International Attendees

►Request Visa Letter

We recommend you begin your visa application three months prior to AISTech.

AIST provides letters of invitation to our international attendees and exhibitors applying for a U.S. visa. If you have never applied for a visa and would like to know how, please visit the U.S. Department of State Business Visa Center. This site should provide you with the necessary information for obtaining a U.S. visa.

If you are having trouble obtaining a visa please contact the International Visitors Office (IVO) and they may be able to assist you. It is very important you mention our event name, AISTech 2014, when contacting them. For AIST assistance, please contact Member Services


The conference and exposition will take place at the Indiana Convention Center in Downtown Indianapolis, Ind., USA.


The official language of AISTech will be English.


During May, the average temperature in Indianapolis is between 72°F (22°C) and 52°F (11°C) with an average rainfall of 5.28 inches (.134 meters).


The currency unit in the United States is the US Dollar.  On 26 February 2013, the following conversion rates were obtained from XE Currency Converter.

1 US Dollar = 1.03 CAD (Canadian Dollar)
1 US Dollar = 6.23 CNY (Chinese Yuan Renminbi)
1 US Dollar = .766 EUR (Euro)
1 US Dollar = 12.88 MXN (Mexican Peso)
1 US Dollar = 6.48 SEK (Swedish Krona)
1 US Dollar = 54.09 INR (Indian Rupee)


Standard electrical voltage in the United States is 120 Volts, 60 Hz. The standard electrical receptacle will be a Type A electrical plug, or flat blade attachment plug, uses two flat parallel pins or blades. 


During AISTech 2014, the time in Indianapolis, In., USA will be Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).