The 2008 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS 2008)

May 19-23, 2008
The Hyatt Regency Irvine
Irvine, California, USA

Registration Information


Manuscripts to be presented at the CTS 2008 Symposium and published in its proceedings must be submitted in the format prescribed and template provided. The maximum length is 8 pages. Additional pages beyond 8 will cost US$60.00 per page with a maximum of 4 pages.

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

If you have any questions about uploading, please contact Abdul Habra at

Registration Fees are non-refundable.


In the case of multi-authored papers, at least one author must register at the full registration rate for the paper considered for presentation at the Symposium. If an author has more than one accepted paper, he/she must pay the full registration fee plus extra page charges, if any. Each additional paper costs US$290 fee plus extra page charges, if any.

There will be a US$100.00 registration fee for student attendees. The $100.00 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. Student status must be certified by a formal letter from the student's department or school.

All authors must fully register by MARCH 6, 2008. Final accepted manuscripts received after MARCH 6, 2008 will not be published in the proceedings of this Symposium.

The Symposium registration fee includes attending all sessions and tutorials, refreshments and coffee breaks, a luncheon, a dinner, and one copy of the Symposium proceedings. Student registration ($100.00) is for attending the sessions and tutorials only. Additional proceedings, CDs, luncheon and dinner tickets may be purchased. Please contact the Registration Chair 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 Chair.

CTS 2008 Fees

Authors Fees

ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (Early Registration by March 6, 08): $530.00
ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (After 3/3/08): $630.00

Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (Early Registration by March 6, 08): $630.00
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (After 3/3/08): $695.00

Additional Papers (per paper, up to 8 pages): $290.00

Attendees (non-author) Fees

ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, Early Reg. by April 28, 08): $540.00
ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, After 4/28/08): $640.00

Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, Early Registration): $640.00
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, After 4/28/08): $700.00

Students (non-authors, Early Registration by April 28, 08): $100.00
Students (non-authors, After 4/28/08): $200.00

One Day Registration (non-authors, Early Reg. by April 28, 08): $120.00
One Day Registration (non-authors, After 4/28/08): $220.00

Exhibitor (fee per table): $1200.00



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


Please contact

Andy McKinley
Air Force Research Laboratory
WPAFB, OH 45433
Voice: (937) 266-0273
Fax: (937) 255-9687 (attn. McKinley)
Email: or

Lindsey Katherine Reed
Air Force Research Laboratory
BLDG 33 RM 328
2215 First Street
WPAFB, OH 45433
Phone: 937-255-4395
Email: Lindsey.Reed@WPAFB.AF.MIL


Student Travel Grants

The 2008 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS 2008) offers a small number of contingency student travel grants to qualifying and selected students who need a supplement to their travel support to present an accepted paper at any of CTS's meetings.

To be eligible, students must: