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The 21st World Multi-Conference on
Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2017
 
July 8 - 11, 2017 Orlando, Florida, USA



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  Registration Guide
    

Conference Fees
Methods of Payment

Registration Confirmation

Receipts

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Substitutions

Conference Materials Pick Up

Secure Credit Card Online Payment

Liability and Insurance


 Conference Fees
 
IIIS Members* Non-Members  
Advance Registration Fee: US$ 590 US$ 640  
Late or On-Site Registration Fee: US$ 640 US$ 690  
Extra Page Fee: US$  75 per page (over six) US$  75 per page (over six)  

(*) Authors of papers accepted for WMSCI 2017, or any of the conferences, symposia or special tracks held in its context, may apply  on-line  for a complimentary free membership.
  • To qualify for Advance Registration discount, your payment (check, credit card charge, wire transfer), not your payment commitment, must be received:
     
    • Before or on  February 14th, 2017  if your paper was accepted  before or on January 28th, 2017.
    • Before or on  June 5th, 2017  if your paper was accepted  after January 28th, 2017, or if you are not an author.


  • To qualify for the IIIS members' registration fee, the membership number must be provided right at the moment of registering. Those who become IIIS members after registering will not be able to benefit from the members' fee. No exceptions.
      
  • Full-time students at academic institutions will have a discount of US$ 100.00 off the registration fee above indicated. This discount applies just to the registration fee. To qualify for the discounted fee, students must provide, right at the moment of registering, their student ID card number, and then send, via fax or postal mail, an official certification issued by their university or institution verifying they are full-time students and a copy of their valid Student ID card, both of them are required. Full-time students that register at the conference must have both forms of verification with them when they arrive at the registration desk.
      
  • Each registration fee entitles the presentation and/or publication of one paper of up to 6 pages. The registered author may include at the most one additional paper (of up to 6 pages) at an extra charge of US$ 300.00. Both papers must be authored and presented by the registered author. The second-paper fee is not a registration fee.

    Please be advised that, if the registration fee payment is received after June 6th, 2017, or if it is made at the registration desk, the paper will not be included in the Proceedings that will be distributed during the conference, but in the post-conference volume of the Proceedings and in the post-conference edition of the CD version of the Proceedings. In this last case, the registered author should pay the respective shipping and handling costs in order to get them.
     
  • There is a limit of 6 pages for each paper in the Proceedings. At most 2 additional pages can be included, as long as the registered author pays the fee of US$ 75.00 per extra page.
      
  • If two or more authors of the same paper attend the conference, each of them must register and pay his/her respective registration fee in full. Extra page fee would be paid once for each paper.
      
  • Registration fee includes:
      
    • One (1) volume of the hard copy version of the Conference Proceedings (if you are an author, you will receive the volume in which your paper was published)
    • CD-ROM version of the Proceedings
    • Coffee breaks and a welcome reception
       
  • The registration fee does not include any post-conference services. All authors registered to participate virtually in WMSCI 2017, and those who registered for face-to-face participation and due to unforeseen reasons could not attend the conference, should pay the respective shipping and handling costs when requesting the shipment of the proceedings. Proceedings orders will only be received from August 28th, 2017 to November 30th, 2017. On August 28th, 2017, registrants will receive an e-mail containing the User ID and Password required to submit their order.

    Any other post-conference administrative requirements will be charged at a rate of US$ 20.00 per staff hour required to fulfill such a requirement, with a minimum of US$ 10.00. Post-conference requirements will have their own deadline, which, in no case, will be more than four (4) months counted from the last day of the conference.

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 Methods of Payment
 
All payments must be done in US dollars

Authors should be advised that, if their registration fee payment is received after June 6th, 2017, or if it is made at the registration desk, their paper will not be included in the Proceedings that will be distributed during the conference, but in the post-conference volume of the Proceedings and in the post-conference edition of the CD version of the Proceedings. In this last case, the registered author should pay the respective shipping and handling costs in order to get them.
 
  • Check payable to "International Institute of Informatics and Systemics", in US dollars drawn on a US bank

    Please send the check, along with your WMSCI 2017 - Registration Acknowledgement (the form that you get at the end of your online registration), to:

    Prof. Nagib Callaos - WMSCI 2017
    13750 West Colonial Dr.
    Suite 350 - 408
    Winter Garden, Florida 34787, U.S.A.

