IEEE 802.16 Session #73



IEEE 802.16's Session #73 was held 16-19 May 2011 in Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. The Member Host of this Interim Session of the Working Group was Ron Murias. The venue was determined during Session #66 based on a proposal. As usual, the IEEE 802.21 Working Group will co-locate its interim session with the 802.16 Working Group.


For full details of the activities, see the Session #73 Report.

Meeting Schedule

The session will begin Monday at 1 pm and close on Thursday evening by 10 pm. The draft meeting schedule is now available.

See the Opening Plenary Agenda and Closing Plenary Agenda.


Attendees and guests are invited to a dinner on Wednesday evening.


The registration fee for those who register before 22 April 2011 AOE is $400. Afterwards, the registration fee becomes $500. The fee is payable on-site.

To register, use the on-line Session #73 registration form.


The venue for Session #73 is:

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
Tel: +1 (403) 522-3511 Fax: +1 (403) 522-3834

The discounted group rate per night is shown below, excluding tax:

Room Type Rate
Single/Double rate CN$199
Fairmont Gold Room CN$269
Suites available

To reserve a room, please call the hotel and refer to IEEE Canada (Code: 0511ieee_010).



We recommend Calgary International Airport (YYC).

Airport transportation

The WG has arranged for airport transportation by Brewster Travel Canada. A group promotional rate, with a 20% discount, is in effect for travel between 11 May and 24 May.

To book a Brewster shuttle, either:

The Brewster desk at Calgary International Airport monitors flights and late arrivals. If a flight is late, the Brewster staff will re-book the guest on the next available shuttle. Flights can be monitored only if flight arrangements are specified when booking the shuttle.

If you are unable to access the Brewster website, you have the following alternative options:

  1. Phone reservation: +1 403-760-6934
  2. Email your reservation request, include the information below, to
  3. Fax your reservation request, include the information below, to +1 403-760-6945
Required Information:

Visa Invitation Letter

NOTE: If you require a Visa Invitation Letter, please use the online request form.