November 24, 2015



During the registration process, please make sure that you choose your “membership” correctly to obtain the correct rate. At least one author of each accepted paper must register with the author rate, even if student! Otherwise the standard rate (without any deductions) will apply for you.
The Registration for the CoBCom 2018 is now available. Please pay attention to the note above! If you have any problems during registration, please contact us at


The used CATS system (online registration) was developed by Cerebra and is hosted by the Graz University of Technology. If required, you can download a registration guide here.

The registration procedures and fees are listed below.

Author registration

At least one author of each accepted paper must register before the Author/Early Registration deadline at the (IEEE) Member or Non-member rate (even if the author is a student) in order to have the paper published in the CoBCom 2018 Proceedings. One author registration is valid for one (1) paper.

Authors of multiple papers: Each additional paper by the same author has to be registered under Additional paper category. One author can register up to 2 additional papers.

Any (co)authors attending the conference should register for the conference according to their status, as described in more detail below. The person presenting the work (accepted paper) at the conference must be a (co)author of the work and must be a registered conference participant.

The paper must be presented at the conference by one of the authors to be included in the proceedings. IEEE reserves the right to exclude a paper from distribution after the conference (e.g., remove it from IEEE Xplore®) if the paper is not presented at the conference.

Registration fees

Following rates are available for provided attendee status: Author, IEEE Member, IEEE Life-Member, Non-Member, Student, Retiree/Unemployed, Accompanying person. The 1 DAY registration is mainly for participants of the industrial workshop.

The Early Registration rates are valid until 11th of June.

Attendee status Early Registration (11.06.18) Late Registration
Author IEEE Member (1) 390 € 390 €
Author non-IEEE Member 480 € 480 €
Full IEEE Member (1) 390 € 480 €
Full non-IEEE Member 480 € 600 €
Student (2) 200 € 250 €
IEEE Life Member (1) 50 € 100 €
1 DAY / Workshop 200 € 220 €
Retiree/Unemployed (3) 200 € 250 €
Additional paper 200 €
Accompanying person (4) 150 €

(1) A copy of the IEEE membership card as a proof of IEEE membership and status required. Life Member rate also applies to Life Senior Members and Life Fellows.
(2) A copy of student ID or index collegium (showing enrollment in current semester or academic year) as a proof of student status required.
(3) Verification of status required.
(4) Children below the age of 16 years are free.
It is possible to upload this data in the online registration system.

The full conference registration fee includes access to all plenary and technical sessions, one copy of the conference Proceedings (electronic format), exhibits, lunches, all coffee breaks, and one ticket for gala dinner and social events.

Hotel reservation

We also provided a selection of hotels which are quite close to the conference venue. Information on the hotels is available here.

For last-minute hotel reservations please use our online hotel reservation system

or contact:

Ms. Almut Fuchs-Fehringer
Graz Convention Bureau

Cancellation policy: All cancellation requests must be provided in writing, to the Organizing Committee Chair Mr. Daniel Kraus (, +43 664 4355111) and received by July 10th, 2018. No refunds will be provided for requests received after this date. The Author registration is non-refundable. For other types of registration, all approved cancellations incur 100€ administrative fee. Refunds will only be processed after the Conference.

Insurance: The registration fees do not include insurance of participants against personal and health incidents such as sickness, accidents, theft, property damage or loss, etc. Participants are advised to take care on an adequate personal insurance.

One day and workshop-only attendance registration

Non-authors who wish to attend the conference program on any one day of the conference, or, just the workshop (only July 12th) can register at a special “one day rate”. This rate includes access to the plenary and technical sessions, coffee breaks on the selected day only, and lunch or closing reception and one copy of the conference Proceedings (electronic format). It does not include any other social events that may take place on the selected date. Tickets for social events may (or not) be available at extra cost, based on capacity and availability.

Persons with special needs (accessibility/wheelchair, dietary requirements) please contact the Organizing Committee Chair Mr. Daniel Kraus (, +43 664 4355111).