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Registration Fees

  On or before September 23 
September 30
After September 23 
September 30
RG 01 IEEE ComSoc Member $750 (CAD) $925 (CAD)
RG 02 IEEE Member (*1) $775 (CAD) $905 (CAD)
RG 03 Non Member (*2) $950 (CAD) $1110 (CAD)
RG 04 Student $450 (CAD) $550 (CAD)
RG 05 Life Member $350 (CAD) $450 (CAD)
RG 06 Workshop/Tutorial Only
Non Student Rate
$350 (CAD) $410 (CAD)
RG 07 Workshop/Tutorial Only
Student Rate
$75 (CAD) $100 (CAD)
(*1) Includes complimentary IEEE ComSoc membership
 (digital delivery of IEEE Communications Magazine)
(*2) Includes complimentary affiliate ComSoc membership 
(digital delivery of IEEE Communications Magazine)
[Offer excludes those who previously were a ComSoc member in the last 5 years]

ComSoc, IEEE and Non Member Registration (RG 01 – 05) Includes:

Welcome Reception, Access to Workshops & Tutorials, Technical Sessions, Lunch, Conference Banquet, and Proceedings

Optional Tour

Monday Afternoon: Corvus Energy and & Alpha Technologies Sponsored Tour $25 (CAD), transportation included. Please see details here.
Thursday Afternoon: Tour of Powertech Labs,  $45 (CAD), transportation included. Please see details here.

Registration Information for Authors of Technical Papers

Please see the Submission page for manuscript preparation and uploading information.

In order to upload your paper you must first register for the conference. After registering you will receive an email containing uploading instructions and a 13-character paper upload code, which you will enter into EDAS as part of uploading your paper. (Note: your 11-character conference confirmation code will NOT work for this purpose. You MUST use the 13-character upload code from the author instructions email.) Therefore authors must register by THURSDAY, AUGUST 15TH as this is the deadline for uploading your paper.

Note that student authors can apply for a Student Travel Grant through EDAS – see below.

PLEASE NOTE: To be published in the IEEE SmartGridComm Conference Proceedings and IEEE Xplore®, at least one author of an accepted paper MUST register for the conference at the full (member or non-member) rate and an author must present the paper at the conference. Non-refundable registration fees must be paid prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted, publication-ready version of the paper. For authors with multiple accepted papers, one full registration is valid for up to 3 papers. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the IEEE SmartGridComm Conference Proceedings and in IEEE Xplore®.

IEEE and IEEE Communications Society Policies

All IEEE SmartGridComm technical papers must be associated with an author registration in the R01, R02 or R03 category. For authors presenting multiple papers, one registration in any of the categories (R01, R02 or R03) is valid for up to three papers. IEEE reserves the right to exclude a paper from distribution after the conference (e.g., removal from IEEE Xplore) if the paper is not presented at the conference for any reason including visa problems.

Student Travel Grants

We are very pleased to let you know that IEEE SmartGridComm 2013 provides Student Travel Grant (STG) funds in the range of $500-1000 to broaden the participation of student authors. This fund is sponsored by IEEE ComSoc for students worldwide to attend IEEE SmartGridComm 2013 in Vancouver, Canada. Starting July29th, IEEE SmartGridComm 2013 will accept applications for STG awards.


  1. The applicant may be of any nationality and must be an author or co-author of an accepted paper;

  2. The applicant must be a full-time student registered toward a Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree in computer science, engineering or related field in a college or university when submitting the application.

  3. The applicant must be a Student Member of the IEEE Communications Society when submitting the application

  4. The applicant must not have received an IEEE ComSoc STG in the last 12-month period when submitting the application, and must not have received any other grants for attending the conference

  5. During the expense reimbursement stage, the student must show proof of having registered to attend the conference.

A student who is awarded an STG must register, attend the conference, and present the paper. Payment will only be made to the awardee if the required expense report (with receipts) is submitted within 45 days after the conference. Details about the reimbursement process will be provided to STG recipients.

How to Apply:

  1. The application must be submitted electronically via EDAS ( After logging into EDAS, click the “Travel Grant” tab at your EDAS home page, and then select “Student Travel Grant for IEEE SmartGridComm 2013”. The application must include the following materials

  2. A reference letter from your advisor (your advisor can directly submit the reference letter on EDAS).

  3. Your up-to-date resume including your citizenship (required), and ethnicity and gender (optional, used to broaden the participation of under-represented students).

Application deadline: September 1, 2013 (23:59 New York Time)
Acceptance notification: October 1, 2013

Please address any questions by email to the Student Travel Grant Co-Chairs Rakesh Bobba <> and Moslem Noori <> with "IEEE SmartGridComm 2013 STG Question: Your Last Name" in the subject line.

Visa Assistance Letters

Authors should use EDAS to retrieve their personalized visa assistance letters (soft copy in PDF format). Non-Authors (Speakers, Committee Members, and paid attendees) requiring visa assistance letters, or authors needing a hard copy must complete a ComSoc Visa Assistance Request.


All refund/cancellation requests must be provided via email to (or in writing to the address below) and received by Monday, 23 September 2013. No refunds will be provided after this date. Please note: author registrations are non-refundable. There will be a US $100 administrative fee deducted from each refund.

IEEE/MCM: Becky Lynn, Registrar
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Tel: +1 732 465 7810 Toll Free (Us or Canada) +1 800-810-4333


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