IEEE P802.3REVam, Maintenance #8 Task Force interim session
IEEE P802.3an 10GBASE-T Task Force interim session
IEEE P802.3ap Backplane Ethernet Task Force interim session
IEEE P802.3aq 10GBASE-LRM Task Force interim session
IEEE P802.3ar Congestion Management Task Force interim session
IEEE P802.3as Frame Expansion Task Force interim session
IEEE 802.3 Residential Ethernet Study Group interim session
IEEE 802.3 Power over Ethernet plus Study Group interim session

Monday, May 16th through Friday, May 20th, 2005

Crowne Plaza Austin Hotel & Executive Meeting Center,
Austin, TX, USA

CLICK HERE FOR HOTEL RESERVATIONS
CLICK HERE MEETING REGISTRATION

Meeting Plan

Date Group Contact Duration
Monday 16-May IEEE P802.3ap Backplane Ethernet Task Force Adam Healey All day
IEEE 802.3 Residential Ethernet Study Group Michael Johas Teener All day
Tuesday 17-May IEEE P802.3REVam Maintenance #8 Task Force David Law Morning
IEEE P802.3ap Backplane Ethernet Task Force Adam Healey All day
IEEE P802.3aq 10GBASE-LRM Task Force David Cunningham All day
IEEE 802.3 Residential Ethernet Study Group Michael Johas Teener All day
Wednesday 18-May IEEE P802.3ap Backplane Ethernet Task Force Adam Healey Morning
IEEE P802.3aq 10GBASE-LRM Task Force David Cunningham All day
IEEE P802.3ar Congestion Management Task Force Kevin Daines All day
IEEE 802.3 Power over Ethernet plus Study Group Mike McCormack All day
IEEE P802.3an 10GBASE-T Task Force Brad Booth Afternoon
Thursday 19-May IEEE P802.3aq 10GBASE-LRM Task Force David Cunningham Morning
IEEE P802.3an 10GBASE-T Task Force Brad Booth All day
IEEE P802.3ar Congestion Management Task Force/
IEEE P802.3as Frame Expansion Task Force
Kevin Daines All day
IEEE 802.3 Power over Ethernet plus Study Group Mike McCormack All day
Friday 20-May IEEE P802.3an 10GBASE-T Task Force Brad Booth All day
IEEE P802.3as Frame Expansion Task Force Kevin Daines All day


Hotel Information

Crowne Plaza Austin Hotel & Executive Meeting Center,
500 North IH 35,
Austin, TX,
78701,
USA



IEEE 802.3 Room Rate:

$129.00 (USD) single occupancy (plus taxes)
$149.00 (USD) double occupancy (plus taxes)
Group Name:

IEEE 802.3 Task Force & Study Group Interim Session

In order to make room reservations, please use one of the following two options:
Option #1: To make a room reservation on the web, please:

a) Access the hotel reservation web site
b) Please ensure that in the 'Required Information panel' the 'Selected Hotel' reads 'AUSTIN'
c) Complete your travel dates and room preferences as required
d) In the 'Optional Information' panel enter 'MIE' in the 'Group Booking Code' field

NOTE - Reservation at the IEEE 802.3 room rate can only be made on the web for the dates Friday May 13th through Friday May 20th. The IEEE 802.3 room rate however is available, based on availability, for 5 days per and post these dates. To make a reservation at the IEEE 802.3 rate for these dates please call the hotel directly on +1-512-480-8181.
Option #2: To make a room reservation by phone, please

a) Call 1-800-2CROWNE or 1-800-684-7241 (toll free) or +1-512-480-8181
b) Group Name: IEEE 802.3 Task Force & Study Group Interim Session

The reservation deadline for rooms in our block is Friday, April 29, 2005. Reservations made after that date will be accepted on a space available basis up to the group block of 150 rooms. Everyone is encouraged to reserve a room as quickly as possible.

The Crowne Plaza Austin requires a deposit in advance from individual guests to guarantee a particular reservation. To guarantee an individual reservation, a guest must either, in the case of a reservation made by phone, (1) send a check or money order covering the first night's room rate plus applicable sales tax, (2) send a signed letter or form authorizing the Hotel to charge the room deposit and applicable sales tax to the guest's major credit card or, in the case of a reservation made by phone or web, (3) give the guest's major credit card.

Full refund of the deposit will occur so long as notice of cancellation is given to the Crowne Plaza Austin prior to 6 pm 48 hours prior to arrival date.


Meeting Registration

The web pre-registration fee is $275 (USD) and the deadline for web registration for these sessions is 6 pm PTS, Friday, April 29, 2005 (UTC time Saturday, April 30th, 2005 1AM). After that time, the registration fee is $325 (USD) for both web registration and on-site registration. The registration fee will cover meeting rooms, AV equipment, network services, power hook-ups for laptop computers, Morning and Afternoon Refreshments, and meeting services/supplies.

Click here for web registration


Airline Discount Information

AMERICAN and UNITED Airlines are offering special meeting airfares for the May 2005 Interim Sessions in Austin, Texas. Discount seats are limited and that some restrictions do apply on all fares, so call early for best choice and availability. Fares are guaranteed only at time of ticket purchase. To obtain the best fare and schedule information please contact the Airline’s Convention Desk at the numbers listed below.

If you purchase tickets from a local travel agent, be sure that your travel agent contacts the appropriate Airline Convention Desk and provides the IEEE 802-account number. Your travel agent will receive the normal commission.

AIRLINE
Phone Number
IEEE 802
Account Number
Allowed Travel Dates
AMERICAN
(800) 433-1790
Daily 8 am –1 am EDT
American
Star File # 17711
May 11, 2005
to
May 23, 2005
UNITED
(800) 521- 4041
Weekdays 7 am – 12 pm EDT
United
Meeting Plus # 516GC
May 11, 2005
to
May 23, 2005


Transportation Information

The Crowne Plaza Austin Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is located approximately 7 miles from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in downtown Austin. Transportation is available by shuttle, taxi or rental car.

Shuttle Service: You can make a reservation by contacting SuperShuttle Austin on +1-800-258-3826 or +1-512-258-3826. Alternatively just show up at the airport. The fare is $10 (USD) one way or $18 (USD) round trip.

Taxi: The one way taxi fare is approximately $15-$25 (USD) and takes at least 15 minutes.


Car Rental Discount

For Avis car rental discount information please access the Avis Car Rental web site.

Alternatively reservation can be made by calling Avis directly at +1-800-331-1600 quoting the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number A606094 for the meeting to receive the best car rental rates available.


Parking

The Hotel provides only valet parking facilities. There is a special rate of $10 (USD) per night of or overnight guest and $7 (USD) per day with in-out privileges.


Contact Information

This meeting is being Co-hosted with IEEE 802.3 by: [Tyco logo]

Please contact Darcel Moro, Face To Face Events, Inc at +1-604-944-2652 or if you need further assistance.


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Last Update: 09 May 05


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