Since the month of July is a high season for air travel, we
recommend that you make your airline reservations
as soon as possible.
It is worth noting that airfares can vary considerably
from carrier to carrier, or for small changes in the travel dates.
You may find the following online travel sites helpful for locating
the best deals:
Oak Ridge Information And Maps
Maps of Oak Ridge area can be viewed
Additional maps of ORNL and its vicinity are available, as well as information about the Oak Ridge region.
Arriving in Oak Ridge
Arriving by Air
Driving Directions from the South or West
Driving Directions from the North or East
U.S. Visa Information
Non-US citizens, especially citizens of "sensitive countries" need to allow
ample time to obtain a US visa. However, citizens of 27 countries
(mostly in Europe) do not need a U.S. visa for business or tourism visits of
less than 90 days PROVIDED they have a machine-readable passport.
Visa information, helpful suggestions,
and other links concerning entry
into the United States may be found at the
visa website of the
U. S. Department of State and the
International Visitors Office of the National Academies.
If you require a letter from the Conference, please
let us know as soon as you can along with any required wording.
Medical emergencies may be handled in nearby hospitals. However, these
services are charged to the individual and it is recommended that you
obtain medical insurance prior to entering the U.S. The conference
cannot offer any form of insurance.
Current weather conditions in Oak Ridge can be viewed here.