International Visitors



The International Visitor’s Center 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.

    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 2015 Registration

Pittcon 2015 President Charlie Holifield is pleased to announce:

  • 24 lucky International Conferees will receive Complimentary Registration for Pittcon 2015 in New Orleans.
  • 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 Janeth Pifer and Charlie Holifield will draw the winning tickets.
Pittcon Mobile App
The Pittcon 2014 mobile app serves as your all-in-one event guide by putting everything you need to know right onto your mobile device!

Some of the app features include:

  • Create a personalized agenda
  • View exhibitor profiles
  • Explore the Technical Program
  • View Short Courses & Networking Sessions





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 2014.
  • Posting of attendance numbers for Pittcon 2014 from different countries.
  • An area furnished with tables and chairs to participate in informal discussions with Committee members or other conferees.
  • Register with the International Connection to connect with other attendees from around the world.


Useful International Links

IE IconVisa Wait Times

IE Icon U.S. Department of StateAn official source of information about United States visa policy and procedures.

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

IE Icon I Need to KnowAll About United States Visas.

IE Icon Passport InformationForeign Embassies in the United States.

IE Icon Vaccination Requirements