Visa Information & Letters of Invitation


Participants from outside the United States may need to apply for a visa at the American Embassy, consulate, or other visa-issuing office in their country of origin. Please begin your visa application process immediatly after registering for the congress as some applications can take several months to process. For information on obtaining your visa, go to

Many visa issuing offices require that you present a letter of invitation to the congress along with your visa application. 

You MUST include the following information in your request for a Letter of Invitation:

  • Your full name as it appears on your passport

  • Your professional or academic title

  • The name of your school, department, institution, lab, or business

  • Your full mailing address

If you would like a Letter of Invitation to the conference, please contact Martin Price at: