The sites http://www.unitedstatesvisas.gov or http://travel.state.gov have information about obtaining a visa for those traveling to the United States. Both sites have links to websites for U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide. The embassy and consulate websites have very helpful information about procedures, timelines, communities served, required documentation, and fees.
Letters from ACM
Letters are issued from ACM headquarters for attendees to submit in support of their visa applications. Please send your request for a visa application letter to
, and include your name, mailing address, and fax number, as well as the name of the conference you are attending. (Authors of papers should include the title.) Hotel/Convention Center address. You may be requested to provide the street address of the convention center or hotel where you are staying.
Oregon Convention Center 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Portland, OR 97232
The addresses for the 3 conference hotels are as follows:
Doubletree Lloyd Center 1000 NE Multnomah Portland, OR 97202
Courtyard Portland Downtown/Lloyd Center 435 NE Wasco Portland, OR 97232
Red Lion Hotel Portland--Convention Center 1021 NE Grand Ave Portland, OR 97232
Canadians traveling to OOPSLA
The US Embassy web site indicates that most Canadians do not require a visa nor a passport, although a passport is recommended, and in some cases is indeed required. We recommend all Canadians traveling to OOPSLA review the information provided by the US Embassy to ensure a smooth trip.