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Re: [802SEC] [STDS-802-16] Fwd: venue choices for March 2009 802 Plenary Session



Yes, people could vote multiple times. I think there were 150-200  
people present. I invited everyone - member and nonmember alike - to  
vote, but some apparently chose not to.

Roger


On Sep 24, 2007, at 12:31 PM, Pat Thaler wrote:

> Roger, Can you clarify - was that a vote for as many as you like  
> poll? If so, out of about how many voting?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ***** IEEE 802 Executive Committee List *****  
> [mailto:STDS-802-SEC@LISTSERV.IEEE.ORG] On Behalf Of Roger B. Marks
> Sent: Monday, September 24, 2007 11:07 AM
> To: STDS-802-SEC@LISTSERV.IEEE.ORG
> Subject: Re: [802SEC] [STDS-802-16] Fwd: venue choices for March  
> 2009 802 Plenary Session
>
> Here are the results of the straw poll at the 802.16 Closing Plenary
> on Thursday:
>
> 71 Rome
> 60 Vancouver
> 61 other locally-hosted session
>
> Roger
>
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
>> Colleagues,    Please see the attached summary of our final venue
>> choices for March 2009.  Please share the information with your
>> respective Working Groups during your interim sessions and give us
>> your and/or your WG response on preferences.  We need to close on  
>> this
>> choice very shortly now or we will lose the options.  We still  
>> have an
>> option for Geneva for March 2011 that we can pursue.
>>
>> Thanx again for your cooperation and support.      :-)
>>
>> Thanx,  Buzz
>> Dr. Everett O. (Buzz) Rigsbee
>> Boeing IT
>> PO Box 3707, M/S: 7M-FM
>> Seattle, WA  98124-2207
>> Ph: (425) 373-8960    Fx: (425) 865-7960
>> Cell: (425) 417-1022
>> everett.o.rigsbee@boeing.com
>>
>>
> ********************************************************************** 
> **
> **************
> DATE: Tuesday, September 4, 2007
> TO: IEEE 802 SEC
> FROM: Dawn Slykhouse, IEEE 802 Conference Organizer
> SUBJ: Future Venue Options for March 2009 -- Rome, Italy or
> Vancouver, Canada
>
> This memo is to provide you with the information regarding two venue
> options for the IEEE 802 March 2009 Plenary Session. We would like
> you to discuss these two options with your Working Groups, take a
> straw poll, and send us the results and any feedback from your Group
> by: Friday, September 21, 2007.
>
> A.) Option #1 - Rome, Italy:
> * Meeting Dates: March 8-13, 2009 - Anticipated Attendance- 800 to
> 1000 * non-NA Venue/Location: new Rome Marriott Park Hotel - just
> outside Rome, Italy, with largest hotel conference center in Europe,
> an excellent meeting location, however it is VERY expensive !!!
> * Guest Room Rates: ~$255/$280US Single/Double occupancy including
> breakfast and 10%-VAT * Meeting Expenses:
>     o F&B: fairly high pricing (50-70% more than US Venues)
>     o Meeting Room Rental: >$400,000US including 20%-VAT for the week
>     o AV/Electrical: high pricing (AV: 60% more than US Venues -
> Electrical: >$10K, free in US)
> * Necessary Registration Fees for a break-even session: {can be
> reduced with funds from 802 treasury}
>     o Pre-Registration: $800.00US (>60-days prior to session start)
>     o Web-Registration: $1,000.00US (60 thru 10-days prior to session
> start)
>     o On-Site Registration: $1,200.00US (10-days prior to session
> start) * Meeting Space Internet Access: >$13,400US+ 20%-VAT for
> shared 30Mb/ s for the week
>
> B.) Option #2 - Vancouver, Canada:
> * Meeting Dates: March 8-13, 2009, Anticipated Attendance - 1200 to
> 1400 * non-US Venue/Location: Hyatt Regency and Fairmont Hotel,
> Vancouver BC, Canada, great downtown location, with easy access,
> great restaurants & shopping, and a very-good value deal !!!
> * Guest Room Rates: ~$170US, single/double occupancy, includes
> complimentary High Speed Internet Access in the guest rooms at both
> hotels.
> * Meeting Expenses:
>     o F&B: average pricing (similar to US Venues)
>     o Meeting Room Rental: complimentary meeting space at both hotels
>     o AV/Electrical: average pricing (similar to US Venues) *
> Necessary Registration Fees for a break-even session: {normal fees}
>     o Pre-Reg: $400.00US (>16-days prior to session start)
>     o On-Site: $500.00US (16-days prior to session start) * Meeting
> Space Internet Access: FREE for shared 30Mb/s for the week
>
> Unfortunately Geneva, Switzerland at ITU Headquarters was not
> available during our March 2009 dates, but we have an opportunity for
> March 13-18, 2011 to pursue, if we can get an ITU-hosted session deal.
>
> Please contact us if you require any further information.
>
> Thank you for your cooperation and support.
>
>>
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