Attend DFT 2018

Conference Registration

Type Author registration Early registration Late/on site registration
(by August 10) (by August 30) (from August 31)
Regular IEEE Member US$ 570 US$ 570 US$ 625
Regular Non-Member US$ 684 US$ 684 US$ 750
Student IEEE Member -- US$ 400 US$ 450
Student Non-Member -- US$ 500 US$ 550
Life/Retired IEEE Member -- US$ 570 US$ 600

Author/delegate registration includes admission to technical sessions, refreshment breaks, lunches, one social event ticket, one social dinner ticket and an electronic copy of the proceedings. Additional guest tickets for social event or dinner can be purchased during registration.
Student registration does not include the dinner ticket.

NOTE: Student status must be verified by emailing a copy of a valid student card or a letter from the university to Saqib Khursheed at

At least one AUTHOR for each accepted paper is required to register as a REGULAR attendee (Regular IEEE Member or Regular Non-Member) and pay his/her fee before August 10, 2018. When registering, please refer to the submission PAPER ID. Papers will not be published in the proceedings unless one of the authors has registered (as REGULAR) and payment of the registration fee has been received.


This link will take you to the registration page, where you will create an account.

It is possible to update/correct registrant information: Manage My Account


Attendees needing a visa are requested to send an email to Saqib Khursheed at (and cc-ing Spyros Tragoudas at with a scanned copy of their passport and the following information:

  • + Title
  • + Full name
  • + Date of birth
  • + Nationality
  • + Passport No.
  • + Affiliation
  • + Paper title

Conference venue and hotel

The conference will be held Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront hotel, located at 71 East Wacker Drive Chicago, Illinois 60601 (web site: Information on reserving rooms at the hotel will be posted in the next couple of days.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the hotel for the event.
The price for rooms with either a king size or double queen beds is $226 plus tax. These rates will be available three (3) days before and after the Group's event, subject to availability.
Please reserve rooms using the link or by calling calling the hotel and mention the IEEE Computer Society DFT 2018 Conference rate.
The reservation cut-off date is September 19, 2018 but attendees are encouraged to reserve rooms as soon as possible.
Reservations for the nights of October 5, 2018 and October 6, 2018 may be particularly challenging due to the Chicago Marathon.