M3AAWG consists of some of the largest Internet and Email Service Providers, Mobile Providers, and security vendors, from around the world. With hundreds of people that attend M3AAWG, it can be somewhat overwhelming for someone who has never attended a meeting before. The following information and links should be helpful.
- Hotel location, reservation link, reservation phone numbers, information on surrounding area, negotiated room rate cut-off date and cancellation policy.
- Access the meeting agenda, see below for SCHED access information.
- What occurs in a M3AAWG meeting cannot be shared outside the membership.
- We do not tolerate harassment of any kind.
- Is a social event held on Wednesday evening of the meeting week for a few hours at a popular local venue to enjoy food, networking, beverages and fun.
- All meeting attendees must pre-register before arriving on-site. Registration opens approximately 4 weekes before the meeting.
- Local emergency numbers, hospitals, pharmacies and various international public information as needed. This page is updated meeting by meeting based on location.
There are apps for your mobile devices as well.
|Android in Play Store: search for sched.com|
|iOS in Apple App Store: search for sched|
Important things to know at the Meeting
To report an issue relating the M3AAWG Conduct Policy, call or text the Executive Director or designated Board Officer anytime day or night, you can find the contact information on the back of the meeting name tag insert.
M3AAWG Registration Desk:
Location: Mezzanine Foyer
Hours: see SCHED
Be sure to pick up your badge and agenda before attending any sessions. Please keep your badge visible at all times during the meeting. The registration desk is also where to go if you have ANY questions!
How to Participate in M3AAWG session- Monday
M3AAWG depends on all members to contribute to ongoing work efforts. This session will let you quickly learn about the organizational structure and how you can begin engaging in activities that interest you.
New Attendees Networking with Chairs Social- Monday
Following How to Participate in M3AAWG, we invite you to attend the New Attendee Networking Social. Here you will get a chance to meet M3AAWG leadership and Senior Technical advisors, and other new attendees in a relaxed atmosphere.
Chairman’s Opening Tuesday
All attendees are encouraged to attend this welcome by the M3AAWG Chairman. Here you will find out about any agenda and logistics changes and meeting announcements.
The Open Round Tables (ORT)- Wednesday
The Open Round Table(ORT) are where “Working Group” in the M3AAWG name is the most obvious. The ORT allows all M3AAWG attendees to pick a topic that interests them, discuss it and then participate in developing ideas into a panel, a future session, or a best common practices document (BCP). These facilitated breakout groups create an open and collaborative forum to incubate ideas and solutions relevant to the organization.
Chairman’s Closing Thursday
All attendees are encouraged to attend this closing by the M3AAWG Chairman. You will hear committee reports- what work the committees accomplished during the week and any work upcoming work that is planned.
Designated Meal Tables
New Attendees Breakfast Tables
We invite all new attendees to a new attendees breakfast 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday or Wednesday morning. Stop in and have breakfast with a few committee chairs & board members at one of the tables labeled with a New Attendees sign. This is a great networking opportunity and a safe place to ask questions.
New Attendee Lunch Tables
We will have tables reserved for New Attendees on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during lunch to meet up, gather for conversation or possibly meet with their guide.
Programs of Interest
M3AAWG Guides is a “peer-to-peer” program that welcomes new attendees to the M3AAWG meeting, the organization and the community. It does this by pairing you with an experienced meeting attendee who can help you get up to speed quickly by answering your questions and offering guidance. . They can answer questions and introduce you to other attendees working on projects you may be interested in. If you did not sign up for a guide during the registration process, please see the Guide Program Chairs at the New Attendees Social and they will pair you get a guide.
M3AAWG Meet-Up Station Banner
Located in the Mezzanine Foyer. This is an ideal meeting spot for New Attendees to meet their Guide or others during the meeting. This will be available Monday through Thursday.
Chairs Office Hours:
This is an opportunity for New Attendees to speak with chairs, find out how to get involved in ongoing projects, share ideas, or just to introduce yourself. This is a great way to network. You can find the schedule at https://www.m3aawg.org/47chairsofficehours
Other Items of Interest
Glossary - Abbreviations, Jargon and Selected Terms Commonly Used in M3AAWG
Leadership - M3AAWG leadership
Senior Advisors - M3AAWG Senior Advidsors