Registration Information

How to Register

Registration now must be on-site.

Contact with the conference organization:
Joice Soares Araujo Da Silva,
FUNDEP - Fundação de Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa,
Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627 - Pampulha
Campus da UFMG, Unidade Administrativa II
Belo Horizonte - MG - 31270-010

Financial Support

Students may qualify for financial support (including registration) and can apply through the following application form.

Conference Fees

SIGIR 2005

Advance Registration

Normal Registration

On-site Registration

Deadline for registration

June 15, 2005

June 15, 2005
July 15, 2005

July 16, 2005*



US$ 550

US$ 600

US$ 650


US$ 610

US$ 660

US$ 710

Student **

US$ 200

US$ 220

US$ 240



US$ 120

US$ 150

US$ 180


US$ 120

US$ 150

US$ 180


US$ 100

US$ 120

US$ 150

(*) The cut off date for preregistration is August 5th, 2005. After this date you must register on-site.

(**) To register as a student you need to send a letter from your adviser stating that you are a student. You may send a scanned letter to or fax it to +55 31 3499-4549.

Conference registration includes:

  • Admission to plenary sessions Tue-Thu
  • Conference bag and documentation
  • Lunches Tue-Thu
  • Coffee Tue-Thu
  • Reception on Monday
  • Poster and demonstration session with buffet on Tuesday
  • Banquet on Wednesday
  • Newcomers breakfast on Tuesday (first timers only)

Tutorial registration includes tutorial notes and lunch.

Workshop registration includes working notes and lunch.

Member Rates

To qualify for member rates, you must be a member of ACM SIGIR or ACM SIGWEB.

Terms of Payment

All fees should be paid in advance in US dollars, using credit card (Mastercard or Visa).

Clearly state your credit card details on the registration form. If the given information is wrong or the credit company does not give authorisation to charge your account, the conference organisers reserve the right to charge an administration surcharge.

Letter of Confirmation/Receipt

A confirmation and a receipt of your paid fees will be sent to you by e-mail after full payment has been authorised.

Terms of Cancellation

Cancellations must be received in writing by contacting the above address at least 24 hours prior to the start of the conference. A US$150.00 cancellation fee will be charged if cancellation is made before 15th June 2005. From 15th June 2005 - 5th August 2005, a cancellation fee of 50% of the registration fees will be charged for non-members and members, and US$150.00 for students. From 6th August 2005, registration fees will not be refunded. Refunds will be made after 23th August 2005.

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