[tforum] IEEE workshop on IEEE 802 Wireless standards

Joe Breen Joe.Breen at utah.edu
Thu Sep 20 14:55:55 MDT 2007

FYI, for those that follow wireless standards...

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Subject: IEEE-SA News Update for September 20, 2007
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 07:04:08 -0700
From: IEEE Standards Association <ieee-sa-exec at ieeestandards.org>
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The IEEE Educational Activities Board in cooperation with the IEEE 
Standards Association is presenting a first of its kind standards 
education workshop. Through this workshop, attendees can learn about the 
important role IEEE 802 Wireless Standards play in manufacturing and 
production processes. In association with IEEE GLOBECOM, the workshop is 
scheduled to take place 30 November to 1 December 2007 in Washington, DC.

The workshop will feature a comprehensive panel discussion on standards 
history and the standards development process featuring the following 

Paul Nikolich, chairman, IEEE 802 LAN/MAN standards executive committee,

John R. Barr, director, standards realization, Motorola
Roger B. Marks senior vice president, NextWave Broadband Inc.
Fanny Mlinarsky, president at octoScope
Albert Petrick, vice chairman, IEEE 802.11
Donald E. Purcell, chairman, Center for Global Standards Analysis

Topics that will be covered in the lectures include: wireless LAN 
Standards for Wi-Fi Solutions, the development of WPAN ecosystem 
standards, the basis of WiMAX mobile broadband networks, and performance 
requirements and verification of the IEEE 802 wireless technologies.

IEEE Members save $150 (USD) on registration and IEEE GLOBECOM attendees 
save an additional $50 (USD). IEEE Student Members are encouraged to 
attend and are offered a significantly reduced registration fee where 
they save $400 (USD).

To register for the workshop visit 
For more information and to review the preliminary program visit 

Through the Standards Information Network, a specialized program that 
publishes handbooks, guides and tutorials on IEEE standards, we offer a 
series of publications covering the IEEE 802 Wireless Network standards 
upon which the workshop is based. To learn more visit 

Think Standards! Think IEEE!
IEEE Standards Association
445 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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