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stds-802-16: Overflow Hotel Arrangements for the Upcoming Tampa Plenary Meeting

ATTENTION:  All IEEE 802 Attendees !!!

IEEE 802:  Meeting Information Update Memo  -  1st Announcement

DATE:		Wednesday, October 4, 2000

ATTN:		All  IEEE 802  Attendees

SUBJ:		Re:  IEEE 802 LMSC Plenary Meeting  -  November 6-10, 2000

Important information for all potential 802 attendees:

	a)	As we predicted, the Hyatt Regency Tampa is NOW 
sold-out on Wednesday, November 8 and Thursday, November 9.  However, 
please call the hotel directly at (813) 225-1234 and request to be 
put onto the IEEE 802 WAIT-LIST.  This group has many last minute 
cancellations, and the hotel will contact you should rooms become 
available.  You may also wish to call the hotel during the 2 weeks 
prior to the start of the Plenary Meeting to check status of your 
reservation request on the wait-list.

	b)	We have made arrangements for overflow rooms at the 
Radisson Hotel Riverwalk Tampa. Guest rooms are very limited so 
please call ASAP to ensure a room reservation.

	c)	Radisson Hotel Riverwalk Tampa  at  (813)223-2222
				200 N Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL  33602 
(1 block from the Hyatt)
				Web site: 

		A special IEEE 802 room block is available until 
October 12 at rates of $139/night (city view) & $149/night (river 
view).  Room reservations may be canceled without penalty up until 
72-hours prior to arrival date and time, if you get a wait-list room 
at HR Tampa or your plans change.  The guest room rate includes: 
phones with voice mail and dataports, coffee-maker, and a daily 
newspaper.  The Radisson Hotel Riverwalk Tampa provides a free 
shuttle service to & from Tampa airport (24-hour basis, call to 
request a pick-up) and parking is $7.00/day for guests with cars. 
The Radisson also provides a fitness center and an outdoor heated 

	d)	The IEEE 802 Opening Plenary will begin Monday, 
November 6th at 11:00am and the 802 Working Group Meetings will begin 
at 1:00pm.  Please note:  There will be  NO  802 Closing Plenary on 
Friday, November 10th.  Instead the 802 Working Group summary reports 
will be posted on the 802 website by Friday afternoon for your 
viewing pleasure.  See:  http://www.IEEE802.org/      Q&A on reports 
will be via email.

For detailed info on meeting and registration see: 

Please contact us at  802info@ieee.org  or  (408) 241-8906  if you 
require further information and/or assistance.  We look forward to 
seeing you in Tampa.

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

Thanx,  Buzz
Everett O. (Buzz) Rigsbee
Boeing SSG
PO Box 3707, M/S: 7M-FM
Seattle, WA  98124-2207
ph: (425) 865-2443, fx: (425) 865-6721
email:  everett.o.rigsbee@boeing.com