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The 2014 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
(CTS 2014)

May 19-23, 2014
 
The Commons Hotel
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA



CTS 2014 REGISTRATION INFORMATION


PAPER SUBMISSION
Manuscripts to be presented at the CTS 2014 Conference and published in its proceedings must be submitted in the format prescribed and templates provided.  The maximum length for regular papers is 8 pages.  Additional pages beyond 8 pages will cost US$60.00 per page with a maximum of 4 additional pages.

All authors must electronically submit a PDF file of their final camera-ready manuscript to the Conference  "Upload" web site using their original login information.  If a paper was not uploaded and evaluated using the web site (most of symposia, tracks, workshops and special sessions papers fall under this category), then the authors must first register using the "Login" Link on the web site, click on "Special Session or Workshop Upload", fill in the form, and then upload the manuscript.

If you have any questions about uploading, please contact Mr. Abdul Habra at ahabra@yahoo.com.  

COPYRIGHT FORMS AND PRESENTERS BIOS
All accepted papers must have copyright forms signed and submitted to the Registration Chairs.  Also, please send your bio file as an attachment to the Registration Chairs via emails.   More instructions can be found on the Author's Info page at http://cts2014.cisedu.info/6-participants/author-s-info.

PAPER PRESENTATION
REQUIRED:  ALL ACCEPTED PAPERS MUST BE PRESENTED BY AN AUTHOR.  NO EXCEPTION.  IEEE Policy on Conference Attendance will be applied.

REFUND POLICY
Registration Fees are non-refundable
There will be no refunds to authors of papers (since authors’ fees are used to cover the publication, printing, indexing, services venue arrangements, .…, costs of authors’ own papers.)

Paid registrants (non-authors only) who cannot attend, and do not send a substitute, are entitled to a refund of $250.00 if a  request is received in writing on or before April 01, 2014. Registrants are liable for their full fees after that date (i.e., NO Refund will be made).

REGISTRATION
Authors of papers must register and must upload their correctly typeset papers to the publication web site by the announced deadlines, if they wish for their papers to be published.

All authors must fully register by March 10, 2014 (Hard Deadline).  Final accepted manuscripts received after March 10, 2014 will not be published in the proceedings of this Conference.  To avoid any potential last minute delays, please register before the deadline of March 10, 2014.

In the case of multi-authored papers, at least one author must register at the full registration rate for the paper to be considered for presentation at the Conference.  If an author has more than one accepted paper, he/she must pay the full registration fee plus extra page charges, if any apply.  Each additional accepted paper costs US$350 fee (up to 2 additional papers at this rate) plus extra page charges, if any.

Click HERE to register for the conference using the CVENT System

STUDENT RATE.  There will be a US$160.00 early registration fee ($240 late registration) for student attendees.  The $160.00 ($240) student fee applies only to students attending but not presenting a paper, OR students attending and presenting a paper for which a FULL Author Registration fee has been paid by another coauthor.  If all authors of an accepted paper are students, at least one author must register at a non-student rate.
Student full-time status must be certified by a formal letter from the student's department or school.  This letter is required to pick up the registration materials.

All Payments must be in U.S. Dollars only.   Registration payments will be made using credit cards only. 

Payment Confirmation Notifications will be sent to your email address, once your payment is processed successfully.  Please bring a copy of this confirmation message with you to the Registration Desk. 

A HARD COPY OF THE PAYMENT RECEIPT WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRANT'S CONFERENCE PACKAGE AND WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE CONFERENCE. 


The Conference registration fee includes access to attend all sessions, tutorials and keynote and invited talks, refreshments and coffee breaks, a luncheon, a dinner, a Conference program, and one copy of the Conference proceedings (conference package).
Student registration ($160.00 or $240) is for access to attend all the sessions, tutorials, keynote and invited talks, and a Conference program only.  Additional proceedings, CDs, luncheon, dinner tickets, social events,...,  may be purchased separately.   Please contact the Registration Chairs for additional information.

