802.16 Session #19

IEEE 802.16's Session #19 was held on 20-24 May 2002 at the Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The host was Shawn Taylor of Wi-LAN, the corporate host. Approximately 87 people attended.

Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire (see also hotel link on Sheraton web site)
255 Barclay Parade S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 5C2
1 888 784 8370 (toll-free phone)
+1 403 266 7200 (phone)
+1 403 266 1300 (fax)

Session #19 Report

The session will run from 10 am on Monday 20 May through noon on Friday 24 May. The tentative agenda shows the times at which the subgroups will meet.

See Document List

Meeting Registration
The on-site registration fee is US$250, payable at the on-site registration desk (staffed by Heather Oake and Janice Keenan) by credit card, check, or cash. (The fee is US$150 for those on the preregistration list). Use the registration form to register and check the registration list to confirm your registration.

Hotel Reservations
All attendees are responsible to book hotel reservations directly with the Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire at the numbers listed above. The beginning of the week is a national holiday, and rooms may be scarce. Therefore, you should reserve early. Before the cutoff date of April 24, you may mention that you are attending the IEEE 802.16 meeting to receive the group room rate of $165 (Canadian) per night; this rate is available after April 24 on a space-available basis. "Guaranteed No Show Policy - Individual delegates shall be responsible to pay for all no-shows - payment will be for the first night's room and tax."

Broadband access to the internet and to the 802.16 server will be provided by wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b) and 10BaseT Ethernet (IEEE 802.3).

On 19 March 2002, 1 Canadian dollar was worth approximately US$0.63 or Euro0.72. You can check the current exchange rate here.

Visa Requirements
Visitors from some countries will need a visa to enter Canada. Details are available.

Calgary weather.

Calgary tourism.

Travel and Transportation
Shuttles and taxis are available from Calgary International Airport (YYC).

See a list of non-stop flights into Calgary from some major airports.

Airfare and Auto Rental Discounts
IEEE members receive substantial airfare discounts when booking worldwide air travel with IEEE Travel Services. The discounts are typically 15-20% off any published fare. IEEE members also receive substantial discounts (5-15%) and upgrades when booking auto rentals with IEEE Travel Services.

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