourist destinations in the US.

The reservation deadline for rooms in our block is August 17. Reservations made after that date will be accepted on a space available basis up to the group block of 250 rooms. Everyone is encouraged to reserve a room as quickly as possible. Reservations must be guaranteed with major credit card with cancellation at least 72 hrs. prior to arrival.

The hotel is 13 miles from New Orleans International Airport (MSY). Fixed cab fare from the airport to the hotel is $21 for one or two people. "Airport Shuttle" is $10 each way. A rental car is NOT recommended. Hotel Parking is expensive at $19/day and a car is not useful in downtown New Orleans.

The hotel is immediately adjacent to the Louisiana Superdome and New Orleans Shopping Centre and within easy walking distance of the French Quarter. For more information about the hotel see:
One of the countless web pages covering New Orleans as a tourist destination:,1337,1-4-MSY_Introduction,00.html

| Geoffrey O. Thompson                    |
| Chair IEEE 802.3                        |
| Nortel Networks, Inc.  M/S SC5-02       |
| 4401 Great America Parkway              |
| P. O. Box 58185                         |
| Santa Clara, CA 95052-8185  USA         |
| Phone: +1 408 495 1339                  |
| Fax:   +1 408 495 5615                  |
| E-Mail: gthompso@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     |
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