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IEEE ICC 2018 Committee Meeting Information

COMSOC BOARD & COMMITTEE MEETING REGISTRATION

Complimentary Board & Committee Meeting Registration for IEEE members who will be attending ONLY the ComSoc Board or Committee Meetings is now live.

Complimentary Board & Committee Member Registrations Includes:

  • ComSoc Board & Committee Meetings
  • Conference Welcome Reception
  • Keynote Sessions
  • Exhibit Floor

Committee Meetings will NOT be scheduled during the IEEE ICC 2018 conference during the following events:

Welcome Reception, Sunday, 20 May 18:30 – 21:30
Welcome Ceremony & Keynote, Monday, 21 May 11:00 – 12:30
Awards Luncheon, Monday, 21 May 12:30 – 14:00
Conference Banquet, Tuesday, 22 May 18:30 – 21:30

All Technical Sessions, Keynotes, Exhibits, Industry program, Tutorials, and Workshops will be held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center hotel. The meeting space is on the Exhibit Level, Lobby Level, Mezzanine Level and the Ballroom Level of the hotel.

The IEEE Communications Society Committee Meetings will be held at the Westin Kansas City at Crown Center.  A majority of the meeting space will be located on the Ballroom Level, however, there will be a few meetings on the Lobby Level as well.

COMMITTEE MEETING ROOM REQUEST FORM

Submit your Committee Meeting Room Request

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Sheraton Kansas City Hotel will serve as the conference headquarters hotel, and is located in the heart of the Crown Center complex. All Workshops, Tutorials, Symposiums within the Technical Program, Keynotes, Exhibits, Registration, and all Industry Sessions will be held at the Sheraton.  The skywalk connects the hotel to the Crown Center shopping, dining and entertainment destinations like the SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium and LEGOLAND® Discovery Center.  The hotel provides free shuttles to corporations and attractions in the Power & Light and Freight Districts.

For more information about the conference hotel, please visit http://www.sheratonkansascityhotel.com.

Sleeping Room Rate: $154.00 USD Single/Double ++
Additional Person: $25.00 USD ++

BOOK NOW

Cut-Off Date – Wednesday 18 April 2018

Rates includes complimentary wireless internet access which is a basic solution that offers bandwidth suitable for email and web browsing.  You can upgrade your connection at any time for a fee of $19.95 USD per day

NOTE:  A deposit of one-night is required from the hotel in advance of your stay.

Westin Kansas City is another option for conference attendees.  ALL Committee Meetings and the Awards Luncheon will be held at the Westin.
Less than a mile from Union Station, the hotel is attached to the Hallmark Crown Center and is 2.7 miles from the restaurants of Southwest Boulevard.

Sleeping Room Rate: $154.00 USD Single/Double ++
Additional Person: $25.00 USD ++
BOOK NOW

Cut-Off Date – Wednesday 18 April 2018

Rates includes complimentary wireless internet access which is a basic solution that offers bandwidth suitable for email and web browsing.  You can upgrade your connection at any time for a fee of $19.95 USD per day

NOTE:  A deposit of one-night is required from the hotel in advance of your stay.

For more information, please visit http://www.westincrowncenterkansascity.com.

Check-in time: 3:00 PM       Check-out time: 12:00 PM

TRAVEL

Both hotels are located approximately 35 miles from the airport.
Kansas City International Airport

Taxi:  Approximately $50 USD

Travel Time:  Approximately 30 minutes

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VISA INFORMATION

For IEEE Members attending committee meetings and in need of a visa, please visit: http://www.comsoc.org/form/visa-letter-request. We recommend you allow 6 - 8 weeks for your visa to be processed.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The IEEE Communications Society has a contractual obligation to fill a guaranteed block of rooms at the hotel. Significant financial penalties will be assessed should IEEE ICC 2018 fall short of the expected number of guest rooms reserved. By staying at the conference hotel, you will enjoy the convenience of residing at the conference venue and, to a far greater extent, provide valued assistance in support of IEEE ComSoc's financial obligations.

COMMITTEE MEETING GRID

ICC 2018 Committee Meeting Grid

BEYOND 5G ROADMAP WORKSHOP

The IEEE 5G Initiative will hold a Beyond 5G Roadmap Workshop on Wednesday, May 23 (8am-5pm) through Thursday, May 24 (8am-2pm) in Kansas City, Missouri, at the Westin Crown Center, (1 East Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, 816.474.4400). The meeting will start in the Washington Ballroom. The workshop is co-located with ICC 2018; those attending ICC are welcomed to attend. Attendance is free.