“802 Network Enhancements For the Next Decade” Industry Connections Activity


IC17-001 IEEE 802 Network Enhancements for the Next Decade PDF format

This activity will assess emerging requirements for IEEE 802-based communication infrastructures, identify commonalities, gaps, and trends not currently addressed by IEEE 802 standards and projects, and facilitate building industry consensus towards proposals to initiate new standards development efforts.

Upcoming meetings:

Conference calls on join.me   (Dial-in: +1-613-714-4461   Conference ID: 684-645-640 # )

  • Dec 20th, 8am ET
  • Jan 10th, 8am ET
  • Feb 14th, 8am ET
  • Mar 1st, 8pm ET – Lossless Data Center draft report

IEEE 802 plenary – Tuesday, March 6th, 2018,  7:30pm

Working documents:

All Industry Connections documentation is on Mentor. You may browse and download documents anonymously.

Mailing List:

The Industry Connections activity has a separate mailing list on IEEE listserv.  Only subscribers may send messages to the list and view the mailing list archive available.

IC Activities Log:

July 2017 – Agenda, Minutes

Layer 2 network virtualization Max Riegel (Nokia Bell Labs)
Wireless Communications in the Manufacturing Fields Satoko Itaya (NICT)

November 2017 – Agenda, Minutes

Examples of Radio Environment in the Factories Satoko Itaya (NICT)
Wired/Wireless Convergence for Factory IoT Kenichi Maruhashi (NEC)


Baidu’s Best Practice with Low Latency Networks  Feng Gao (Baidu)
Network Infrastructure Challenges  Carmi Arad (Marvell)
The Lossless Network for Data Centers  Paul Congdon (Huawei, Baidu)

January 2018 – Agenda, Minutes

Flexible Factory IoT Nader Zein (NEC)
Review of the Lossless Network for Data Centers Paul Congdon (Huawei)

February 2018 – Agenda

March 2018 – Agenda