Registration + Visas

Registration

The registration fees — in US Dollars — for Middleware 2015 are as follows:

  • Early Registration: On or before November 6th
  • Regular Registration: November 7th - December 6th
  • Refunds
Registration TypeConference + WorkshopsConference OnlyWorkshops Only
ACM Member$950$750$400
ACM Student Member$650$450$300
Non-members$1200$900$500
Registration TypeConference + WorkshopsConference OnlyWorkshops Only
ACM Member$1125$875$475
ACM Student Member$750$575$375
Non-members$1375$1000$600
The refund for any cancelled registration will be subject to an administrative overhead fee of $125 if canceled by November 7, 2015 (GMT-12). Refunds are not guaranteed for cancellations made after that day and time, and would only be issued at the discretion of the conference organizers depending on conference finances.

Local Participation: People from the Greater Vancouver area that are interested in participating in Middleware 2015 can register for a 1- or 2-day pass at the cost of US $160/day. This rate does not include a copy of the proceedings or a banquet ticket but allows those interested to attend many sessions at the conference.

On-site registration will incur a $50 charge in addition to the regular registration rates.

To register: please proceed to the RegOnline page for the conference.

For accommodations at the conference hotel: a room booking link can be found on the RegOnline page and on the Venue page of this website.

Support Letters for Visa Applications

If you need an invitation letter for a visa, you must register for Middleware 2015 before we can issue an invitation letter. International registrants should be particularly aware and careful about visa requirements, and should plan travel well in advance. All visa inquiries will be handled by ACM [ACM guidelines for visa support letters].

In particular (copied from the ACM guidelines), you have to send your request for a letter in support of a visa application to supportletters@acm.org including the following information

  1. Your name as it appears on your passport
  2. Your current postal mailing address
  3. The name of the conference you wish to attend
  4. Your Registration Confirmation Number
  5. If you have any papers accepted for the conference, please provide the title and indicate whether you are the ‘sole author’ or a ‘co-author’

Please note visa support letters are issued via email by PDF and the original is mailed to your current postal address.