SRI 68th Annual Scientific Meeting
SRI 68th Annual Scientific Meeting

Travel to the 2021 Annual Meeting

COVID-19 Related Information and Travel Restrictions

What to Expect Onsite at the 2021 Annual Meeting:

  • To follow the hotel guidelines regarding social distancing and masks
  • To wear masks in all public areas
  • To understand that room capacities may prohibit some from joining a specific session, however all sessions will be available on the virtual platform for viewing on demand once they have occurred live.

While not required, the SRI leadership strongly encourages all in person attendees to be fully vaccinated.

International Attendees

Travel within the United States

Visa Invitation Letter

The SRI office will send letters of invitation upon request. (Please note, in order to receive this letter, participants must be registered for the Annual Meeting, submitted an abstract and/or have an accepted abstract.) It should be understood that this letter is only to help participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa, and is not a commitment on the part of SRI to provide financial support.

To find out if a visa is required to enter the country, or how long an application will take to process, please check with your local embassy. We advise you to request a letter of invitation from SRI at your earliest convenience.

To request a letter of invitation, e-mail the SRI Office at Please include the following for each participant:

  • Full name as it appears on passport
  • Date of Birth
  • Photocopy of Passport *Please note, name on credit card for registration payment must match name on passport.
  • Street Address, City, State/Province, ZIP/Postal Code,  and Country
  • Email address
  • Accepted abstract control number and title (if applicable)
  • Signed letter from supervisor/institution on your institutions letter head confirming participation at the Annual Meeting

Letters of invitation will be e-mailed to the requesting individual, NOT to the embassy or consulate. Please allow up to five (5) business days for processing your request.