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Registration Information

Each accepted paper must be accompanied by ONE registration. An author of multiple papers can use the same form. An author presenting a conference and workshop paper should pay both conference and workshop registration fees. For each accepted paper, at least ONE author must register by Aug. 22, 2010 to secure the paper in the cikm2010 Program and Proceedings. The regular rate is valid until one month prior to the conference. After that, onsite or late registration rate applies

CIKM 2010 Conference, Workshops, and Tutorial Registration Rates at a Glance:

Early Regular Onsite
Main Conference
ACM/SIG Member 760 860 960
Non-member 840 940 1060
ACM/SIG Student member 540 580 660
Student non-member 640 680 760
With conference registration ACM/SIG Member 150 170 250
Non-member 170 190 280
Student 140 150 200
Without conference registration ACM/SIG Member 230 280 350
Non-member 260 310 380
Student 200 230 280
Half-day ACM/SIG Member 140 170 200
Non-member 160 200 240
Student 125 155 155

* All costs shown above are in Canadian dollars.

Please click Online Register to make your registration.

Main conference registration includes:

  • Admission to main conference sessions (except workshop only registration)
  • Electronic Proceedings
  • Refreshments for all breaks
  • Welcoming Reception
  • A Banquet

Tutorial registration includes tutorial notes and coffee breaks.

Workshop registration includes electronic proceedings and refreshments for all breaks on workshop day(s)

Member and Student Rates:

To qualify for member rates, you must be a member of ACM, ACM SIGIR, ACM SIGWEB or SIGKDD. There are discounts for students and ACM/SIG student members. You will need a valid ACM/SIG ID to qualify for ACM member rates. A student will need a valid Full-time Student ID with current registration clearly marked or a letter from their department head certifying student status. Please send your certification materials to

Terms of Payment

All fees should be paid in advance:

  • in CAD with credit card (AMEX, Mastercard, or Visa) or telegraphic transfer via the online registration website;
  • in CAD with certified check or bank draft; or
  • in CAD with bank wire transfer

Full payment must be made. Partial payments and purchase orders for future payment will not be accepted. If you pay by bank wire transfer, your registration will be regarded as incomplete until we have received full payment of your outstanding registration fees.

Terms of Cancellation

Requests for registration cancellation must be made in writing to the following person:

Professor Jimmy Huang
by fax to: +1 416 736 5287
Or by email (PDF of signed letter): and

All requests for refund will be processed and mailed after the CIKM 2010 Conference dates. Refund will be made in accordance with the following schedule:

For cancellation made on or before August 31, 2010, 10% of the total registration fee will be forfeited.

For cancellation made on or before September 24, 2010, 30% of the total registration fee will be forfeited.

For cancellation made after September 24, 2010, no refund will be made.

No refund for authors of accepted papers will be honored in any case.

Partial Registration Fee Refund

For partial refund in registration fees resulting from registration changes (e.g., changing from student non-member to student member), a processing fee of CAD 30 will be charged.

Please email requests for partial registration fee refunds to and

All refunds will be processed following the CIKM 2010 Conference dates.

Visa Support Letter

Please check the specific visa requirements for your country at the Canadian Immigration Department web site.

Generally, visas are not required for visitors from most countries. The length of allowed visa-free stay in Canada varies from 14 days to 3 months. All visitors to Canada must have a valid travel document, endorsed where necessary for Canada. These should be valid for at least one month beyond your planned departure from Canada, and in the case of certain nationalities, at least six months.

On request, a formal visa support letter can be issued by the organizing secretariat.  Please send your request to with the following information:

    • Name as it appears on your passport;
    • Residence and a ship-to address if different;
    • An indication that you wish to attend CIKM 2010, even if you are only planning on attending a specific workshop;
    • Registration confirmation number;
    • If you have any papers accepted for the conference, please indicate whether you are the sole author or a co-author, and provide the full title of the document;
    • Fax number (**Please note** Visa Support letters are issued via email and/or by fax).

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