Register and Attend
There are several options for traveling to Providence for AbSciCon24. Providence is served by one major airport which offers multiple U.S. and international flights daily, as well as a train station. Explore different travel options and directions for getting to the meeting and around the city.
T.F. Green International Airport (PVD) is 10 minutes from downtown Providence the Providence Convention Center. It was named the 4th Best Airport in United States by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards. PVD features up to 100 nonstop flights daily via major airlines.
Greyhound offers an efficient way to access Providence from numerous U.S. cities.
Visa and International Travel
We recommend that international participants apply for visas three months prior to AbSciCon24 (roughly by 5 May 2024). Some consulates may have delays in scheduling visa interviews. We encourage you to first contact the consulate to determine the wait time for an interview. If you require a letter of invitation before submitting an abstract or you will not be submitting an abstract, you must request one via email. After submitting an abstract, you can automatically generate a letter of invitation through the abstract submission system.
U.S. Government Requirement for Visa Waiver Program
Effective 20 January 2011, citizens of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries will be unable to enter the United States without Electronic System for travel Authorization (ESTA) approval from the U.S. Government. VWP travelers who have not obtained approval through ESTA will be denied boarding on any carrier destined for the United States.
Business Visa Center
The U.S. Department of State offers resources and information to assist foreign nationals traveling to the U.S. for temporary business.
Visa Waiver Program
Review the requirements to participate in the Visa Waiver Program, which allows citizens meeting specific requirements to enter the U.S. for 90 days without a visa.
U.S. Department of State
Comprehensive information about traveling to the United States, and the policies and procedures for obtaining a visa.