MobiSys 2003
The First International Conference
on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services

Instructions for Authors

MobiSys 2003: The First International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services

May 5-8, 2003, San Francisco, California, USA

This page is for authors who have had material accepted to present at the MobiSys 2003 Conference. If you wish to submit a paper or deliver a talk at another upcoming USENIX or SIGMOBILE event, please go to the SIGMOBILE Events Calendar or to the USENIX Events Calendar and select the conference in which you're interested.

Accepted authors, please read this page!

1. Register for the conference as soon as possible! Registration materials will be online soon.

We are offering a special $200 registration discount to one author per paper, preferably the one who will be presenting the paper at the conference. Please note, this discount is not applicable to full-time student registration fees.

To register online at the discounted rate, please email for instructions.

If you or your employer cannot afford the discounted registration fee, please email your request for complimentary registration to

2. Be aware that both an approved printout and electronic versions--PDF or PostScript and HTML--of your paper are due in the USENIX office on or before 4 March 2003. This is a firm deadline. Papers not received by that date will not be included in the printed conference proceedings.

PLEASE NOTE: You need not send physical copies of your paper. Simply email the PDF or PostScript file of your paper and your fax number to We will gladly print the paper in our office and fax you a copy for approval. You should send the consent form by regular mail or fax to the USENIX office.

3. Bookmark and/or print the:

Instructions for Accepted Material. See especially Summary of Indispensable Requirements

MobiSys 2003 Consent Form
Checklist for Authors (in HTML)

Slide Presentation Guidelines (PDF)   (PostScript).

4. If you wish, make use of these sample first pages (two-column format):

MS Word
LaTeX and style file
Framemaker 6 template and PDF of the template

If you experience difficulties, please don't hesitate to email or call Jane-Ellen Long at 510.528.8649 ext. 14.

If you find yourself in dire straits, please contact your Program Chairs:

Mary Baker and Robert T. Morris,

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