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[802SEC] LAST CHANCE To Web Register before Portland and Other Late Breaking News

IEEE 802:  Meeting Information Update Memo  -  5th Announcement
Date:   Wednesday, July 7, 2004
Subj:   Important IEEE 802 July 2004 Plenary Session Updates

An On Site Web Portal is available for all attendees of the IEEE 802 July 2004 Plenary Session.  Please bookmark this website and check it daily for any updates.  The latest Agenda, the List of Tutorials & Call for Interests, Hotel Floor Plans, and "Items of Breaking News" will all be posted at:

Due to the necessity of holding meetings at both the Portland Hilton and the Embassy Suites for this Plenary Session, we have arranged for a shuttle to run between the two properties on a continuous basis.  The shuttle will run from 8 am until 10pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.  On Friday it will run from 8am until 7pm.  On Wednesday, the shuttle will run between the Hilton and Embassy Suites from 8am until 6:30pm with additional transportation from both hotels to the social starting at 6pm.  Additional information on the shuttle, as well as other public transportation options is on the IEEE 802 On-Site Website.

The Portland Hilton, the Embassy Suites, and the Heathman were ALL SOLD OUT. However, both the Hilton and the Embassy Suites have had some late cancellations.  If you don't have a room reserved yet, or if you have your name on an IEEE 802 Wait-List, please contact the Portland Hilton (503-226-1611) and/or the Embassy Suites (503-279-9000) to check for current availability.

Because July is High Season in Portland and there are now very few rooms available downtown, the Portland Oregon Visitors Association (POVA) has provided the link below, which contains information on many local hotels and gives you the ability to make room reservations via the web.  Please note that IEEE 802 HAS NOT confirmed group rates at these additional locations, however many will still offer corporate or web discount rates if available.  Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Face to Face Events, Inc. at 408-241-8906 or send an e-mail to:

For these additional hotel options click on:

Web Registration for this Plenary Session is STILL available !!!  If you plan on attending this Plenary Session and have not yet registered, save yourself the time of waiting in long lines to register On-Site.  Please register for this session at:

Registered attendees for the July 2004 Plenary Session will need to go to the correct location to pick up their name badge and Meeting Information.  Attendees that chose IEEE 802.1, .3, or .17 as their Primary Working Group need to stop by the IEEE 802 Registration Desk (Club Room 1912) at the Embassy Suites to gather these materials.  Attendees that chose IEEE 802.11/.15/.16/.18/.19/.20/.21 or none need to go to the IEEE 802 Registration Desk (Plaza Foyer) at the Hilton Portland.  Both Registration Desks will be open Sunday from 5-8pm and Monday through Thursday from 7:30am - 5pm.

Session Registration: Any individual who attends any part of a meeting that is a scheduled part of an 802 Plenary Session must register for the session.  Registration is available through a secure website or On-Site at the 802 Registration Desk.  Pre-registration is available through the website only.  The web pre-registration fee is $300.  Pre-registration closes at 1am UTC, Saturday, June 26, 2004 (6pm PDT, Friday, June 25, 2004).  After the close of pre-registration, the web registration fee is $350.  Web registration fees must be paid by credit card.  The credit card is billed at the time you register.  The On-Site registration fee is $350 and can be paid by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, by personal, company, or traveler's checks (in US$ only), or by US cash.  All checks must be made payable to "IEEE 802".  Web registrations may be canceled subject to the terms and conditions of our Cancellation Policy (see registration website).  Registrations are not!
 transferable to any other individual.

Thank you,
Dawn C. Slykhouse, IEEE 802 Conference Organizer
c/o Face to Face Events, Inc.

Thanx,  Buzz
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