July 2024 Plenary Session – Maintenance TG Agenda

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  • IEEE’s Patent Policy is described in Clause 6 of the IEEE SA Standards Board Bylaws.
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The Maintenance Task Group agenda typically gives precedence to formally submitted maintenance requests on published standards, approved projects, Project Authorization Request (PAR)/Criteria for Standards Development (CSD) development previously approved by 802.1, and other matters arising, in that order.

Requests for agenda items or time to present should be emailed to the Maintenance Task Group Chair Mark Hantel. Each presentation must be uploaded to the 802.1 file server and accessible to meeting attendees before the presentation begins.

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Monday Jul 15, 2024 meeting – 13:30-15:30 ET – P802-REVc

Tuesday Jul 16, 2024 meeting – 8:00-10:00 ET


  • Location: Salon 4/5 – Level 2, Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel
  • Webex: Link
  • Meeting number (access code): 2344 722 5651
  • Meeting password: Montreal
  • IMAT: Link


  • Meeting introduction
  • Approval of agenda
  • Maintenance Project Status
  • Comment Review on 802 PARs Under Consideration
    • 802.11-2024 – Standard – Wireless LANs, PAR Revision
    • 802.11bf – Amendment – Enhancements for Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Sensing, PAR Extension
    • 802.16t – Amendment – Fixed and Mobile Wireless Access in Narrowband Channels, PAR Extension
    • 802.15.4ae – Amendment – Ascon cryptographic algorithms, PAR and CSD
    • 802.15.9a – Amendment – Ephemeral Diffie-Hellman Over COSE (EDHOC) KMP, PAR and CSD
  • Liaison Activity – Karen Randall
    • Review of Liaisons sent as a result of the March Plenary
    • Incoming
      • Liaison from IEC TC57/WG15 – Liaison letter to ask for collaboration on MACsec profiles
      • ISO/IEC JTC1 SC6 Received comment on IEEE Std 802f-2023
      • LS 156 on work items related to deterministic networking in ITU-T SG13.
      • Liaison – lnvitation to update the information in the IMT2020 roadmap
    • Outgoing
      • Response to the ballot comments on IEEE 802f from ISO/IEC JTC1 SC6
  • PAR Review
    • P802.1CB-2017-Revision
  • Review of Maintenance Motions
  • Review of Outstanding Maintenance Items and next steps
    • 0314 – network media and PHY
    • 0363 – IEEE 802.1Q-2022 maximum SDU size
    • 0366 – On Allowing non-scheduled interfaces
    • 0368 – 802.1CS: MIB objects of SYNTAX InetAddress causing warnings
    • 0369 – Maintenance Requests to IEEE802.1AS-2020  
    • 0370 – bridge-port augmentation maintenance item
    • 0371 – Mix of names for the same variable in a state machine
    • 0372 – Parameter Name: MLME-FINETIMINGMSMTRQ.indication incorrect
  • Any Other Business

Wednesday Jul 17, 2024 meeting – 8:00-10:00 ET – P802-REVc