Visa Info

The 2014 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems

(CTS 2014)

May 19-23, 2014

The Commons Hotel

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA


For those traveling to the United States, please visit the sites & for information about obtaining a visa. Both sites have links to websites for U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide with helpful information about procedures, timelines, communities served, required documentation, and fees.

International registrants should be particularly aware and careful about visa requirements, and should plan travel well in advance. Obtaining a US visa may take several weeks. The participants who need to apply for a US visa should begin the visa application process as early as possible. This could be very lengthy process that will take long time. DO NOT WAIT.

All visa inquiries must be handled by CTS Registration Chairs. Please send your request for a letter in support of a visa application to Li Bai and Rick Taylor at and Include your name, mailing address, and fax number, as well as the name of the workshop/special session you are attending. (Authors of papers/posters/presentations should also include the title).

Email Subject: Visa Letter CTS 2014

Please note that CTS does not issue formal “letter of invitation” to any of its conference/workshops attendees.

Only registered authors, sponsors, exhibitors, and participants will receive such support letters.

To be on the safe side, please plan for alternate presenter(s) of your work in case the visa application takes much longer or does not get approved.