Fifth International Symposium on Advanced
Research in Asynchronous Circuits and Systems
Barcelona (Spain), 18-21 April 1999



The registration fee for participants and students includes participation in all scientific sessions, symposium material, welcome cocktail, lunch tickets for three days (19th, 20th and 21st April), coffee breaks, sightseeing tour of Barcelona and the symposium banquet*.

Registration fees Before March 1st After March 1st
IEEE Members 50,000 Pts 60,000 Pts
Non-Members 65,000 Pts 75,000 Pts
Research Students 22,000 Pts 30,000 Pts

Participants are advised to make their own arrangements regarding travel insurance and medical assistance during the symposium. Neither the organization nor the Symposium Secretariat will accept any responsibility whatsoever for damage or injury to persons or their belongings during the symposium.

* Extra tickets for the tour and banquet may be purchased at the symposium.

** Applications from students must be endorsed by their Professor or Head of Department.


A limited number of travel grants is available to support attendance at this symposium. Co-authoring a paper is not a requirement for eligibility for a travel grant. Applications should be sent to the symposium co-chair Jordi Cortadella ( no later than February 26, 1999.


Barcelona offers a wide selection of hotels of every standard. The symposium organization has booked a limited number of rooms at a special price for the ASYNC'99.

The official hotels of the symposium are:
Hotel Double room Double/Single use room Single room
Arenas 4* 17,120 Pts 14,980 Pts
NH Pedralbes 3* 12,840 Pts 11,770 Pts
Turin 3* 14,472 Pts 11,380 Pts 9,910 Pts
Bonanova Park 2* 11,770 Pts 9,630 Pts

Prices are per room and night. Bed, breakfast and taxes (7% VAT) included. Reservations can only be guaranteed before the March 1st deadline. A deposit is necessary for each room in order to confirm the hotel reservation (4* Hotel = 18,000.- Pts, 3* Hotel = 15,000.- Pts, 2* Hotel = 12,000.- Pts). Both the symposium registration and hotel reservation must be directly paid to the Symposium Secretariat:

Ultramar Express - Professional Congress Organizer
Diputació, 238, 3rd
08007 Barcelona (Spain)
Ph. (34) 93.482.71.40/50
Fax. (34) 93.482.71.58

Methods of payment are:

All fees are in Pesetas. Payment may be made in Pesetas or Euros at the prevailing Exchange Rate (1 Euro = 166.386 Pesetas). Exchange rate fluctuations may result in some variation in your final bill.

Hotel Turín is located in the city center. The other hotels are located near the University Campus (15-20 minutes walk). Going from hotel Turín yo the Symposium location may take about 30 minutes by metro (Line 3).

Check the hotel location map.


Registered participants unable to attend the Symposium may ask for refunds; a cancelation fee of 25% will be withheld if refund is requested in writing before March 15th; and 50% if before April 1st. No refunds will be accepted if requested after that date.