for the SC2003 conference is now open. The conference will be
held Nov. 15-21 at the Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention Center.
Read the most up-to-date information for the Technical Program
Exhibits Only registration ($80 per day)
Register for the SC2003 Technical Program:
SC2003 Exhibitor registration (https://reg.jspargo.com/sc2003/exhibitor)
in advance qualify
for lower fees
and may pick
up their conference
Advance Registration fees are 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, Nonmember $485
Tutorials, One-Day Passport, Student/Retired Member $100
Tutorials, Two-Day Passport, Member $595
Tutorials, Two-day Passport, Nonmember $755
Tutorials, Two-day Passport, Student/Retired Member $160
Grid Only Workshop, Member $150
Grid Only Workshop, Nonmember $200
Grid Workshop with Technical Program registration $50
To qualify for advance registration discounts
your registration form and payment must be received
by midnight EDT, Friday, October 10, 2003. Registrations
received after October 10 will be charged at the late/on-site
Late Registration (after October 10) fees
are as follows:
Technical Program, Member $560
Technical Program, Nonmember $700
Technical Program, Student/Retired Member $150
Tutorials, One-Day Passport, Member $525
Tutorials, One-Day Passport, Nonmember $660
Tutorials, One-Day Passport, Student/Retired Member $150
Tutorials, Two-day Passport, Member $825
Tutorials, Two-day Passport, Nonmember $1,035
Tutorials, Two-day Passport, Student/Retired Member $240
Grid Workshop ONLY, Member $200
Grid Workshop ONLY, Nonmember $250
Grid Workshop with Technical Program registration $50
Member, Retired Member and Student Discounts
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.
For Internet registrations, immediate e-mail confirmation
will be sent. Registrations processed in the office will receive
e-mail or faxed confirmation of conference registration within
three days of receiving your registration. If you do not receive
confirmation, please call 1-703-449-6418.
Payment must accompany all registration forms and can be made
by credit card (MasterCard, VISA, and 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 US banks, and payable
to SC2003. 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 registrants will pay late registration fees. Forms
of payment accepted on site: credit cards (MasterCard, VISA,
American Express), travelers checks, company and personal
checks and cash. Wire transfers will not be accepted at on-site
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
Friday, October 24, 2003, and will not be accepted at on-site
Tutorial S16 (How to Build a Grid Service Using the Globus Toolkit(R) 3), Tutorial M01 (How to Build a Grid Service Using the Globus Toolkit(R) 3), and Tutorial M09 (Cluster Construction Utilizing Selected Packages) have exceeded their maximum enrollments, and we have cut off registration to those tutorials. (Their tutorial notes are still available, however.)
Full-day tutorials are being offered on Sunday
and Monday, November 16-17. These are not included in the
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
percent discount on the price of two one-day passports. Your
selection of tutorial notes must be specified on the registration
form. An additional benefit of the Tutorials Passport
is that you can purchase additional tutorial notes at a significantly
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 can be picked up at the SC2003 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. Notes for other tutorials
may be purchased at additional cost.
Attendees registered for the Technical Program will receive
one copy of the SC2003 proceedings on CD-ROM. Additional copies
of the proceedings, subject to availability, will be on sale
at the Conference Store.
Exhibits Only Badges
The exhibit hall is open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday
and Wednesday, Nov. 18-19, and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on
Thursday, Nov. 20. 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 will
be on sale prior to the conference, but can only be picked
up for the day (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) of the exhibition.
Exhibits Only registration is available to children aged 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.
Exhibits Only Badges also allow entrance
into SC Global, the premier showcase for innovative uses of
collaboration technologies in the context of high performance
computing and networking. SC Global sessions are held on Tuesday,
Wednesday, and Thursday, and feature presentations by and
interaction with people at Access Grid locations around the
world, as well as local speakers at the Phoenix Civic Plaza
Convention Center. For more information on SC Global, including
the schedule of events, please visit http://www.sc-conference.org/sc2003/global.html.
Cancellations and Substitutions
All changes and cancellations must be submitted in writing.
Cancellation requests must be received by Friday, October
24, 2003, to qualify for a refund, less a $50.00 processing
fee. No refunds will be issued after December 31, 2003. Refunds
will be processed based on the original form of payment within
60 days after the close of the meeting. No-shows will be charged
the full registration fee. Written notices of cancellation
must be sent to:
SC2003 Registration Center
11212 Waples Mill Road, Suite 104
Fairfax, VA 22030
Substitutions are allowed. A letter on your
companys letterhead is required from the original registrant
stating the conditions of the substitution and the name of
Special Registration Needs
If, under the
Act, you require
notify us prior
to the registration
needs. If assistance
is needed during
Office in the
Airline Discount for Conference Attendees
We are pleased to announce that we have been able to secure
a special discount agreement with Southwest and America West
Airlines unavailable to the general public.
Southwest Airlines offers up to 10 percent
off most fares for air travel to and from SC2003, with the
convenience of Ticketless Travel. To qualify, call Southwest
Airlines Group and Meetings Reservations at (800) 433-5368
and reference the assigned ID Code number A0221. Reservations
sales agents are available 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Monday-Friday,
or 8:30a.m.-5:30p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Central Standard
America West Airlines is offering a discount
of up to 10 percent on airfare, plus other travel discount
options to and from the SC2003 conference. Use the Convention
and Meeting Services (CAMS) Code AP4074 to receive your discounts.
There are three options for making your discounted reservations:
- Use your CAMS Code at americawest.com
in the eCertificate area of the home or Air Schedules and
Reservations pages for your airline reservations. Your discount
will be outlined in detail on the Purchase page. Enter AP4074T
if purchasing your tickets 60 days or more prior to travel
and AP4074 for ticket purchases less than 60 days prior
- Call the America West Group &
Specialty Travel Department directly at 800-548-7575 Monday
through Friday from 8am - 5 p.m. (any time zone in continental
- Contact your preferred travel agent and
reference your CAMS Code. America West Airlines can serve
virtually all of your meeting travel needs with over 900
daily departures from more than 90 cities all across the
United States, Mexico and Canada.
SC2003 Conference Registration and Store
Saturday, Nov. 15: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 16: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 17: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 18: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 21: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.