Nationals of some countries will need a travel-visa to enter the United States. Participants should contact the American Embassy or Consulate in their home country as soon as possible to confirm their travel-visa requirements. It is the sole responsibility of the participant to procure the necessary visa to attend the congress.
We suggest to initiate the application process at least three months prior to departure, Visa processing times vary by country.
All Visa Waiver Program travelers must have a valid, approved Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) for travel to the United States. The United States Government recommends travelers log in and review their ESTA status in advance of travel. Visit https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/ for more information.
Please find HERE a list of countries who DO NOT need to be in possession of visas.
If you require a visa: you can proceed HERE
To request a visa invitation letter please log into the online GSC registration portal and click on “Invitation letter request”.
Only participants registered for the congress can obtain a personal invitation letter and only once the full payment of the registration fee is received.
Invitation letters will be issued free of charge.
Associated costs for a hardcopy of the invitation letter sent by express courier must be paid in advance.
Please note that the visa invitation letter only aims to assist participants who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the Congress and it is not a commitment from the organizers to cover any kind of expenses or to provide any financial support. All expenses incurred in relation to the conference remain the sole responsibility of the participant. The conference organizers cannot assist participants with their visa application process and cannot intervene with embassies or consulates on behalf of participants.
In the United States, the standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. You cannot use your electric appliances in the US without a voltage converter. Do not forget your Universal Travel Adapter.
In June, the average high-temperature is 39°C and the average low-temperature is 16°C in Las Vegas.
US dollar is the national currency.
Banks are open on weekdays and on Saturday morning.
|Las Vegas is -8 hours UTC/GMT.|
Fire Department: 911
Civil Police: 911
You can find taxis anywhere in the city such as taxi stations, in front of hotels, or airport terminals.
From Las Vegas International airport to the venue : average cost is 20-25 USD
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