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[802.3af] FW: 802all: Very Important Meeting Information Update

ATTENTION:  All IEEE 802 Attendees !!!

IEEE 802:  Meeting Information Update Memo  -  1st Announcement

DATE:		Wednesday, October 17, 2001

ATTN:		All  IEEE 802  Attendees

SUBJ:		IEEE 802 LMSC Plenary Meeting  -  November 12-16, 2001 in
Austin, TX

Important information for all potential 802 attendees:

a)	This meeting will again be a Split Meeting due to our continued high
attendance.  We will be utilizing two nearby hotels for rooms and meeting
space with possibly a third hotel for additional overflow rooms.  We are
providing this advance warning so that you can make/adjust your hotel
reservations accordingly to minimize inconvenience.
b)	The Hyatt Regency Austin will continue to be our main hotel and will
be the site for On-Site Registration, the opening plenary on Monday, the
Executive Committee meetings, and the Wed evening social.  All 802 attendees
should plan to check-in at the 802 Registration Desk there to pick-up their
badges and a current agenda for the week's activities (Sun 5-8pm, M-F
c)	The IEEE 802.3 CSMA/CD Working Group will be meeting at the Radisson
Hotel & Suites Austin during the dates of November 12-16, 2001 with
additional space at the Austin Convention Center (1 block away) reserved for
Wed and Thurs.  The Radisson is located just 2 blocks across the bridge from
the Hyatt in the heart of Austin.  If you will be attending 802.3 and are
currently reserved at the Hyatt you may wish to change your reservation to
the Radisson so that you will be at the site where most of the meetings will
be held:
				Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin
				111 Cesar Chavez at Congress
				Austin, TX.  78701    USA
		Phone:  (512) 478-9611    Toll-Free:  (800) 333-3333
ResvFax:  (512) 478-3227
		Hotel Website:
Group ID:  IEEE
	The IEEE 802 group rates are $132/night single and $142/night
double/twin occupancy plus applicable taxes.  Room reservations may be
canceled without penalty up until 6pm on date of arrival.  The hotel
room-block cut-off date is: Wednesday, October 24, 2001.  Please book ASAP.
All IEEE 802.3 Working Group Meetings and daily food and beverage services
will be held at the Radisson Hotel or the nearby Austin Convention Center.
More details to follow later.
d)	The Hyatt Regency Austin in Austin, Texas, will be the site for the
802.1, 802.11, 802.15, 802.16, and 802.17 WG meetings.  If you will be
attending one of these meetings you should try to book your room there.  The
IEEE 802 room block there is nearly sold-out.  If the hotel becomes sold
out, please call the Hyatt Regency Austin directly at (512) 477-1234 and
request to be put onto the IEEE 802 WAIT-LIST.  There will likely be an
exodus of 802.3 attendees over to the Radisson Hotel and the Hyatt will
contact you as rooms become available.  You may also wish to call the hotel
during the 2 weeks prior to the start of the Plenary Meeting to check the
status of your reservation request.  The IEEE 802 group rates are $132/night
single and $142/night double/twin occupancy plus applicable taxes.  Room
reservations may be canceled without penalty up until 48-hours prior to 6pm
of arrival date.
e)	The Hyatt Regency and Radisson Austin are both located ~14 miles (20
minutes) from the Bergstrom International Airport, Austin.  Taxi ride one
way is approximately $20.00 per person.  Hotel self-parking for in-house
guests or other visitors is currently $8.00 per night or $4.00 per hour
(max. $8.00).  Valet parking is also offered for $12.00 per night.
f)	The IEEE 802 Opening Plenary will begin Monday, November 12th at
11:00am at the Hyatt, and the 802 Working Group Meetings will begin at
1:00pm.  Please note:  Some of the 802 Working Groups will have scheduled
meetings on Friday, November 16th.  Please visit the home web site for your
Working Group for the detailed agenda.  The closing SEC meeting is scheduled
from 3-7pm on Friday afternoon.
g)	The 802 Plenary Web Registration service is NOW AVAILABLE for your
use.  More information on Web Registration will follow later.  See the
following URL to register yourself now:
h)	As a reminder, the Web Registration Deadline is:  6pm PST, Friday,
November 9, 2001 to receive the Web Reg discount ($250) and save $50 !!!
For further info on this meeting and registration see:
Please contact us at  802info@xxxxxxxx  or  (408) 241-8906  if you require
further information and/or assistance.  We look forward to seeing you in

Thank you,
Dawn C. Slykhouse, IEEE 802 Conference Organizer
c/o Face-To-Face Events, Inc.

Thanx,  Buzz
Dr. Everett O. (Buzz) Rigsbee
Boeing - SSG
PO Box 3707, M/S: 7M-FM
Seattle, WA  98324-2207
(425) 865-2443    Fx: (425) 865-6721

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