The conference will take place at DoubleTree by Hilton, Hyannis, on the beautiful Cape Cod peninsula at the southern tip of Massachusetts, USA. Located at the center of the Cape, Hyannis is renowned for its maritime cultures and natural environment which can be explored through activities such as whale watching, cycling and sailing. Frequent ferries leave Hyannis for the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.

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The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cape Cod, Hyannis is situated in the heart of beautiful Cape Cod. Experience a fine standard of comfort in one of our guest rooms featuring bright, modern decor and high-quality amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Stay connected with WiFi in your room, wind down watching the 42-inch TV and keep up with work at the desk. Enjoy a fresh, warm DoubleTree cookie on arrival and explore the hotel's variety of amenities. Relax by the outdoor pool, set in a beautifully landscaped courtyard, and maintain your fitness routine in the expansive fitness center with a wide range of equipment and stay on top of work in the fully equipped business center. Explore the various dining options at this Cape Cod hotel. Start the day with a delicious breakfast in the Ivy Room, and relax over dinner in Vyne, the hotel's American-style eatery.

Explore beautiful Cape Cod and take in some of the local sights, from the Cape Cod Central Railroad to the Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory. Watch a game at the Baseball League, or drop by the Cape Cod Mall or Main Street Hyannis and indulge in some retail therapy at the unique shops and boutiques. Take in history at the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum or see one of the live events at the Melody Tent. Visit the historic Hyannis Waterfront District and take an island ferry to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Enjoy one of Cape Cod's pristine beaches.

Hyannis is approximately 80 miles (1½ hours) from either Logan International Airport (Boston, MA) or TF Green Airport (Providence, RI).

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Important visa information

Citizens of a foreign country who wish to enter the United States must first obtain a visa. It is vital that you do this as soon as possible.  To assist you, information on how to apply for a Visitors Visa is available here.

Once your paper has been accepted as an oral or poster presentation and/or you have decided to attend as a delegate and require a letter of invitation, please contact the Conference Secretariat directly.

Travellers coming to the US for tourism or business for 90 days or less from qualified countries may be eligible to enter the US without a visa if they meet the requirements of the Visa Waiver Program. These countries are: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.

All travellers wishing to enter the US on the visa waiver program must possess a machine-readable passport.