[DSN logo] The International Conference on
Dependable Systems and Networks

The International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks
San Francisco, CA, June 22nd - 25th, 2003

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Registration Information

You can register securely online, via fax, or mail. To register online, after you have read the below please visit http://www.dsn.org/registrationform.html. You will be taken to a secure server when it is time to enter payment information.

To register via fax or mail you can print out the form at http://www.dsn.org/registrationform.html, add your payment information and send it to:

IEEE Computer Society
DSN Registration
Dept 6006
Washington, DC 20042-6006
Fax: +1-202-728-0884
Sorry, no phone registrations

Registration Fees

DSN Conference Registration (includes all DCC and IPDS sessions and Workshops (Monday - Wednesday), Sunday Reception, Continental Breakfasts, Breaks, Luncheons, Dinner Cruise, Proceedings, CD, and the Supplemental Volume.)

Advance (on or before 5pm ET May 27)Late/On-site (after 5pm ET May 27)
Member: $530Member: $635
Non-Member: $665Non-Member: $795
Student: $250Student: $325

Additional banquet tickets are available (in advance only) for $100 each. When registering or purchasing additional banquet tickets please indicate your choice of steak, chicken, vegetarian, or vegan.

Single Day Workshop Only Registration (includes the single day workshops of your choice, Sunday Reception, Continental Breakfast, Breaks, and Luncheon on the day of the workshop, and the Supplemental Volume.)

Advance (on or before 5pm ET May 27)Late/On-site (after 5pm ET May 27)
Member: $240Member: $290
Non-Member: $300Non-Member: $360

Note: You should register for the full DSN Conference if you want to attend the multi-day Self-Stabilizing Systems Workshop or more than one of the workshops listed above.

Tutorial Registration (includes the chosen tutorial(s), Sunday Reception, Sunday Breaks and Luncheon and handouts.)

Advance (on or before 5pm ET May 27)Late/On-site (after 5pm ET May 27)
Member: 1 tutorial, $110 2 tutorials, $200Member: 1 tutorial, $130, 2 tutorials, $240
Non-Member: 1 tutorial, $140 2 tutorials, $250Non-Member: 1 tutorial, $165, 2 tutorials, $300


If payment is not received by June 13 you may be required to register again, provide credit card information, and to pay the late registration/on-site fees before attending the conference.

Please make checks payable to IEEE Computer Society. All checks must be in US dollars drawn on a US bank. Credit card charges will appear on your statement as "IEEE Computer Society - Registration." Cancellations must be in writing and received before June 6, 2003. Cancellations subject to a $50 processing fee. Substitutions are allowed at any time.

Wire transfers are an acceptable form of payment but are subject to an additional $25 bank fee, and are not considered paid until received by our bank. These payments must be received by May 30. For wiring instructions please contact [email protected] referencing DSN 2003.

To qualify for the advance registration discount, form and payment must be received by the deadline. Registrations received after the deadline will be charged at the late/on-site rate. Those received after the late deadline (June 13) may not be acknowledged or accepted and may require processing and payment on-site.

Registration Confirmation

Written confirmation of registration will be mailed by the IEEE Computer Society within two days of receiving your registration. If you do not received confirmation please call +1-202-371-0101 or email us at [email protected] referencing DSN 2003.

Member and Student Discounts

To qualify for the discounted Member rates, you must be a member of the IEEE or the IEEE Computer Society and include your membership number. To qualify for the student rate you must be a full time student. Be prepared to show your student ID at registration.

On-Site Registration

On-site registrants will pay late registration fees. Credit cards are the preferred form of payment. All checks must be in US dollars drawn on US banks. Wire transfers will not be accepted.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Cancellations and substitutions are allowed. However, full registration fees will be charged unless a cancellation notice is sent in writing (mail or fax is acceptable), and received before the deadline of June 6. A $50 handling fee will be applied to all cancellations. Fees will not be refunded after the cancellation deadline. Substitutions are allowed at any time upon receipt of a letter from the original registrant on company letterhead stating the conditions of the substitution and the name of the replacement. Please send cancellations to: IEEE Computer Society, Attn: DSN 2003, 1730 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20036. Fax: +1-202-728-0884.

Attendee List

It is the Computer Society's policy not to distribute an attendee list to registrants on-site. Once on-site registrations have been added to the database, we will send the attendee list via postal mail to those who request it. When on-site, please check your information for accuracy.

Airline Discount

We are pleased to offer a special discount for travel on United Airlines in conjunction with DSN 2003. United is offering 5% off of the lowest applicable fare or 10% off unrestricted coach fares when purchased seven days in advance. These discounts are only available by calling 1-800-521-4041 and referring to Meeting ID Number 556AQ.


Please direct all registration related questions to [email protected] referencing DSN 2003.