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[802.3_RTPGE] Announcement: May 2012 IEEE 802.3 Interim Meeting-Agenda and Call for Presentations Deadlines


The IEEE Reduced Twisted Pair Gigabit Ethernet PHY Study Group will meet
Tuesday & Wednesday (May 15 - 16). at the IEEE 802.3 May 2012 Interim in
Minneapolis, MN, USA.  

Registration and meeting details may be found at:

If you have not done so already, please make your hotel reservation and
register for the meeting as soon as possible.  The room block cut-off and
early registration dates have already passed.

As we are starting a new project, part of our May interim meeting will
review the IEEE-SA process. We will have presentations covering the Project
Authorization Request (PAR), the Five Criteria (5C) and objectives.

For those of you who have not participated in an 802.3 standards project
before, here is a list of resources:

The 802.3 Ethernet Working Group Home Page:

The RTPGE Study Group home page:

Operating Rules of IEEE Project 802.3 Ethernet Working Group:

IEEE 802.3 Patent policy:

Discussion of cost in IEEE 802.3:

We will also break from 11AM to noon on Wednesday to attend a presentation
on discussion of cost.

There is a newcomer training presentation which gives and overview of the
IEEE standards process at:

We will  also begin gathering the requirements in the form of presentations
for our project. This information will be used for the PAR, 5C and
Presentations should be kept to 20 minutes in duration, excluding time for
questions and answers.  Requests for presentation time greater than 20
minutes will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and the requestor should
contact the chair prior to making the request to justify the additional

Requests for presentation time must be made two Fridays preceding the
meeting.  For the May Interim meeting, requests for presentation time shall
be made to me at scarlson@xxxxxxxx  and must be made by May 4, 2012.  Please
e-mail a PDF (not the PowerPoint)  version of the presentation to me by
Tuesday of the week preceding the meeting.  For the May Interim,
presentations must be submitted by May 8, 2012.  

As a reminder, please make sure that all requests for presentations or
submissions of presentation material have no restrictive notices at the
bottom of the email.  All such emails will be refused and requests /
presentations will not be acknowledged.  

All individuals submitting presentations should review the Procedures for
Presenters Page:

Please review your  presentation to verify that they have followed the cited
Presentation Style Guidelines.  Also, to support the web site search tool
used by the IEEE P802.3 web site, the 'Document Information' fields of the
PDF file must be completed as follows: 

Title: Title of presentation
Author: Name(s) of author(s)
Subject: IEEE Reduced Twisted Pair Gigabit Ethernet PHY Study Group 

I look forward to seeing everyone in Minneapolis!



Steven B. Carlson
Acting Chair, Reduced Twisted Pair Gigabit Ethernet PHY Study Group
Executive Secretary, IEEE 802.3 Working Group
High Speed Design, Inc.
Portland, OR