DSN 2011

DSN 2011
The 41st Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks


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Conference Registration:

You can register for the entire conference or a single day workshop as outlined in the table below. Payment can be made via credit card, mail order, or bank remittance. Purchase orders and cash are not accepted.

On or Before 1 May 2011Member Non-Member Student Mem.Student Life/Retired
DSN Conference (includes workshops) HK$5400 HK$6800HK$3700HK$4600 HK$3700
Single Day Workshop HK$2700 HK$3400HK$1850HK$2300 HK$1850
After 1 May 2011 & On-siteMember Non-Member Student Mem.Student Life/Retired
DSN Conference (includes workshops) HK$6500 HK$8100HK$4400HK$5600 HK$4400
Single Day Workshop HK$3250 HK$4050HK$2200HK$2800 HK$2200
(1). All registration fees are in Hong Kong dollars. 1 USD is approximately equal to 7.8 HKD. For currency conversion information please click here.
(2). "Member" refers to IEEE or IFIP WG member and "Student member" refers to IEEE student member.

DSN Conference Registration in all member categories, including student registration, includes attendance at all DCCS and PDS sessions and all Workshops, Monday welcome reception, Tuesday poster reception, breaks, lunches, excursion and banquet, and proceedings on USB.

Single Day Workshop Registration includes all workshops, breaks, lunch on the day of the workshops, Monday welcome reception, and the workshop proceedings. Registration for "DSN Conference" includes all workshops.

Students are required to provide proof of full-time student status( (such as a valid student ID) at the time of registration.

Cancellations are subject to a HK$800 processing fee and must be received by May 28, 2011. There will be no refunds after May 28, 2011.

Conference Hotel Reservation

DSN 2011 will be held on June 27 to 30, 2011 at Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, Hong Kong. The supplies of our negotiated block rate (HK$1600 plus 10% tax) rooms will be sold out on 1 June.

After June 1, 2011, all additional guestrooms will be offered at standard best available rate.  To make your reservation, please contact Sheraton Reservation Department directly via email:


Guests will need to notify that they belong to the group, Chinese University/IEEE Computer Society.


Alternative Hotel Reservation

DSN 2011 Banquet and Excursion

On June 29, an excursion will be arranged for DSN 2011 participants, taking the Peak Tram, the world's oldest and most famous funicular railways to The Peak to enjoy a 360 degree panoramic view across Hong Kong.

After the excursion, we will enjoy the banquet at Jumbo Floating Restaurant where is ornamented in the style of a gorgeous and exquisite ancient Chinese imperial palace and serving fresh seafood in Cantonese style. Click here for a PDF of the excursion flyer.

Visa Information:

Visa requirements are different according to each country. Visitors to Hong Kong must hold a passport that is valid for at least six months before the planned departure date to Hong Kong. Visitors from most countries are not required to obtain visas and can stay for periods varying from 7 days to 180 days, depending on nationality.

Please check the web site of the Hong Kong Immigration Department and the Chinese embassy or consulate to find out whether you need to apply for an entry visa to Hong Kong.

Letter of Invitation

If you need a Letter of Invitation to apply for a visa to attend the Conference, please send the following information to dsn2011@cintec.cuhk.edu.hk:

  1. Your name as it appears in your passport (Please provide your name in Chinese if Chinese Letter is required).
  2. Your position.
  3. Your affiliation/organization (Please provide your organization name in Chinese if Chinese Letter is required).
  4. Your registration ID.
  5. Your preference on the language of the letter (English / Traditional Chinese / Simplified Chinese).

The letter will be sent to you by email in PDF format. If the printed copy is required, please specify your address to receive the letter.

Please note that Letter of Invitation will only be sent to participants who have registered and paid for the Conference. Should participants withdraw from the conference after the issue of Letter of Invitation, the consulate will be notified of the withdrawal accordingly.