Registration is required for each paper accepted in SIPAIM 2013 Symposium and each participant who wants to attend the conference activities.

Registration fee must be received by 30 September. Otherwise your paper(s) will not be included in the proceeding. Before you proceed with submitting your registration please carefully read the following information on registration methods, payment and cancellation policies.

Registration fees

Early by 30 September 2013:  US260

Late/on site after 30 September 2013: US300

For Mexican residents:

Early by 30 September 2013: Mx2800

Late/on site after 30 September 2013: Mx3500

Full or partial scholarships may be awarded to Mexican students by application. Applicants should have a paper accepted at the seminar. Scholarship forms will be received after the date of acceptance of articles. More information about the application process, write to

All types of registration fees include:

•Inclusion of your paper in the proceedings

• Admission to Symposium presentations

• Coffee breaks

• A CD copy of the symposium proceedings published by SPIE

• Registration information / notes for authors

Registration Method

Registration through the Registration Chair Mauricio Pardo is required, using the registration form. FORM

Mail and payment should be received by the corresponding deadline. Please, download, fill in the registration form, and mail it to the SIPAIM 2013 Registration Chair (

Bank Transfer

If you are unable to pay by credit card, you may pay by Bank Transfer. For safety reasons, the bank account details will be sent to you by e-mail. You need to indicate the bank transfer method on your registration form first

Cash payments will be accepted only on-site. Credit card payment will also be available on-site. No other type of payment will be accepted


•Each participant must register separately.

•Receipts will be given on site. No invoices will be sent in advance.

•Upon receiving your complete registration application and respective payment(s), the registration desk will e-mail you a confirmation letter, including your registration number.

Please print the official confirmation of registration e-mail and bring it with you to the on-site registration desk!

Letters of Invitation

Delegates requiring a letter of invitation in order to attend the Symposium may write to the Registration Chair ( specifying the necessary details.

Please note that this procedure aims to assist delegates who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the Symposium. It is not an official invitation covering fees and other expenses and does not imply any financial support from the Symposium.

Payment for registration fees must have been finalized before requesting an invitation letter. Please make sure that in your request to the Registration Desk for an invitation letter you include:

                •Name, postal address, and a valid e-mail address;

                •Paper number, if you are presenting a paper;

                •The words "invitation letter request" in the subject field of your e-mail request.

The visa letters will be emailed in a printable pdf format and will state only the facts:

                •Symposium title, dates, and location.

                •That the requester has paid the required registration fee in full.

                •If the requester is a committee member, speaker, or presenter.

Attendees who need visas are advised to apply for it to the respective consulate/embassy no later than 2 months prior to the Symposium

Personal Insurance

The organizers cannot be held responsible for accidents to Symposium participants or accompanying persons, for damage or loss of their personal property, or for cancellation expenses, regardless of cause.