  • Credit cards to be accepted:             

    Credit card payments will appear on your monthly statement as a charge from "International Institute of Informatics and Cybernetics" (organization supporting conference administration)

  • Wire transfer

  • Wire transfer payments are restricted to authors of accepted papers. To obtain information about the bank account where the registration fee payment should be wired, please click here.

    Please be sure to pay all fees charged from your bank. We must receive your wire transfer amount in full.

    Please do not forget to ask your bank to include your name as the issuer (originator) of the transference and the acronym of the conference: "WMSCI 2017"; otherwise, we will not be able to associate the transference to your conference fees.

    Wire transfers only are accepted for payments greater than US$500.00

  • On-Site, at the time of check-in at the conference registration desk. 

    If you select this option, you must pay the late/on-site registration fee.

  • PURCHASE ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. WE WILL MAKE NO EXCEPTION REGARDING THIS ISSUE.

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 Registration Confirmation
 
The Conference Registration Office will post, on the Registration Status web page, the information about who is registered and whether payment has been received or not. Please check your registration status.

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  Receipts
 
Receipts for all paid fees will be provided during the check-in time at the conference registration desk. All authors registered to participate virtually in WMSCI 2017, and those registered for face-to-face participation that due to unforeseen reasons can not attend the conference, will receive the receipt along with the Proceedings once they request the shipment of the Proceedings. Receipts will not be sent separately.

Upon reception of your payment, we will post, on the Registration Status web page, the confirmation of your registration.

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 Refund/Cancellation Policy
 
All refund requests must be submitted in writing and postmarked no later than June 12th, 2017. No e-mail requests will be processed. A cancellation fee of US$50 will be applied. Request for refunds postmarked after June 12th, 2017 will not be accepted. Refunds will be made by checks in US dollars within 6-8 weeks after the end of the conference.

In the event that IIIS or the Organizing Committee of the WMSCI 2017 must cancel the conference for force majeure cases (for example, but not limited to acts of nature such as fire, earthquake, hurricane, and flood), liability is limited to the registration fees paid only. IIIS and the Organizing Committee of the WMSCI 2017 are not responsible for other expenses incurred, including travel and accommodation fees.

"No-shows" are not refundable and are liable for the full registration fee.

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 Substitutions
 
Registration may be transferred to a colleague by giving him/her a signed written authorization on letterhead of your organization. Requests must include name and registration information of the person we are to transfer the registration to as well as the name of the person currently registered. It may be faxed to +1 (407) 217-2878 or it may be brought on check-in time at the conference registration desk. Since we cannot securely receive the signature or other authentication information through e-mail, we cannot accept transfer of registrations via e-mail.

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 Conference Materials Pick Up
 
Conference materials must be picked up at the registration desk during the same hours of on-site registration. Attendees will be required to present their WMSCI 2017 Registration Acknowledgement (the page obtained atthe end of the online registration process) or a valid photo identification to claim their conference materials.

Attendees that wish to pick up the conference materials of another colleague that by any chance a non-foreseeable event prevents him/her, at the last moment, from attending the conference, must present a signed written authorization from their colleague, on letterhead of his/her organization, indicating that they are authorized to pick up his/her conference materials on his/her behalf. We will make no exception on this issue.

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 Secure Credit Card Online Payment
 
This site uses industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology to protect your credit card information. Although the system used for credit card information transmission is quite secure, some users prefer to fax their credit card information to us separately. You will be offered a choice of this payment option during the registration process. Since we cannot securely receive your signature or other authentication information, through e-mail, we cannot accept registrations via e-mail.

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 Liability and Insurance
 

IIIS and the Organizing Committee of the WMSCI 2017 are not liable for personal injuries, or for loss or damage to property belonging to conference delegates (or their accompanying persons), arising from the activities of WMSCI 2017 either during or as a result of the conference. Neither can the IIIS nor the Organizing Committee of the WMSCI 2017 be held liable. Please check the validity of your own insurance.

In the event that IIIS or the Organizing Committee of the WMSCI 2017 must cancel the conference for force majeure cases (for example, but not limited to acts of nature such as fire, earthquake, hurricane, and flood), liability is limited to the registration fees paid only. IIIS and the Organizing Committee of the WMSCI 2017 are not responsible for other expenses incurred, including travel and accommodation fees.

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