FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Q: I am an international author. Can you provided an invitation letter so that I can apply for visa?

A: Yes, if you write to dms@ksi.edu, we will provide an invitation letter. You are encouraged to apply for visa at least two months in advance, so that your application can be processed in time. Please provide your full name, affiliation, address to send the invitation letter, accompanying spouse, fax number, and address and fax number of the U.S. embassy/consolate where you will be applying for visa.

Q: Must I follow the format of the author guidelines? Can I use a different letter font? Can I use a different spacing?

A: You must follow the author guidelines. Do not use a different letter font, or a different spacing.

Q: Can I use the A1 paper, or paper with a slightly different length?

A: Yes. The printer will make adjustment when the proceedings are printed.

Q: Can we use the IEEE standard 2-column format posted at http://www.ieee.org/portal/cms_docs/pubs/confpubcenter/pdfs/samplems.pdf?

A: Yes.

Q: Do I send hotel deposit to you?

A: No. Please contact the hotel directly to make reservation.

Q: My institute is processing the payment. Can I send paper in, and the payment later?

A: No. We suggest that you pay the registration fee by personal credit card. We will fax you a receipt so that you can collect payment from your institution, followed by mailed receipt. Please note PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO THE PRINTING OF THE PROCEEDINGS otherwise your paper will not be included in the proceedings. If payment is not received by the deadline, your paper will not be included.

Q: Can you invoice my institute and collect payment from my institute?

A: No. Please pay the registration fee by personal credit card, and you can collect payment from your institute.