Visa Information

The conference will provide official invitations to the authors/attendees (upon request) for requiring visa to travel to the USA. If you need an invitation letter, please follow the steps below:

1. You must be an author or co-author of an accepted paper for the conference (with paid registration) or an attendee (with paid registration) or an invited speaker.

2. Please provide confirmation of your registration as well as the paper ID and title of your conference/workshop paper to the following address:

Sastry Kompella, Local Arrangements Chair

with a copy to

Scott F. Midkiff, General Co-Chair

3. Please request this letter ASAP (no latter than Jan. 31, 2009).

For information on obtaining an US visa, please visit the link below.



The conference venue, Hyatt Fairfax, Virginia USA is at the nexus of the information technology and communications industry and U.S. government agencies. The conference venue is close to the Metro, which provides convenient access to downtown Washington, DC, and both Dulles International (IAD) and Reagan National (DCA) airports. Washington, DC features many many museums and other sites and is the home of the National Cherry Blossom Festival March 28-April 12, 2009.

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