Technical Cosponsorship Requirements
Technical Cosponsorship is where IEEE Computer Society volunteers and members actively participate in the meeting’s technical program committee but the Computer Society accepts no financial or legal liability for the meeting.

We appreciate your interest in Computer Society Technical Cosponsorship (TCS).

Under a TCS agreement, IEEE Computer Society volunteers and members actively participate in the meeting’s technical program committee, but the Computer Society accepts no financial or legal liability for the meeting.


TCS Requirements

Contact tcsrequest@computer.org to get started on your application process. The requirements below outline what will be requested during your application process.

 

1. Application Processing Fees and Discounts

There is a non-refundable Computer Society TCS application processing fee of $350. Payment information will be provided by Computer Society staff

There are various fees and discounts in addition to the application processing fee.

  • If the conference uses Conference Publishing Services (CPS) for their publication, $350 will be discounted from the final CPS invoice.
  • For conferences returning for their fourth consecutive technical cosponsorship, the Computer Society processing fee will increase to $1,000 for that instance and all following consecutive conference instances.
  • These fees do not include the IEEE Technical Cosponsorship fees.

 

2. Statement of Benefits

A Computer Society Technical Committee or Technical Council (TC) or Special Technical Community (STC) Chair must provide their written endorsement in the form of a Statement of Benefits (SOB) letter to justify review for Technical Cosponsorship. The TC/STC and TC/STC Chair must also be listed on the application.

Computer Society staff will send SOB to organizer. It is the organizer’s responsibility to fill out the SOB and send to the appropriate TC Chair for endorsement.

It is the TC/STC chair’s responsibility to email a completed SOB letter directly to tcsrequest@computer.org. Note that the TC/STC will not receive financial benefits or added entitlements from a conference that is granted Technical Cosponsorship.

 

3. Post-Conference Questionnaire
(Required for All Repeat Conferences)

In order to review your request this year, we will need the organizer to complete the Post-Conference Questionnaire for the most recent year of your conference  This form will be provided to the organizer by Computer Society staff and should be completed and returned to tcsrequest@computer.org.

 


IEEE Computer Society Review

Until all requirements are received by the Computer Society (approved TCS application/Processing Fees/SOB/Post Conference Questionnaire), the application will remain pending.

We’ll notify you once we have received a decision on your completed application from the Computer Society Conference Activities Committee (CAC). We will expedite this review as much as possible.

If you have additional questions, please email tcsrequest@computer.org.