The proceedings will be distributed at the conference.  The proceedings may be shipped to you upon receipt of your payment of a US$30.00 postage & handling fee per volume in the U.S.A.  For international shipping, please contact the Registration Chairs.


CTS 2014 Registration Short CHECKLIST:

   1.  Final Manuscript uploaded?
   2.  Copyright Form Sent?
   3.  Presenter Bio emailed? 
   4.  Fees Paid?
   5.  Registration Questions answered?  
   6.  Meals chosen?
   7.  Proceedings type selected?
   8.  Social Events signed for? 


CTS 2014 FEES

Authors Fees

ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (Early Registration by March 10, 2014)   $630
ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (After March 10, 2014)  $730
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (Early Registration by March 10, 2014)  $720
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (After March 10, 2014)  $800
Additional Papers (per paper after the first one, up to 8 pages)
Up to 2 additional papers
 $350
Additional Pages (per paper after the first 8 pages)  $60
Doctoral Dissertation Colloquium Student (Early Registration by
 March 10, 2014)
 $170


Attendees (non-authors) Fees

ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, Early Reg. by April 21, 2014)  $650
ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, After April 21, 2014)  $750
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, Early Reg. by April 21, 2014)  $745
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, After April 21, 2014)  $820
Students (non-authors, Early Registration by April 21, 2014)  $160
Students (non-authors, After April 21, 2014)  $240
One Day Registration (non-authors, Early Reg. by April 21, 2014)  $270
One Day Registration (non-authors, After April 21, 2014)  $320
Corporate Registration  $1,200
Exhibitor (fee per table)  $1,200
Sponsorships TBA

EXTRA Items Fees

Extra Luncheon Ticket $50

Extra Banquet Dinner Ticket $60

Extra CTS 2014 CD Proceedings $25
CTS 2014 Hard copy Proceedings $40


Social Events Fees

1. Monday Excursion:  TBA
                                            $TBA  per person (See Social Events page for details) for round trip transportation

2.  Thursday ExcursionTBA
                                            $TBA  per person (See Social Events page for details) for tour, gratuities, ...

3.  Friday Excursion I:   All Day Scenic Tour I - TBA
                                           One day pass
                                                   Adult:  $TBA                 Child (6-12):  $TBA
                                           7 day pass
                                                   Adult:  $TBA                 Child (6-12):  $TBA
                                           per person fees (See Social Events page for details) for round trip transportation to and from + Passes

     Friday Excursion II:   All Day Scenic Tour II - TBA
                                           Adult:  $TBA                        Child (3-11):  $TBA
                                          
per person (See Social Events page for details) Prices include round trip transportation to and from.  

     Friday Excursion IIIAll Day Scenic Tour III - TBA
                                            $TBA per person (See Social Events page for details)


TO REGISTER
Please click HERE to register using credit cards via the Registration Link CVENT System.  Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted.  Registration fees are non-refundable, but substitutions are permitted by prior written and signed approval notice to the Registration Chairs only.  


QUESTIONS ABOUT REGISTRATION?

Please contact the Registration Chairs:

  Li Bai                  
                                                      Rick Taylor  (Copyright forms, Bios, Visa letter)
     Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering              Air Force Research Laboratory
     Temple University                                                              
Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, USA
     Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA                                           

     Phone: +1 (215) 204-6616                                                  Phone:
+1 (937) xxx-xxxx
     Fax:      +1 (215) 204-5960  (attn. Prof. Li Bai)                     Fax:    
+1 (937) xxx-xxxx  (attn. Rick Taylor/CTS2014)
     Email:   
lbai@temple.edu                                                 Email:  CTS2014STAFF@gmail.com
                
Registration Assistant
  James Ren                                         
      Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
 
     Temple University   
     
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA         
      Phone: +1 (215) xxx-xxxx                                                  
      Fax:     +1 (215)
xxx-xxxx   (attn. James Ren)
      Email:  
qren@temple.edu


VISA LETTERS
All visa inquiries must be handled by the CTS 2014 Registration Chairs.  See Visa Page for more details.    

Only registered  authors, sponsors, exhibitors, and participants will receive support letters

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