IEEE 802.16 Session #71

IEEE 802.16 Session #71 was held 10-13 January 2011 in Taipei. This Interim Session of the Working Group was sponsored by ITRI and MediaTek, with Global Mobile providing WiMAX-based network services. The Member Host was Ching-Tarng Hsieh (ITRI). The venue was determined during Session #66 based on a slide proposal and a checklist. As usual, the IEEE 802.21 Working Group co-located its interim session.

For full details of the activities, see the Session #71 Report.

Meeting Schedule
The session was scheduled to begin Monday at 1 pm and close on Thursday evening by 10 pm. The draft meeting schedule was available before the session. Note that participants was invited to attend the 2011 Taipei WiMAX Summit on Monday morning, beginning at 9 am.

See the Opening Plenary agenda and Closing Plenary agenda.

Social and Tour
A social event was held on Wednesday evening. Also, a Friday morning museum tour was arranged. See details.

The registration fee for those who register before 10 December 2010 AOE is NT$12,800 including tax. Afterwards, the registration fee becomes NT$16,000.

To register, use the on-line registration form.

The venue for Session #71 is the site of Session #39:

The Grand Hotel, Taipei
1 Chung Shan North Road, Section 4, Taipei, Taiwan 104
Tel: +886-2-2886-8888 ext. 1520-1524 Fax: +886-2-2885-2885

The discounted group rate per night is shown below, with breakfast and tax included (Double includes breakfast for two):

Room Type Single Double
Standard Room (Floor 2-6) NT$3990 NT$4390
Standard with view NT$5740 NT$6140
Deluxe NT$6440 NT$6840

To reserve a room, please use the Hotel Reservation Page (password: F12241D).


Visa Information
Information about entry visas is available from the Bureau of Consular Affairs.

Visa for PRC Nationals
VISA application takes approximately 2 months. For your application, please contact:

Miss Ling-Wan Chou
6F, No.18, Sec. 1, Chang-An E. Road
Tel : +886-2-2543-2538
Email :

Airport Transportation (Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport [TPE])

Electricity Guidelines
110V, 60 Hz. Two-flat blade plug, same as in U.S.

Weather in January
Temperature 10~20°C

Return to IEEE 802.16 Page