1. When will early bird registrations end?

CATE 2023 Early Bird registrations will end on Sunday, 15th October 2023.

2. When is the last date to register for the conference?

CATE 2023 Conference registrations are accepted until the commencement of the conference i.e. Wednesday, 13th December 2023. On-spot registrations are also accepted at the venue on all the days of the conference.

3. Who can attend the conference?

The CATE 2023 conference is open to all upon registration.

4. What are the different categories of registrations possible?

There are three types of registration categories listed below:

1. Delegate: Access to all proceedings of the conference, conference kit, conference dinner on 14th December 2023 and lunch on 14th and 15th December 2023.

2. Author: All authors presenting the paper must register as delegates. They will have access to all proceedings of the conference, conference kit, conference dinner on 14th December 2023 and lunch on 14th and 15th December 2023.

3. Observer: Observers will only have access to conference proceedings.All categories of registration must be carried out using CONFTOOL. Please create an account and register for the conference at https://www.conftool.org/cate2023/

5. What are the payment modes available?

Please register on CONFTOOL and pay registration fees. For international transactions, we encourage payment through PayPal using CONFTOOL. For domestic transactions, you may wish to use NEFT/RTGS. Please email your transaction reference ID, and your registration details to carbse@cept.ac.in and cate2023@cept.ac.in

6. What does the CATE 2023 conference registration fee include?

The CATE 2023 conference registration fee includes access to all proceedings of the conference, conference kit, conference dinner on 14th December 2023 and lunch on 14th and 15th December 2023.

7. Is there a provision for registering for the conference partly or for only one day?

No. We do not offer part registration for one day or two days.

8. My paper has been selected for the conference. Do I need to register?

Yes, you are required to register for the conference using CONFTOOL and pay full registration fees in order to present your paper.

9. Where will the selected papers be published?

Initially, the paper will be published in the CATE 2023 proceedings, unless you do not want to get it published in the proceedings.Historically CATE have worked further on the papers and they do get published in the journal special issues such as T&F or ELSEVIER, having an impact higher than 3.5. The decision on the journal publication will depend upon the merit of the paper and also the total number of papers we get at CATE 2023 for further publishing. Nevertheless, you are free not to get your paper published in CATE 2023 proceedings and put your efforts to submit to a journal.For publication in the CATE 2023 proceedings and in the close access / subscription-based journals, we do not charge. In consultation with us, if you decide to choose open access journal, then you need to pay directly to the journal based on their fee structure.

10. Will I receive confirmation of my registration?

Yes, once your registration process is complete with payment, you will receive an email confirming your registration. Please make sure to check your Spam or Junk folder in case it does not reflect in your Inbox.

11. If I must need to cancel my registration, what do I need to do?

Registration is non-refundable.

12. How do I register for the workshops and excursions?

The details of the workshops and excursions are available on the conference website. You can register for the same on CONFTOOL. Additionally, you may write to carbse@cept.ac.in and cate2023@cept.ac.in

13. Can I register only for the workshop happening on the day prior to the conference without registering for the conference?

Yes, you can register for the workshop by paying the charges, where applicable. Please write to us at cate2023@cept.ac.in for registration for the same.

14. Is hotel accommodation included in the registration fee?

No, the cost of hotel accommodation and travel to the conference venue is not included in the registration fee. Attendees are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements. Please check the conference website for suggested hotels. Alternatively, you may reach out to CEPT University’s travel desk on travel.desk@cept.ac.in

15. Where to stay during the conference?

The list of a few hotels is listed in the ‘Guide’ section of the CATE 2023 conference website.The conference venue, i.e. CEPT University, K.L. Campus, Navarangpura, Ahmedabad 380 009 is situated in the heart of the city of Ahmedabad (Google Map - https://goo.gl/maps/CE9yTwNGVx4QFSUD6) and is easily accessible from many hotels and accommodations.

16. What is the dress code at the event?

The dress code at the event shall be business casual for all delegates. Please note, it will be winter months in Ahmedabad at the time of the event with temperatures approximately ranging between 13 - 29 C.

17. If I am unable to attend the event, can someone attend on my behalf?

No. The registration is for the registered individual and is non-transferable. Please ensure your full name and/or initials in the registration form are as per official documents/government-issued IDs.