Important Information for International Attendees

Obtaining a VISA: Advanced planning by foreign travelers is critical. Obtaining a VISA is the sole responsibility of the attendee. Meeting attendees should first determine whether a VISA is needed and if so, applications should be made at least ninety (90) days in advance of the travel date.

Helpful information regarding traveling to the US can be found:

The US Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs
The National Academies of Sciences Engineering Medicine
US.GOV: How to Enter the US

If you require a participation letter to the conference to submit with your application, please email your request to: [email protected]. Please include your name, passport #, birth date, mailing address, e-mail address and the title(s) of any abstract(s) that you have submitted for the conference. A copy of the letter will be e-mailed to you.