IEEE-SA Standards Board Meeting Notice

Responsible for coordinating the development, publication and revision of IEEE standards.


Tuesday – Thursday, 1-3 September 2015
Tokyo, Japan

Attendance Registration Deadline
Friday, 14 August 2015

Registration Information
Cvent registration is required.
Committee Members unable to attend: please advise via email or check "unable" on the registration form.
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Meeting Schedule and Information
IEEE-SA Standards Board and Committees, Forum,
Social Reception
View Schedule of Events PDF format

SASB Forum
The Forum provides an environment where subjects of interest to the IEEE-SA standards community can be discussed in an informal setting. The Forum topic is "Standards and Industry Overview in Japan," facilitated by Dr. John Kulick, IEEE-SA Standards Board Chair. The Standards Forum will be held on Wednesday, 2 September 2015 at the New Otani Hotel, Tokyo. A reception will be held afterwards.

Standards Board Meeting
Board members are asked to arrange their schedules to be present for the entire meeting as the entire body is responsible for all decisions that are made during the meeting. Meeting agendas will be available at a later date.

Hotel Information
New Otani Hotel*
4-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 102-8578
General Information: + 81 (0) 3-3265-1111

JPY 22,000 Main Quality Room (USD 178)
JPY 28,000 Main Standard King (USD 227)
JPY 38,000 Main Deluxe King (USD 308)

*group rate includes complimentary daily buffet breakfast valid in Satsuki, Restaurant Top, Garden Lounge, or Nadaman Restaurants, internet, 10% service charge, applicable consumption tax, and accommodation tax

New Otani Guestroom Reservations
Online Reservations external link
Group Code: IEEE2015

New Otani Reservation Department Email:

New Otani Reservation Deadline
Friday, 14 August 2015
After this date, reservations will be accepted on a space available basis.

Transportation To/From Narita Airport
The Hotel New Otani is approximately 90 minutes from Narita.
The Airport Limousine Shuttle Bus stops directly at the hotel. Tickets must be purchased at the Ticket Counter of Airport Limousine located in the arrival lobbies at Passenger Terminals One and Two -- or at New Otani for the return back to the airport.

JPY 3,100 (USD 26) one-way

Bus Stop Numbers at Narita Airport:
  - Terminal One – Bus Stop 2 and 11
  - Terminal Two – Bus Stop 6 and 16

Estimated JPY 30,000 (USD 243) inclusive of taxes
Check with your driver regarding credit card

Private Car Service from Narita to New Otani, including Meet and Greet:
Approximately JPY 38,000 (USD 308)
Contact the Reservations Dept for booking

Transportation To/From Haneda Airport

Important Travel Information
A VISA is not required to enter Japan for those holding a U.S. passport. For those outside the U.S., check with your respective Bureau of Consular Affairs. You may opt to indicate your travel is either business or vacation. If opting business, feel free to contact Mary Ellen Hanntz at, Senior Meeting and Event Planner, for an IEEE business invitation template.