IEEE Multi-conference on
Systems and Control

September 3-5, 2008

San Antonio, Texas (USA)

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The rates listed below are preliminary and subject to change without notice. The final rates will be listed by April 15, 2008 - at the time of final submission. Please review the registration and refund policy carefully as refund penalties may apply. All registration categories include access to technical sessions, coffee breaks and opening and closing receptions. Note that full registration includes the privilege to upload papers as well as the conference banquet and the conference proceedings. Reduced rate registration does not entitle you to upload papers, nor does it include conference banquet. In case of any question about registration rates and/or refund policy, please contact the registration chair, Dr. Simon Hecker.


The on-line registration for the 2008 IEEE MSC may be reached via PaperPlaza. Select the MSC 2008 conference and enter your PIN and password.

Alternatively, if you have a paper in the conference, at the time of final submission you will be forwarded to the registration pages.


Registration Chair

Simon Hecker

Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics
German Aerospace Center - DLR





A full member or non-member registration is required to be able to upload papers. Attendees may register under following registration categories, not all categories entitle you to upload papers.


Member: If you are a member of IEEE you are entitled to "Member" rate. This registration category is entitled to upload final papers.

IEEE Life Members: If your IEEE membership status is that of Life Member, Life Senior Member or Life Fellow, you may register at Life Member rate. This registration category is entitled to upload final papers.

Non-member: If you are not a member of IEEE, you should register at the non-member rate. This registration category is entitled to upload final papers.

Student: If at the time of registration or at the time of initial submission of paper for review you were a "full-time student" at a recognized institution, you may register at student rate. You may be required to provide evidence of full-time student status. This registration category is NOT entitled to upload final papers.

Retiree: If at the time of registration or at the time of initial submission of paper for review you had retired or did not hold a full time employment, you may register at Retiree rate. This registration category is NOT entitled to upload final papers.


Conference Support for Developing Nations awardees are entitled to upload their final papers.



If an author has uploaded a paper using his/her registration, the registration will not be refunded, even if the paper is withdrawn.


Requests before August 8, 2008: 90% of the fee will be refunded.

Requests after August 8, 2008: No refund.

Cancelled events: In the event of cancellation of an event (e.g. a Workshop), a full refund for that event will be issued.


Force Majeure: Unexpected cancellation of the event. The Control Systems Society reserves itself the right to cancel without notice or compensation the 2008 IEEE MSC in the event of force majeure cases (for example, but not limited to acts of nature such as fire, earthquake, hurricane, flood or terrorist attacks). In such cases, the CSS is freed of all responsibility.

Limitation of liability of the Control Systems Society. In the event of it being impossible for the CSS to carry out the 2008 IEEE MSC for force majeure cases, so long as this arises from a cause not attributable to the CSS, CSS shall only be obliged to reimburse the payments received subject to deduction of any costs it has incurred in preparing the event. This liability only extends to the payments made directly to the 2008 IEEE MSC and not to payments made by the attendees to the hotel or airlines.



Category Apr 15 - Aug 4 Aug 5 - Sep 5 Paper
Advance rate On-site rate
Member 390 USD 460 USD Allowed 1 Included 80 USD 1 Included 50 USD
Non-Member 465 USD 535 USD Allowed 1 Included 80 USD 1 Included 50 USD
Life Member 195 USD 230 USD Allowed 1 included 80 USD 1 Included 50 USD
Students &
195 USD 230 USD Not allowed Not included 80 USD 1 Included 50 USD




All the full day workshops will be offered on September 2nd, approximately between 8:00AM to 5:00PM. The workshops list can be found at the 2008 IEEE MSC workshops page.

Student registrants are entitled to get one free workshop registration.


Apr 15 - Aug 4

Aug 5 - Sep 5

Advance rate

On-site rate


100 USD

125 USD

Non Member

100 USD

125 USD

Life Member

50 USD

65 USD


50 USD

65 USD




Papers exceeding the 6 page limit will be published in the Proceedings only after payment of a page overlength fee of 175USD/page. The page overlength fee has to be paid when uploading the final paper, i.e. until the final paper submission deadline (May 15, 2008).

The paper cannot be uploaded otherwise. No paper over 8 pages can be uploaded.




The preferred way of payment is by CREDIT CARD. Visa, MasterCard and American Express will be accepted.

Those who are absolutely unable to pay by credit card, can use CHECKS or MONEY ORDERS in US currency. To pay by CHECK or MONEY ORDER, you should first register on-line for the conference via PaperPlaza. Indicate when you register which type of payment you are using. The on-line system will generate an e-mail acknowledgement at the time of payment. PRINT the e-mail acknowledgement and MAIL it along with your CHECK or MONEY ORDER payable to "2008 IEEE MSC" to the Conference Finance Chair, Dr. Dimitrie Popescu


Finance Chair

Dimitrie C. Popescu

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Old Dominion University

231 Kaufman Hall
Norfolk, VA 23529

Please make checks, money orders payable to "2008 IEEE MSC". Checks must have a US bank routing number. Purchase orders, bon de commandes, promissory notes, bank transfers, etc., will not be accepted.

Note that papers cannot be uploaded  until the check or money order 
is received and cleared. Checks and money orders must be sent in time in order
to guarantee their receipt and processing before May 15.