Annual Meeting Visa Information


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Visa Letter

SGO welcomes the world to New Orleans, LA, USA. As you plan your trip to attend the 2018 SGO Annual Meeting, you are strongly encouraged to apply for a visa as early as possible. You may request a visa letter when registering online for the Annual Meeting. Once registration is completed, a visa letter will be sent to the email you used for registration. If you have questions, please contact We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 SGO Annual Meeting.

Visa Information for International Attendees

Detailed information about obtaining a visitor visa to the United States can be found on the U.S. Department of State’s visitor visas web page. Learn more about the Visa Waiver Program, a program allowing citizens of participating countries to travel to the United States without a visa for stays of 90 days or less, when they meet certain requirements.

A dedicated International Session will be held Friday, March 23, 2018. SGO encourages you to arrive in the USA on Thursday, March 22, 2018.