March 5 - 9, 2017
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL, USA

International Visitors.

Pittcon welcomes our international attendees to Pittcon 2017.

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Welcome to Pittcon!

The International Visitors Center (IVC) will be located in the Attendee Services Area – next to Registration.

Whether this is your first time to Pittcon or you have attended past Conferences, we invite you to visit our International Visitor Center when you arrive at the convention center. You will receive a very warm welcome from Pittcon Committee members and conference week staff.

Useful International Links

Visa Wait Times

U.S. Department of State
An official source of information about United States visa policy and procedures.

International Visitors Office (IVO)
Resource on visa-related issues for the National Academies, Academy members, and the scientific community.

What You Need to Know
All About United States Visas.

Passport Information
Foreign Embassies in the United States.

Vaccination Requirements

Stay connected to Pittcon throughout the year.

Invitation Letter
You can request a Visa Invitation Letter to support your visa application during the registration process to attend the conference. The Visa Invitation Letter will be emailed after the participant has been registered for this conference and the registration fee has been paid in full. Original Visa Invitation Letters cannot be mailed via Post/DHL/Airmail.

Visa Invitation Letters will only be issued to:

► Speakers/Instructors
► Attendees who have paid their registration fee in full
► Exhibitors who have paid their exhibitor package fee in full

Please note:

► Under no circumstances shall Pittcon provide a Visa Invitation Letter to any interested party who has not met the guidelines listed above

► Only an email version of the Visa Invitation Letter will be emailed to the participant. An original letter cannot be mailed via Post/DHL/Airmail

► If a visa is denied, the Pittcon refund policy still applies. (see: http://pittcon.org/register/#refund)

► The Visa Invitation Letter does not financially obligate Pittcon organizers in any way. All expenses incurred in relation to Pittcon are the sole responsibility of the attendee

► Pittcon is not authorized to assist with the visa process beyond providing a Visa Invitation Letter

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International Visitors Center (IVC)
The IVC is located in the Attendee Services Area – next to Registration

  • Multi-lingual interpreters to help solve any registration issues and assist you with any aspect of your attendance while at Pittcon.
  • Posting of attendance numbers from different countries.
  • An area furnished with tables and chairs to participate in informal discussions or meetings.

    Hours of Operation

      Sunday: 1:00 to 5:00 pm

      Monday – Wednesday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

      Thursday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Complimentary Pittcon 2018 Registration

Don’t miss your chance to win!

Pittcon 2018 President Adrian Michael is pleased to announce:

  • 24 lucky international conferees will receive complimentary registration for Pittcon 2018 in Orlando, FL.
  • Raffle tickets available from the International Visitors Center. Simply fill out your name, email address and country.
  • Submit your entry by Tuesday, March 7, 4:15 pm, at which time President Greg Meisner and 2018 President Adrian Michael will draw the winning tickets.

 

 

 

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