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.

International Buyer Program

The AACC Annual Scientific Meeting participates in the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Program, which connects international customers and buyers with U.S.-based suppliers.

Learn more about how you can get involved.

AACC Statement on COVID-19

AACC is closely monitoring developments with COVID-19. As its global impact grows daily, our priority is always the health and safety of our community.