GRID 2001 Registration Information

Please read all registration information on this page before using the

        Grid 2001 Online Registration Form

or downloading the

        Grid 2001 Hardcopy Registration Form (pdf)

Advance Registration

You can register in advance for GRID 2001, which is being held on Monday, 12 November 2001, in three ways:

To qualify for advance registration discounts, your registration form and payment must be received by 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time, Friday, 5 October 2001.  Registrations received between 5 October and 19 October will be charged at the late/on-site registration rate; those received after 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time, Friday, 19 October 2001 may not be acknowledged and must be resubmitted for processing onsite.

Registration Fees

Advanced Registration fees will be as follows:

SC2001 Technical Program, Member: $390.00
SC2001 Technical Program, Non-Member: $495.00
Grid Workshop Only, Member: $150.00
Grid Workshop Only, Non-Member: $200.00

Late/Onsite Registration fees will be as follows:

SC2001 Technical Program, Member: $560.00
SC2001 Technical Program, Non-Member: $700.00
Grid Workshop Only, Member: $200.00
Grid Workshop Only, Non-Member: $250.00

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

International Attendees
International attendees can register in advance and pay by wire transfer for an additional processing fee of $25 per wire transfer.  Wire transfers must be received by Friday, 19 October 2001, and will not be accepted at on-site registration.

Registration Confirmation
Written confirmation of conference registration will be sent by postal mail by the IEEE Computer Society within 48 hours of receiving your registration. If you do not receive confirmation, please call +1-202-371-0101.

Payment must accompany all registration forms and can be made by credit card (MasterCard, VISA, American Express, and Diners Club), 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 IEEE Computer Society.  You can mail, fax, or submit your registration form from the WWW. 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, Diners Club), traveler?s checks, company and personal checks, and cash.  Wire transfers will not be accepted at on-site registration.

Cancellations and Substitutions
Cancellations and substitutions are allowed.  However, full registration fees will be charged unless a cancellation notice is sent in writing, and received or faxed on or before Friday, 19 October 2001 to:

IEEE Computer Society
Attn: SC2001
1730 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036 USA
+1-202-728-0884 - fax

A $50 handling fee will be applied to all canceled registrations.  Fees cannot be refunded for registrations canceled after the meeting begins.  No-shows will be billed. Contact the IEEE Computer Society at the above address for substitutions (allowed at any time).

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.

Airline Discount for Conference Attendees
We are pleased to announce that we have been able to secure a special discount agreement with United Airlines unavailable to the general public.

A 5% discount off the lowest applicable fare will be offered ONLY when you or your travel agent call United?s toll-free number, 1-800-521-4041 and refer to the Meeting ID Number 556AQ.  A 10% discount off the unrestricted mid-week coach fares is available when purchased 7 days in advance.  Discounts apply on United, Shuttle by United and United Express.  Dedicated reservationists are on duty 7 days a week, 7:00 am to 12:00 midnight EST.  Book early to take advantage of promotional fares that give you the greatest discount.  Mileage Plus members receive full credit for all miles flown to this meeting.