Information for International Attendees
The Academy welcomes attendees from all countries to attend Academy 2017 Chicago. If you need to request a Letter of Invitation to verify your participation at the upcoming Academy Annual Meeting, or to submit with an application for a visa, email SarahK@aaoptom.org. Please put "INVITATION LETTER REQUEST" in the subject line.
Please join us at the International Reception on Friday, October 13, 2017.
- Review these important suggestions and make your visa interview successful.
- Discover America is a guide for international travelers; explore USA states, territories and major cities.
- For the latest information on visa policies and procedures visit https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/
- Visit Websites of U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions to find the nearest consulate near you.
- Visit The Board on International Scientific Organizations (BISO) and learn about a network of more than 20 U.S. National Committees (USNCs) corresponding to the various International Council for Science (ICSU) in an effort to strengthen U.S. participation in international scientific, engineering, and medical organizations.