International Attendees & Exhibitors

 

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) represents members in the United States, Canada, and more than fifty other countries who serve children with disabilities and those with gifts and talents.  The CEC Annual Convention & Expo is the preeminent special education meeting in North America; an opportunity to learn about the latest research, emerging knowledge, products and services, and the place to meet and network with fellow educators from around the world.  CEC extends a special welcome to international attendees and exhibitors and encourages delegates to have a rich and rewarding Convention & Expo experience.

 

The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables nationals of 37 participating countries to travel to the United States for tourism or business (visitor [B] visa purposes only) for stays of 90 days or less without obtaining a visa.*  Travelers from VWP countries must meet eligibility requirements to travel without a visa, as authorized through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).

 

VWP Participating Countries

Andorra               

Ireland

Singapore

Australia

Italy

Slovakia

Austria

Japan

Slovenia

Belgium

Latvia

South Korea

Brunei

Liechtenstein

Spain

Czech Republic

Lithuania

Sweden

Denmark

Luxembourg

Switzerland

Estonia

Malta

Taiwan

Finland

Monaco

United Kingdom

France

The Netherlands

 

Germany

New Zealand

 

Greece

Norway

 

Hungary

Portugal

 

Iceland

San Marino

 

Eligible Taiwan passport holders may begin traveling to the United States without visas under the Visa Waiver Program beginning on November 1, 2012.*

 

Check out the CEC Annual Convention Travel & Housing site for host city information!

*Information sourced from the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. State Department.