May 17-21, 2010
The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center Hotel
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Registration Information

Manuscripts to be presented at the CTS 2010 Symposium and published in its proceedings must be submitted in the format prescribed and template provided.  The maximum length is 10 pages.  Additional pages beyond 10 pages will cost US$70.00 per page with a maximum of 2 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 "Upload" Link on the web site, click on "Special Session or Workshop Upload", fill in the form and then upload.

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.   More instructions can be found on the Authors Info page at

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$310 fee plus extra page charges, if any.

There will be a US$120.00 early registration fee ($200 late registration) for student attendees.  The $120.00 ($200) 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 full-time status must be certified by a formal letter from the student's department or school.

All authors must fully register by MARCH 1, 2010.  Final accepted manuscripts received after MARCH 1, 2010 will not be published in the proceedings of this Symposium.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 ($120.00 or $200) is for attending the sessions and tutorials only.  Additional proceedings, CDs, luncheon and dinner tickets may be purchased.  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$40.00 postage/handling fee per volume in the U.S.A.  For international shipping, please contact the Registration Chairs.


Authors Fees
ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (Early Registration by March 01, 2010)     $590
ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (After March 01, 2010) $690
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (Early Registration by March 01, 2010) $695
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (After March 01, 2010) $780
Additional Papers (per paper after the first one, up to 10 pages) $310
Doctoral Dissertation Consortium Student (Early Registration by March 15, 2010) $150
Doctoral Dissertation Consortium Student (After March 15, 2010) $230
Additional Pages (Papers beyond 10 pages, with a max of 2 extra pages) $70 per extra page

Attendees (non-author) Fees
ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, Early Reg. by April 15, 2010)      $595
ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, After 04/15/10) $695
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, Early Reg. by April 15, 2010) $705
Non ACM/IEEE/IFIP Members (non-authors, After 04/15/2010) $790
Students (non-authors, Early Registration by April 15, 2010) $120
Students (non-authors, After 04/15/2010) $200
One Day Registration (non-authors, Early Reg. by April 15, 2010) $200
One Day Registration (non-authors, After 04/15/2010) $290
Corporate Registration $1,200
Exhibitor (fee per table) $1,200

Social Events Fees

1.  Thursday ExcursionFermiLab National Accelerator Laboratory Tour
Transportation cost:  $20 per person tour free (40 ppl maximum on first-come basis)

2.  Friday ExcursionChicago City Hop on Hop off Trolley Tour (all day) with round trip rail transportation from hotel to Union Station trolley stop
Adult:          $50
Child 3-11:  $40

3.  Friday Excursion:  Add on Friday Early evening Chicago River and Lake Michigan Shoreline Cruise with transportation back to Union Station for included rail ride back to hotel (minimum 20 ppl registered by April 15th on first-come basis)
Adult:           $35
Child 3-11:   $20

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 approval notice to the Registration Chairs only.  

Please contact

Lindsey Katherine McIntire
Air Force Research Laboratory
BLDG 33 RM 328
2215 First Street
WPAFB, OH 45433
Phone: 937-255-4395
Fax:   (937) 255-9687 (attn. McIntire)


Andy McKinley
Air Force Research Laboratory
WPAFB, OH 45433
Voice:  (937) 266-0273
Email:  or
The participants who need to apply for a visa should begin the visa application process as soon as possible.  This could be very lengthy process that will take several weeks.  DO NOT wait.  Check with the embassy for their requirements and time constraints very early on.

The sites & have information about obtaining a visa for those traveling to the United States.  Both sites have links to websites for U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide.  The embassy and consulate websites have very helpful information about procedures, timelines, communities served, required documentation, and fees.

All visa inquiries must be handled by the CTS 2010 Registration Chairs.  Please send your request for a letter in support of a visa application to the Registration Chairs at the emails listed above.  Include your name, affiliation, mailing address, phone and fax numbers, as well as the name of the symposium/workshop you are attending.  (Authors of papers/posters should also include the paper?s title and number).  Please note that CTS does not issue formal ?letters of invitation? to any of its conferences.

Email Subject: Visa Letter CTS 2010

Only registered participants will receive such support letters.  


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