IEEE P802.3ak Task Force
10GBASE-T Study Group
Interim Meeting

Hosted by
MC Communications


Tuesday, May 20th to Thursday, May 22nd, 2003

Sheraton Harborside,
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Information (quick-links)




Meeting Plan

Date Group Contact Duration
Tuesday 20-May P802.3ak 10GBASE-CX4 Task Force Dan Dove All day
Wednesday 21-May P802.3ak 10GBASE-CX4 Task Force Dan Dove All day
10GBASE-T Study Group Brad Booth All day
Thursday 22-May 10GBASE-T Study Group Brad Booth All day


Hotel Information

Sheraton Harborside Portsmouth
250 Market St.,
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Fax: 603.433.5649

From their website...
"In the heart of historic downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the Sheraton Harborside offers the ultimate Seacoast experience. Whether you are with us for business or pleasure, our experienced and friendly staff is at your service to provide you with everything you need to make your stay memorable. From harbor views to exquisite dining, the Sheraton Harborside Portsmouth is the superior choice for your stay in the Seacoast area."

When making your reservation, please be sure to identify yourself as an Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineer attendee, so you will be booked into our group room block.

IEEE 802 Group room rate:

USD$139.00 per night - single/double occupancy (plus taxes)
Rates will be calculated with the currency exchange rate on the day of check-in.
Group name:
Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers

The reservation deadline for the room block is Saturday, April 19, 2003. Reservations made after that date will be accepted on a space available basis. Everyone is encouraged to reserve a room as quickly as possible.


Reservations Methods:

Reservation is by "Individual Call-In"
Contact the Hotel directly at: 603.431.2300
Or by Fax at: 603.433.5649
Or by Email at:

PLEASE NOTE: Guest room reservations at the group rate CANNOT be booked via the Hotel's website, the Sheraton's website or Starwood's website.

Hotel Cancellation Policy:

Please contact the Sheraton Harborside Portsmouth directly,
should you have any questions on their cancellation policy.


Meeting Registration

There will be no Web Registration for this meeting.

The On-Site Registration Fee will be: USD$100.00

Those staying in the Sheraton Harborside Portsmouth will have the registration fee added to their hotel bill.  The registration fee will cover meeting rooms, AV equipment, power hook-ups for laptop computers, food and beverage including continental breakfast, and other related meeting services/supplies. Meeting agendas will be posted at a later date.


Transportation Information

Portsmouth is situated off I-95 only 55 miles north of Boston. The Sheraton Harborside Portsmouth Hotel is located just a few blocks from Exit 7.  From Exit 7 northbound, turn right off the exit onto Market Street and head east to the city. The hotel will be in front of you at the first blinking traffic light.  From Exit 7 southbound, turn left off the exit, and follow these same directions.

Follow Route 4 East to Portsmouth Traffic Circle, take I-95 North to Exit 7.

From Manchester Airport, ~1 Hour
Follow Route 101 East to I-95 North to Exit 7.

From Boston and Logan International Airport, 1 Hour+
Take I-95 North to Exit 7.

Hartford and New York City,
Follow I-84 North to I-90 East, take I-495 North to I-95 North, Exit 7.


Tourist Information

Please check the Hotel's web site for links to visitor information.


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Last Update: 28 Apr 03

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