802.16 Session #9 Logistics

Session #9 of the IEEE 802.16 Working Group on Broadband Wireless Access will take place 11-15 September 2000 at the Denver Marriott Southeast in Denver, Colorado, USA in conjunction with the IEEE Radio and Wireless Conference (RAWCON) (10-13 September).

Denver Marriott Southeast
6363 E. Hampden Ave.
Denver, CO 80222 USA
1-800-228-9290 (toll-free tel in USA and Canada only)
+1-303-758-7000 (tel)
+1-303-691-3418 (fax)

Hotel Reservations
The room rate is $95 per room (single or multiple occupancy). Tax (approximately 14%) will be added. The reserved room block was being held only through the deadline of August 18.

All reservation requests must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Deposits will be refunded provided that cancellation is made by 6 pm on the first reserved evening.

You may make your reservations, mentioning "IEEE RAWCON", directly with the hotel by telephone. You may also fax your request, including name, address, fax number, arrival date, number of nights, conference name, credit card name, credit card number, and expiration date.

IEEE Radio and Wireless Conference (RAWCON2000)
The 802.16 Session is held in conjunction with the September 10-13 2000 IEEE Radio and Wireless Conference (RAWCON2000). RAWCON2000 offers technical sessions, panels, and workshops of interest to many 802.16 participants. Registration for RAWCON2000 is handled separately from that of 802.16.

The RAWCON2000 Advance Program contains additional information. However, you do NOT need to register for RAWCON2000 in order to attend Session #9.

Session #9 Registration
Please pre-register for 802.16 Session #9 using the On-Line Registration Form. Please preregister immediately so that we can make plans to accommodate everyone. You need not pay a pre-registration fee but may pay on site. However, you must notify the host immediately if your plans change!

Check the Registration List to confirm your registration. Note that it is updated manually and may not reflect recent registrations (particularly during the week of 14 August when the host is on vacation).

On-Site Registration Fee Payment

The registration fee is $140. You must fill out a payment form (download using this link; it is also available at the hotel front desk) and turn it in at the hotel front desk. If you are staying at the conference hotel, the fee will be added to your room bill; otherwise, you may put it on a credit card. You will receive an initialed copy of the form as a receipt.

The Registration Fee Covers

Monday RAWCON Banquet/Panel Session
The RAWCON2000 Banquet is NOT included in the IEEE 802.16 registration fee. You may purchase a ticket for $60 but you must pruchase it by 2:15 pm Monday at the RAWCON Registration Booth. See registration information below. The Banquet is scheduled for 7 pm. Included with the Banquet are:

Sunday and Monday RAWCON Workshops
RAWCON includes two tutorial workshops:

The fee for either, including lunch and notes, is $95 ($75 if purchased by August 18). See registration information below.

RAWCON Proceedings
The RAWCON Proceedings book is available for on-site pickup for $40 ($30 if purchased by August 18). See registration information below.

Registration for RAWCON Events
To register for RAWCON Events, choose one of the following

International Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies (ISART)
The International Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies, co-sponsored by NIST and ITS, was held in Boulder on 6-8 September 2000. This year's theme was "Broadband Wireless Technologies and Applications." The agenda and presentations are on-line. One session of particular interest took place on Friday morning:

Broadband Wireless Standards (Roger B. Marks, Chair)
Role of Standards in Advancing the Technologies for Wireless Access
Dr. José M. Costa, Nortel Networks
Enabling Broadband Wireless Through Standardization
Dr. Roger B. Marks, NIST
Standards for Multi-Protocol Air Interfaces
Ken Krechmer, ACTION Consulting
Fixed Broadband Wireless Access: Technologies and Standards
Dr. Ender Ayanoglu, Cisco Systems
Influence of Information Theory on the PTM Wireless Architecture Standard
Dr. Ron McCallister, SiCOM, Inc.
Beyond Standards: Business and Social Implications of Telecommunications Standards
Steven D. Roemerman, Incucomm, Inc.
Open Round Table

Travel and Transportation
See Travel and Transportation Page

The session schedule is available.

The session host is Roger Marks (+1-303-497-7837).

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