World Seagrass Conference & International Seagrass Biology Workshop
WSC2022 & ISBW14
Signs of Success    Annapolis, MD    7 - 12 August, 2022 The ISBW14 & WSC22 Planning Committees would like to thank everyone for an AMAZING week in Annapolis!! See you in Napoli, 2024!! 

Travel Guidance and Information for International Attendees

We recommend that participants fly into one of our three international airports: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), or Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). BWI is closest to Annapolis (approximately 30 minutes from BWI to downtown Annapolis). A variety of ride hiring services are available from all airports, including Taxis, Uber, and Lyft. To see if anyone is interested in sharing a ride to/from an airport to the conference hotel, go to our Ride Share Info and Requests page. For additional airport travel information and options, explore the Visit Annapolis site here: .

IMPORTANT NOTICE: New Carrollton Metro station (closest metro station to AnnapolisI on the orange line is CLOSED and passengers are being diverted or transported via bus. As you make your travel plans, please avoid New Carrollton station.

Participants traveling to the United States from another country may need to apply for a Visitor (B) or Business Visa (B-1). To determine what type of visa you will need, or if you are eligible for a Visa Waiver, please visit US VISA INFORMATION RESOURCES.

Further information on the visa application process can be found HERE. The application process can take several months, and is dependent largely on appointment availability at your local U.S. embassy. You can check the approximate wait time for embassy appointments at the included link.

If you require an invitation letter for your visa, please contact with subject line “Visa Invitation- ISBW14”.