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Apply for a VISA

Accommodation and Lodging


Apply for a VISA

For international participants, you are encouraged to apply for your US visa early.


Please fill out this form (click here) if you need an invitation letter from us for your US visa application. We will only issue you a letter if (i) you have submitted an abstract or (ii) completed the online registration for IWSHM 2019. Your request will be processed shortly, and you will receive a signed invitation letter in your email. If you need a hard copy of your visa letter, please first purchase Expedited Mail Service from our registration webpage and email your request to

If you are unable to access the form linked above, please send the following information to Mrs. Grace Fontanilla at ( for manual processing of your request:
Email address:
First name:
Last name:
Physical address:
Are you presenting a paper at IWSHM 2019: (Yes or No)
If the above is yes, please include your submission name:
Any special remarks you would like us to include in your letter:


Accommodation and Lodging

The primary accommodation for IWSHM 2021 is the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Palo Alto. 
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Palo Alto, offers the exclusive rate of $129 per room to the IWSHM 2021 attendees!

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Headquarters Hotel 
4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Below is the link for Crowne Plaza:

Click here

You may still reserve a room at a discounted price based on availability by contacting the hotel directly on Monday-Fridat until 5 PM PST.

Contact Information: Elias Samonte, EMAIL:, PHONE NUMBER: 650-628-0156.

For the list of nearby participating accommodation: Click Here

Residence Inn Palo Alto Los Altos

Below is the link for Residence Inn Palo Alto Los Altos:

Click here

Book by: 02/15/22
Rate available: 03/14/2022 to 03/18/2022

 You will be given complimentary parking (Regularly $ 24/nt). Please contact the hotel directly with questions.