You are encouraged to apply for visas as early as possible to attend the 2015 42nd IEEE-PVSC in New Orleans, LA. The Department of State recommends applying for a visa at least 3-4 months before the meeting. Some consulates may have backlogs in scheduling visa interviews so applicants should first contact the consulate to find out how long the wait is for an interview.
For information regarding important timelines and travel to the United States, you may access the following Web sites:
U.S. State Department
Find a U.S. Embassy or Consulate
Visa Waiver Program
US Visit Biometric Identification Services
Letter of Invitation
To receive a Letter of Invitation to attend, you must first register for the conference (available on the 42nd PVSC website by November 30, 2014). Please check the appropriate box on the registration form. Once your payment has been processed a letter will be sent to you electronically. Letters are only sent to those individuals who will be attending the meeting.
****Please note that the 42nd IEEE-PVSC and Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Will offer a full refund should you not receive visa approval***Letter" link will appear in your conference registration account once you have completed the online registration form.
Questions? Contact the Registration Chair firstname.lastname@example.org