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MAY 2009

March 2009

To ALL 802 Wireless Meeting Participants:

The May 2009 IEEE 802 Wireless Interim Session will be held at the Fairmont
Queen Elizabeth, located in Montreal, Quebec Canada during the week of May
10-15, 2009. The following IEEE 802 Working Groups will be participating:
IEEE 802.11/.15/.18/.19/.20/.21 and .22.  

This announcement contains the following information on the IEEE 802
Wireless Interim Session:
.	Session Registration - $575.00 US Before 6pm Pacific Daylight Time
(PT), April 1, 2009
.	General Hotel Information and Guest Room Reservation Information.
.	Transportation services available for IEEE 802 Wireless attendees.
.	Visitors to Canada Information

Contact Information: (Meeting Planners) is as follows: 
IEEE 802 Wireless Interim Session
c/o Face To Face Events, Inc.
2699 Iversen Court
Santa Clara, CA  95051   USA
Phone:  (408) 241-8906       Fax:  (408) 241-8918       
Email: 802wireless@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 


The registration fee for this session is:
.	$575.00 US(Early Web Reg) Before 6pm Pacific Daylight Time (PT), 
April 1, 2009
.	$850.00 US(Late Web Reg) Before 6pm Pacific Daylight Time (PT), 
May 1, 2009
.	$1150.00 US(Onsite Reg) After 6pm Pacific Daylight Time (PT), 
MAY 1, 2009

If you are not able to register via the web for technical reasons, you must
notify the Meeting Planners prior to the cut off date, to receive the
corresponding registration rate. 
Any individual who attends any part of a meeting that is a scheduled part of
an IEEE 802 Wireless Interim Session must register for the full session and
pay the current registration fee.  

Complete hotel and meeting information is located on the IEEE 802 event
portal at: 


The May 2009 Wireless Interim Sessions are scheduled to take place at the
Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in Montreal, Quebec. Situated amidst the
contemporary surroundings of downtown Montreal the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth
offers exceptional meeting space. Located above the train station (via Rail
and AMTRAK) and connected to the extensive underground city of thousands of
boutiques, restaurants and cafes, and within walking distance of sports and
cultural attractions, this Montreal hotel reflects the city's distinct
elegance and charm.
Fairmont Queen Elizabeth
900 Rene Levesque Blvd. W
Montreal, Quebec H3B 4A5 

TEL (514) 861-3511 TOLL FREE 1 (866) 540-4483 FAX (514) 954-2296

General Hotel Information: 
(see special section for group room reservations below)

IEEE 802 Wireless Session Group Room Rates

.	$199.00 CAN Single/Double Occupancy plus appropriate taxes
.	Guest Room Internet Included in Group Rate

IEEE 802 Wireless Session Pre/Post Session Group Rates: Group Rates are
subject to availability, Monday May 4th through Wednesday May 20th, 2009.


Cancellation Policy:  	No Charge if cancelled prior to 6PM (ET) on your
arrival date.

In order to confirm a room assignment for your room reservation, you will be
required to provide the hotel one (1) night's deposit, refundable up to 6PM
(ET) of your date of arrival.  Checks and major credit cards are acceptable
to establish prepayment.  All credit cards used to prepay will be charged

Check In:  4:00 pm   Check Out: 12 Noon
*All guests arriving prior to 4:00pm will be accommodated as rooms become
Reservations Methods:  

(1)	Online Reservations Site for IEEE 802 Wireless Attendees only.  

(2)	To request a reservation at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, please
call 1-800-441-1414 and request room reservation for the May 2009 IEEE 802
Wireless Interim Session. The code is IEEE09.

Early Departure Fee:
In the event you have registered with the hotel and decide to check out
prior to your reserved checkout date, the hotel will NOT add an early
checkout fee to your individual hotel account. 
Guest Hotel Parking (rates subject to change):
$26.00 CAN per 24 hours Self or Valet Parking

Transportation to and from Montreal, Quebec Canada:

Getting to and from Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, you have a number of

(1)	Air Transportation to Montreal Trudeau International Airport (YUL).
(2)	Rail Services from Amtrack and VIA Rail arrive directly at the
station within the session hotel from various departure points in Canada and
the USA.
(3)	Montreal is easily accessible by car for attendees coming from the
American states of New York, Vermont and the Canadian provinces of Ontario
and Quebec. 

Getting to and from the Montreal Trudeau International Airport (YUL), you
have options:

TAXIS - can be found curb side on the Lower/Arrival Level near the central
exit located in front of the cloakroom, where a dispatcher will assist you.
No reservation is required.

.	All taxi and limousine operators working out of Montréal-Trudeau are
required to have a permit and to comply with its terms and conditions.
.	Reduced mobility: A certain number of adapted taxis are available at
Montréal-Trudeau. Ask the dispatcher.
.	Taxi fares: Fares by meter for all other destinations except
.	Montréal-Trudeau / Downtown  Taxi Fixed fares $38.00 Limousine Fixed
fares $49.50

IEEE 802 Wireless - Rental Car Discounts
IEEE 802 Wireless Interim Session
May 3-22, 2009
Montreal, Quebec Canada

Avis Worldwide Discount # for IEEE 802 Group:  AWD# A606094
When making your reservations, please quote the AWD# shown above in order to
receive the special meeting discount rates.  Reservations must be made by
calling the Meeting Reservation and Information Desk at: 1 (800) 331-1600 or
going online at:
Renters must meet Avis minimum age, driver, and credit requirements.  

Visitors to Canada Information

There are requirements you must meet to be allowed into Canada. This
information will help you avoid problems that can affect your business

VISA INFORMATION - Countries and territories whose citizens require visas in
order to enter Canada as visitors are listed at 


More detailed information for attendees from China and Russia can be found
at the following links.


Business people wishing to visit Canada require a TRV and should not be
confused with people applying to come to Canada to work temporarily.  An
example of a business visitor is someone who is coming to Canada to meet
with representatives of companies doing business in China.  Visitors may be
in Canada for business meetings or site visits.  


All Russian nationals wishing to visit Canada for a temporary period must
apply for a temporary resident visa (TRV).  A TRV is issued to a business
person or a person transiting through Canada.  
The purpose of the travel to Canada should be clearly indicated on the visa
Business people wishing to visit Canada require a TRV and should not be
confused with people applying to come to Canada to work temporarily.  An
example of a business visitor is someone who is coming to Canada to meet
with representatives of companies doing business in Russia.  Visitors may be
in Canada for business meetings or site visits (to observe only).  
Arriving in Canada
When you arrive in Canada, you will be greeted by an officer of the Canada
Border Services Agency (CBSA). The CBSA is responsible for protecting the
borders and points of entry to Canada. The CBSA officer will ask you the
purpose of your visit and confirm that you meet the requirements for
admission to Canada. This is standard for anyone entering Canada, whether
you have a temporary resident visa or not.

You should have all relevant documents on hand to present to the officer
when you arrive. These documents include, but are not limited to:

.	a valid passport or travel document that will be valid until the end
of your stay 
.	if applicable, a temporary resident visa

Thank you, Dawn Slykhouse, IEEE 802 Meeting Manager
c/o Face to Face Events, Inc. --
Email:   802info@xxxxxxxx  
Phone: +1 (408) 241-8906      Fax: +1 (408) 241-8918  

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