IEEE-SA Standards Board Meeting Notice

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

MARCH 2014

Monday-Thursday, 24-27 March 2014
IEEE Operations Center, Piscataway NJ / Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Brunswick, NJ

Friday, 28 February 2014

Registration is required.

SASB Series:
New Member Orientation, AudCom, ProCom, ICCom, PatCom, Forum, Dinner, NesCom, RevCom, AdCom, SASB

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New Member Orientation
The New Member Orientation is designed for new SASB and standing committee members to become familiar with the structure of the IEEE-SA, policies and procedures relevant to the IEEE-SA Standards Board and its committees, and volunteer duties. Returning committee members may opt to attend for a refresher. New SA staffers are welcome to attend. An overview will be presented by John Kulick, IEEE-SA Standards Board Chair, and Claire Topp, IEEE-SA outside legal counsel. The orientation will be held on Monday, 24 March.

SASB Forum
The Forum/Meet-Up provides an environment where subjects of interest to the IEEE-SA standards community can be discussed in an informal setting. The Forum (topic TBD) will be held on Tuesday, 25 March, 5:30pm-7:00pm at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Brunswick, NJ. Dinner will be held afterwards. The Hyatt offers complimentary parking to Forum/Dinner attendees; this does not apply to overnight guests.

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.

Sleeping Accommodations
Sleeping accommodations have been arranged at the Hyatt Regency, Two Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. The group room rate is $159.00 for single/double occupancy. This rate is exclusive of applicable state and local taxes. Guestroom internet is included. Hotel Parking/IEEE rate: $8.00/day. The hotel offers complimentary transfer service to/from the IEEE facility. To make reservations, please call the hotel at +1 732-873-1234 or toll free at +1 800-233-1234. When you make your reservation, mention "IEEE Standards" to get the preferred rate. On-line reservations

Cut-Off Date
The cut-off date for Hyatt guestroom reservations at this rate/block is Friday, 28 February 2014. After that date, reservations will be accepted on a space available basis. Please make your reservation as soon as possible.

If you require transportation from the airport to the hotel, there are several options: Private car or shuttle service reservations must be made 24 hours in advance.

Country Club Limo, +1 800-246-2287 from Newark Liberty Airport is approximately $117.00 one way; ask for IEEE rate.

State Shuttle Van Service, +1 800-427-3207 from Newark Liberty Airport is approximately $45.00 one way, plus toll, gratuity. $10/person extra if sharing the ride. Call 24 hours in advance.

A taxi from Newark Liberty Airport to the New Brunswick Hyatt is approximately $70-75, plus toll, gratuity.

AirTrain Newark to get to, from, and around Newark Liberty International Airport. Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, AirTrain provides easy connections to NJ Transit and the rail lines that run on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line.

NJ Transit to New Brunswick

Standards Board and Committee Members: If unable to attend, please advise via email or check “unable" on registration form.

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Ellen Hanntz at +1-732-465-5842, or email to