February 1, 2017 Abstract and optional full paper submission begins
May 26, 2017 Exhibit & Supporter registration opens
June 15, 2017 Abstract and optional extended abstract submission ends
June 29, 2017 Acceptance notifications sent
July 24, 2017 Submit final abstracts and presenter biographies
August 28, 2017 Submit final presentations and optional full papers


Thank you for attending the 2017 IEEE Software Technology Conference!

The deadline has now passed to be added to the access list for the secure facility that is host to our conference this year. To make a request for late registration, contact and you will be notified if we can accommodate the request.

September 25-28, 2017
NIST Facility, Gaithersburg MD USA

Two registration options:
A) Register for the STC Conference (Tuesday-Thursday, September 26 - 28, 2017) - The IEEE STC Conference officially begins Tuesday, September 26, 2017, and runs for three days, packed with keynote and breakout sessions in multiple tracks, tailored to varying levels of interest.

B) Register for STC Tutorials + Conference (Monday - Thursday, September 25 - 28, 2017 - Monday-Thursday, September 25 - 28, 2017. Your choice of in-depth tutorials on Monday (2 morning and 2 afternoon offered) and access to a wide range of keynote and breakout sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Registrants receive a Certificate of Training representing their total number of contact hours.


Through 9/15/2017 After 9/15/2017
Conference Only
IEEE Member $595.00 $895.00
Non-Member $795.00 $1,095.00
Student IEEE Member $150.00 $200.00
Student Non-Member $200.00 $250.00
Tutorials + Conference
IEEE Member $895.00 $995.00
Non-Member $1,095.00 $1,195.00
Student IEEE Member $225.00 $275.00
Student Non-Member $275.00 $325.00
Speaker Rate
Primary Speaker Only $495.00
Co-Presenters regular rates above


All guests to the NIST campus must have the following items available before entering the Visitor's Center: Photo I.D. (federally approved State issued driver's license*, Federal ID, or original passport) and Vehicle Registration Card.

NON U.S. CITIZENS PLEASE NOTE: All foreign national visitors who do not have permanent resident status must complete a NIST 1260 form for the purpose of a security check to enable access to the NIST campus. Due to rules for US Government facilities, registrations for non-US citizens cannot be processed after September 15. We regret the inconvenience, but NIST cannot make exceptions to these US Government rules.

Do not put anything after "FOLLOWING REQUIRED FOR LECTURERS ONLY". Fax the completed form to +1 301-948-2067 no later than Friday, September 15, 2017. Do NOT email the form. Since it has Personally Identifiable Information (PII), we must report it as a cybersecurity incident if we receive it in email. Authority to gather this information is derived from United States Department of Commerce Department Administrative Order (DAO) number 207-12.

*Visitor Access Requirement: Under the REAL ID Act of 2005, NIST can only accept a state-issued driver's license or identification card for access if issued by states that are REAL ID compliant or have an extension. For further details, please visit:


Letters of Invitation to attend for VISAS purposes can be provided for registered attendees. Please contact to request a letter.

Invitation Letter Instructions

International Attendees- Please note the requirements for an IEEE Letter of Invitation:

  • ALL requests for invitation letters must have a conference confirmed/paid registration (attendee must have completed and paid conference registration for a letter to be issued)
  • Attendee must request an invitation letter required for a visa applications
  • An invitation letter will be issued to attendee via email
  • If attendee requires Urgent Response, the attendee must provide a Federal Express or DHL account number to be charged
  • Conference cancellation policy for all attendees applies
2017 Sponsors: IEEE and IEEE Computer Society