ICTD2016 Request for Invitation Letter for Visas
If you are seeking an invitation letter to participate in ICTD2016 in Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A., please complete this form. Such letters are often requested as a part of a visa application to travel to the United States. In order to maintain the conference's credibility with the U.S. State Department and embassies, we will provide letters only if at least one of the following conditions indicating your relevance to the conference is satisfied:
-- You are a co-author on a Paper or Note that is accepted to the conference; alternatively, you are an organizer of an Open Session.
-- You have attended at least one previous conference related to ICT and development.
-- You have verifiable work experience in a context relevant to ICT and development.
Please note that what we are providing is a letter of invitation, NOT a letter of guarantee, either of a legal or financial nature.
The information below is being requested to allow us to write a detailed, customized letter in the hopes that it will bolster your visa application.
If you have any questions, please email
Last name, as it appears in your passport
All given names, as they appear in your passport
Your email address (Please make sure it is correct -- we cannot get in touch with you otherwise.)
The country issuing the passport (i.e., the country of your nationality)
What is your organizational affiliation? (Please include full formal name and country where your office is located.)
Are you a co-author or co-organizer of one of the following at ICTD2016? (Check all that apply. Leave blank, if none.)
If you are a co-author/co-organizer, please indicate the title of the Paper/Note/Session. (If you have more than one, please include titles of all.)
Have you attended any of the following ICTD conferences? (Check all that apply; leave blank if none. Please double-check your answers. We will compare with registration lists.)
ICTD2013 (Cape Town)
Have you attended any other official international events that are outside of your country of nationality? Please incidate them here.
Please include any URLs (links to webpages) that provide evidence of the above where possible. (If you include multiple URLs, separate them with spaces.)
Please add any other information that we can include in the letter. The most helpful items are verifiable positions held, honors, awards, relationships with researchers, etc., that are relevant to ICTD.
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