Agenda: IEEE 802 Technical Plenary Meeting 2021-12-02


This is the first in a series to kick off a wider discussion on the 802 Overview & Architecture.

This series of meetings would:

  • Provide wider awareness for the need to revise IEEE Std 802
  • Provide an opportunity to discuss the content – notably should it be the same or should it add more architecture
  • Provide examples of the current 802 architecture (i.e., spread around in 802, .1Q, .1AC, .3, .11, .15.x, …)
  • Identify gaps in the current architecture

In addition, this would provide the opportunity to discuss technical points across all WGs, for example:

  • MAC service interface (and its support of 802 MAC/PHYs)
  • 48 and 64 bit bridging
  • Protocol IDs and their encoding – Length/Type and LLC

Attendance is open to all 802 WG participants. WG chairs are invited to identify at least one voting member to attend.

Topics for discussion can be proposed to the 802.1 WG chair. 




Topic Subtopic Document Presenter min
1. Meeting introduction and other administrative items.      Glenn Parsons 10
  Meeting Introduction
(please review in advance)
Meeting Introduction Slides    
  Attendance Log Attendance using IMAT here    
  Approval of agenda      
2. IEEE Std 802 revision       60
  History of Std 802 802-seaman-history-1121 Mick Seaman 15
  Questions about the IEEE 802 Architecture DCN: 1-21-74 Roger Marks 15
  Is a CSD needed?  

Glenn Parsons

Roger Marks

  Development of revision PAR & optionally a CSD 802-parsons-planning-1221

Glenn Parsons

Roger Marks

3. 802.1 and 802.15 compatibility   DCN: 15-21-633

Clint Powell

Ben Rolfe

4. Next meeting   technical plenary slides Glenn Parsons 10

Thursday, Jan 13th

Thursday, Mar 10th 

5. Any other Business