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Registration is available now. Please review the registration information below before proceeding.

To register online, please click here.

Important Information for Authors

Each main conference accepted paper must have at least one author registered by the advance registration deadline as a non-student, for the paper to be included in the final conference program and the proceedings.

For MIR conference and workshops accepted papers, the same registration policy applies with respect to MIR conference and workshop registration.

Important Information for Students

ACM MM 2008 Student Conference Participation Grants: Click here for futher informaiton.

Remember that student registrants need to show proof of student status (e.g., Student ID or a letter from advisor or a letter from the department) when picking up the conference package.

Registration Fees

Advance registrations are encouraged. On-site registration will be available at the conference site.

For registration other than using the electronic registration form (i.e. on-site registration as well as sending the PDF registration form via e-mail, fax, or post) an additional processing fee of US$ 30 will be charged. To avoid this additional fee, please please register on-line (available soon).
There are several registration options, everything from a single half-day tutorial to an "all-inclusive" package deal: Note that
  • August 15, 2008 is the deadline for "Advance" registration. After this date, the "Late/On-Site" fees apply.
  • The listed fees are applicable if you register on-line. If you choose to register via mail, fax, or e-mail using the PDF registration form, an additional processing fee of US$ 30 will be added.


Non-ACM Member (USD) 

ACM Member (USD)  Student (USD)
Advance  700620
Late/On-site 780700
Half-Day Tutorial
 Late/On-site 150125
Two Half-Day Tutorial Advance
 Late/On-site 280220
One-Day Workshop
 220 180120
 Late/On-site 260200
MIR Conference
 Late/On-site 400360
Package A: Conference and one Half-Day Tutorial Advance
Package B: Conference and two Half-Day Tutorials Advance  890780
Package C: Conference and one One-Day Workshop Advance
Package D: Conference and one Two-Day Workshop or MIR conference Advance  890780
Package E: Everything (full conference, tutorials, and workshops) Advance

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Visa Letters

International registrants should be particularly aware and careful about visa requirements, and should plan travel well in advance. Please note that the Association for Computing Machinery does not issue formal invitation letters for visas. We can however issue a visa support letter.

    All visa support inquiries must be handled by ACM HQ. Please send your request for a letter in support of a visa application to Laura Bucci ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ); you must supply your name and mailing address as it appears on your passport, the name of the conference you are attending and your registration confirmation number. If you are the author of any papers accepted for the conference, please provide the title. We will also need a fax number in order to fax the support letter.

    For information regarding the requirements and procedure for obtaining a visa to Canada, click here .


  • Main conference registration includes:
- Attendance to the following sessions: keynote addresses, full papers, short paper presentation, technical demos, panels, video program, panel, doctoral symposium, and arts exhibition
- Main conference proceedings (on DVD)
- Attendance to social programs: receptions, conference banquet, coffee breaks and lunches (Note: student registration does not include the conference banquet.)
  • Extra purchases
- Extra banquet tickets (Wed. evening) may be purchased for $75 each.
- Extra reception tickets (Tues. evening) may be purchased for $25.
- Extra lunch tickets may be purchased for $35 each.
- Extra DVD proceedings (while available) may be purchased for $25.
  • Payment
- The registration fees charged will be based on attendee status (member, non-member,student) information, and on the date the registration is completed. Please make cheques payable to ACM/MM08, and indicate your registration reference number on the cheque. Mail the cheque and a copy of the online registration invoice to:
Genevieve Freeman
R.No.:5016, School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE)
University of Ottawa
800 King Edward,
K1N 6N5 Ottawa, Ontario
Fax: 1 (613) 562 5664

- All cheques must be in US Dollars drawn on US banks. If there is a problem with the cheque, you will be notified by email, and your registration will not be completed until the full payment is received. Credit card charges will appear on your statement as "ACM SIG CONFERENCES". If you receive an email saying that your credit card transaction is incomplete, please email the registration chairs immediately, do not attempt to register multiple times.

  • Registration Refund Policy

- Cancellation or requests for partial refunds must be made in writing and received before 24 August, 2008. Cancellations will incur a $100 handling fee. Substituitions are not permitted. After 24 August, 2008, no refunds will be made. Please send requests to the registration chair by fax (1-613-562-5664, attn: Genevieve Freeman), or by mail to: Genevieve Freeman, R.No.:5016, School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE), University of Ottawa, 800 King Edward, K1N 6N5 Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.


For queries regarding registration, please contact registration chair:

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