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Dear EC Members,
Paul has delegated the conduct of the EC electronic ballot on the following motion to me.
At the January IEEE 802 meeting there was a discussion on the 5G standardization landscape and in particular a review by Roger Marks on the IMT process (EC-16-10). The discussion resulted in the creation of a draft scope for an EC standing committee to create a report for the EC to guide IEEE 802. This motion is the formalization of the SC as a type 2 EC subgroup. The creation of a new subgroup requires majority approval rate, as per section 5.6 of the IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee (LMSC) Policies & Procedures.
I am declaring an early close (see below).
Approve the creation of the IEEE 802 5G/IMT-2020 standing committee (per 5.6 2 of the LMSC P&P) with the following scope and organization:
To provide a report on the following items to the EC:
· Costs and benefits of creating an IEEE 5G specification
· Costs and benefits of providing a proposal for IMT-2020, considering possible models of a proposal:
o as a single technology,
o as a set of technologies,
o or as one or more technologies within a proposal from external bodies (e.g., 3GPP)
During its lifetime, to act as the communication point with other IEEE organizations on this topic.
The committee is chartered for 6 months (i.e., due July 2016 at the 802 plenary) as an EC SC (type 2). Any 802 WG voting member may participate as a voting member of the committee.
Move: Glenn Parsons
Second: James Gilb
Start of ballot: Monday January 25, 2016
Close of ballot: February 4, 2016 11:59PM AOE
Early close: As required in subclause 4.1.2 'Voting rules' of the IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee (LMSC) Operations Manual, this is notice that, to ensure the release is provided in a timely manner, this ballot may close early once sufficient responses are received to clearly decide a matter.