Logistical Information


Transportation and Lodging

All registered participants are responsible for their own travel, lodging, and transportation arrangements. You are welcome to choose from any area hotels, but space and rates cannot be guaranteed.

Suggested Lodging Options


Obtaining a Visa

Visa Information

Non-US citizens/residents traveling to the US may require a visa. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of State’s webpage. Please check regarding visa requirements as early as possible, well in advance (typically several months) of the course. 

Letter of Invitation

If you need a personal letter of invitation, please contact Dr. Nerenberg with the subject line “Biofilm Course 2020 Invitation Letter.”

All invitation letters will be sent via regular mail as most embassies and consulates do not accept invitation letters by email or fax. Please allow 14 days for the letter to be sent out to you and please provide the following information in your request:

  • Full name (please specify family name and given name)
  • Title (Professor, Dr, Mr, Mrs, Miss, Ms, etc.)
  • Organization
  • Full mailing address
  • Telephone and fax numbers
  • Email address