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RE: 802 tutorial process

I agree with Roger that we need to better clarify.

Howard, let's put this on the agenda for Monday morning.

Jim Carlo( Cellular:1-214-693-1776  Voice&FAX Mail:1-214-853-5274
TI Fellow, Networking Standards at Texas Instruments
Chair, ISO/IEC JTC1/SC6 Telecom and Info Exchange Between Systems
Chair, IEEE 802 LAN MAN Standards Committee

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Roger B.
> Marks
> Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 1999 5:12 PM
> To:
> Subject: 802 tutorial process
> I am unhappy with the current process for arranging the tutorials. I
> don't know who is in charge of these or if any guidelines get
> followed, but I think we need something better.
> I can't understand why we have to wait until less than a week before
> the meeting to know what the topics are or even how many tutorials
> there will be. And we still have no abstract, so I don't know what
> "10 GbE Multi Level Analog Signaling Technology" means. Whether or
> not I can schedule an evening session, or plan a visit with my local
> friends, depends on the tutorials and their topics.
> Since there is still no advertising of the tutorials, my members
> wouldn't have a clue about them unless I passed along the info I
> received from Dawn. Of course, I do so at risk. For instance, I'd
> been advertising the Tuesday tutorial as "Transcendata Technology
> Overview". I was embarrassed to find out that "Transcendata" is the
> name of a company; this makes the title completely inappropriate for
> an 802 meeting.
> The tutorials are not entertainment. They are 802 business and
> should be treated as such.
> Roger
> Dr. Roger B. Marks  <>
> Chair, IEEE 802.16 Working Group on Broadband Wireless Access
> National Wireless Electronic Systems Testbed (N-WEST) <>
> National Institute of Standards and Technology/Boulder, CO
> phone: 1-303-497-3037  fax: 1-303-497-7828