CLOUD 2013 Registration

For a participant who pays a full registration, he/she can:
- obtain a copy of ICWS 2013 Proceedings if the registration is for ICWS 2013;
- obtain a copy of CLOUD 2013 Proceedings if the registration is for CLOUD 2013;
- obtain a copy of SCC 2013 Proceedings if the registration is for SCC 2013;
- obtain a copy of MS 2013 Proceedings if the registration is for MS 2013;
- obtain a copy of BigData Congress 2013 Proceedings if the registration is for BigData Congress 2013;
- obtain a copy of SERVICES 2013 Proceedings if the registration is for other events of SERVICES 2013;
- participate in all sessions in all FIVE co-located conferences (ICWS 2013, CLOUD 2013, SCC 2013, MS 2013, BigData Congress 2013, and SERVICES 2013);
-participate in all events except for summer school (tutorials) hosted by SERVICES 2013 including: panels, workshops, Ph.D symposium, Global Cloud Industry Summit, and innovation show cases;
-obtain one banquet ticket;

Each accepted paper REQUIRES at least one FULL registration, before the camera-ready manuscript can be included in the proceedings. There is NO student rate for the author who is responsible for registration for his/her published paper. If you have more than one accepted paper, you have to register for each one individually. There is no discount if you have two or more papers accepted. It is encouraged to have your co-authors to register and attend the conferences.

If you are looking for a visa letter for attending IEEE ICWS 2013, SCC 2013, CLOUD 2013, MS 2013, BigData Congress 2013, SERVICES 2013, please following the 2013 Conference Visa Letter Request Process .

You can find the registration fees in IEEE ICWS/SCC/CLOUD/MS/SERVICES/BigData Congress 2013 Registration Fee Table.

Please follow the following procedure to register:

Go online to IEEE CLOUD 2013 Online Registration System. After logging in, the online system allows you to select from two options:

  • online PayPal method: This method is powered by PayPal and you will be re-directed to PayPal (Pay directly from your PayPal balance or linked bank account. Or charge it to your credit card (Visa card, Master card, Discover card, American Express card)) to complete your registration process. 

  • offline payment method: This method will allow you to print out the registration form from the online registration system, choose from check or credit card payment option, and then fax/mail/email the signed registration form, which will be manually handled by PayPal's credit card processing system. (PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PRINT ALL INFORMATION CLEARLY TO AVOID DELAY PROCESSING.) 

  • There will be no wire transfer option. 

  • If you decide to send in a check, please make sure that it is payable to "IEEE ICWS 2013", "IEEE SCC 2013", "IEEE SERVICES 2013", "IEEE MS 2013", "BigData Congress 2013", or "IEEE CLOUD 2013" to match your registration option.

  • Please send an email to servicescomputing AT to get mailing address. Before you send in your check, please email to us a scanned copy of your check for speeding up the process.

The registration process is explained as follows:

The 2013 online registration process includes 3 major steps:

Step1 (Authors only): This step supports author registration for:

  • Research Track Papers

  • Application and Experience Track Papers

  • Industry Track Papers

  • Work-in-Progress Track Papers

  • Workshop Papers

Note: If you are an author who is responsible for your paper's registration, you should start from this step to register your paper. If not (non-author participant), please go directly to Step2.

Step2 (Regular Participants only): This step supports non-author participant registration.

Step3 (For both authors and participants): This step supports registration to:

  • Services University Summer School (including Tutorials)

  • Innovation Show Case

  • Extra Proceedings, and

  • Extra Banquet ticket.

Detailed step-by-step Registration for Authors (use SERVICES 2009 as an example): Click here.

Detailed step-by-step Registration for Non-Authors (use SERVICES 2009 as an example): Click here.

Information about PayPal Payment

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A participant who is new to PayPal is not required to create a PayPal account to complete the registration. You can go through an alternate checkout, and have the option to sign up afterwards. Please SELECT "No shipping required (online download, payment for a service, etc.)" when you provide your billing information on the shipping page.

A participant who already has PayPal accounts can continue to enjoy the privileges of the accounts, such as payment history and integration with eBay Auctions, with the same checkout experience. You can get a FREE PayPal account at any time.

You can use eCheck via PayPal.

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 June 1st, 2013 to the registration chair. All the registrations for published papers in the Proceedings cannot be cancelled.

A $150 handling fee will be applied to all canceled registrations. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after the deadline (06/01/2013). No-shows will be billed. Registration transfer is allowed. 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.

Conference Visa Letter Request Process

IEEE's guidelines for providing visa letters are as follows:

Visa letters will only be issued to

  • Speakers/Presenters

  • Committee members

  • Attendees who have paid their registration fees in full and are not from one of the countries embargoed by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control

Visa letters will state only the facts

  • Conference title, dates and location

  • That the requester has paid the required registration fee in full (Verify that the credit card clears before providing letter).

  • If he/she is either a committee member, speaker, or presenter

Additional information can be found on the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Visa Services Web Site -

For visa letter, please login to (IEEE CLOUD 2013 Online Registration System) to complete your registration first, then click the link "VISA Letter Request" on the top right corner of the registration table.


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