The conference venue is located in Stateline, Nevada, about 55 miles from the Reno Tahoe International Airport. Your transportation options from the airport to the conference are either rental car or shuttle. Here is a list of the rental car companies located in the airport.

Click here for googlemap directions from the airport to the conference

Click here for a pdf of step by step driving directions from the airport to the conference

The shuttle runs from the airport to the hotel every hour, departing from the airport 10:30AM to 12:15AM. It costs $30 one way per person, or $53 round trip. Click here for shuttle schedule.




You may be required to obtain a visa to visit the US. To find out whether you need a visa, visit

If you require a letter of invitation to attend DZP2017, please send a request to

Visa processing times are subject to change. If your country requires you to obtain a visa, you will have to make an interview appointment with your local US consulate. Click here for appointment wait times. Please be aware that some applications, especially of those in the scientific field, can be subject to "Administratice Processing", which might take an extra 60 days. Find out more about Administrative Processing delays here. If your visa has been significantly delayed, you can apply to The National Academies' International Visitors Office (link) to inquire about the status of your application.