General Information Registration & Participation

2017-03-15

The online registration for DATE 2018 closed on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 12:00:00 CET.

The registration to the conference will still be possible on-site at the registration desk (SwissTech Convention Center).

In case of any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the DATE Conference Organization via email: date at kitdresden [dot] de.

Registration Fees

Payment received by
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Payment received by
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 12:00:00 CET*
CONFERENCE (Tuesday to Thursday)

Speakers & IEEE/ACM Members

CHF 690.00

CHF 820.00

Delegates

CHF 790.00

CHF 890.00

Students

CHF 490.00

CHF 590.00

DAY TICKET

Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday

CHF 390.00

CHF 490.00

Students

CHF 180.00

CHF 360.00

EXHIBITION VISIT (Tuesday to Thursday)

Exhibition Visitor

free

TUTORIALS (Monday)

Full-Day (Speakers, IEEE/ACM Members)

CHF 250.00

CHF 310.00

Full-Day (Delegates)

CHF 280.00

CHF 340.00

Full-Day (Students)

CHF 150.00

CHF 210.00

Half-Day (am or pm)

CHF 180.00

CHF 240.00

WORKSHOPS (Friday)

Full-Day workshop

CHF 250.00

CHF 310.00

DATE PARTY (Wednesday)

Speakers, IEEE/ACM Members, Delegates

Included in the above-mentioned registration fee

Students, Exhibition Visitors, Extra ticket

CHF 80.00

* After Wednesday, March 15, 2017 12:00:00 CET, an additional on-site fee of CHF 50.00 will apply (except for Friday Workshops and Party Tickets).

The CONFERENCE registration includes:

  • Access to all sessions and to the exhibition area from Tuesday to Thursday
  • Conference bag and conference proceedings (available on USB stick on-site)
  • Entrance to the DATE Party (Wednesday, March 21, 2018 evening), except for the student rate
  • Refreshments during coffee breaks, buffet lunch during lunch breaks

The DAY TICKET registration includes:

  • Access to all sessions – on the chosen day
  • Access to the exhibition area
  • Conference bag and conference proceedings (available on USB stick on-site)
  • Refreshments during coffee breaks, buffet lunch during lunch break – on the chosen day
  • NO entrance to the DATE Party

The EXHIBITION registration includes:

  • Access to the exhibition area & all Exhibition Theatre sessions (Tuesday to Thursday)
  • Programme booklet (including Exhibition Guide)
  • NO access to scientific / technical sessions
  • NO buffet lunch 
  • NO entrance to the DATE Party

The TUTORIAL registration includes:

  • Access to the chosen tutorial on Monday (please choose only one a.m. tutorial and/or one p.m. tutorial as they take place in parallel)
  • Documentation (available for download online)
  • Refreshments during coffee breaks
  • only for full-day tutorial: buffet lunch during lunch break

The WORKSHOP registration includes:

  • Access to the chosen workshop on Friday (please choose only one workshop as they take place in parallel)
  • Documentation (available for download online)
  • Refreshments during coffee breaks, buffet lunch during lunch break

Payment methods

Payment can be made by credit card or by bank transfer.

Payment by credit card can be done during the online registration process. No credit card fee will be charged. You will get a confirmation of registration and payment afterwards via e-mail. For paying by bank transfer, you will receive an invoice including all payment details via e-mail. All bank charges have to be covered by the delegate.

The registration for the conference is only valid after receipt of the full registration fees. If you have not paid the fees within the mentioned deadlines, the higher fee will apply and you will receive a new invoice from the Conference Organization subsequently.

Hotel reservation

The Conference Organization has pre-reserved rooms in the two hotels, which are closest to the SwissTech Convention Center. Furthermore, rooms in other hotels can be booked through the service provider HRS online reservation platform. For detailed information, please visit the DATE homepage “Hotels”.

VISA Letter Application

A VISA letter can be requested during the online registration process. VISA Letters will only be sent to fully registered conference delegates (full payment of the registration fees is required), not to Exhibition Visitors.

General Terms and Conditions

Registration

The registration to the DATE conference is solely possible via the online registration form. Everyone who wants to attend must register online. With the receipt of the online registration, the contract between K.I.T. Group and the participant is legally binding. The Conference Organization K.I.T. Group is authorized to act on behalf of the conference organiser EDAA – registered association (EDAA vzw, c/o IMEC, Kapeldreef 75, BE-3001 Leuven, Belgium).

The participant will receive an official confirmation of registration/invoice from K.I.T. Group via email. All conference-related registration fees must be paid in due time according to the invoice. For applying for the early registration fee, payment in full must be made by Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Otherwise, the Event Secretariat will change the registration to the late registration fee and send a new invoice. If the late registration fee is not paid before Wednesday, March 15, 2017 12:00:00 CET, an additional on-site fee of CHF 50.00 will apply. All conference-related registration fees must be fully paid prior to the conference.

Payment can be made by credit card or by bank transfer. Any bank charges have to be paid by the participant. If the conference fees have not been paid until the beginning of the conference, they need to be paid on-site in cash or by credit card. Cheques are not accepted.

Speaker Registration

Speakers of accepted papers will not receive any refund in case of cancellation due to the publication policy of accepted papers in the DATE proceedings (only those papers which are linked to at least one fully paid conference registration at the speaker rate and that have been presented by the author or any co-author in person on-site, will be published in the proceedings).

Cancellation of registration

In case of cancellation of the registration or cancellation of single bookings received by Wednesday, February 15, 2017, a cancellation fee of 50% of the registration fee applies. No refund will be given for cancellations made after Wednesday, February 15, 2017, and the claim for the full payment of all registration fees remains, respectively. In case of cancellations due to denied VISA applications, the full registration fee minus a processing fee of CHF 50.00 will be refunded after having received a proof of the rejection from the corresponding embassy via email, mail or fax. All registration changes and cancellations must be communicated to K.I.T. Group in written form, i.e. via email, mail or fax.

Cancellation of Tutorials and Workshops

If the number of registrations for one of the Monday Tutorials or Friday Workshops is below 20, the organizer reserves the right to cancel the tutorial / workshop. In this case, participants will be informed in due time and receive a full refund of paid fees.

Insurance

The registration fee does not include insurance of any kind. The organisers cannot accept any responsibility or liability for injuries or losses sustained as a result of any cancellations, accidents, illness or other occurrences that may arise in connection with the conference or its evening events. Participants are advised to organise appropriate travel and health insurance themselves.

Liability

K.I.T. only acts as mediator and is not liable for any losses of things, in accidents, destructions and damages of property and/or in the injury of persons, the reason does not matter. Participants and accompanying persons participate in all conference events on their own risk.

Place of Fulfilment

The court of jurisdiction is Leuven. The law of the Kingdom of Belgium applies. All dates and times mentioned in line with the DATE conference refer to Central European Time (CET).