The conference program! (pdf)
Abstract submissions are electronic this year. The deadline for submitting abstracts was September 1.
Travel grants: A small number of travel grants will be awarded to graduate students who
present a paper at the
conference. Priority will be given to students with no other source of travel support or with particularly high travel costs. To apply, send an email by September 1st to Matt Reynolds at firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to David Lubinski at email@example.com. Include your name, affiliation, any other sources of travel support, and whether you have received ISIR travel support before.
John B. Carroll Award. This award is given to the student who presents the paper with the best methodology and includes a $500 cash award.
Future Conference Sites
The Board of Directors is inviting hosting proposals for future conferences. Please send expressions of interest and a request for proposal guidelines to President-Elect Aljoscha Neubauer at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 1st. All proposals will be reviewed by the Board of Directors.
Please register here for the conference
and banquet. The banquet will be held Friday, December 13, from 19:00-21:00 at the Orto Kitchen and Garden, a few minutes walk from
the conference venue (see map).
Register by October 31 to receive the discounted conference registration rate.
Payment may be made via MasterCard, Visa, or American Express. If unable to pay by credit card, contact Rich Haier at email@example.com.
Registration fees (in US dollars) are as follows:
|Faculty||ISIR Status||By October 31||After Oct 31|
|Faculty and Postdocs ||Member ||$170 ||$340 |
| ||Nonmember ||$270 ||$540 |
|Student ||Member ||$75 ||$150 |
| ||Nonmember ||$170 ||$340 |
Note: ISIR membership is $40 for regular members and $20 for students. Member can subscribe to the journal at the heavily discounted rates of $40 for electronic access/$60 paper + electronic access.
Note: In Australia, there are no taxes or other charges to add to the following costs.
- The conference hotel is The Quest Hawthorn, a few minutes' walk from the conference venue (see map).
Room rates and amenities for ISIR members are described here, and a faxable
booking form is here. Please specify the "Swinburne ISIR Conference" to secure the reduced ISIR conference rates for
December 11-15: $179/night (Aus$) for a studio
apt. and $229/night (Aus$) for an executive studio, both with complimentary WiFi and both accommodating up to 2
616 Glenferrie Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Reservations T: +61 3 8803 7700
- Cheaper: University
student accommodations (dorm rooms) are very well priced, new and clean. A single room with bed + breakfast is $50 (Aus$) per
$340 (Aus$) per week.
You may reserve one of these on-campus rooms by emailing or faxing
this booking form to the specified
adress. Please mention that you are attending the 2013 ISIR conference in Melbourne.
- Other accommodations: See below.
Food, hotels, and things to do in Melbourne
Summary from local hosts, Con Stough and Andrew