All educational sessions will be held at the:
Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead3300 Peachtree Road NEAtlanta, Georgia
Luxury and Convenience at the Grand HyattRecently
named one of USA Today's 10 Best Atlanta hotels, Grand Hyatt Atlanta is the
perfect combination of sophistication, state-of-the-art amenities, and southern
charm. Conveniently located on Peachtree Street, our Buckhead, Atlanta hotel
puts you in the heart of Atlanta's best shopping, dining, sports and live
You’ll Love About the Hotel:
Reservation information will be available in the fall.
Fun Things to do in Buckhead AtlantaA must-visit for the chic and savvy, things to do in Atlanta's Buckhead
include legendary shopping and entertainment, decadent dining, engaging art
galleries and more!Known as the “Beverly Hills of the East,” Buckhead's elegant
residential streets are tree-lined and full of some of the most remarkable
architecture and landscapes in all the south, including its most prized home
the Swan House, located at the Atlanta History Center.Visitors will find the trendiest of fashions and a variety of popular
brands at Lenox Square, Phipps Plaza and The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. Buckhead
dining ranges from casual eats to gourmet fare from Atlanta's culinary icons
and best new chefs. And as the sun sets, Buckhead's hotel bars and rooftop
lounges mix the right ingredients for a memorable night out on the town.
Click here to find more information about the area.
International Travelers: A U.S. visitors (B-1) visa allows a
foreign citizen to travel to a port of entry and request admission into the
United States from a U.S. immigration inspector. Begin your visa application
process as early as possible as it could take several months to process.
The US-VISIT program
is now in effect and applies to all visitors (with limited exceptions) holding
non-immigrant visas, regardless of country of origin. Visitors will now have
their two index fingers scanned and a digital photograph will be taken.
Visitors from Visa Waiver Program countriesFor 35 countries in the
Visa Waiver Program (VWP), citizens meeting the visa waiver criteria will not
need a visa but they must have a machine-readable passport. In addition, as of
Jan. 12, 2009,
travelers visiting the United States from VWP countries
must be approved for travel electronically prior to boarding a carrier to the
Travelers must fill out the forms online at least 72
hours in advance of travel.
Registration via the
Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) is intended to replace the
I-94W paper form by collecting biographical information over the Internet from
visitors from countries that participate in the VWP.
Moreinformation and ESTA form
ALL persons, including
U.S. citizens, traveling by air between the United States and Canada, Mexico,
Central and South America, the Caribbean and Bermuda are required to
present a valid passport, Air NEXUS card, or U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner
Document, or an alien registration card, Form I-551, if applicable.
Find out more about the
Hemisphere Travel Initiative
U.S. citizens - air travelAll U.S. citizens including children must present a passport or other approved travel document when entering the United States by air. U.S. citizens can present a passport, NEXUS card at airports with NEXUS kiosks, U.S. military ID with travel orders, or a U.S. Merchant Mariner Document when on official business.
U.S. citizens - land/sea travelU.S. citizens entering the United States at sea or land ports of entry are required to have documents that comply with the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), most commonly a U.S. passport, a passport card, a trusted traveler card such as NEXUS, SENTRI or FAST, or an enhanced driver's license. See the complete list of WHTI-compliant documents.
Citizens of other countries - air travelAll international visitors regardless of country of origin must present a passport or secure document when entering the United States by air.
Citizens of other countries - land/sea travelAll international visitors will need to present a single document that complies with the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI). See www.getyouhome.gov for more information.
For more information visit:U.S. Department of StateU.S. Department of Homeland Security
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