March 8 - 12, 2015
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA USA

International Visitors.

Welcome to Pittcon!

The International Visitors Center (IVC) is 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.

IVC Hours of Operation

1:00 to 5:00 pm
Monday – Wednesday:
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

International Visitors Raffle

Don’t miss your chance to win a complimentary Pittcon 2016 registration

Pittcon 2016 President William Sharpe is pleased to announce:

  • 24 lucky international conferees will receive complimentary registration for Pittcon 2016 in Atlanta, GA.
  • Raffle tickets available from the International Visitors’ Center. Simply fill out your name, email address and country.
  • Submit your entry by Monday, March 3, 4:30 p.m., at which time Presidents Charlie Holifield and Bill Sharpe will draw the winning tickets.

Benefits of the International Visitors Center

The International Visitors Center Offers:

  • 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.

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





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