Registration Information

ADVANCE REGISTRATION
To qualify for advance registration discounts, online registration must be completed by 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time, Wednesday, August 3; registration forms and payments by mail must be received by Wednesday, August 3. Beginning August 4, the on-site rates will apply.

REGISTRATION FEES
It is permitted to register for Tutorials, Conference, and Workshop separately or in any combination of the three.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION includes admission to the technical and poster sessions, keynote and invited talks, opening wine and cheese reception (Aug. 8), breakfasts, lunches (Aug. 9-11), dinners (Aug. 9-10), daily refreshment breaks, and eligibility to use the Stanford student housing, the SLAC guest house, and discounted rates at the Cardinal, the Sheraton Palo Alto, and the Westin Hotels in Palo Alto. Conference registrations received after July 15 are not guaranteed a hard copy of the Proceedings, but will receive a CD version of the Proceedings.

Guest tickets for lunch and dinner will be available at the on-site registration desk on a space-available basis, at an additional charge.

The dinner on Wednesday August 10 is the conference banquet to be held at the Stanford University Faculty Club. Attendance is limited. If you want to attend, please select this event as part of your registration package. Onsite tickets for this event will be on a space-available basis only.


CONFERENCE FEES ADVANCE ON-SITE
Member US $500.00 US $600.00
Non-member US $650.00 US $780.00
Student Member US $180.00 US $225.00
Student Non-member US $225.00 US $270.00

TUTORIAL REGISTRATION includes ONE morning and ONE afternoon tutorial as reserved when you register, one set of lecture notes for the tutorials attended, breakfast, snack breaks, lunch and opening reception on Monday, August 8.

TUTORIAL FEES ADVANCE ON-SITE
Member US $125.00 US $150.00
Non-member US $160.00 US $190.00
Student US $125.00 US $150.00

Tutorial Session schedules and abstracts may be viewed under Tutorials.

WORKSHOPs
There will be several workshops held as a satellite event at Stanford on Friday, August 12, sponsored by the Life Sciences Society. For information about these events and registration for the workshops, visit the LSS website at http://www.lifesciencessociety.org.

OTHER ITEMS
Also available during the advance registration are:

• Extra Conference Proceedings (hardcopy or CD): US $60.00
• Sets of Notes for the 10 tutorials (advance orders ONLY, no on-site orders): US $50.00

These items are for sale to attendees/registrants only. They must be picked up at the conference registration desk; they will not be shipped.

MEMBER DISCOUNTS
If you claim the Member Discount, please be sure to fill in your IEEE Member Number on the Registration Form, and please bring your current membership card with you. If you are not currently a member, you can enjoy discounted registration rates by applying for IEEE, or IEEE Computer Society membership now.

STUDENT DISCOUNTS
Student discounts are available only to students enrolled in accredited degree programs at the undergraduate or graduate level. We regret that postdocs and attendees at continuing education or extension programs, or correspondence schools are not eligible to receive student discount rates. If you claim the student rate, please specify the institution that you are attending on the registration form, and bring with you evidence of current enrollment (Spring, Summer, or Fall Term 2005).

WIRE TRANSFERS
Attendees can register in advance and pay by wire transfer for an additional processing fee of $50 per wire transfer. Wire transfers must be received by the 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time, Wednesday, August 3, 2005 deadline. Please contact registration@csbcon.org for bank-transfer information.

TRAVEL VISA POLICIES
Authors and attendees of IEEE conferences are responsible for obtaining visas from the host country they are planning to visit. Travelers should check the host country's policies, and if a visa is required, obtain it from the appropriate foreign consular representative before proceeding abroad. Applicants for visas should generally apply at the embassy or consulate with jurisdiction over their place of permanent residence, as it may be more difficult to qualify for the visa outside their country of permanent residence. Once received, visas should be reviewed to ensure there are no mistakes. Processing and visa fees vary, and fees may not be refundable.

With security policies tightening around the world, adequate time should be allowed for processing visa applications. Applicants should initiate the process as early in their travel planning as possible. The embassy or consulate of the conference's host country should be consulted for specific details. Information regarding U.S. visa policy is available online at http://travel.state.gov/.

INVITATION LETTERS
Conference registrants who require invitation letters from CSB2005 in order to process their visa requests should correspond with us via the e-mail visa-letters@csbcon.org or via FAX to +1-650-941-2015. Letters will only be sent to the individuals who have registered for the conference, and not to any third parties. Please note that no letters can be sent until after we have received and verified the payment of all registration fees. Please make requests early enough to allow time for delivery of our letter via Postal Service or FAX prior to scheduled interviews.

REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION
Your on-line registration will be confirmed by email as soon as your credit card company approves the charges. Fax or postal registrations will be confirmed within 48 hours of receiving your registration. If you do not receive confirmation, please email us at registration@csbcon.org or call 1-650-941-2015.

PAYMENT
Payment must accompany all registration forms and can be made by credit card (MasterCard, VISA, Discover, and American Express), by company or personal check, or by wire transfers (an extra fee of US $50 applies to wire transfers). Checks or money orders must be in US dollars, drawn on US banks, and payable to IEEE CSB 2005. The postal mailing address for payments is:

CSB2005
P.O. Box 2945
Union City, CA 94587 USA

Fax registrations should be sent to: +1-650-941-2015

CANCELLATIONS AND SUBSTITUTIONS
Cancellations and substitutions are allowed. However, full registration fees will be charged unless a cancellation notice is sent by email (registration@csbcon.org) or fax (+1-650-941-2015) on or before Monday, August 3, 2005. A $50 handling fee will be applied to all canceled registrations. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations canceled after the deadline.

For substitutions send email with the name of the replacement to registration@csbcon.org.

IMPORTANT DATES
• Advance Registration discount ends: August 3, 11:59 PM PDT
• Wire transfers and check payments must be received by: August 3, 11:59 PM PDT
• Cancellation/substitution deadline: August 3, 11:59 PM PDT

QUESTIONS
Please email registration@csbcon.org or call +1-650-941-2015.

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IMPORTANT DATES

Advance Registration discount ends:
August 3,
11:59 PM PDT

Wire transfers and check payments must be received by:
August 3,
11:59 PM PDT

Cancellation/substitution deadline:
August 3,
11:59 PM PDT



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