27 Jun 2012 16:54
IETF 84 - Meeting Information
IETF Secretariat <ietf-secretariat <at> ietf.org>
2012-06-27 14:54:08 GMT
2012-06-27 14:54:08 GMT
84th IETF Meeting Vancouver, BC, Canada July 29-August 3, 2012 Host: Google Meeting venue: Hyatt Regency Vancouver http://Vancouver.hyatt.com Register online at: http://www.ietf.org/meetings/84/ 1. Registration 2. Visas & Letters of Invitation 3. Bits-N-Bites Networking Event 4. Social Event 5. Accommodations - limited number of rooms available 6. IETF84 Wiki 7. Companion Program 8. Twitter! 1. Registration A. Early-Bird Registration - USD 650.00 Pay by Friday, 20 July 2012 1700 PT (UTC -7) B. After Early-Bird cutoff - USD 800.00 C. Full-time Student Registrations - USD 150.00 (with proper ID) D. One Day Pass Registration - USD 350.00 E. Registration Cancellation Cut-off for registration cancellation is Monday, 23 July 2012 at 1700 PT (UTC -7). Cancellations are subject to a 10% (ten percent) cancellation fee if requested by that date and time. F. Online Registration and Payment ends Friday, 27 July 2012, 1700 local Vancouver time. G. On-site Registration starting Sunday, 29 July 2012 at 1100 local Vancouver time. 2. Visas & Letters of Invitation: Information on Visiting Canada, please visit: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/index.asp After you complete the registration process, you can request an electronic IETF Letter of Invitation. You may also request one at a later time by following the link provided in the confirmation email. Please note that the IETF Letter of Invitation may not be sufficient for obtaining a visa to enter Canada. At this time local host letters of invitation are not available. Please send an email toregistrar <at> ietf.org if you require a host letter of invitation, and within the next week one will be provided. 3. Bits-N-Bites Networking Event The IETF is pleased to announce Bits-N-Bites, a new community networking event for IETF 84 in Vancouver. Bits-N-Bites will be held Thursday evening, August 2nd, from 7:00 - 9:00 PM at the Hyatt Vancouver in the Plaza AB room. Please come and enjoy the complimentary beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres provided by the generous IETF Bits-N-Bites sponsors in support of the IETF community! Sponsorship opportunities and tables are still available! For more information see <https://www.ietf.org/meeting/84/bits-n-bites.html> and contact Drew Dvorshak at dvorshak <at> isoc.org. 4. Social Event IETF 84 - Social Event Where: Telus World of Science Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Time: 19:00 - 23:00 hours Cost: $25 USD per person. Availability: Open to all!! Host: Google Telus World of Science - Science World has recently completed a $35-million renovation at its False Creek facility, adding 30,000 square feet of space, a green roof, and many energy‐efficient initiatives with lots of hands-on exhibits. Food and Beverage: Lots of local cuisine available to suit various dietary choices. Buffet dinner and beverage service. For more information visit: http://www.ietf.org/meeting/84/social.html NOTE: You must be registered for IETF 84 to purchase a Social Ticket. If you have already registered for the IETF, please use this link to purchase a social ticket: https://www.ietf.org/registration/ietf84/eventticket.py 5. Accommodations The IETF is holding blocks of guest rooms at 2 hotels in Vancouver: Hyatt Regency Vancouver (Meeting Venue and Headquarter Hotel) and the Sheraton Wall Centre (approximately 3 blocks from Hyatt, about 5-10 minute walk) Room Rates include in room high-speed Internet access. Taxes of 15% HST, 2% Occupancy and 1.5% Destination Management fee (applicable taxes are subject to change) are excluded from the above prices. Room rates DO NOT include daily breakfast. Reservations Cut off Date: 15 July 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver 06 July 2012 at the Sheraton Wall Centre For additional information on rates and policies, please visit: http://www.ietf.org/meeting/84/hotel.html 6. IETF84 wiki The IETF 84 meeting wiki has been created for the attendees of IETF 84 meeting to exchange information. Your IETF 84 (Vancouver) wiki can be found here: http://www.ietf.org/registration/MeetingWiki/wiki/ietf84 and is also accessible from the Vancouver meeting page on the IETF website. If you are registered for IETF 84, a user account has been automatically created for you on this Wiki. Your user name is the email address you registered under, and your initial password is your 10 digit confirmation number. You can change your password in your profile settings. 7. Companion Program If you are traveling with a friend or family member over 18 years of age you can register them for the IETF Companion Program for only USD 25.00 Benefits include: - A special welcome reception for companions from 1630-1730 on Sunday, 29 July - Ability to attend the official Welcome Reception from 1700-1900 on Sunday, 29 July - A distinctive meeting badge that grants access to the venue (not to be used to attend working sessions) - Participation in a separate companion email list if you choose to help communicate and make plans with other IETF Companions. You can register your companion at any time via the IETF website or onsite at the meeting. To join the 84 companions mailing list see: https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/84companions 8. Twitter! Follow the IETF on Twitter <at> IETF Only 31 days until the Vancouver IETF!