Registration

Registration for the SC2004 conference is now open. The conference will be held November 6-12 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For the most up-to-date information for the technical program go to www.sc-conference.org/sc2004/schedule. Please send any questions regarding registration to scregistration@jspargo.com.

SC2004 Technical Program registration: https://reg.jspargo.com/sc2004/reg

Exhibitor registration: https://reg.jspargo.com/sc2004/exhibitor

Exhibits Only registration: https://reg.jspargo.com/sc2004/reg

Those who register in advance qualify for lower fees and may pick up their conference materials at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center beginning Saturday, November 6 (see registration schedule below).

Registration Fees
Advance Registration fees will be as follows:

Technical Program, Member $390
Technical Program, Non-Member $495
Technical Program, Student/Retired Member $100
Tutorials, One-Day Passport, Member $375
Tutorials, One-Day Passport, Non-Member $485
Tutorials, One-Day Passport, Student/Retired Member $100
Tutorials, Two-Day Passport, Member $595
Tutorials, Two-Day Passport, Non-Member $755
Tutorials, Two-Day Passport, Student/Retired Member $160
Grid Computing Workshop (only) $175
Grid Computing Workshop w/Tech Program registration $75

Late Registration fees will be as follows:

Technical Program, Member $560
Technical Program, Non-Member $700
Technical Program, Student/Retired Member $150
Tutorials, One-Day Passport, Member $525
Tutorials, One-Day Passport, Non-Member $660
Tutorials, One-Day Passport, Student/Retired Member $150
Tutorials, Two-Day Passport, Member $825
Tutorials, Two-Day Passport, Non-Member $1,035
Tutorials, Two-Day Passport, Student/Retired Member $240
Grid Computing Workshop (only) $250
Grid Computing Workshop w/Tech Program registration $125

To qualify for advance registration discounts your registration form and payment must be received by midnight EDT, Friday, October 8, 2004. Registrations received after October 8, 2004 will be charged at the late/on-site registration rate.

Discounted Rate for Retired and Student Members
To qualify for discounted registration rates, include your current ACM, ACM SIGARCH, IEEE, or IEEE Computer Society membership number(s) or a copy of a valid full-time student identification card with the registration form.

Registration Confirmation
For Internet registrations, immediate email confirmation will be sent. Registrations processed in the office will receive email or faxed confirmation of conference registration within three to five business days of receiving your registration. If you do not receive confirmation, please call +1 703 449-6418.

Payment
Payment must accompany all registration forms and can be made by credit card (MasterCard, VISA, American Express), 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 ACM/IEEE SC2004. You can register online or, mail or fax your registration form. 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), traveler’s checks, company and personal checks, and cash. Wire transfers will not be accepted at on-site registration.
International Attendees
International attendees can register in advance and pay by wire transfer if needed for an additional processing fee of $25 per wire transfer. Wire transfers must be received by October 22, 2004 and will not be accepted at on-site registration.

Tutorials
Full-day tutorials are being offered on Sunday and Monday, November 7-8. Tutorials are not included in the fee for technical program registration and require separate registration.
A special Tutorials Passport for one or two days is available. A one-day passport (either Sunday or Monday) entitles you to attend any tutorials offered on that day, a tutorial luncheon, and your selection of notes for one full-day tutorial. A two-day passport gives you approximately a 20% discount on the price of two one-day passports. Your selection of tutorial notes must be specified on the registration form.

Seating at the tutorials is on a first-come, first-served basis. You are welcome to sit in on as many other tutorials as you like for the day(s) you are registered, but you will receive only the notes that you reserve in advance.

Tutorial Notes
Tutorial notes can be picked up at the SC2004 Conference Store upon presentation of the notes ticket(s) provided in your registration packet. You will only receive notes for the tutorial(s) you selected on your registration form. A complete set of tutorial notes can be purchased on CD-ROM at the Conference Store for $50.00.

Proceedings
Attendees registered for the technical program will receive one copy of the SC2004 proceedings on CD-ROM. Any extra copies of the proceedings will be on sale at the Conference Store.

Exhibits Only Badges
The exhibit hall is open from 10 am to 6 pm Tuesday and Wednesday and 10 am to 4 pm on Thursday. Exhibits Only Badges ($80) allow entrance to the exhibit floor for one of the three days of the exhibition: Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. Exhibits only badges can only be picked up for the day (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) of the exhibition. Exhibits Only registration is available to children 12-16, however, they must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children under age 12 are not permitted on the exhibit floor at any time.

Cancellations and Substitutions
All changes and cancellations must be submitted in writing. Cancellation requests must be received by October 22, 2004 to qualify for a refund less a $50.00 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after December 31, 2004. Refunds will be processed based on the original form of payment within 48 days after the close of the meeting. No-shows will be charged the full registration fee.

SC2004 Registration Center
11212 Waples Mill Road, Suite 104
Fairfax, VA 22030
1-703-449-6418
1-703-631-6288 – fax
scregistration@jspargo.com

Substitutions are allowed. 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.

Special Registration Needs
If under the Americans with Disabilities Act you require specific aids or services during your visit, please notify us prior to the registration deadline. We will attempt to accommodate participants’ special registration needs. Please contact:

Tony Baylis
SC2004 Registration Chair
+1 217 244 5354
+1 217 244 1987 (fax)
tbaylis@ncsa.uiuc.edu

Registration and Store Hours
Saturday 11/6 1 pm – 6 pm
Sunday 11/7 7:30am – 8 pm
Monday 11/8 7:30am – 8 pm
Tuesday 11/9 7:30am – 5 pm
Wednesday 11/10 7:30am – 5 pm
Thursday 11/11 7:30am – 5 pm
Friday 11/12 8 am – 11 am

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