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We welcome members and pharmacology guests from around the world to join us at the ASPET Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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ASPET attendees hail from 42 countries

Visa Information

We strongly encourage you to apply as early as possible for a travel visa. If you have submitted an abstract to an ASPET topic category, you can assume that it will be programmed as a poster and you can move forward with any visa paperwork. If you need a letter of invitation, you can print one out at the end of the registration process after registering for your badge.

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International Travel to Chicago

O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is one of the busiest hub airports in the US. It offers non-stop flights to 58 international destinations as of June 2016.

In 2014, O'Hare unveiled its new International Terminal #5. Key features include:

  • Twenty-four new luxury retail and dining destinations, including 11 local Chicago brands.
  • A redesigned TSA checkpoint.
  • A new 10,000-square-foot flagship duty-free store, the first of its kind in North America.
  • Luxury restrooms, dynamic lounge-style seating with outlets and USB ports, and new lighting and signage that incorporate recycled materials.

Midway International Airport (MDW) offers non-stop travel to 9 international destinations with 13 daily departures as of June 2016. These include Toronto, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and 6 locations in Mexico.


Springtime in Chicago means blooming flowers and a lively lakefront. Temperatures really start to warm up with April typically in the 50's °F (10-15°C) and May up to around 70°F (21°C). Rainfall averages 3.5 - 3.8 inches (92 - 94mm).

Be sure to check the National Weather Service or for up-to-date weather information.

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