You are responsible for all travel arrangements, including procurement of visas, if necessary.

We highly recommend all foreign participants to begin their U.S. visa application process as soon as possible, as this may be a lengthy process depending on your citizenship status.  Please visit the U.S. Department of State’s website for more details.

In particular, please be aware of the ESTA requirements for those travelling under the US' Visa Waiver Program. Information can be found at the ESTA website.

If you require a formal, personalized letter of invitation, please contact Dee Casale (  Please include your full name and mailing address.  Dee will send a PDF file to you.