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The 2016 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
(CTS 2016)


October 31 - November 04, 2016
The Florida Hotel and Conference Center
Orlando, Florida, USA


CTS 2016 REGISTRATION INFORMATION


PAPER SUBMISSION
Manuscripts to be presented at the CTS 2016 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$70.00 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 conference web site (most of symposia, tracks, workshops and special sessions papers fall under this category), then the authors must first register using the "Loginsubmit Link on the CTS 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 a Word attachment to the Registration Chairs via emails.  More instructions can be found on the Author's Info page at http://cts2016.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, participants services, venue arrangements, costs of authors’ own papers, and so forth.) 

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 September 23, 2016. Registrants are liable for their full fees after that date (i.e., NO Refund will be made). 

REGISTRATION
AUTHORS. 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 September 15, 2016 (Hard Deadline). Final accepted manuscripts received after September 15, 2016 will not be published in the proceedings of this Conference. To avoid any potential last minute delays, please register before the deadline of September 15, 2016

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$370 fee (up to 2 additional papers at this rate) plus extra page charges, if any.

ATTENDEES.  All Conference attendees must register for the conference and show their badges before they can be allowed to the meeting areas.  Unregistered and individuals with no valid conference badges will not be allowed in the meeting areas. 

Click HERE to register for the conference using the Registration System

STUDENT RATE.  There will be a US$190.00 early registration fee ($290 late registration) for student attendees.  The $190.00 ($290) 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 the paper 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.  Formal letters are due by October 03, 2016

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 full access to attend all sessions, tutorials, keynote and invited talks, refreshments and coffee breaks, one luncheon (tentative), one dinner banquet (tentative), a Conference program, and one copy of the Conference proceedings CD (conference package). Any changes will be announced. Additional items may be made available and if so, will be announced. 

Student registration ($190.00 or $290) 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 plan is to have the proceedings be distributed at the conference. The proceedings may be shipped to you upon receipt of your payment of a US$35.00 postage & handling fee per volume in the U.S.A. For international shipping, please contact the Registration Chairs. 

CTS 2016 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 2016 FEES

Authors Fees 

ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (Early Registration by September 15, 2016)  $640
ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (After September 15, 2016) $740
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (Early Registration by September 15, 2016) $730
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (After September 15, 2016) $820
Additional Papers (per paper after the first one, up to 8 pages)
Up to 2 additional papers
 $370
Additional Pages (per paper after the first 8 pages) $70
Doctoral Dissertation Colloquium Student (Early Registration by 
 September 15, 2016)
 $190


Attendees (non-authors) Fees

ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, Early Reg. by October 01, 2016) $650
ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, After October 01, 2016) $750
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, Early Reg. by October 01, 2016) $745
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, After October 01, 2016) $825
Students (non-authors, Early Registration by October 01, 2016) $190
Students (non-authors, After October 01, 2016) $290
One Day Registration (non-authors, Early Reg. by October 01, 2016) $290
One Day Registration (non-authors, After October 01, 2016) $340
Corporate Registration $1,250
Exhibitor (fee per table) $1,250
Sponsorships TBA


EXTRA Items Fees

Extra Luncheon Ticket $50
Extra Banquet Dinner Ticket $60
Extra CTS 2016 CD Proceedings $30
CTS 2016 Hard copy Proceedings $60


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

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

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

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

     Friday Excursion III:  All 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 Conference Registration System Link.  Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted credit cards.  Registration fees are non-refundable (see above), but substitutions are permitted after prior written request to and signed approval notice from the Registration Chairs only. 

QUESTIONS ABOUT REGISTRATION?

Please contact the Registration Chairs:

  Barbara Frantom                                     Felicia Harlow 
     IEEE Dayton Section and Region 2                         IEEE Dayton Section and Region 2 
     Ohio, USA                                                            
Ohio, USA              
     Phone: +1 (937) 602-8131                                   Phone: 
+(937) 
     Fax:     +1 (937) 435-5854                                   Fax:    
+1 (937)        (attn. F. Harlow/CTS2016)
     Email:    
Barbaraatcts@gmail.com                         Email:  feliciaatcts@gmail.com
                 

VISA LETTERS
All visa inquiries must be handled by the CTS 2016 Registration Chairs.  See Visa Page  for more details. 

Only registered  authors, sponsors, exhibitors, and participants will receive supporting letters. 


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