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 2014   Session Type
November 2-7  

Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, TX, USA
Event Information Site
Session Registration
Hotel Reservation


Session Registration Fees & Deadlines

Standard:  Before 6pm Pacific Time, October 24, 2014
(UTC Time: 1am Saturday, October 25, 2014)
* $US 600 for attendees staying at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio 
* $US 900 for all others (including local attendees not staying at the group hotel)
Late/On-site:  After 6pm Pacific Time October 24, 2014
(UTC Time: 1am Saturday, October 25, 2014)
* $US 800 for attendees staying at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio 
* $US 1100 for all others (including local attendees not staying at the group hotel)
Student Registration
* $US 150 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.
University Outreach Registration
* $US 25 for student attendees (students and faculty at the bachelor or post-graduate level)
* The day will start at 8:00 am with an orientation session of about one hour long. IEEE 802 University Outreach students and faculty attendees are then free to observe sessions. A list of meetings recommended for observation by the Working Groups (a self guided tour) will be supplied. The day will end at 5:00 pm with a closing session to provide the opportunity for IEEE 802 University Outreach participants to ask questions about what they have observed.

November 2014 IEEE 802 Plenary Session Group Hotel Rates
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
600 E. Market Street,
San Antonio, Texas, USA 78205 
Tel: +1 210 224 1234    Fax: +1 210 271 8019 
GROUP RATE (SINGLE/DOUBLE/TWIN):  $US 199/Night (plus applicable taxes)*
Rate applies to Single and Double Occupancy Run of House Rooms, Internet access included.  
EXTRA ADULTS: Extra Adults (>2) are an additional $25/Night (plus applicable taxes).  
CHILDREN (21 years or less): May share their parentsí room for No Additional Charge
October 23 through November 18, 2014
Subject only to availability the IEEE 802 Group Rate will be available October 23rd to November 18th. 
October 18, 2014 Subject only to availability the IEEE 802 Group Rate will be available until October 18th.  
* 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 18, 2014), the rate may no longer be available.

148 Plenary
For Year 2015   Session Type
January 11-16 Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA 149  Interim*
January 21-22 (TBC) Xiamen, China 149.5 China Interim
March 8-13 Estrel Hotel and Convention Center, Berlin, Germany 150 Plenary
May 10-15 Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, Canada 151 Interim*
May 20-21 Shenzen, China 151.5 China Interim
July  12-17 Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, USA 152 Plenary
September 13-18 Asia (TBD) (Note - no separate China Interim) 153 Interim*
November 8-13 Hyatt Regency, Dallas, TX, USA 154 Plenary
For Year 2016   Session Type
January 13-14 Xi'an, China 155.5 China Interim
January 17-22 Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA 155  Interim*
March 13-18 Sands Venetian Hotel, Macau, PRC 156 Plenary
May Hilton Waikoloa Village, HI, USA 157 Interim*
May Beijing, China 157.7 China Interim
July  24-29 San Diego, CA, USA 158 Plenary
September   159 Interim*
September Chongqing, China 159.5 China Interim
November 6-11 Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA 160 Plenary
For Year 2017   Session Type
January   161  Interim*
March   162 Plenary
May   163 Interim*
July 9-14 Estrel Hotel and Convention Center, Berlin, Germany 164 Plenary
September   165 Interim*
November   166 Plenary
For Year 2018   Session Type
January   167  Interim*
March   168 Plenary
May   169 Interim*
July 14-19 Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA, USA 170 Plenary
September   171 Interim*
November 11-16   172 Plenary


China Interm - 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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