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FW: [802-ALL] LAST CHANCE: To Pre-register for IEEE-802 November 2011 Plenary Session - Session Information Update #2



From: Everett O. (Buzz) Rigsbee [mailto:BRigsBieee@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, October 07, 2011 9:48 AM
To: STDS-802-ALL@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [802-ALL] LAST CHANCE: To Pre-register for IEEE-802 November 2011 Plenary Session - Session Information Update #2


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November 2011 IEEE-802 Plenary Session

LAST CHANCE: for Early Bird Registration and Room Booking Reminder:  Don’t miss our great rates at Hyatt Regency Atlanta

We hope you plan on attending the November 2011 IEEE-802 Plenary Session in Atlanta, GA.  All Working Group meetings and tutorials will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta on Peachtree Street during the week of November 6-11, 2011. 

Message from the IEEE 802 Meeting Manager:

Session Registration:  Any individual who attends any part of a meeting that is a scheduled part of an IEEE-802 Plenary Session must register for the session and pay the required fees. 

Registration is available through a secure website.  Session registrations are not transferable to another individual or to another plenary session.  If you register for an IEEE-802 session and then are unable to attend, you must request cancellation of your registration before the cancellation deadline to be eligible for a refund of all or part of the fees paid. 

Cancellation requests may be submitted via a link on the left of the event website as follows: .

Web registration requires valid credit card information for the payment of the registration fee; checks are NOT accepted for web-registration. 

Session Registration Details:

Registration Details:

Register for this session at:   

EARLY Web Registration Fee:  $700 US  (or $400 US with verified hotel stay)

if you register before 6pm PDT, Friday, October 7, 2011

(UTC Time: 1am, Saturday, October 8, 2011).

STANDARD Web Registration Fee:  $800 US  (or $500 US with verified hotel stay)

after 6pm PDT, Friday, October 7 but before 6pm PDT, Monday, October 31, 2011

(UTC Time: 1am, Tuesday, November 1, 2011).

LATE / ONSITE Web Registration Fee:  $900 US  (or $600 US with verified hotel stay)

after 6pm PDT, Monday, October 31, 2011

(UTC Time: 1am Tuesday, November 1, 2011).

Registration Fees and Hotel Discount:

The Registration Fee will be discounted by $300 US for attendees booking & staying one or more nights in the 802-contracted hotel:  the Hyatt Regency Atlanta

Note:  repayment of the $300 US discount will be required at onsite registration, if your hotel stay cannot be verified by the hotel (i.e. your name must appear on the hotel’s list of registered guests or you must show written proof of hotel registration and room number). 


Hyatt Regency Atlanta Information: Nestled in the heart of downtown Atlanta on historic Peachtree Street, Hyatt Regency Atlanta offers an indoor connection to the Peachtree Center Station of the MARTA public rail system and is just 15-20 minutes from Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport (ATL) via MARTA. 


Hyatt Regency Atlanta Reservation Details:


265 Peachtree Street NE,

Atlanta, Georgia, USA 30303

Tel: +1 404 577 1234    Fax: +1 404 588 4137

Hotel Information Website:



SINGLE/DOUBLE OCCUPANCY:  $145.00 US/night plus all applicable taxes

Note:  Group rate deadline subject to room availability.  Please book as early as possible to ensure getting a room at this great group rate

GUEST ROOM INTERNET:  Free for IEEE-802 Group Members staying at HR-Atlanta via Group Login provided at check-in. 

EXTRA PERSONS (>2):  $20.00 US/night for each additional adult person (≥21 years)

*If you know the members of your rooming party in advance of your arrival please list all of their names on your hotel reservation so their room stay can be verified by the hotel. 


MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011 at 6pm EDT, (Atlanta Time = Eastern Daylight Time). 


No charge for hotel reservations cancelled prior to 6pm EDT (Atlanta Time) on Date of Arrival; but after this time 1-night’s room and tax will be charged for late cancellations. 


Group Rates are offered over the extended dates of Thursday, October 27th, through Monday, November 21st, subject only to room availability. 


There is No-Charge for Children 21 years of age or younger sharing a room with parents. 

Hyatt Gold Passport Members:  Check the special promotion at:

Your 802 Room stay will qualify for this bonus but you must register at the site to be eligible.  Read the web page for instructions. 






Group reservations may be made by telephone at +1 (800) 421-1442 or +1(402) 592-6464

Please reference the Group ID Code: “IEEE802” when making telephone reservations. 




PLEASE NOTE: Guests who make a RESERVATION with multiple guests in the room need to print out the RESERVATION page upon making the booking for their reference. 

The CONFIRMATION email from the Hyatt Regency Atlanta will contain the names of additional travelers.  This page may be submitted via email to the meeting planner to expedite the Event Registration check-in process at the hotel. 

Please ensure each guest is prepared to provide this proof of stay at Event Registration. 



Arranging airport transportation to & from the hotel is easy because of the convenient downtown location, only 11 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL). 


Atlanta Airport Shuttle Service (T.A.A.S.S.). Phone # 404.941.3440. No reservations are necessary for arranging transportation from the Atlanta Airport to the hotel.  It runs 6 a.m. to midnight from the airport and it leaves the hotel every 10 and 40 minutes after the hour. $16.50 US one way/$29.00 US round trip per person.


Taxi Service:

To/From airport fee: Approximately $30.00 US plus $2.00 per each additional person


Downtown Taxi Metered Rates:

$2.50 = First 1/7 mile;  $2.00 = Each additional 1 mile;  $21.00/hr = Waiting time

Taxi service within downtown Atlanta has an $8.00 minimum.



(Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) $2.50 per ride.  Rail system runs approx every 10 minutes.  Hyatt Regency Atlanta is connected to Peachtree Center Train Station via Peachtree Center Mall.  20 minutes from Airport.  (Airport pickup at baggage claim, TH Terminal.  To get to Hyatt, take M.A.R.T.A. to the Peachtree Center Station and exit Northeast towards Peachtree Center Mall. 


AVIS RENTAL CAR  - IEEE 802 Group Rates

Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number: A606094

Avis Reservations #: 1-800-331-1600


Avis Web Reservation Link:,+GA&ARCIATA=


Meeting Planner Contact Information:

Dawn Slykhouse & Lisa Ronmark

ftf_finallogoFace to Face Events, Inc.

2699 Iversen Court

Santa Clara, CA 95051 USA


Phone:  (408) 241-8906

Email: 802info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  



Thanx, Buzz

Dr. Everett O (Buzz) Rigsbee

IEEE-802 LMSC Meeting Manager

7750 80th Place SE

Mercer Island, WA  98040-5912

ph/fx: 206-236-2229

SkypeID:  BRigsB



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