11th International Conference on Management of Data COMAD 2005

January 6-8, 2005 - Goa, India


Registration Instructions

Online registration interface:

-     Online registration: Please register online and mail your payment check/DD to the following address:

COMAD 2005

Attn: Organizing Chair
Persistent Systems Pvt. Ltd
Bhageerath, 402 Senapati Bapat Rd,

Pune: 411 016 INDIA

Phone: +91 20 2567 8900

-     Updating the registration information: If you wish to update the information you have provided us while registering, please use the Update Form. Your user id is your email address and your password is what you entered in the original registration form.

-     Communicating with the organizers: The Update Form has a field (Any comments/suggestions to the organizers?) for sending messages to the organizers. This is the preferred model of communication with the organizers. The response from the organizers will be sent to you by an email, and the update form will also show the log of your communication with us. Alternatively, you can send a mail to comad2005_organizer@persistent.co.in; please reference COMAD 2005 REGISTATION.

-     Forgot the password: Provide here your email address to have your password mailed to your email address.

Important Dates:

November 30, 2004

-  Early Bird Registration ends at 5.00 pm Indian Standard Time (GMT +5:30).

-  Check payments should be received to avoid on-site registration and payment. Registrations ARE NOT processed without proper payment. Copies of Checks are not considered payment.

December 31, 2004 [Extended]

 -   Pre Conference registration ends -- After this date you will need to register onsite.

 -   Cancellation deadline -- cancellations MUST be in writing.


To qualify for the Early Bird registration discounts, registration form and payment must be received before November 30, 2004 deadline. Registrations received after the deadline will be charged at the late/on-site registration rate.


Registration Fees: The COMAD registration fee includes participation in all the sessions, including tutorials, on January 6, 7 and 8. It includes a copy of the conference proceedings. In addition, it includes breakfast, lunch, refreshments and conference banquet. The registration fee does not include any other expenses such as travel and hotel expenses. 


Registration Confirmation: Your conference registration will be confirmed on receiving the payment and the confirmation will be emailed by the COMAD 2005 organizers within one week of receiving your payment. If you do not receive confirmation, please call +91 20 25602231 or email us at comad2005_organizer@persistent.co.in; please reference COMAD 2005 REGISTRATION.


Discounts for CSI Members, Full-time Teachers (developing countries), and Students:

To qualify for the discounted CSI Member rate, you must be a member of the Computer Society of India (CSI). Non-members can apply online now on http://csi-india.org/pn723/html/ and avail the discounted rate.

To qualify for the Student or Faculty rate you must be a full time student or faculty student. Students and teachers must present their identity card onsite. The teacher discount is available for the teachers from developing countries only.

Payment must accompany all registration forms. No registrations will be accepted over the phone. Forms received without actual payment WILL NOT be processed. All international participants must pay in U.S. Dollars. Payment from International participants in Indian Rupees is not acceptable. Only Indian residents are allowed to pay in Indian Rupees.



International Participants

Indian Participants

Early Registration COMAD 2005

-  By Personal or Company checks. Checks must be in US Dollars and payable to “COMAD 2005”

-  By Demand Drafts. Demand Drafts must be in INR drawn on Indian Scheduled Banks and payable to “COMAD 2005” made payable in Pune.

-   By Personal or Company Checks. Checks must be in INR drawn on Indian Scheduled Banks and payable to “COMAD 2005”

Late/Onsite Registration COMAD 2005

-  Travelers Checks




-  Cash

-  Demand Drafts in INR drawn on Nationalized Indian Banks and payable to “COMAD 2005” made payable in Goa. No checks will be accepted for Late/Onsite registration.

-   Cash

Cancellations and Substitutions are allowed. However, full registration fees will be charged unless a cancellation notice is sent in writing, and received or faxed before the cancellation deadline:


COMAD 2005

Attn: Organizing Chair
Persistent Systems Pvt. Ltd
Bhageerath, 402 Senapati Bapat Rd,

Pune: 411 016 INDIA

email: comad2005_organizer@persistent.co.in 

Fax: +91 20 2567 8901/8902 (Attn: COMAD 2005)                



A cancellation (handling) fee of $20 (INR 1000) for COMAD will be applied to all canceled registrations. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations canceled after the cancellation deadline or after the meeting begins. No-shows will be billed. Contact the COMAD 2005 at the above address for substitutions (allowed at any time). A letter on your company's letterhead is required from the original registrant stating the conditions of the substitution and the name of the replacement.

Attendee List: As some registrants request that their names be left off of our mailing lists, it is the CSI’s policy not to distribute an attendee list to registrants on-site. Once on-site registrations have been added to the database, we will send the attendee list via postal mail to those who request it.


Credit Card Payment: Sorry we do not accept payment by Credit Cards.