International Attendees

The AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo welcomes laboratory medicine professionals from 112 countries around the world, with nearly 30% of the meeting’s attendees coming from outside the U.S. Read on to learn more about the resources and programs available to international attendees.

Applying for a Visa to Travel to the U.S.

To prepare for your trip to the 2020 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago, we encourage you to find out as early as possible if you need a Visa

Residents of certain countries may travel to the U.S. without a Visa under the Visa Waiver Program. If you do need a Visa, however, you should apply for one at least 5 months before the date of your intended travel.

Visit AACC’s International Travelers’ Assistance page for resources and quick tips on how to apply for a Visa, as well as information about the U.S. Customs entry process. 

As part of your Visa application, you will also need a letter of invitation from AACC. Request a letter of invitation today.

Expo Only Registration Is Open

With more than 800 companies exhibiting, the 2020 AACC Clinical Lab Expo is the world’s largest exposition for clinical laboratory products and services.