The registration fee includes access to the virtual conference and online proceedings.

Information Regarding Conference Access: Attendees who have registered for the virtual conference by 6:30 AM MDT will have same-day access beginning at 8:30 AM MDT. Registrations submitted after 6:30 AM MDT will be given access to the virtual conference by 8:30 AM MDT the following day. All sessions will remain on the SUM 2020 website and accessible on-demand for 90 days post-conference.

The virtual conference will feature pre-recorded presentations with live Q&A using the ON24 web conferencing platform. The schedule is based in Mountain Daylight Time (MDT).

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The conference fees quoted below are in US Dollars.




Presenter/Publishing Fee

Select this category if you are presenting virtually and/or publishing a paper.



Attendee Registration

Select this category if you are virtually attending the conference (Member/Student Member/Life Member/Non-Member/Student Non-Member).



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Refund Policy for Registration

All cancellation/refund request(s) must be provided in writing and received by 12 July 2020. No refunds will be provided after this date.


Speakers who are submitting a paper for inclusion in IEEE Xplore will be provided with the IEEE Electronic Copyright Form (eCF).  Speakers who are submitting a virtual presentation only will be provided with the IEEE Consent and Release Form. These forms allow IEEE the right to use, distribute, publish, exhibit, digitize, broadcast, reproduce and archive, in any format or medium, whether now known or hereafter developed any materials, including written, audio and visual works. One of these forms are required by each speaker in order to present at the virtual conference.