All interested parties are welcome to attend our open Public meetings of the IEEE 802.11 Working Group, you do not have to be an IEEE member to attend. There is a registration fee, to defray the cost of the session. At Plenary sessions these are administered by the IEEE 802 LMSC organization. Interim sessions are administered by the IEEE 802.11/15 Working Groups. This is in-addition to your individual hotel accommodation, and travel expenses.  Click here to view an Example Plenary and Interim Session Agenda, or review the latest Combined Tentative Agenda for the next IEEE 802.11 WG Session below.

For Year 2016   Session Type
November 6-11 Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
Registration and Event website
Hotel Reservations

Registration Fees & Deadlines
Early:  Before 6pm Pacific Time, Friday, September 30, 2016
(UTC Time: 1am Saturday, October 01, 2016)
  $US 500.00 for attendees staying at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio
  $US 800.00 for all other attendees

Standard:  After Early Registration and before 6pm Pacific Time, October 28, 2016
(UTC Time: 1am Saturday, October 29, 2016)
  $US 600.00 for attendees staying at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio
  $US 900.00 for all others

Late/On-site:  After 6pm Pacific Time October 28, 2016
(UTC Time: 1am Saturday, October 29, 2016)
  $US 800.00 for attendees staying at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio
  $US 1100.00 for all others

Student Registration:
  $US 150.00 for all student attendees
  Available to full-time college students at the bachelor or post- graduate level.
  Available only one time per person.
  The person using the Student meeting fee will not be able to use meeting attendance to gain or
maintain voting rights.
  Limited registrations available.
  A valid current student ID must be shown when picking up the meeting badge.

Hotel Room Rates

GROUP RATE (SINGLE/DOUBLE/TWIN):  $US 209.00/Night (plus applicable taxes)*
Rate applies to Single and Double Occupancy Run of House Rooms, Internet access included.

EXTENDED DATES: November 1 - 15, 2016
Subject to availability

RESERVATION DEADLINE DATE: Friday, October 21, 2016
Subject to availability the IEEE 802 Group Rate will be available until October 21st.

  The Group Rate is subject to the availability of rooms in the IEEE 802 Group Room Block.
  If the block is sold out before the deadline date (October 21, 2016), the rate may no longer be

160 Plenary
For Year 2017   Session Type
January 15-20 Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA, USA 161  Interim*
March 12-17 Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, BC, Canada 162 Plenary
May 7-12 Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea (TBC) 163 Interim*
July 9-14 Estrel Hotel and Convention Center, Berlin, Germany 164 Plenary
September 10-15 Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kona, HI, USA 165 Interim*
November 5-10 Caribe Hotel and Convention Center, Orlando, FL, USA 166 Plenary
For Year 2018   Session Type
January 14-19 Hotel Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA 167  Interim*
March 4-9 Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, Illinois, USA 168 Plenary
May EMEA destination 169 Interim*
July 8-13 Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA, USA 170 Plenary
September 9-14 Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kona, HI, USA 171 Interim*
November 11-16 Suzhou, China (TBC)  172 Plenary
For Year 2019   Session Type
173  Interim*
March 10-15
174 Plenary
175 Interim*
July 14-19 Austria Congress Centre, Vienna, Austria
176 Plenary
177 Interim*
November  10-15 Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kona, HI, USA  178 Plenary


China Interim - denotes an interim meeting of the IEEE 802.11 Working Group held in China,  at which the only task group meeting is TGaj (China Millimetre Wave).

* Denotes - The IEEE 802.11 Working Group for Wireless Area Networks (WLANs) session is co-located with the IEEE 802.15 Working Group for Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs), IEEE 802.18 Technical Advisory Group for Radio Regulatory (R-REG), IEEE 802.19 Technical Advisory Group for Wireless Coexistence (COEX), IEEE 802.20 Working Group for Mobile Broadband Wireless Access (MBWA), IEEE 802.21 Working Group for Media Independent Handover Interoperability (MIHI), and IEEE 802.22 Working Group for Wireless Regional Area Networks (WRAN) sessions. A joint opening session with the five Working Groups and both the Technical Advisory Groups is normally carried out, at all Interim sessions.



  • New attendees should check the agenda file for any new members orientation session. This session typically takes place on Sunday afternoon or Monday morning,  and is intended to bring new attendees rapidly up to speed with how to operate effectively within the group.

  • The Online Tentative Session Agenda displayed is always subject to change, after review at the start of the Full Working Group session for each meeting, and may be revised during the week to incorporate any necessary work.

  • All Working Group sessions start promptly on time, as detailed in the session agenda.

  • Attendees should bring a Laptop computer (or other small form factor computing device) equipped with 802.11 connectivity for use at the meetings.  This is needed to access meeting documents and draft standards and to record meeting attendance.

  • The Working Group operates under a hierarchy of IEEE, IEEE-SA, IEEE LMSC and 802.11 policies and procedures as described in You are deemed to be aware of and compliant to these rules by your participation in an 802.11 meeting.

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