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Registration Deadlines

Friday, 18 February 2000
The early registration discount deadline is 18 February 2000. To qualify for the greatest discount, forms must be received by this date. Early registration for tutorials is important since popular tutorials fill up quickly.

Monday, 20 March 2000
The last day to register in advance is 20 March 2000. If your registration form is received at the Registration Office after this date, you will be charged the on-site registration fee and you will not receive a confirmation.

How to Register
Registrations are accepted by sending the registration form by postal mail, courier, or fax. (This form is a printable PDF document. It is identical to the form in the printed verison of the advance program.) You may also register online at Telephone registrations will not be accepted. On-site (most expensive) registration will take place in the lobby of the Congress Centre.

On-Site Registration Hours
Saturday 15:00 to 19:00
Sunday-Wednesday 8:00 to 17:30
Thursday 8:00 to 14:00

Conference Registration Includes

  • Three days of Technical Sessions
  • CHI 2000 Conference Proceedings
  • CHI 2000 Extended Abstracts
  • CHI 2000 Video
  • Conference Reception
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Exhibits

There are separate fees for Tutorials and Workshops.

Conference Fees

Member: If you are a member of ACM or ACM SIGCHI you qualify for the member registration fee.

Non-Member: Included in the registration fee for non-members is a one-year membership in ACM and ACM SIGCHI.

Student: Full time students qualify for the student registration fee. Students must provide proof of full-time status, such as a student identification card, at the time of registration. Students registering via the web should fax this proof (along with their registration number) to Registration Systems Lab at 1-407-628-3186. If they do not receive proof of student status, student rates cannot be applied.

Registration forms must be accompanied by full payment. Payment may be by credit card (Visa, EURO/MasterCard, or American Express), check, money order, or bank transfer. Registering by bank transfer must be done via Checks and money orders should be made payable to ACM/CHI 2000. CHI 2000 cannot accept purchase orders, or government vouchers.

Tutorial Registration
Evening and full-day tutorials are offered on 1-3 April. There is a separate fee for each tutorial. Registration for tutorials is limited and assigned in the order received. Tutorial availability information may be found at

Workshop Registration
Workshops are on 2-3 April. Workshop participation fees are: US$75/NLG 150 for a one-day workshop or US$150/NLG 300 for a one-and-a-half or two-day workshop.

To take advantage of reduced conference fees, register by the early deadline (18 February 2000) even if you have not received notification of workshop acceptance.

When you receive notification of acceptance, please send workshop payment to the CHI 2000 Registration office along with a note including the name of your workshop, your name, address, telephone, fax, and email. If you register for the conference following notification of workshop acceptance, you may register for the workshop and conference with the conference registration form.

Accompanying Persons
CHI 2000 welcomes Accompanying Persons, adults 18 years and older, to the conference. Accompanying Persons can be registered for US$95/NLG 190 each. Fee includes access to The Commons, Opening and Closing Plenaries, and the Conference Reception.

Conference Reception Tickets
Conference participants and registered Accompanying Persons will receive a reception ticket in their registration packet. Additional reception tickets are available for US$50/NLG 100 on the advance registration form or at the CHI Store. Reception tickets are available at reduced rates for children 7 to 12 years of age (US$25/NLG 50). Children aged 6 and younger are free.

Allow up to two weeks for mailed confirmation of your registration. CHI 2000 cannot fax or email confirmations. If your registration form is received after 20 March 2000, you will not receive confirmation prior to your arrival.

Refund Requests
Refund requests must be submitted in writing and must be received at the Registration Office on or before 20 March 2000. A US$75/NLG 150 cancellation fee will be deducted to cover processing costs. CHI 2000 cannot accept refund requests after 20 March 2000.

Registration Transfers
If you cannot attend, your registration may be transferred by giving a colleague a letter authorizing the transfer. The letter must be presented at registration.

Pre-ordered merchandise may be picked up in the registration area until 13:00 on Thursday. Unclaimed pre-ordered merchandise will be sold at the CHI Store after this time.

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