IEEE Computer Society
Bioinformatics Conference

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
August 14 - 16, 2002

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You can register on-line HERE.

or you can print the form HERE (pdf format)

Conference and Tutorial Registration Fees

Please note, fees include plenary sessions, poster session, 4 snacks, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 2 receptions, and one copy of the CSB2002 proceedings. Additional copies of the proceedings can be purchased on site.

Advance Registration
You can register in advance for CSB 2002 in two ways:

• Use the online registration form (credit cards only), which is encrypted with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology and can only be read by the IEEE Computer Society. To reach this form, click on the link at the bottom of this page. This information will be verified and you will receive written confirmation via postal mail (call +1-202-371-0101 if not received after 10 days).

• Print the form, fill in the requested information, and mail or fax it with your payment to the IEEE Computer Society. You will receive a written confirmation of your registration by postal mail (call +1-202-371-0101 if not received after 10 days).

To qualify for advance registration discounts, your registration form and payment must be received by 5:00pm Eastern Time, Wednesday, 24 July 2002. Registrations received between 24 July and 9 August will be charged at the late/on-site registration rate; those received after 5:00pm Eastern Time, Friday, 9 August 2002 may not be acknowledged and must be resubmitted for processing onsite.

CSB Conference Registration Fees

Conference registration includes admission to the technical sessions, lunches, reception, banquet and daily refreshment breaks.

Advanced Registration Fees Late Registration Fees
Member: US$220.00
Non-Member: US$300.00
Student Member: US$50.00
Committee - Preapproved: $0.00
Member: US$360.00
Non-Member: US$450.00
Student Member: US$50.00

CSB Tutorial Registration Fees
Tutorial registration includes morning and afternoon tutorial sessions, lecture notes, breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch and wine and cheese party.

Advanced Tutorial Fees Late Tutorial Fees
Member: US$100.00
Non-Member: US$125.00
Student Member: US$100.00
Member: US$120.00
Non-Member: US$150.00
Student Member: US$120.00

Tutorial 1A - Perl and Bioperl: Tools for Automated Analysis of Biological Sequence Data (Wednesday morning)
Tutorial 1B - Cell Signaling and Neural Networks (Wednesday morning)
Tutorial 2A - Comparative Genomics for Biological Discovery (Wednesday afternoon)
Tutorial 2B - Biology for Computer Scientists (Wednesday afternoon)
Tutorial 2C - Logical Analysis of Data and Applications to Bioinformatics (Wednesday afternoon)

Member and Student Discounts
To qualify for discounted registration rates, include your current IEEE or IEEE Computer Society membership number (Student Members include a copy of a valid student identification card) with the registration form. IEEE Life Members may register at the Student Member rate. If you are not currently a member, you can enjoy discounted registration rates by applying for IEEE, or IEEE Computer Society membership now.

International Attendees
International attendees can register in advance and pay by wire transfer for an additional processing fee of $25 per wire transfer. Wire transfers must be received by the Wednesday, 24 July 2002 and will not be accepted at on-site registration. Please contact for bank information.

Invitation Letters
Our policy is that invitation letters can be issued only to speakers, presenters, committee members, IEEE members or persons known by the organizing committee. In addition registration fees must be paid in full before the letter is provided. Letters will only be sent by US Postal Mail or fax and only to the individual registered for the conference.

Registration Confirmation
Written confirmation of conference registration will be sent by postal mail by the IEEE Computer Society within 48 hours of receiving your registration. If you do not receive confirmation, please call +1-202-371-0101.

Payment must accompany all registration forms and can be made by credit card (MasterCard, VISA, American Express, and Diners Club), company or personal check, and wire transfers (a fee of $25 per wire transfer should be added to the total amount). Checks or money orders must be in U.S. funds, drawn on U.S. banks, and payable to the IEEE Computer Society. You can mail, fax, or submit your registration form from the WWW. No registrations will be accepted over the phone. Forms received without payment will not be processed.

On-site Registration
On-site registrants will pay late registration fees. Forms of payment accepted on site: credit cards (MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Diners Club), traveler's checks, company and personal checks, and cash. Wire transfers will not be accepted at on-site registration.

Cancellations and Substitutions
Cancellations and substitutions are allowed. However, full registration fees will be charged unless a cancellation notice is sent in writing, and received or faxed on or before Monday, 5 August 2002 to:

    IEEE Computer Society
    Attn: CSB 2002
    1730 Massachusetts Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20036 USA
    +1-202-728-0884 – fax
A $50 handling fee will be applied to all canceled registrations. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations canceled after the deadline. No-shows will be billed. Contact the IEEE Computer Society at the above address for substitutions (allowed at any time).

A letter on your company's letterhead is required from the original registrant stating the conditions of the substitution and the name of the replacement.
Important Dates

24 July 2002 Advance registration ends 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time
24 July 2002 All wire transfers & check payments must be received to avoid onsite registration and payment. Originals only.
5 August 2002 Cancellation deadline – All cancellations MUST be in writing.
9 August 2002 Late registration ends

Airline Discount for Conference Attendees
We are pleased to announce that we have been able to secure a special discount agreement with United Airlines unavailable to the general public.

A 5% discount off the lowest applicable fare will be offered ONLY when you or your travel agent call United's toll-free number, 1-800-521-4041 and refer to the Meeting ID Number 556AQ. A 10% discount off the unrestricted mid-week coach fares is available when purchased 7 days in advance. Discounts apply on United, Shuttle by United and United Express. Dedicated reservationists are on duty 7 days a week, 7:00 am to 12:00 midnight EST. Book early to take advantage of promotional fares that give you the greatest discount. Mileage Plus members receive full credit for all miles flown to this meeting.

Please email or call 1-202-371-0101 and reference CSB registration.

Click here to register for CSB 2002.

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