An invitation letter for the purpose of obtaining a travel visa or permission to attend the meeting will be handed out on request after successful registration for the conference.
Please check www.weather.com for up-to-date weather forecasts in the city that you are travelling to.
The currency is U.S. Dollar ($).
Banks are open only several hours a day. Some banks offer a drive-through. Cash points (ATM machines) can be found in every city. Please ask for the nearest to your hotel at the Check-In desk.
Major credit cards are accepted at most cash points (ATM machines), stores, restaurants and hotels.
English is the official language.
Telephone and internet
Americas’ international pre-dial is +1 (001).
Public places like airports, universities, libraries, restaurants and cafés may offer "free" Wi-Fi Hotspots.
The electrical power supply in America is 110/120v, 60 Hz, AC.
Official plugs in America are: NEMA-5 (flat) Type B
Lansing’s standard time zone is UTC-5 hours.
All visitors are advised to have valid international insurance before coming to America.
Good to know
There are no official store opening and closing hours in the U.S. But that does not mean that everything is open around the clock. Please ask the receptionist at the hotel you are staying in for the local opening hours.